House Dems Introduce TAA Act to Provide Assistance to American Workers
Today, U.S. Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA), Rep. Sandy Levin (D-MI), Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-WA), and Rep. Charles Rangel (D-MI) introduced the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Act of 2014 to provide critical job training and worker assistance for Americans who have lost their jobs due to increased competitio......
Congressman Smith Statement on the President's Budget
Congressman Adam Smith (WA-09) released the following statement in response to President Obama’s FY2015 budget: “As we continue to recover from the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, income inequality continues to rise and many hard-working Americans aren’t sharing in opportunities fo......
Congressman Smith Statement on Retirement of Doc Hastings
Congressman Adam Smith (WA-09) released the following statement today after Congressman Doc Hastings announced he would not seek re-election to Congress this year: “For nearly 20 years, Doc Hastings has served the people of Washington State. He has been a very influential Member of Congress serving ......
Ranking Member Adam Smith’s Statement on Last Minute Sequestration Bill
House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith made the following statement in opposition to legislation that would add another year of sequestration to mandatory spending in exchange for repealing cost of living adjustments for retired working age members of the Armed Services: “There are......
Congressman Smith Statement on Debt Limit Vote
House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (WA-09) released the following statement after he voted to lift the debt ceiling until March 2015: "I am pleased that the House passed legislation today to lift the debt limit until March 2015 with bipartisan support. Raising the debt limit...
Fragile Progress in the Congo
Fragile Progress in the Congo Written By Rep. Adam Smith. Central Africa is on fire. In recent weeks, ethnic and political conflicts in South Sudan and the Central African Republic have left as many as 2,000 dead and driven hundreds of thousands from their homes. Bordering both of these countries to......
WashPIRG commends Rep. Adam Smith for his support on campaign finance reform
WashPIRG Applauds the Introduction of the Government by the People Act WashPIRG commends Rep. Adam Smith for his support on campaign finance reform SEATTLE, WA—WashPIRG applauded Rep. Adam Smith today for co-sponsoring new legislation aimed at raising the voices of everyday people in the political p......