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Greg Smith (Oregon politician)

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Preceded by  Bob Jenson
Children  5
Party  Republican Party
Spouse(s)  Sherri
Political party  Republican
Role  American Politician
Preceded by  Lynn Lundquist
Name  Greg Smith

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Constituency  Gilliam County, Morrow County, Sherman County, Umatilla County, Wasco County
Born  November 7, 1968 (age 47) Portland, Oregon (1968-11-07)

Education  Eastern Oregon University

Greg V. Smith (born November 7, 1968) is an American politician in the State of Oregon. He is a member of the Oregon House of Representatives, serving District 57. He resides in Heppner with his wife Sherri and their five children.

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Educational background

Smith graduated from Eastern Oregon University in 1992 with a Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Studies. He later earned a Master's Degree in Business Administration. In 2001, Greg Smith was named Eastern Oregon University's Distinguished Alumnus. Today he currently serves on the Eastern Oregon University's Board of Trustees.

Early political involvement

After graduating from college, Smith served as a community advisory member for United States Senator Gordon Smith. He also served as an intern for then Oregon House of Representatives Majority Leader Greg Walden. In 1996 Smith served as an alternate delegate in the Republican Convention.

Oregon House of Representatives

In 2000 Smith successfully ran for Oregon State Representative for District 59. In 2001 redistricting moved Smith into House District 57. He ran for re-election and won. He currently is severing his 9th consecutive term in the House of Representatives (2001-Current).

Smith's 2017 committee assignments are as follows:

  • Joint Ways and Means Committee, Co-Vice Chair
  • Joint Ways and Means Subcommittee on General Government, Co-Chair
  • Joint Ways and Means Subcommittee on Capital Construction
  • Joint Legislative Administration Committee
  • Joint Committee on Transportation Preservation & Modernization
  • Joint Committee on Tax Reform
  • Special House Committee on Small Business Growth, Co-Chair
  • House GOP Caucus Budget Committee, Chair
  • Governor Kate Brown's Small Business Cabinet, Member
  • Cost Containment Workgroup
  • Provider Assessment Workgroup
  • Awards and recognitions

    During his terms in office, Smith has earned a 100% voting records with the Taxpayer Association of Oregon, Oregon Gun Owners of America, Oregon Farm Bureau, Oregonians for Food and Shelter, and the National Federation of Independent Businesses. The Oregon Cattlemen’s Association has given Smith the “Lariat Laureate”, their highest award. The Oregon Fair Association has given Smith the title “Grand Champion Legislator” for the work he has done on their behalf. He has also received the “Outstanding Freshman Legislator of the Year” award during the 19th Annual Oregon Rural Health Conference. The NRA has given Smith an A+ grade on his votes regarding gun related legislation. In 2009, Associated Oregon Industries named Representative Smith, "A Champion for Oregon Jobs and Business."

    Electoral history

    (*)All elections were for Oregon House of Representatives District 57 except for year 2000, which was for Oregon House District 59.

    References

    Greg Smith (Oregon politician) Wikipedia


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