Smith Blasts Trump Administration Proposal to Export Coal and Gas from West Coast Military Bases

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adam Smith released the following statement in response to reports that the Trump Administration is considering using West Coast military installations and federal properties to export coal and natural gas: “I am extremely concerned with reports that the Trump administration may be considering the use of military bases to ship coal and gas. … READ MORE

Smith, Reichert Applaud House Passage of Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Act

Washington, DC – This evening, Representatives Adam Smith (D-WA) and Dave Reichert (R-WA) spoke on the House floor in support of their legislation, the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Act (H.R. 1791). Shortly after, the House of Representatives passed the bill unanimously. “In my home state of Washington, we know well how spectacular the Mountains to Sound … READ MORE

Ranking Member Smith Statement on Passage of the FY 2017 NDAA

Washington, D.C. – House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA) made the following statement on passage of the FY 2017 NDAA conference report:  “This bill makes a valuable contribution to our country’s national security. While it does not contain everything we could have hoped for, the bill includes a number of positive improvements … READ MORE

Reichert, Smith Bill on Mountain to Sound Greenway Gaining Support

  On June 25, 2015, Congressman Dave Reichert and Congressman Adam Smith reintroduced legislation that would establish the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area. This designation would help to preserve our region’s scenic natural lands and wildlife habitat, while also recognizing its economic benefit through the promotion of outdoor recreation, tourism, and agriculture. Just … READ MORE