Our negotiating partners make their best offers to lower trade barriers and set high standards if they know Congress will not re-write an agreement later. For America to get the best possible deal in trade negotiations, passing the Trade Priorities and Accountability Act, also known as TPA, is the necessary first step.
Many Americans dread April 15th due to the complexity of our tax code. Unfortunately, taxpayers are not only burdened by the high costs of compliance but are also greatly concerned with the lack of accountability displayed by the very agency charged with collecting taxes.
Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives this morning in support of H.R. 1105, the Death Tax Repeal Act. Smith is a cosponsor of this legislation, which passed the House today.
Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) participated today in a House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee hearing on the individual and employer mandates in President Obama’s health care law.