Congressman Smith voted for HR 2694, the Workplace Protections for Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, which was debated on the House floor on Sept. 17, 2020. It passed the House in a final 329-73 vote.
VFW, Sierra Club praise Smith billSmith veterans legislation passes House—would create new ‘Task Force’ to promote use public lands for medical treatment & therapy to vets via outdoor recreation
September 23, 2020
Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), author of the bipartisan Accelerating Veterans Recovery Outdoors Act (H.R. 2435) with lead Democrat co-sponsor Adam Smith of (D-WA), hailed the passage today of the bill which will provide increased access to federal lands for the purposes of veterans’ medical therapy. “Research has increasingly shown that outdoor recreation can be an effective form of treatment, rehabilitation, and healing for veterans. While many nonprofit organizations, veteran service organizations, ... More
Takes aim at Chinese Gov’t genocide against MuslimsHouse passes Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act
September 22, 2020
Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and ranking member of the Congressional Executive Commission on China, took to the House floor today during debate on the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act. Below are excerpts of his remarks: “At a 2018 congressional hearing I cochaired, Mihrigul Tursun recounted her ordeal of torture, sexual abuse and detention in one of China’s “mass internment camps” in Xinjiang,” Smith said. “She broke down weeping telling us th... More
Trentonian article on Smith bill to help TWWCongressman Chris Smith: Trenton Water Works needs to be lead free in 10 years''
September 21, 2020
Project benefits from Smith's 2001 homeless vets bill'Veterans Village Construction Underway'
September 20, 2020
On the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
September 19, 2020
“I convey my deepest condolences to the family of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on her passing after a long, arduous and brave struggle with cancer. "In the many remembrances of Justice Ginsburg, the one that I believe is most inspiring for this current time was her friendship with the late Justice Antonin Scalia which began when both served on the DC Circuit Court of Appeals. Justice Scalia once told an audience before Ruth Bader Ginsburg joined him at the Supreme Court, 'I have mis... More