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Study: Smith is most effective Republican lawmaker on healthcare in House

March 18, 2021 WASHINGTON, DC—A newly published, independent analysis on the legislative effectiveness of members of Congress ranks Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) as the most effective Republican lawmaker on healthcare issues in the House of Representatives. The Center for Effective Lawmaking (CEL)—a nonpartisan, joint partnership between the University of Virginia’s Frank Batten School of Leadership…

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Congressman Chris Smith’s remarks to the ‘Shine the Light’ conference on human trafficking

Excerpts of remarks by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) at the Shine the Light conference on human traffiWashington, DC—March 8, 2021 “Words are inadequate to convey my respect and gratitude for the amazing work you are doing to end modern-day slavery and to rescue victims of both sex and labor trafficking. Like you, I believe we have a duty…

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Rep Smith receives Congressional Leadership Award for his advocacy on autism

WASHINGTON, DC – Autism Speaks—a national advocacy group that promotes research and solutions for autism spectrum disorder (ASD)—presented Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) with their Congressional Leadership Award for his “leadership on behalf of individuals with autism and their families.” “The dedicated leaders at Autism Speaks work tirelessly to help raise awareness and advocate for those with…

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Rep Smith: H.R. 1 weakens safeguards against fraud in election law

 Excerpts of remarks by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) In the House of Representatives—March 3, 2021 Mr. Speaker, the precious right to vote in free and fair elections at all levels in the United States will be seriously jeopardized if H.R. 1 becomes law. Under an egregiously false façade of reform, the legislation consolidates and conveys…

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Rep Smith: On the passing of a great mayor and friend

Jack Rafferty was an extraordinary leader—a visionary and doer of great deeds—especially for the people of Hamilton Township.  He was smart, tenacious, selfless and had a sense of humor that always brought a smile to anyone he met. He was kind and caring—and had a great big heart. As the can-do mayor, Jack made Hamilton…

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Smith calls on Army Corp and DEP to address 18′ cliffs on beach

Congressman Chris Smith met on the dunes in Bay Head on Friday with officials from the Army Corp of Engineers, the NJ Department of Environmental Protection and local leaders from Bay Head and Ocean County to address the 18 foot cliff that developed as a result of Winter Storm Orlena. Smith organized the meeting with…

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Rep. Smith Pushes Relief Efforts For Red Bank Nonprofits

RED BANK — There are encouraging signs for Red Bank nonprofits —especially the Count Basie Center for the Arts and the Red Bank Fire Department (RBFD) — as they look for assistance from the federal government during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, said Rep. Chris Smith (R-4). The Basie is among those who qualify for the…

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Praise for Rep Chris Smith

Your Views I am so proud to be represented by Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ) in not only New Jersey, but also in Washington, D.C. I know I can always place trust in Congressman Smith to help me resolve issues and be there to support me. Congressman Smith and his staff have gone above and beyond…

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Rep Smith’s Anti-Semitism Bill Signed into Law

Trump signs anti-Semitism bill into law, creating ambassadorial post Catholic News Service Tuesday, January 19, 2021 3:43 PM WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump, a week before leaving office, signed into law a bill that elevates to a full ambassadorship the rank of a special envoy to monitor and combat anti-Semitism. The bill, sponsored by Rep….

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