Rep. Jason Smith votes against budget deal that boosts federal spending, debt – SE Missourian, February 10, 2018

Last week, to my disappointment, the United States Congress put its approval on a new spending package which grows the overall size of government, guarantees trillion dollar deficits for the foreseeable future and provides for an unchecked increase to our nation’s debt ceiling. What’s worse, we did so without making an reforms, changes or improvements to how your government spends the resources you provide it with. I recently spoke with the Southeast Missourian about why I opposed this package and agree with President Trump’s comments about the new deal, there was just “much waste in order to get Dem votes..

Click Here to Read my Interview with the SE Missourian

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Words will never adequately express the horror all Americans felt when news broke about the events at Douglas HS in Florida. It is every parent's nightmare to send their children off to school only for them not to return home. I can't imagine their grief...

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5 hours ago
For more than five decades, 4H in Southeast Missouri has been synonymous with Dortha Strack, who passed away recently. Miss Dortha was beloved and will be sorely missed.
2 days ago
The horrific events in Florida is every parent's worst nightmare. Pray for the victims, pray for their families and friends, and pray for a future in which schools are safe havens and events like yesterday's don't occur.
2 days ago
“That government is best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves.” ~ Thomas Jefferson