Representative Lamar Smith's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 21, Republican
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4/06/17 So Far… 1/30/17 Grassley & Smith Introduce Bill to Combat Lawsuit Abuse 11/15/16 Smith Statement on Bureau of Land Management's Methane Rule 11/15/16 Letter to Secretaries, Administrators, Directors and Commissioners - House Republican Leaders Warn Administration Against "Midnight Regulations" 9/14/16 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Smith, Hearing on Affirming Congress' Constitutional Oversight Responsibilities: Subpoena Authority and Recourse for Failure to Comply with Lawfully Issued Subpoenas 6/17/16 Letter to State Attorney Generals - Follow Up Letter on Coordinated Efforts to Deprive Scientists of First Amendment Rights 5/26/16 Smith, Weber Named as Conferees on Comprehensive Energy Bill 4/20/16 Letter to Administratior McCarthy - Demand for Answers from EPA on Taxpayer Money Spent on Lobbying Efforts 3/17/16 Authorizing the Speaker to Appear As Amicus Curiae on Behalf of the House 2/09/16 USA Today - Mr. Obama, Don't Let Secrecy Be Your Legacy: Republican Chairmen 2/04/16 Smith Named to Regulatory Burden Taskforce 12/16/15 Smith Responds to NOAA Delivery of Documents and Communications 11/23/15 Letter to the Hon. Eddie Bernice Johnson, Ranking Member Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Commitment to Oversight 11/04/15 Letter to the Hon. Kathryn Sullivan, Administrator, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - NOAA Obstruction 10/19/15 Letter to Thomas Spiggle, Partner, Spiggle Law Firm - Funds by Non-Profit that Targeted Climate Skeptics 9/15/15 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader and Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader - 60-Vote threshold 8/25/15 Smith: EPA Failing to Comply with Congressional Investigation 7/29/15 Smith: Hand American People the REINS 7/15/15 Former Senior Administration Officials Plead the Fifth on Contract Misconduct 6/15/15 Smith Demands Outstanding EPA Documents 6/12/15 Smith: Congress Should Have a Say on Trade 2/13/15 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader - Debate Blocking 2/04/15 Texas House Republicans Joint Statement in Response to Rules Committee Exchange Between Burgess & Hastings 1/13/15 Rep. Newhouse Selected as Vice-Chair of Energy Subcommittee for House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology 1/01/15 Issue Position: Constitution 9/09/14 Smith: Senate Skirting its Responsibility to Act 6/26/14 Smith Commends Supreme Court's Ruling 1/23/13 Smith to Senate: No Budget, No Pay 1/23/13 Committee Organizes, Approves Majority Subcommittee Assignments 1/08/13 Chairman Smith Announces Science Subcommittee Chairpersons 12/12/12 Chairman Smith Announces GOP Roster for the Science Committee 12/05/12 21st Century Language Act of 2012 12/05/12 Technical Corrections and Improvements in Title 36, United States Code 6/07/12 Smith: Confidence in DOJ Lacking 5/07/12 Chairman Smith Releases Report on DOJ's Disregard of the Constitution 4/11/12 Fredricksberg Standard - Smith Meets Former, Soon-to-Be Constituents 1/01/12 Issue Position: Constitution 12/19/11 Lamar's Columns - Looking Back on 2011 12/07/11 House Approves Bill to Rein in Regulations 11/02/11 Immigration Subcommittee Votes to Authorize DHS Subpoena 7/05/11 Letter to the Honorable Janet Napolitano 1/05/11 Smith Votes for New Rules Package 1/01/11 Issue Position: Agriculture 9/15/10 Permitting Members of Congress to Administer the Oath of Allegiance to Applicants for Naturalization 7/21/10 Smith Joins Tea Party Caucus 3/19/10 Listen To Your Conscience 1/06/09 Rules of the House 3/11/08 Smith Opposes Democrats' Ethics Resolution 3/04/08 Democrats' Set to Bring "Partisan" Ethics Resolution to the Floor 2/28/08 A Recipe for Partisan Games

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