Congressman Lamar Smith

Representing the 21st District of Texas
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Nov 5, 2014 In The News

Oct 28, 2014 In The News

As the second year of ObamaCare enrollment approaches, the focus this time is on the security of information the government requires enrollees to provide.

Oct 22, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON — Rep. Lamar Smith has been named Capitol Hill's most effective lawmaker by political scientists as part of the Legislative Effectiveness Project.

Sep 17, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 17, 2014 – The National Federation of Independent Business, the nation’s leading small business association, today named U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith (TX-21) a Guardian of Small Business for his outstanding voting record on behalf of America’s small-business owners in the 113th Congress.

Jun 23, 2014 In The News


Apr 23, 2014 In The News

One of the topics I hear most about is the proposed streetcar project in San Antonio. During a recent telephone town meeting with hundreds of Bexar County constituents, I decided to gauge their views on the subject. (These were random calls to voters of all political stripes.)

Apr 15, 2014 In The News

By Rep. Lamar Smith

Mar 12, 2014 In The News

By Rep. Lamar Smith

Contrary to popular belief, Congress could enact bipartisan legislation on behalf of American innovators and businesses — reforms to our patent system are one such example.

Feb 7, 2014 In The News

By Rep. Lamar Smith

The president and some members of Congress are promoting immigration legislation that legalizes most of the 11 million illegal immigrants now in the country. But what’s the rush?

Jan 3, 2013 In The News

The 2013 presidential inauguration will take place on January 21, 2013.