Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) asked the US Corps of Engineers to come to Bay Head May 24 to discuss possible solutions to the severe erosion to Bay Head’s beaches caused by Winter Storm Orlena in February. From left are Army Corps Commander Lt. Colonel Park, Rep. Smith, Mayor Bill Curtis, and Brig. Gen. Tickner.
CentralJersey.com article on Smith high school art show'Red Bank Regional students among honorees in Congressional Art Competition'
June 14, 2021
The winners of the 2021 Congressional Art Competition have been announced by Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ), who sponsors the annual competition and art show for high school students in the Fourth Congressional District as part of the nationwide competition organized by the Congressional Institute to help recognize and foster artistic talent in each congressional district. View slide show of Red Bank winners, above left. Several students from Red Bank Regional High School, Little Silver, have be... More
Smith’s bus, road improvement projects for Mercer advance in transportation bill
June 11, 2021
Two projects for Mercer County advocated by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ)—including new buses for the county’s Transportation Resources To Aid The Disadvantaged And Elderly (TRADE) services—cleared their first hurdle Thursday, after the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) adopted Smith’s proposals and added it to a major transportation bill. Smith worked tirelessly with county and state officials to propose and insert their prioritized local transportation projects into the INVE... More
Smith-sponsored Monmouth Co. projects included in House transportation bill…Replacements for two 90+year-old bridges on Route 33 & Route 35 get approvals
June 11, 2021
Two heavily-traveled bridges on Route 33 and Route 35—both nearly a century old—and improvement projects for Freehold Borough and Middletown Township, cleared their first hurdle Thursday as they were approved by the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) on the way to a likely floor vote, announced Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), who sponsored each of the projects. Smith worked extensively with state and local officials to propose and insert prioritized local transportation projects... More
Smith-sponsored roadway projects in House transportation bill…Much-needed County Rd. 539 overpass through Jt. Base MDL advances in House
June 11, 2021
Two key projects for Ocean County—including the much-needed overpass for County Road 539 which goes through the center of Joint Base McGuire-Dix Lakehurst—championed by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), cleared their first hurdle Thursday, after the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) adopted Smith’s proposals and added them to a major transportation bill. Smith worked tirelessly with Ocean county and JB-MDL officials to propose and insert the prioritized local transportation proje... More
Free the Bitkov family
June 10, 2021
Timeline regarding Bitkovs legal case in Guatemala A Russian woman who fled Vladimir Putin with her family and who was unjustly jailed in Guatemala along with her husband and daughter, testified June 9th at a U.S. congressional human rights commission hearing and said that she and her family suffered “unthinkable abuses committed openly by the Guatemalan Judicial System.” Testifying virtually while still under house arrest in Guatemala City, Irina Bitkova appealed to the U.S. government to work ... More