Rep. Norma Smith's News & Media


Despite bipartisan objection to the nearly $800 million tax increase on employers and families, a majority of the Democrats in the House moved to pass it on their own. Rep. Norma...

April 10, 2010

Small-business owners saddled with thousands of duplicate and confusing state agency rules and regulations can breathe a little easier today because House Bill 2603, sponsored by Rep. Norma Smith, was signed...

March 24, 2010

Amanda and Lynette Bye served as legislative pages for the House of Representatives March 8-11. The siblings are the daughters of Joy and Gary Bye. They were sponsored by their 10th...

March 10, 2010

Reps. Norma Smith and Barbara Bailey are inviting residents of the 10th District to participate in their post-legislative session tele-town hall meeting Thursday, March 18. The community conversation begins at 6:50...

March 8, 2010

After a long evening debate, the House Democrats' passed their supplemental operating budget, which assumes passage of the largest tax increase in state history to close the $2.7 billion spending gap....

March 6, 2010

After a lot of back and forth with state agencies and stakeholders, House Bill 2603, sponsored by Rep. Norma Smith, passed the Senate and will have only one more hurdle before...

March 5, 2010

The House of Representatives passed a bill adding more costs to those who apply for water rights with the state. Rep. Norma Smith, R-Clinton, voted against the bill due to an...

March 5, 2010

House Democrats rolled out their budget proposal today which outlined millions in tax increases, raided capital budget accounts, transferred millions from the “rainy day” fund and proposed only modest cuts to...

Feb. 23, 2010

Last night, House Democrats passed Senate Bill 6130, which repeals provisions in the 2007 voter-approved Taxpayer Protection Act, Initiative 960. Rep. Norma Smith, R-Clinton, expressed her concerns about the measure on...

Feb. 18, 2010

In an economy that has caused many of the state's private-sector employers to cut costs to avoid layoffs and keep their doors open, Rep. Norma Smith believes now is the time...

Feb. 15, 2010