Representative Lamar S. Smith's Public Statements

Biographical

Full Name: Lamar S. Smith
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 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
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6/20/14 Media Ignores IRS Scandal 6/19/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States- Deploy National Guard to the Border 6/19/14 Border Patrol: President's Amnesty Promise Causes Surge 6/19/14 Failure of Leadership at Chemical Safety Board Puts Public at Risk 6/18/14 Americans Don't Trust the Media 6/18/14 Hearing of the Research and Technology Subcommittee of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - The Future of Surface Transportation 6/11/14 Democrats Obstruct Subcommittee Consideration of Energy R&D Bill 6/10/14 Poll Finds Media Bias Major Problem 6/10/14 Smith Supports Veterans Access to Care Act 6/09/14 House Passes Bipartisan NASA Authorization Act 6/09/14 Smith Statement on House Passage of Bill to Mitigate Harmful Algal Blooms 6/09/14 Smith Responds to VA Audit 6/09/14 Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act of 2014 6/06/14 Smith Meets with Acting VA Secretary Sloan D. Gibson 6/04/14 Smith Statement on National Academies' Human Spaceflight Report 6/04/14 Letter to Richard Griffin, Acting Inspector General of the Department of Veteran Affairs- VA IG Integrity of Investigation 6/03/14 Smith: Negotiating with Terrorists Sets Dangerous Precedent 6/02/14 Representative Smith Pushes Back on EPA Power Grab 6/02/14 Smith: New EPA Power Plant Regs "All Pain, No Gain' 6/02/14 Smith: New EPA Power Plant Regs "All Pain, No Gain' 6/02/14 Smith Intelligence Accountability Bill Passes House 5/29/14 Smith: Don't Reward NSF's Frivolous Use of Taxpayer Money with More Money 5/29/14 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Examining the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Process 5/29/14 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - LIFO Language in House Republican Tax Proposal 5/29/14 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 5/28/14 IG Confirms Investigation into Texas VA Facilities 5/28/14 Committee Approves FIRST Act to Prioritize NSF Research in the National Interest 5/22/14 Media Ignores That the Administration Knew About VA Problems 5/22/14 Future to NSF: Stop Wasting Taxpayer Money 5/21/14 Committee Examines Advances in Astrobiology Research 5/21/14 Smith Supports VA Bill 5/21/14 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Astrobiology and the Search for Life in the Universe 5/20/14 President Obama Approves "Prison Break" 5/15/14 Smith: NASA Negligent with Sensitive Information 5/15/14 Letter to Charles Bolden, Administrator of NASA - Questions Stability of U.S.-Russia Space Partnership 5/13/14 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 5/12/14 Smith: ICE Authorizes Worst "Prison break" in History 5/09/14 National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2014 5/08/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - Scrap Partisan Power Plant Proposal 5/07/14 Media Identify as Democracy 5/07/14 House Holds Former IRS Official in Contempt 5/06/14 Smith: White House Climate Report Stretches Truth 5/01/14 Smith Sponsors NSA Internal Watchdog Act 5/01/14 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States - Requests GAO Study on Healthcare.gov Security Risks 5/01/14 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the U.S. Government Accountability Office- Study On Healthcare.gov Security Risks 4/30/14 Hearing of the Environmental Subcommittee of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2015 4/29/14 Committee Approves Bipartisan NASA Authorization Act 4/28/14 Smith Criticizes EPA for Standing by Secret Science 4/18/14 Letter to Joseph Kabila Kabange, President, and Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo - End Delays in US Adoptions from Democratic Republic of Congo 4/15/14 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - Repeal Death Tax