Tag Archives: Lamar Smith
In a gerrymandered district that leans Republican, Democratic candidates are clashing over the best strategy to win without compromising progressive values.
At a recent Democratic candidate forum in Bandera, congressional hopefuls in south-central Texas’ 21st District were asked about border security. Joseph Kopse...Read More
Smith is seeking re-election in a non-competitive district and the majority of voters surveyed still support his candidacy.
Voters don't like Lamar Smith's anti-science shenanigans, but that won't translate into a loss for the safely ensconced Central Texas Republican....Read More
At an Austin press conference, Rhode Island Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse and enviro activists accused Lamar Smith of putting big oil before his constituents....Read More
In a letter to Smith, legal scholars called his subpoenas over the Exxon climate change investigations “misguided” and “unenforceable.”
Congressman Lamar Smith, vocal defender of Exxon over claims the oil giant misled shareholders on climate change, says he supports scientists' free speech....Read More
Texas Congressman Lamar Smith and Attorney General Ken Paxton claim fraud investigations infringe on Exxon’s First Amendment rights.
Texas Congressman Lamar Smith and Attorney General Ken Paxton claim fraud investigations infringe on Exxon’s First Amendment rights. But it's complicated....Read More
In 2015, we didn't have to fear acts of God — our disasters, fueled by climate change, were man-made.
Climatologists and other experts note that these cycles of heavy rain and intense drought are linked to climate change, which at this point is undoubtedly human...Read More
Smith’s goal? To ferret out out how — not whether — politically motivated government scientists are using what Smith believes are “skewed” numbers. Sc...Read More
Amazon drones, climate-change skeptics embrace extra-terrestrial life, and one aspiring state official takes the lazy way to horse exercise....Read More