Congressman Lamar Smith

Representing the 21st District of Texas
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Apr 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today Congressman Smith voted for a balanced budget amendment (H.J. Res. 2) to the Constitution to restore fiscal responsibility and accountability to federal government spending. The proposal for a balanced budget amendment did not pass in the House with a vote of 233-184.

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Apr 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Lamar Smith (TX-21) gave the following statement on Speaker Paul Ryan’s announcement that he will retire at the end of his term.

Mar 21, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today Congressman Lamar Smith voted in support of the Right to Try Act of 2018, which expands terminal patients’ access to experimental treatments that could potentially save their lives. H.R.

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Feb 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Lamar Smith gave the following statement on the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) updated mission statement. Last year the House Judiciary Committee approved a similar revised mission statement as part of legislation to reauthorize USCIS.

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Feb 16, 2018 Press Release
To Learn More about Service as an Officer in the U.S. Armed Forces

San Antonio –  On Saturday, March 3, at 2:00 p.m.

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Feb 2, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Lamar Smith (TX-21) gave the following statement on the House Intelligence Committee’s FISA memo.

Jan 30, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Lamar Smith gave the following statement in response to President Trump’s first State of the Union Address.

Jan 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lamar Smith (TX-21) issued the following statement in response to the framework on immigration reform released by the White House.  

Jan 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX) gave the following statement on the Senate Democrats' vote to shut down the federal government.

Rep. Smith: “The American people can count.

“Forty-four Senate Democrats voted to shut down the government. Only four Senate Republicans wanted to do the same.

Jan 19, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Votes to Protect Abortion Survivors

Washington, DC –  Today Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX) voted in support of the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act which passed in the House by a vote of 241-183.

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