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Rep Smith joins 5k Run/Walk Honoring Samantha Johnson

#WHATSMYNAME 5k Run/Walk Held In Robbinsville In Honor of Samantha Josephson MidJersey.News ROBBINSVILLE, NJ (MERCER)–Hundreds turned out for the #WHATSMYNAME 5K Run/ 1M Walk in honor of, Samantha Josephson. The run/walk supports the What’s My Name Foundation’s efforts regarding Ride Share Safety education. The 5K run kicked off a little after 9 am and the 1…

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Smith veterans bill passes House

Smith veterans bill passes House—would create new ‘Task Force’ to promote use public lands for medical treatment & therapy to vets via outdoor recreation WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), author of the bipartisan Accelerating Veterans Recovery Outdoors Act (H.R. 2435) with lead Democrat co-sponsor Adam Smith of (D-WA), hailed the passage today of the bill…

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Congressman Chris Smith: Trenton Water Works needs to be lead free in 10 years

By Sulaiman Abdur-Rahman Trenton Water Works should be lead free in 10 years, argues Congressman Chris Smith of Hamilton Township. The Republican lawmaker has introduced bipartisan legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives that would require large public water systems like TWW to replace all lead service lines within a decade. “Congress must act on…

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Rep Smith continues his work to end homelessness among veterans

‘Soldier On’ Veterans Community Breaks Ground in Tinton Falls Local leaders and supporters of the Veterans community gathered in Tinton Falls on Saturday for the ceremonial ground breaking of a Gordan H. Mansfield Veterans Community. The $23 million, four story community with 70 one bedroom apartments is a project of Soldier On and WinnDevelopment to be built on a 12.6 acre…

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Rep. Smith: Remembering the Victims of 9/11

Remarks of Congressman Smith given in Middletown, N.J. on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020 at a 9/11 memorial held by Monmouth County-   Everyone remembers where they were and what they were doing when terrorists hijacked four airliners in order to commit the worst act of terrorism in American history. Nearly 700 New Jerseyans—147 from Monmouth…

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Rep Smith expresses his profound gratitude to the Greatest Generation on the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII.

75 years ago, World War II came to an end Representatives of the Empire of Japan stand aboard USS Missouri prior to signing of the Instrument of Surrender. Today, September 2, 2020,  marks the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II and the day Imperial Japan signed the Instrument of Surrender aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay. The…

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Rep. Chris Smith Endorsed By New Jersey State Policemen’s Benevolent Association

Rep. Chris Smith today welcomed the endorsement of the New Jersey State Policemen’s Benevolent Association (PBA). The organization which has over 33,000 New Jersey members who serve as active duty law enforcement officers said Smith “can lead the charge for better policing and safer streets.” “I am pleased to inform you that we have endorsed…

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Rep. Chris Smith issues plea to ‘stabilize the post office’ ahead of election

Smith, a Republican, has cited problems with the mail in 11 Jersey Shore towns as President Trump comes under fire for his handling of the agency. Jerry Carino Asbury Park Press Residents receiving no mail for four straight days. Carriers too bogged down to complete their routes, forced to prioritize packages over letters. Unreliable delivery…

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Rep. Smith: JCP&L’s Isaias Response Was ‘Extraordinarily Slow’

FREEHOLD, NJ – After Tropical Storm Isaias rattled the Garden State and left over 200,000 Monmouth County residents without power at the height of the storm, many locals criticized municipal officials and power authorities for slow restoration efforts. In a letter dated Aug. 10 to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, congressman Chris Smith…

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