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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
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: Lawsuit Abuse
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Central America Free Trade Agreement
Issue Position: Constitution
Issue Position: Innovation
Issue Position: Cyber Security
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Taxes
Issue Position: Environment
Issue Position: National Security/War on Terror
Issue Position: Economy/Jobs
Issue Position: Immigration and Border Security
Issue Position: Global Climate Change
Issue Position: Cap and Trade
Issue Position: Border Security
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Spending
Issue Position: Technology and Intellectual Property
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: National Security
Issue Position: Technology
Issue Position: Retirement Security
Issue Position: Free Trade
Issue Position: Jobs and Economic Growth
Issue Position: Transportation
Issue Position: Border Security
Issue Position: Federal Marriage Amendment
Issue Position: Jobs and Taxes
Issue Position: National Security
July 16, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Safeguard Religious Freedom in VA Chapels
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
July 9, 2014 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Navigating the Clean Water Act: Is Water Wet?
July 8, 2014 Smith: Not a Funding Problem, an Enforcement Problem
July 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Policies Putting Child Immigrants at Risk
July 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Address Border Crisis
June 30, 2014 Smith: Amnesty is Not the Answer
June 30, 2014 Smith: Hobby Lobby Decision a Victory for Religious Freedom
June 30, 2014 President's Amnesty Promise Causes Surge
June 26, 2014 Smith: Technologies Can Prevent Infections at VA Hospitals
June 26, 2014 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Technology for Patient Safety at Veterans Hospitals
June 26, 2014 Smith Commends Supreme Court's Ruling
June 25, 2014 Committee Reviews Report on Future of Human Spaceflight
June 25, 2014 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Pathways to Exploration: A Review of the Future of Human Space Exploration
June 24, 2014 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Markup of H.R. 4012, Secret Science Reform Act of 2014
June 24, 2014 Smith Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Greenhouse Gases
June 24, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Groundwater Resource Management Directive
June 23, 2014 EPA Should Make Data Public
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