Ranking Member Adam Smith Statement on Secretary Carter’s Announcement to Open All Combat Positions to Women

  Washington D.C. – House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith released the following statement on the announcement that Secretary Carter will allow for all military positions to be open to women: I applaud Secretary of Defense Ash Carter for taking action on policy guidelines that close certain combat occupations to women. As a result of these changes, anyone, regardless … READ MORE

Advocating for Women’s Reproductive Health

  During the August District Work Period, I held meetings through the 9th District with community members and stakeholders. This provides me with valuable feedback from my constituents to advocate for the issues important to them.  I held a women’s health roundtable to discuss the state of women’s reproductive health on the federal, state and … READ MORE