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  1. Overnight Energy: Ethanol groups prep for fight over mandateRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... barrels of oil and 1.9 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, and potentially much more. ON TAP THURSDAY I: Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) will speak at the Heartland Institute's annual climate conference in Washington. O N TAP THURSDAY II: Chevron ...

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  2. $18 Million in Kindergarten Funding Stripped from N.H. Budget ProposalRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    A New Hampshire House subcommittee voted Wednesday to eliminate $18 million dollars in kindergarten funding from Gov. Chris Sununu's state budget proposal. House Republican budget writers voted to remove $9 million dollars each year in kindergarten funding from the two-year budget.

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  3. House panel to challenge climate scienceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Hill

    The committee, chaired by Rep. Lamar Smith , has dubbed its hearing "Climate Science: Assumptions, Policy Implications, and the Scientific Method." The hearing comes as the GOP, which controls both chambers of Congress and the White House, works on multiple fronts to unravel former President Obama's aggressive agenda on fighting climate change.

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  4. Remarks by the President at Signing of S.442, National Aeronautics...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The White House

    THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. For almost six decades, NASA's work has inspired millions and millions of Americans to imagine distant worlds and a better future right here on Earth.

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  5. EPA Sued For Withholding Info On Employees Sending Encrypted Text MessagesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    ... s requirements, while also aiming to circumvent the government's ability to monitor their communications," Reps. Lamar Smith of Texas and Darin LaHood of Illinois wrote in their letter to EPA's IG.

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  6. When Are Degrees From SMU and Yale Not Enough Education?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | Law.com

    When are degrees from Yale and Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law not enough education? When they are held by that U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, chairman of the House Science Committee, according to 314 Action, a nonprofit advocacy group for promoting science education.

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  7. The Texas Hammer: GerrymanderingFragmenting progressive countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... all anchored elsewhere: District 10 (Rep. Michael McCaul , R-Katy); D17 (Rep. Bill Flores , R-Waco); D21 (Rep. Lamar Smith , R-Kerrville); D25 (Rep. Roger Williams , R-Cleburne); and D35 (Rep. Lloyd Doggett , D-San Antonio). Only peripatetic ...

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  8. Trump signs bill authorizing NASA funding, Mars explorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    MARCH 21: In this handout provided by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration , President Donald Trump, center, holds a NASA flight jacket presented to him by NASA Astronaut Office Chief Chris Cassidy, blue jacket left, after signing the NASA Transition Authorization Act of 2017, alongside members of the Senate, Congress, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Also pictured, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, NASA Astronaut Office Chief Chris Cassidy, blue jacket left, Science Committee Chairman Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, Rep. John Culberson, R-Texas, right of President, NASA Astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson, and others.

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  9. Trump signs NASA bill: 'the next chapter of human space exploration'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Chron

    ... of NASA officials, astronauts, and Texas lawmakers, including U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and U.S. Reps. Brian Babin, Lamar Smith and John Culberson. "With this legislation, we support NASA's scientists, engineers, astronauts and their pursuit of discovery," ...

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  10. Trump places emphasis on exploration in new NASA fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | UPI

    ... maintaining NASA's continuity of purpose to ensure America remains a leader in space exploration," Congressman Lamar Smith , R-Texas, chairman of the Committee on Science, Space and Technology, said in a statement earlier this month . "It also ...

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  11. Trump Signs Bill To Send Astronauts To Mars In 16 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Daily Caller

    ... Act of 2017, we put America back on a path to being a global leader in space," Texas Republican Rep. Lamar Smith said in a press statement . "NASA is emblematic of the president's 'America First' agenda as it is the first authorization bill he has ...

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  12. Few businesses are punished for illegal hiringRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    ... could become a national model to shut down a magnet for illegal immigration, and he said as much to Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, during a congressional hearing on immigration while Vanguard was underway. "The neon light is on. It has been for decades, ...

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  13. Taking Sides: Anti-Trump media: 91% coverage negative, 96% of...Read the original story

    Tuesday | Instapundit.com

    With the coverage of President Trump putting media bias on display as never before, an influential House chairman and longtime press critic has opened a campaign to call out the "mainstream media" for what he thinks it is. "The media and Democrats are so close in association and so close in their philosophical views that we might as well use one word to describe both, and that's 'Mediacrats,'" said Texas Rep. Lamar Smith, founder of the House Media Fairness Caucus.

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  14. Rep. Lamar Smith says media, Democrats are indistinguishable: Call them a MediacratsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | Washington Times

    Rep. Lamar Smith is using a new term to describe the mainstream media and the Democratic Party, arguing that both have become almost indistinguishable from each other. "The media and Democrats are so close in association and so close in their philosophical views that we might as well use one word to describe both, and that's 'Mediacrats,'" the Texas Republican, founder of the House Media Fairness Caucus, told the Washington Examiner in an interview Sunday.

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  15. Corporate Interests Give Tens of Millions to Dismantle Legal Rights of Consumers and PatientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 10 | Common Dreams

    ... asbestos exposure to receive compensation. H.R. 720, the "Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act." Introduced by U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas), this legislation would make litigation more complicated, costly and inaccessible to consumers and employees. ...

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  16. Trump's crackdown focuses on people in the U.S. illegally - but not ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | Los Angeles Times

    ... could become a national model to shut down a magnet for illegal immigration, and he said as much to Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) during a congressional hearing on immigration while Vanguard was underway. "The neon light is on. It has been for decades, ...

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  17. Bipartsian bill looks to aid state and local governments with cyber responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | Federal Computer Week

    ... H.R. 1465, is also backed by Reps. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas), Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas), Will Hurd (R-Texas) and Lamar Smith (R-Texas). If passed, the legislation would bring resources home to Texas. The National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium is ...

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  18. More Evidence EPA Uses - Secret Science' To ManipulatePolitics With Alternative FactsRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 16 | Lucianne.com

    ... just how much they appreciate being "protected" by the EPA. Comments: What a huge shock. s/o IA m surprised that Lamar Smith even questioned this. He has never been known to be a real conservative. He has an A FA rating from Conservative Review. ...

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  19. Transparency for Thee but Not for the - Blues'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | Wall Street Journal

    Just as blue-state enthusiasm for states' rights fades when blue-state politicians run Washington, enthusiasm for transparency vanishes when blue-state politicians are the targets of investigations. Republican Rep. Lamar Smith says that he remains hopeful that New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey will respond to congressional subpoenas requesting that they and their "Green 20" colleagues come clean about all ties that they have to environmental activists .

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  20. Scott Pruitt Takes Aim at the Heart of Climate Change OrthodoxyRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 15 | Real Clear Politics

    ... grip on our economy could arguably have a bigger impact than either tax or health-care reform.Representative Lamar Smith (R., Texas), chairman of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, has scheduled a series of meetings this year to ...

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