Congressman Chris Smith visited the Ocean County Library’s Toms River Branch during National Autism Awareness Month (April). Here he reviews the programs and activities in the library’s 4th Annual Autism Resources Fair held virtually in 2021.Left to Right: Library Commission Chair Ruthanne Scaturro, Congressman Chris Smith, Ocean County Commissioner Joseph H. Vicari, Toms River Assistant Branch Manager Gigi Hayes.
Committee Hearing Opening Statements
Chairman Smith's opening remarks at congressional hearing on democracy and human rights in Belarus
May 6, 2021
The following are excerpts of the opening remarks of Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), Co-Chair of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, at a congressional hearing entitled "Democracy and Human Rights in Belarus," held on Thursday, May 6, 2021: Nine months ago, the world witnessed tens of thousands of Belarusian demonstrators—in some cases, over one hundred thousand—take to the streets in Minsk and other cities to protest an egregiously flawed election. These non-violent pro-democracy demonstrators wer... More
One week before Vietnam Human Rights DaySmith introduces bipartisan ‘Vietnam Human Rights Act’
May 6, 2021
In advance of Vietnam Human Rights Day on May 11th, a bipartisan group of House members introduced the Vietnam Human Rights Act (H.R. 3001) to hold Vietnamese officials accountable for gross human rights abuses and help prioritize the protection of freedoms and the development of the rule of law in the country. Authored by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), co-chair of the Congressional Vietnam Caucus, and cosponsored by fellow co-chairs, Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Alan Lowenthal (D-CA), the legislatio... More
LEAP awarded $18K federal grant to help improve outreach during COVID
May 5, 2021
Ocean Co. Library leaders host Smith during Autism Month (pictorial)'Welcoming Congressman Chris Smith'
April 30, 2021
'New caucus formed to help fight for your property tax break you lost'
April 18, 2021