Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J. speaks to troops inside the Capitol Visitor's Center to reinforce security at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
News from TAPinto Middletown on county project Smith supported:'A Persistence of Vision: Celebration in Colts Neck for the completion of State Rt 34 and County Rt 537'
January 21, 2021
By JEANNE WALL - January 20, 2021 Monmouth County's Board of County Commissioners, along with the Colts Neck Township Committee, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on January 14, to celebrate the completion of the State Route 34 (SR 34) and County Route 537 (CR 537) intersection improvement and bridge replacement project. Local, County, and Federal Government Officials gather in Colts Neck to celebrate the completion of a significant road improvement at the intersection of State Route 34 and Coun... More
Monmouth Journal article; Federal funding Rep. Smith supported tapped to improve problem intersection:'Route 34, 537 Traffic Headache Finally Fixed'
January 20, 2021
Monmouth County Commissioner Lillian G. Burry and Congressman Chris Smith (R-4) at the newly renovated intersection of Rt. 34 and Rt. 537. Congressman Chris Smith (R-4) joined Monmouth County and Colts Neck officials at the intersection of Route 34 and Route 537 in Colts Neck to mark the end of a nearly two-decade headache to motorists. The county project tapped $23 million in mostly federal funding to fix the intersection of State Highway Route 34 and County Road 537 — plagued with long traffi... More
Congressman Chris Smith halted his Twitter account over security reasons
January 18, 2021
Congressman Chris Smith halted his Twitter account over security concerns and to help the district and Nation move toward unity during this difficult time. Divisive and hate-filled tweets have become far too frequent and impede the healing so needed today. Congressman Smith continues to receive phone calls and emails from thousands of constituents freely expressing their opinions. His website and Instagram continue to provide the congressman's most recent statements on votes and legislation. More
News article from the Freehold weekly, The Independent:'Congressman announces winners of app challenge'
January 15, 2021
U.S. Congressman Chris Smith (RNJ) has announced the winners of this year's New Jersey Fourth Congressional District Congressional App Challenge, part of a nationwide competition for middle school and high school students to showcase their software appdeveloping skills and teamwork. The winning app (application), CollabraCart, was designed by Communications High School students Erin Hardiman of Spring Lake, Melody Lin of Freehold and Jacob Rosegarten of Morganville, according to a press release ... More
Ambassador-at-Large postition created at the State Department to combat rising worldwide anti-SemitismRep. Smith’s bill to combat anti-Semitism becomes law
January 14, 2021
Building on an amendment he wrote in 2004 to create a Special Envoy to combat anti-Semitism, this week Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) successfully pushed enactment of his Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act that expands the authority of the office and elevates the Envoy to that of Ambassador-at-Large, granting the position added clout to fight the rise in worldwide anti-Semitism. “My new law will raise the Special Envoy to the rank of Ambassador-at-large, a high-level position that wi... More