Amendment increases Lyme research by $4MHouse approves Chris Smith amendment for Lyme disease funding increase
August 7, 2020
The House of Representatives passed an amendment authored by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) to boost Lyme disease research funding at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just before the end of the July session. “My amendment adds $4 million, for a total of $20 million, for Lyme disease research at the CDC for FY 2021. Just three years ago CDC’s Lyme budget was only $11.7 million,” said Smith, a longtime leader on Lyme as co-chair of the bipartisan Lyme Disease Caucus in Congress with ... More
Asbury Park Press page 1 story on Monmouth County vet whom Rep. Smith presented medal'Vietnam War medic gets Silver Star 51 years after defending wounded GIs' lives'
August 6, 2020
Aug. 11 sign-up deadlineVA, Smith team up on ‘Telephone Claims Clinic’
August 5, 2020
TapInto Hamilton article on Smith's lead removal bill'Rep. Smith Working to Get the Lead Out of Drinking Water'
August 5, 2020
Smith & Cuellar introduce ‘Get the Lead Out’ bill to fund $14 billion for drinking water clean-up and infrastructure projects
August 3, 2020
Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ), who has been working to help alleviate the threat of lead in drinking water systems in his district and other areas of New Jersey, has partnered with Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX) to introduce the Get the Lead Out Act (HR 7918) which would authorize $14 billion over two years and require every utility in America to develop a plan to identify and remove lead pipes that threaten residents, especially children, from the dangers of lead. “For every family and ever... More