Congressman Smith’s Statement on Passing of Nelson Mandela
House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith released the following statement on the passing of Nelson Mandela: “Today, the world lost one of its most cherished leaders. While Nelson Mandela, the man, is now gone, his legacy will endure. He will forever be a source of inspiration for tho......
Ranking Member Adam Smith on Deal with Iran
House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith made the following statement after a short-term deal to halt Iran nuclear ambitions was struck: “The deal announced today is a positive step in the right direction and I applaud the Administration for making progress on this important national......
Statement on Typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan in the Philippines
Congressman Smith released the following statement encouraging support for all those affected by the Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda: “I am very saddened by the destruction and the thousands who have lost their lives from the devastating super typhoon in the Philippines. The United States has provided ......
Veterans Newsletter 2013
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Smith Applauds Senate Passage of ENDA
Congressman Smith released the following statement on the Senate passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA): “I am very happy to see the Senate pass EDNA. Currently, it remains legal in 29 states to fire or refuse to hire based on sexual orientation, and 38 states based on gender identi......
Congressman Smith Statement on Passing of Former U.S. Speaker Tom Foley
Congressman Smith released the following statement after former U.S. Speaker and Washington State Congressman Tom Foley passed away: “My thoughts and prayers are with the family of former U.S. Speaker of the House Tom Foley. Tom was a tremendous leader in the Washington State Delegation that will no......
Congressman Smith Supports Legislation to End Shutdown and Avoid Default
Congressman Smith released the following statement after voting for legislation that will end the shutdown and avoid default: “I am glad to see that Congress has agreed to legislation that ends the shutdown and keeps our nation from defaulting on our obligations, but this all should have been avoide......