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Rep. Smith: JCP&L’s Isaias Response Was ‘Extraordinarily Slow’

FREEHOLD, NJ – After Tropical Storm Isaias rattled the Garden State and left over 200,000 Monmouth County residents without power at the height of the storm, many locals criticized municipal officials and power authorities for slow restoration efforts. In a letter dated Aug. 10 to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, congressman Chris Smith…

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House Passes Rep Smith’s Bill- ‘Sami’s Law’

House passes ‘Sami’s Law,’ ride-share safety bill named for slain NJ college student ‘It’s bittersweet,’ says the father of Samantha Josephson of Robbinsville. ‘We’d much rather have Samantha sitting with us here on the couch.’ By Michael L. Diamond | Asbury Park Press A bill named after Samantha Josephson, a college student from Robbinsville who…

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Bill named for NJ woman killed for getting into fake Uber car passes House

By Jonathan D. Salant | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com After their daughter Samantha was murdered after getting into a fake Uber car, Marci and Seymour Josephson began lobbying Congress to prevent other parents from living through a similar nightmare. Their efforts bore fruit Wednesday when the U.S. House, by voice vote, passed legislation requiring that vehicles for…

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Rep. Smith Endorsed By New Jersey State AFL-CIO

July 23, 2020 The New Jersey AFL-CIO endorsement of Rep. Chris Smith for reelection this week underscores Smith’s earned reputation as a hardworking, bipartisan leader who gets things done for New Jersey’s working families. The New Jersey AFL-CIO represents 1,000 labor unions across the state. “For me, the cause of working families and the critical importance…

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Rep. Smith Welcomes Endorsement of New Jersey Professional Firefighters Association

July 20, 2020 Rep. Chris Smith today welcomed the endorsement of the New Jersey Professional Firefighters Association (PFANJ) which represents over half of New Jersey’s approximately 6,000 professional firefighters.  PFANJ members come from small fire districts as well as full-time 24-hour suburban and urban fire and rescue agencies across the state. “Chris Smith has been…

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Rep Smith presents long awaited Silver Star to Vietnam War Veteran

Half A Century Later, Hero Medic Finally Presented Long-promised Silver Star MidJersey.News July 18, 2020 FREEHOLD, NJ (MONMOUTH)–Today U.S Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-04) presented the Silver Star to Vietnam War combat Army medic and Monmouth County resident, Bart Fabian. This is the second Silver Star awarded to “Doc” Fabian, a highly decorated veteran who received his…

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The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) sanctions Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) for his work on human rights

  Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), an internationally recognized American human rights lawmaker, said the “proximate cause” of the sanction against him appears to be his authorship of the Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act. “In my remarks on the floor of the House during debate, I underscored the fact that President Xi Jinping is directly responsible for the…

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On Winning the GOP Congressional Nomination

  NJ Primary Election, July 7, 2020 Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-04) I am deeply grateful to Republican voters for their overwhelming show of support. Special thanks to my amazing wife Marie, our talented campaign staff, and the extraordinary leaders of the Republican party. I’ve worked hard in Congress to write laws that promote jobs, make…

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