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Reps. Norma Smith and Dave Hayes are inviting residents of the 10th District to participate in a telephone town hall meeting Thursday, February 28. The community conversation begins at 6:30 p.m. and...

Feb. 21, 2013

We are more than one month into the 2013 legislative session. This year some interesting dynamics have changed the political landscape. We have a new governor, who has pledged not to...

Feb. 14, 2013

Rep. Norma Smith, R-Clinton will continue to be the lead for her caucus on economic development issues and will serve as the ranking Republican on the House Technology and Economic Development...

Dec. 14, 2012

As you know, the Legislature adjourned on April 11. My end-of-session newsletter will be in mailboxes in the next week or so. I don’t often send out a hard-copy newsletter, but...

May 3, 2012

The deadline for passing House bills out of the House and over to the Senate came and went. While there are still a number of bad bills alive, we were able...

Feb. 24, 2012

I want to thank you all of you who had the opportunity to participate in my telephone town hall last week. We had a great discussion on many issues impacting the...

Feb. 2, 2012

I will be holding a telephone town hall this Thursday, Jan. 26 at 6:30 p.m. I have found this format is an excellent way to reach a significant amount of people...

Jan. 25, 2012

Rep. Norma Smith, R-Clinton, is inviting constituents in the 10th District to participate in a telephone town hall meeting Thursday, Jan. 26. The community conversation begins at 6:30 p.m. and will...

Jan. 17, 2012

With the 2012 legislative session underway, it is important that you know I am here to serve you during the challenging session we have ahead of us. You can read my...

Jan. 11, 2012

After a 103-day regular legislative session and a 30-day special session the Legislature concluded its business on May 25. Many of you engaged in the process and I am deeply grateful....

June 16, 2011