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‘Sami’s Law’ Passes Unanimously in House of Representatives

Sami

Legislation named in honor of Samantha “Sami” Josephson, a Robbinsville, NJ woman who was kidnapped and brutally murdered by a fake Uber driver in South Carolina last year, unanimously passed the House of Representatives this afternoon.

Sami was a senior at the University of South Carolina and had been accepted at Drexel Law School at the time of her murder.

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AFL-CIO Endorses Chris Smith for reelection

Congressman Chris Smith chats with members of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 9 after receiving the endorsement of the NJ Building and Trades Council

Risking the wrath of the hate group known as District 4 Coalition for Change, the AFL-CIO, America’s largest federation of labor unions, endorsed Republican Congressman Chris Smith for reelection in New Jersey’s 4th Congressional District.

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Stephanie steps in Schmid

Stephanie Schmid

By Art Gallagher

Stephanie Schmid, the presumptive Democrat nominee in NJ-4, committed an extreme unforced error in her reaction to the news that Congressman Chris Smith’s amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 was unanimously passed by the House of Representatives.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 22nd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, Chris Smith | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Stephanie steps in Schmid

House passes Smith’s Amendment which could lead to a Lyme disease cure

The House of Representatives on Monday passed Congressman Chris Smith’s amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 which instructs the General Accounting Office to investigate the possible involvement of DOD biowarfare labs in the weaponization of Lyme disease in ticks and other insects from 1950-1975 .

Watch Smith’s remarks about the amendment during the House debate:

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Firefighters Union Endorses Rep Chris Smith for Reelection

The New Jersey Professional Firefighters Association (PFANJ) endorsed Representative Chris Smith (R-NJ4) for reelection today, the congressman’s campaign announced.

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Congressman Chris Smith’s statement on the passing of his colleague, John Lewis

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Rep Chris Smith on David Applefield’s passing

David Applefield, 1956-2020. RIP

“My wife Marie and I extend our sincere condolences to the family of David Applefield on his sudden passing. 

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Congressman Chris Smith’s statement on winning the Republican Primary in NJ-4

By Congressman Chris Smith

I am deeply grateful to Republican voters for their overwhelming show of support.

Special thanks to my amazing wife Marie, our talented campaign staff, and the extraordinary leaders of the Republican party.

I’ve worked hard in Congress to write laws that promote jobs, make our communities safer, and all of us healthier—especially during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Xi Jinping’s assault on Hong Kong democracy activists is the latest example of the Chinese Communist Party’s cruelty and weakness

At a hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee today, Rep Chris Smith (R-NJ), author of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act said “the great people of Hong Kong had a sweeping, draconian, anti-democracy policy imposed upon them yesterday—the so-called National Security Law.”

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Rep Chris Smith’s remarks in support of the JUSTICE Act

Congressman Chris Smith

Smith voted “NO” on ending qualified immunity

YES on Passing the JUSTICE Act

                                                Remarks by Rep-. Chris Smith (R-NJ)

                        In the House of Representatives 6/25/2020

Madame Speaker, the JUSTICE Actis designed to ensure greater transparency and accountability in policing in order to build safer communities.

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