Local governments in the 4th Congressional District of New Jersey were awarded $4.5 million in federal CARE Act funds to help areas stabilize and recover from the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) announced.Read the rest of this entry » Posted: April 3rd, 2020 | Author: admin | Filed under: Chris Smith, Congress, COVID-19, New Jersey | Tags: CD-4, Congressman Chris Smith, COVID-19, New Jersey | Comments Off on Congressman Smith announces emergency CARE Act funds for CD-4 towns
New Jersey’s only Republican representative in Washington posted a strong fundraising result for the first quarter of the 2020 election cycle.
Congressman Chris Smith raised $236,494 in the quarter and has $212,194 cash on hand, New Jersey Globe reports. Since the 2018 election, Smith has raised $259,388.11.
In the first quarter of 2017 Smith raised $65,277.
Democrat Josh Welle spent $1.8 million trying to unseat Smith in 2018. Smith spent $1.5 million defending his 4th District seat and won by 12%.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Chris Smith, Congress, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: 2020 elections, Congressman Chris Smith, Jim Keady, Josh Welle, Monmouth County News, NJ 4 | 2 Comments »
Congressman Chris Smith hosted a meeting last week with top doctors and researchers from the National Institute of Health and two fathers from his New Jersey district who are fighting to saves their sons from a devastating disease.
James and Karen Raffone of Manalapan and David and Maria Schultz of Hamilton are parents of sons with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). Both families have dedicated their lives to finding a cure for their sons and the hundreds of thousands of boys who until recently faced certain paralysis in their teens and death in their early twenties. The Schultz family founded Ryan’s Quest, the Raffones founded JAR of Hope.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Chris Smith, Congress, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: Congressman Chris Smith, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Duchennes, JAR of Hope, Monmouth County News, National Institute of Health, NIH, NJ 4, Ryan's Quest | Comments Off on Rep Smith, fathers, meet with NIH researchers fighting for cure to deadly muscle disorder
Ashley Evans, a 17 year old Howell resident, has been fighting back against the lies being told by Josh Welle in his ads against Congressman Chris Smith since she came across one on YouTube a few weeks ago.
Smith rescued Ashley and her sister Sophia from the Republic of Georgia during the Russian invasion of the county in 2008.
Ashley and her parents, Joseph and Teah have seen telling their story and rallying support for Congressman Smith since they saw Welle’s deceitful attacks.
Prompted by Joe’s comment on MMM on Friday, I caught up with Ashley and Teah during a Karate competition in Jackson on Saturday afternoon. See their videos below:Art Gallagher | Filed under: Chris Smith, Congress, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: Ashley Evans, Congressman Chris Smith, Joey Evans, Monmouth County News, Sophia Evans, Teah and Joseph Evans, Teah Evans | Comments Off on The Evans Family Rallies For Congressman Chris Smith
Congressman Frank Pallone yesterday voted against legislation that recognizes that allowing illegal immigrants to the right to vote devalues the franchise and diminishes the voting power of United States citizens.
Illegals were recently given the right to vote in San Francisco, CA school board elections. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy proposed House Resolution 1071 which reads as follows:
Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr and his wife signed mortgage documents and affidavits in 2016, and again this year, in which they represented that the home they have owned in the Glover Park section of Washington, DC since 1992 is their primary residence, according to District of Columbia property records.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Congress, Frank Pallone, Middlesex County Democrats, Middlesex County Republicans, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: 2018 elections, Congressman Frank Pallone, Frank Pallone, Frank Pallone Jr, Long Branch, Middlesex County News, Monmouth County News, Washington DC | 11 Comments »
Congressman Chris Smith today pressed representatives of the State Department and the Drug Enforcement Agency to use the tools prescribed in the Global Magnitsky Act to sanction bad actors in China who are contributing to the opioid overdose crisis in the United States through the manufacture and distribution of the synthetic drug fentanyl.
“Chinese-made fentanyl, a synthetic opioid, is killing Americans—more than 29,000 in 2017 alone,” Smith said. “We must hold the Chinese government accountable.”(Click here to read Chairman Smith’s full opening statement)
“Are we using existing tools to hold bad actors in China accountable? We have tools, such as the Global Magnitsky Act, which targets corrupt officials and human rights abusers. Perhaps it is time we start thinking outside the box and use something like Global Magnitsky to ensure that corrupt Chinese officials and narco-traffickers are held to account,” Smith said during a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Global Heath, which he chairs. Read the rest of this entry »Posted: September 6th, 2018 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Chris Smith, Congress | Tags: China, Congressman Chris Smith, fentanyl, Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act, Joseph Coronato, Kirsten D. Madison, Opioid Addiction Crisis, Paul E. Knierim | 1 Comment »
Congressman Chris Smith, Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs’ Subcommittee on Global Health, will hold a hearing on China’s role in the manufacturing and distribution of fentanyl, the synthetic opioid that is killing thousands of American citizens, on Thursday, September 6, 2 p.m., in the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing will be streamed live from the Committee’s website.
Smith announced the hearing during his remarks at Robbinville’s International Overdose Awareness Day last week.admin | Filed under: Chris Smith, Congress, Monmouth County News | Tags: CD-4, China, Congressman Chris Smith, fentanyl, Mercer County News, Monmouth County News, NJ 4, Ocean County News, Opioid Addiction Crisis, Overdose Awareness | 2 Comments »
MoveOn.org, the radical left wing group supported by financier George Soros, has endorsed Josh Welle for congress in New Jersey’s 4th Congressional District, which includes most of Monmouth County and parts of Ocean and Mercer Counties.
Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2018 Elections, Congress, Monmouth County News | Tags: 2018 elections, CD-4, Josh Welle, MoveOn.org, New Jersey, NJ 4 | 2 Comments »
Congressman Chris Smith was the guest of Neil Cavuto on Fox Business yesterday where he demonstrated why he has not had a competitive reelection race in 34 years.
Poised, prepared and humble, Smith touted his bipartisan record of accomplishment.