Congressman Lamar Smith

Representing the 21st District of Texas
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Rep. Smith Votes to Balance Budget and Proceed with Tax Reform

Oct 26, 2017
Press Release

Washington, DC – Today Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX) voted in support of the final budget for FY2018 (Senate Amendment to the FY2018 Budget Resolution) which establishes the budget for the United States government for fiscal year 2018 and sets budget levels for the next ten years. The budget passed by a vote of 216-212.

Rep. Smith: “With this budget, we put our economic house in order by reining in out-of-control spending. We also give Congress the go-ahead on much-needed tax reform to provide relief to all Americans.”

Congressman Smith spoke on the House floor Thursday morning about how we need to reduce the tax burden on hard-working Americans  – watch video of his speech here