Congressman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today participated in the House Judiciary Committee’s Immigration and Border Security Subcommittee hearing titled “Sanctuary Cities: A Threat to Public Safety.” The hearing examined dangerous policies adopted by some state and local governments that refuse to hon
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today voted in favor of H.R. 3009, Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act. The bill strengthens enforcement of current federal law which Rep.
Congressman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) released the following statement on a video released this week featuring a Planned Parenthood executive discussing in detail gruesome abortion practices.
House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) at a hearing today continued to advocate for improved weather forecasting technology.
Congressman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) released the following statement after the White House today announced a nuclear deal with Iran.
House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today introduced the Research Excellence and Advancements for Dyslexia Act (READ Act) (H.R. 3033), a bipartisan bill to support dyslexia research.
Today, the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee held a hearing to receive testimony from Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy on the agency’s overreaching regulatory agenda.
By voice vote, the House of Representatives adopted a second amendment offered by Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) to H.R. 2822, the Department of Interior appropriations bill. The amendment would prohibit the EPA from basing regulations on research data that is not publicly available.
Congressman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) joined fellow San Antonio congressional representatives in praising a recent decision of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to name the five San Antonio Missions, including the Alamo, as a World Heritage Site.
In response to continued obstruction of congressional requests, Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) along with Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) and Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway (R-Texas) today offered an amendment to cut the Environmental Protection Agency’s budget. The amendment was offered to a Depar
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He always harbored a secret desire to be a physics genius. But one day at Yale University, U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, R-San Antonio, realized he was sitting next to all the future Einsteins of the world. He swapped a laboratory for a law firm in San Antonio.