Congressman Lamar Smith

Representing the 21st District of Texas
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May 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Lamar Smith (TX-21) released the following statement today after the Administration released the Fiscal Year 2018 budget.

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May 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Smith (R-TX) released the following statement on his support of the American Health Care Act. The legislation passed in the house by a vote of 217 to 213. 

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May 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today Congressman Lamar Smith (TX-21) voted against the Fiscal Year 2017 spending bill. The legislation allocates $1.07 trillion to fund the federal government through September 30, 2017.

May 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – On Monday, Congressman Lamar Smith was presented the 2016 Award for Conservative Excellence by the American Conservative Union Foundation (ACUF) for his 92% score for his votes during the 2016 year. The average score for House Republicans was 82%.

Apr 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – On Saturday, April 29th, President Trump will serve his 100th day in office. Congressman Lamar Smith (TX-21) gave the following statement on President Trump’s accomplishments since inauguration.

Apr 27, 2017 Press Release
11 years after Air Force Academy Nomination, New Braunfels Canyon Grad Reunites with Rep. Smith

Washington, DC – On Thursday, Captain Chase Wilke of the U.S. Air Force reunited with someone he had not seen in quite a while but could never forget. In 2006, while Wilke was a student at Canyon High School, Congressman Lamar Smith nominated him to the U.S. Air Force Academy.

Apr 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX) issued the following statement in response to U.S. military strikes in Syria:

Rep. Smith: “All Americans can appreciate the President's strong leadership in responding to Syria’s government launching a chemical attack on their own people.” 

Apr 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – On Monday, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 11-9 along party lines to move Judge Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court nomination to the full Senate chamber.

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Apr 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In a speech on the House floor Tuesday evening, Rep. Lamar Smith (TX-21) spoke about the legality of surveillance of candidate and then President-elect Trump. See link to speech video and text as delivered below.

Mar 30, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Smith speaks at the 2017 Statesmanship Dinner.

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