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Lamar Smith's Public Statements

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
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
Date Title
July 10, 2013 Subcommittee Reviews Legislation to Develop Manufacturing Strategy
July 9, 2013 The Hill - Asteroid Retrieval is Costly and Uninspiring
June 27, 2013 Smith: Senate Should Reject Amnesty Bill
June 27, 2013 Letter to Secretary John Kerry, U.S. Department of State - Keystone XL Pipeline
June 26, 2013 Smith Bill to Expand E-Verify Approved by Committee
June 26, 2013 House Judiciary Committee Approves Bill to Expand E-Verify Nationwide
June 25, 2013 Smith Responds to President's Plan to Impose New Energy Regulations
June 25, 2013 Smith: Senate Immigration Bill Ignores What Most Americans Want
June 25, 2013 Smith, Stewart Respond to President's Climate Change Speech
June 25, 2013 Listen to the American People
June 18, 2013 Chairman Smith: Prioritize Fundamental Research to Reduce Costs of Alternative Forms of Energy
June 18, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - India Intellectual Property
June 18, 2013 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Department of Energy Science & Technology Priorities
June 14, 2013 Smith: Senate Fails to Protect American Workers and Taxpayers
June 13, 2013 Congressman Henry Cuellar Releases Statement on FY2014 Defense Appropriations Bill
June 12, 2013 Witnesses Say EPA's Forthcoming Ozone Standards Impossible to Meet
June 12, 2013 Hearing of the Enviroment Subcommittee of the Science, Space, and Technology - "Background Check: Achievability of New Ozone Standards"
June 12, 2013 Letter to The Honorable Robert Perciasepe Acting Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Smith, Stewart Demand Release of EPA Secret Data Behind Air Regulations
June 12, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
June 6, 2013 Letter of Inspector General of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Arthur A. Elkins - Committee Leaders Urge Thorough Audit of EPA Political Discrimination
June 6, 2013 Letter to The Honorable Eric Holder, U.S. Attorney General - House Judiciary Committee to Holder: Explain Discrepancies Before Committee
June 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations
June 4, 2013 Border Enforcement Bill "Critical"
June 4, 2013 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - "STEM Education: The Administration's Proposed Re-Organization"
June 4, 2013 Members Question Administration's STEM Reorganization Proposal
June 4, 2013 Chairman Poe Announces Introduction of IRC Border Protection Strategy
May 24, 2013 Letter to the Honorable Chuck Hagel, Secretary of U.S. Department of Defense - ENC Military Bases
May 24, 2013 Letter to The Honorable Chuck Hagel, Secretary of the Department of Defense - Protection of Military Communities in Texas
May 23, 2013 Smith, Goodlatte Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Cut Government Red Tape
May 22, 2013 Letter to Honorable James M. Cole, Deputy Attorney General - AP Wiretapping
May 22, 2013 Letter to Honorable Eric H. Holder Jr., Attorney General - IRS Targeting
May 21, 2013 Hearing of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Space - "Next Steps in Human Exploration to Mars and Beyond"
May 20, 2013 Senate Immigration Bill Helps Illegal Immigrants, Not Americans
May 17, 2013 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary of the Treasury - IRS Targeting
May 17, 2013 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General - Special Counsel to Investigate IRS
May 16, 2013 Smith Votes to Repeal Obamacare
May 15, 2013 Smith Demands Nationwide Investigation of IRS
May 15, 2013 Siding with the Science, Committee Republicans Urge Action on Keystone XL
May 10, 2013 Smith Commends Senate for Demanding EPA Transparency
May 9, 2013 Smith, Lofgren Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Create Science Laureate Position
May 9, 2013 Senate Immigration Bill Threatens National Security
May 9, 2013 Hearing of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - "Exoplanet Discoveries: Have We Found Other Earths?"
May 9, 2013 Gowdy, Smith Introduce Keep Our Communities Safe Act
May 8, 2013 Hirono, Wicker, Lofgren, Smith Introduce Bill To Create A Science Laureate of the United States
May 8, 2013 The Immigration Bill Threatens Public Safety
May 7, 2013 Smith: Senate Immigration Bill Costs Too Much
May 7, 2013 Senate Immigration Bill Costs $6.3 Trillion
May 6, 2013 Immigration Bill Opposed
May 2, 2013 Newsmax - GOP Questions Accountability of Science Studies
May 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary LaHood - Preventing Closures of Air Traffic Control Towers
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