Congressman Lamar Smith

Representing the 21st District of Texas
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Sep 4, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today held the first meeting with members of a newly-formed Military and Veterans Council, which includes representatives from across the 21st congressional district.

Aug 25, 2015 Press Release

Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) released the following statement today after the Environmental Protection Agency failed to provide documents and communication the Committee requested by August 24th concerning the agency’s involvement in the Gold King Mine spill.   

Aug 21, 2015 Press Release

Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today announced a Committee request for Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy to testify at an upcoming hearing on the agency’s role in the Animas River spill.

Aug 18, 2015 Press Release

Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today released the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced plans for new regulations restricting methane emissions.

Aug 6, 2015 Press Release

A bill introduced by Congressman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) to rename a stretch of highway after a Medal of Honor recipient  passed the Senate by Unanimous Consent and now heads to the president’s desk to be signed into law. The bill will rename part of I-10 in Kendall County in honor of PFC Milton A. Lee who died in combat in Vietnam on April 26, 1968, at the age of 19.

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Aug 4, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today joined colleagues in submitting a resolution disapproving of the Iran nuclear agreement under the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015.

Aug 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today released the following statement after the president announced the EPA’s final rule to regulate emissions from U.S. power plants.

Jul 31, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX) and Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-CA), along with 26 other members of Congress, today sent a bi-partisan letter to the U.S. Department of Education requesting the Department communicate with states and school districts regarding dyslexia resources that are currently available.

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Jul 30, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) this week voted for several bills to improve care for veterans and hold the Department of Veterans Affairs accountable.

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Jul 29, 2015 Press Release

Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today introduced the Scientific Research in the National Interest Act, bipartisan legislation to ensure that the National Science Foundation (NSF) is accountable to the ta