Congressman Lamar Smith

Representing the 21st District of Texas
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Jul 13, 2015 Press Release

House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today introduced the Research Excellence and Advancements for Dyslexia Act (READ Act) (H.R. 3033), a bipartisan bill to support dyslexia research.

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Jul 10, 2015 Press Release

Today, the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee held a hearing to receive testimony from Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy on the agency’s overreaching regulatory agenda.

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Jul 8, 2015 Press Release

By voice vote, the House of Representatives adopted a second amendment offered by Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) to H.R. 2822, the Department of Interior appropriations bill. The amendment would prohibit the EPA from basing regulations on research data that is not publicly available.

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Jul 7, 2015 Press Release

In response to continued obstruction of congressional requests, Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) along with Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) and Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway (R-Texas) today offered an amendment to cut the Environmental Protection Agency’s budget.  The amendment was offered to a Depar

Jul 7, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today spoke on the House floor condemning the recent killing of a young woman in San Francisco by a convicted criminal illegal immigrant who had been previously deported five times. San Francisco is one of more than 200 state and local jurisdictions that operates under sanctuary policies that call for not honoring U.S.

Jun 30, 2015 Press Release

San Antonio, Texas - Congressman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) released the following statement in observance of our nation’s 239th Independence Day:

This Independence Day, I want to take time to reflect on the freedoms that make our nation great.

Jun 29, 2015 Press Release

Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that EPA must consider cost before deciding whether the Mercury Air Toxics regulation is appropriate and necessary to regulate under the Clean Air Act.

Jun 26, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) released the following statement today in response to the Supreme Court ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges.       

Jun 25, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) released the following statement today in response to a Supreme Court ruling that upheld changes the Internal Revenue Service made to the law when implementing subsidies.

 

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