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Rep. Wayne Smith helps secure donation from GM for Battleship Texas Foundation

February 6, 2016
HCN NEWS SERVICES

Representative Wayne Smith (R-Baytown) on Thursday (Feb. 4) hosted Hal Lenox, the Western regional director of government affairs for General Motors, and announced the company's donation of $10,000 to the Battleship Texas Foundation aboard the historical battleship alongside members of the Battleship Texas Foundation, members of the San Jacinto Historical Advisory Board and Conrad Garcia, Jr., President of the Chapter 22 Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc.

Texas State Rifle Association Endorses Wayne Smith For Reelection

January 17, 2016

Dear Representative Smith:

The Political Action Committee of the Texas State Rifle Association is pleased to announce to its members and all Texans that you are the “A” rated and endorsed candidate for the 2016 election cycle.

Texas gun owners, hunters, and those licensed to carry are in your debt.  Our 40,000 plus members appreciate your continued support to further and protect the rights of law-abiding Texans.  

Sincerely,

Alice Tripp

Life PAC Endorses Wayne Smith for Reelection

January 4, 2016

BAYTOWN, TX – Life PAC has endorsed State Representative Wayne Smith (R-Baytown) for reelection.  In making their endorsement, the group cited Smith’s proven support and excellent record when it comes to defending the preborn in the Texas Legislature.

Local Officials, AT&T Collaborate on Scrap Metal Theft Bill, Award Highlands Little League

July 29, 2015

AUSTIN–State Representative Wayne Smith and State Senator Larry Taylor will celebrate the successful passage of legislation seeking to cut down on metal theft in a press conference on Tuesday, July 28 at the Highlands Little League Kaminski Park.  Rep. Smith and Sen. Taylor will be joined by AT&T as the company donates $6,000 to the Highlands Little League to assist with their recovery from recent copper thefts.

Texas House Republican Caucus Statement on Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

June 28, 2015

The Texas House Republican Caucus issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage ruling:

The Texas House Republican Caucus is extraordinarily disappointed in the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision. We believe this is a direct assault on the 10th Amendment and the sovereignty of Texas. The Supreme Court was intended to interpret the laws of the United States, not create them as a legislative body.

Representative Smith Completes Another Successful Legislative Session

June 19, 2015

AUSTIN–Representative Wayne Smith (R-Baytown) and his fellow Republican legislators in the Texas House delivered one conservative victory after another in the 84th Legislature by cutting taxes, making the border region safer, improving education, funding transportation, protecting life and defending Second Amendment rights.

Republicans Reflect on a Successful Session

June 1, 2015
By The Texas House Republican Caucus

(Austin, Texas) Republicans in the Texas House delivered one conservative victory after another in the 84th Legislature by cutting taxes, making the border region safer, improving education, funding transportation, protecting life and defending Second Amendment rights.

House Approves Fiscally Responsible State Budget

May 30, 2015

AUSTIN – The Texas House gave overwhelming final approval Friday to House Bill 1, a balanced and disciplined state budget for the next two years. The budget was also approved in the Texas Senate and now heads to Governor Greg Abbott.

House Passes Major Conservative Legislation

May 27, 2015

(Austin, Texas) Late last night, the Texas House of Representatives passed two major pieces of legislation, just in time to beat the midnight deadline for the House to pass Senate Bills on second reading. Republicans in the Texas House proudly fought to preserve conservative principles in Texas and were successful.

Rep. Wayne Smith Collaborates with Lee College on Dual-Credit Legislation

May 20, 2015

AUSTIN–Following close collaboration with Lee College, State Representative Wayne Smith (R-Baytown) authored and co-authored legislation that would increase access for high school students seeking to enroll in dual-credit courses at public colleges and universities. House Bill 505 passed both the Texas House of Representatives and Texas Senate and is now at the Governor’s desk awaiting his signature.

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