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Lamar Smith's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

Full Name: Lamar S. Smith
Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 21, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 21
Primary March 4, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Beth; 2 Children
Birth Date: 11/19/1947
Birth Place: San Antonio, TX
Home City: San Antonio, TX
Religion: Christian Scientist
Date Title
Issue Position: Veterans
July 30, 2014 Smith: VA Bill Balances Accessibility and Accountability
July 16, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Safeguard Religious Freedom in VA Chapels
June 26, 2014 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Technology for Patient Safety at Veterans Hospitals
June 26, 2014 Smith: Technologies Can Prevent Infections at VA Hospitals
June 10, 2014 Smith Supports Veterans Access to Care Act
June 9, 2014 Smith Responds to VA Audit
June 6, 2014 Smith Meets with Acting VA Secretary Sloan D. Gibson
June 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Griffin, Acting Inspector General of the Department of Veteran Affairs- VA IG Integrity of Investigation
May 28, 2014 IG Confirms Investigation into Texas VA Facilities
May 22, 2014 Media Ignores That the Administration Knew About VA Problems
May 21, 2014 Smith Supports VA Bill
May 13, 2014 Letter to Richard Griffin, Acting Inspector General of the Department of Veterans Affairs- Calls for IG Investigation of Central Texas VA Facilities Following Allegations of Misconduct
Dec. 19, 2013 Smith Sponsors Miller Bill
Oct. 8, 2013 Smith: Obama Administration Rolls Out Red Carpet for Immigration Protest
Oct. 4, 2013 Smith Supports Funding for FEMA and Low-Income Women, Infants and Children
Oct. 3, 2013 Smith Votes to Restore Funding for Veterans, National Guard and Reserves
July 31, 2013 Smith Supports Medical Research for Wounded Warriors
Nov. 11, 2011 Smith Statement on Veterans Day
Sept. 25, 2008 House Passes Major Government Funding and Disaster Relief Bill
Jan. 16, 2008 Smith Delivers Recorded Veterans' Interviews to the Library of Congress
Nov. 5, 2007 Smith Encourages Participation in the Veterans History Project
Sept. 27, 2007 Smith Redesigns 21st District Website
July 5, 2007 Smith Kicks Off Veterans History Project
June 15, 2007 Smith Fights for Record Increase in BRAC, Veterans Funding
May 24, 2007 Smith Votes to Support Veterans
Nov. 3, 2006 Biweekly Column (Honoring Our Veterans)
Sept. 26, 2006 Veterans' Memorials, Boy Scouts, Public Seals, And Other Public Expressions Of Religion Protection Act Of 2006
May 20, 2005 Honor America's Heroes this Memorial Day
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Veterans
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