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Smith asks BPU to step up oversight of JCP&L

Congressman Chris Smith

Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ4) wrote to Board of Public Utilities (BPU) President Joseph Fiordalsio on Monday asking that the agency step-up its oversight of the beleaguered electric utility in the wake of its horrible communications and failure to restore power to its customers in a reasonable time frame following Tropical Storm Isiasis. 

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: August 10th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Smith, JCP&L, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Smith and VA to hold Telephone Claims Clinic

Congressman Chris Smith and the Veterans Administration are hosting Telephone Claims Clinics for military veterans, active duty personnel and their families on August 18 and 19.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: August 6th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

‘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.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 29th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Smith, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Conforti running for Neptune Board of Education

Former congressional candidate Christine Conforti announced that she is running for a seat on the Neptune Township Board of Education during a twenty minute zoom/facebook debrief of her loss to Stephanie Schmid in the NJ-4 Democrat primary.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 28th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | 4 Comments »

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.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 23rd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, Chris Smith, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on AFL-CIO Endorses Chris Smith for reelection

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:

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 22nd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Smith | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on House passes Smith’s Amendment which could lead to a Lyme disease cure

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.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 20th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, Chris Smith, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Firefighters Union Endorses Rep Chris Smith for Reelection

Vietnam Hero Gets Silver Star 50 Years Late

Bart “Doc” Fabian. Photo by Art Gallagher

Bart “Doc” Fabian, 71, a Veteran Army Medic of the Blackhorse Regiment (11th Armored Cavarly), received the Silver Star on July 18, 2020 for his heroic actions in Vietnam on April 13, 1969, during a ceremony at Congressman Chris Smith’s office in Freehold.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 19th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, Veterans | Tags: , , , , , | 1 Comment »

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

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 18th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Smith, Civil Rights | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Congressman Chris Smith’s statement on the passing of his colleague, John Lewis