Congressman Lamar Smith

Representing the 21st District of Texas
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Rep. Smith Votes to Boost Military Resources, Authorize Pay Raise

May 24, 2018
Press Release

Washington, DC – Today Congressman Lamar Smith (TX-21) voted to provide critical resources for our national security with his support for the FY 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The bipartisan bill passed 351-66.

The 21st Congressional District is home to Joint Base San Antonio-Ft. Sam Houston and over 60,000 active duty servicemembers, veterans and their families. Congressman Smith gave the following statement on the bill.

Rep. Smith: “This bill is a commitment to rebuild our military. The authorization legislation gives our troops their biggest pay raise in 9 years, provides training for all branches, updates infrastructure and supports new technology development."

Read more about NDAA here.