With this year’s early start to the appropriations process, we have more time to make productive funding decisions in the best interest of our country. It is time for Congress to use the legislative process the way it was intended to cut waste and bring accountability back to Washington’s budget.
Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) invites constituents of the Third District to attend four public events from May 5 to May 7, 2015.
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.