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Rep Smith expresses his profound gratitude to the Greatest Generation on the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII.

75 years ago, World War II came to an end Representatives of the Empire of Japan stand aboard USS Missouri prior to signing of the Instrument of Surrender. Today, September 2, 2020,  marks the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II and the day Imperial Japan signed the Instrument of Surrender aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay. The…

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Rep. Chris Smith Endorsed By New Jersey State Policemen’s Benevolent Association

Rep. Chris Smith today welcomed the endorsement of the New Jersey State Policemen’s Benevolent Association (PBA). The organization which has over 33,000 New Jersey members who serve as active duty law enforcement officers said Smith “can lead the charge for better policing and safer streets.” “I am pleased to inform you that we have endorsed…

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Rep. Chris Smith issues plea to ‘stabilize the post office’ ahead of election

Smith, a Republican, has cited problems with the mail in 11 Jersey Shore towns as President Trump comes under fire for his handling of the agency. Jerry Carino Asbury Park Press Residents receiving no mail for four straight days. Carriers too bogged down to complete their routes, forced to prioritize packages over letters. Unreliable delivery…

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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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