Congressman Lamar Smith

Representing the 21st District of Texas
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Jan 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In a speech on the House floor Wednesday afternoon, Rep. Lamar Smith (TX-21) spoke on how Congress should include an E-Verify employment verification program in any immigration reform package.

 

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Dec 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today Congressman Lamar Smith (TX-21) voted in support of the final Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which raises take-home pay and creates jobs. The bill passed 227-203.

Dec 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX) gave the following statement on his vote in support of the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act (H.R. 38). Congressman Smith is an original co-sponsor of the legislation. The bill passed in the House by a vote of 231-198.

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Dec 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Lamar Smith gave the following statement commenting on the SECURE Act which was introduced today in the Senate.

Rep. Smith: “I appreciate the efforts by my colleagues in the Senate to strengthen our immigration laws.

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Nov 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today Congressman Lamar Smith (TX-21) voted in support of The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which raises take-home pay and creates jobs. The bill passed 227-205.

Nov 14, 2017 Press Release
Defense Bill Moves on to President’s Desk for Signature

Washington, DC – Today Congressman Lamar Smith (TX-21) voted to provide critical resources for our national security with his support for the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The bipartisan bill passed 356-70.

Nov 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX) gave the following statement in response to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) announcing he will not seek re-election in 2018.

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Nov 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX) issued the following statement today in response to the tragic shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, TX.

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.

Oct 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, legislation authored and introduced by Congressman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) to save jobs for American workers and reduce illegal immigration passed the House Judiciary Committee. The Legal Workforce Act (H.R. 3711) requires U.S.

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