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  1. Area Votes in CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 |

    Research tax credit. Voting 274-145, the House on Wednesday passed a Republican-drafted bill to expand the research-and-development tax credit for businesses and make it permanent instead of subject to periodic renewal as it is now.


  2. State Rep. Smith found not guilty of DUI chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Republican state Sen. Brandon Smith, of Hazard, speaks with members of the media Friday, May 22, 2015, after a Franklin County, Ky., jury found him not guilty of driving under the influence of alcohol.


  3. Child sex trafficking victim seeks Congressional actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Washington Times

    A young Mexican woman - who said she had "no other identity" beyond that of a sex object until she was rescued from a sex-trafficking gang - urged Congress to do much more to stop this growing criminal enterprise. For four years as a teen prostitute, "I was forced to serve every kind of fetish imaginable to more than 40,000 clients," Karla Jacinto , 22, told a Thursday hearing before the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee on Africa, global health, global human rights and international organizations.


  4. China's one-child policy: Mother seeks end to gendercide of girlsRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | Washington Times

    Today, she is seeking another massive reform: the conversion of China 's one-child policy to one that allows all children - with a special emphasis on "all girls allowed." "If you eliminate girls in the womb, you achieve a double result: She will not be born, and she will not be a mother to give birth to the next generation," said Ms.


  5. House Looks the Mother WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Family Research Council

    House leaders are giving Americans an early Mother's Day present -- a mid-week vote on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act! After a five-month tug-of-war, the rape and incest issues that snagged the bill are finally ironed out, and Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy says conservatives are ready to deliver on the promise they made in January: getting the measure back on track. Under this latest version of the bill, members have closed some of the loopholes and added even more protective layers to the five-month ban, especially where young women are concerned.


  6. The Republican Budget Plan for America: Written in Disappearing InkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | The Jersey Journal

    ... cohort of House Republicans from New Jersey--again, excepting Frank LoBiondo who was also joined by Christopher Smith-voted to cut the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), last time they had a chance, by nearly $4 billion annually over ...


  7. Instilling hope in fight against Alzheimer'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | The Hill

    ... of the cognitive strengths that remain and prepare for the future. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) and Rep. Christopher Smith (R-N.J.) have joined forces on a bipartisan bill - the Health Outcomes, Planning and Education (HOPE) for Alzheimer's Act - ...


  8. Congressman Smith shares the importance of knowing both political partiesRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | The Maneater

    Congressman Jason Smith shared his experience and opinions with Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society, at 5:30 p.m. May 5 in Tate Hall. Smith is a cattle farmer and an MU graduate from Salem, Missouri.


  9. SC Public Policy Update - May 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | JD Supra

    The House of Representatives and Senate spent most of the week working long hours to pass bills before the May 1st crossover deadline. The Senate Finance Committee approved an amended version of H.3579 , the House transportation and infrastructure bill.


  10. Clinton Foundation conference overshadowed by fundraising controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Denver Post

    ... restrict donations from foreign governments except six Western nations. U.S. Reps. Joe Pitts, R-Pa., and Christopher Smith, R-N.J. wrote the Clinton Foundation last month urging it to refuse the Moroccan contribution, citing human rights and ...


  11. Overnight Energy: Gop previews arguments against climate ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | The Hill

    ... the future of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. Department of Energy Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy Christopher Smith and Bob Corbin, the deputy assistant secretary at the Office of Petroleum Reserves, participate. A committee of the New ...


  12. Hoping to highlight good works, Clintons find controversy insteadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | The Washington Post

    Bill Clinton hugs a boy who has been fitted with a hearing aid on Saturday in Nairobi. This week, Clinton and his daughter are meeting with foreign leaders in Morocco to showcase the Clinton Foundation's charitable work.


  13. Weekly Climate and Energy News RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | NorCalBlogs

    The Week That Was: 2015-05-02 Brought to You by SEPP The Science and Environmental Policy Project Uncertainty: On her web site, Climate Etc., Judith Curry posted her notes on her latest presentation of what she calls the Uncertainty Monster. The presentation was a keynote talk at the "2nd International Workshop on Econometric Applications in Climatology."


  14. US bill to pressure Vietnam on rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | The Peninsula

    ... benefits not deserved because of the government's atrocious human rights record," said Republican Christopher Smith, who chairs the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee on human rights. "The Communist Party is not Vietnam's future," he said, adding ...


  15. US bill to pressure Vietnam on human rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | ABC News

    ... benefits not deserved because of the government's atrocious human rights record," said Republican Christopher Smith, who chairs the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee on human rights. "The Communist Party is not Vietnam's future," he said, adding ...


  16. China's 'one-child' population woes being felt around regionRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Washington Times

    Massive gender imbalances - which in China have resulted in some 37 million "missing girls" in the wake of the country's longtime "one child" policy - is spreading to other countries in the region, analysts told a Capitol Hill hearing Thursday. The afternoon event, convened by the Congressional-Executive Commission on China , focused on human rights abuses committed in China , which has had a one-child-birth-per-couple policy for 35 years.


  17. Texas Republicans Push Energy Changes in CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Texas Tribune

    ... facilities. "This aging infrastructure . requires progressively more maintenance every year," said Christopher Smith, assistant secretary for fossil fuels at the federal Energy Department. Smith, who grew up in Fort Worth and graduated from West ...


  18. House panel is told of slavery in Thai seafood industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | KTMF

    ... subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Chairman Christopher Smith, R-N.J., left, speaks with witness Father Shay Cullen, president and chief execut... (AP Photo/Cliff Owen). Committee on Foreign ...


  19. Arts events: 'Amazing Grace' and 'King Charles III' on BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 |

    "Amazing Grace," a musical about the iconic song, which recently played a sold-out run in Chicago, will transfer to Broadway this summer. With music and lyrics by Christopher Smith and a book by Smith and Arthur Giron, the show will star Josh Young of "Jesus Christ Superstar," Erin Mackey of the Paper Mill Playhouse's "South Pacific," Chuck Cooper, Chris Hoch, Stanley Bahorek, Harriett D. Foy, Laiona Mitchell, Rachael Ferrera and Elizabeth Ward Land.


  20. International religious-freedom bill hopes to fight terrorism, promote securityRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | Washington Times

    ... we passed 15 years ago needs to be updated to match the new challenges of the 21st century," said Rep. Christopher Smith , New Jersey Republican, who authored the legislation. "A robust religious freedom diplomacy is necessary to advance our ...