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Statement on the trial of Lithuanian Judge Neringa Venckiene

Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), co-Chairman of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission and senior member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the U.S. House of Representatives, made the following statement regarding the trial of former judge and parliamentarian Neringa Venckiene, which commenced today in Lithuania. “I appeal to the Lithuanian ... READ MORE

Ready to go early Saturday morning at dockChris Smith, local fishermen, and for-hire boat captains celebrate reopening of delayed fishing season

After working through the week to win a safe easing of the COVID-19 restrictions on the for-hire fishing boats, Rep. Chris Smith met with captains and customers early this morning as they boarded local vessels and kicked-off the 2020 fluke fishing season. “Today’s partial reopening is a good start,” Smith said. “The weather could be bette... READ MORE

Announcement comes on the first day of fluke fishing seasonRep Smith: Up to 25 people now allowed on party boats, and we’re pushing for more

Rep. Chris Smith released the following statement regarding the loosening of restrictions allowing up to 25 people on for-hire party fishing boats in New Jersey. “Like so many businesses in New Jersey, the party fishing boats—or ‘head boats,’ as they are known locally—have taken a financial beating because of COVID-19 restrictions. Workin... READ MORE

Bipartisan legislation introduced in House & SenateSmith, Suozzi unveil bill to promote journalism and freedom of the press

U.S. Representatives Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Tom Suozzi (D-NY) today introduced the World Press Freedom Protection and Reciprocity Act, legislation to protect journalist around the world who are too often censored, jailed, tortured or killed for exercising the freedom of expression and to ensure that U.S. media personnel overseas are given... READ MORE


By Bill Spadea NJ101.5 Radio Host My friend Congressman Chris Smith joined me on the morning show to talk about his efforts to help families impacted by COVID-19. He was the champion of a bill to allow 9/11 victims families to sue Saudi Arabia. Congressman Smith is no stranger to taking risks on behalf of human rights, he’s had other run ... READ MORE