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January 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) released the following statement after attending the signing of the “Phase One” China trade agreement today at the White House:

January 6, 2020 Column

As we begin a new year, I find it useful reflect on past successes while building plans for the future. In 2019, we faced many challenges, but we also found several solutions to which will benefit Nebraska families, farmers, ranchers, and small businesses.

 

December 19, 2019 Column

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed legislation to enact the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA) today:

“After much hard work and negotiations by the administration, I am incredibly pleased were able to come together to enact this trade agreement which will greatly benefit Nebraska’s, and America’s, producers, consumers, and businesses small and large.

December 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) released the following statement regarding the imminent announcement of the completed United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA):

October 30, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) released the following statement regarding EPA’s Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) hearing today:

“The EPA’s RFS policy has been wildly inconsistent. This policy is the latest example of the EPA failing to effectively implement promises the President has made to farmers, refiners, and consumers. Administrator Wheeler must follow the law when it comes to the RFS. All those affected by the EPA’s actions should use the public comment period to make their voice heard."

October 11, 2019 Column

It is hard to miss the importance of corn in our great state where we proudly refer to ourselves as Cornhuskers! In fact, the Midwest is often called the “Corn Belt,” because corn is so integral to our economy and culture. We use every part of the plant, from feed to silage to ethanol to maximize its value. Ethanol, in particular, has been a positive economic driver for our corn producers.

October 4, 2019 Column

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) released the following statement today after the Trump administration released the details of his plan to uphold the RFS.

 

“The RFS has been widely successful, bipartisan, and benefits producers and consumers alike. I am glad the President took action to rectify the hardships RFS waivers granted by the EPA have created. This action restores credibility to the RFS consistent with congressional intent and compliments the President’s action to expand E-15."

September 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) released the following statement regarding the completion of “Phase One” of a trade agreement between the United States and Japan.

September 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) released the following statement today after the Trump administration finalized the repeal of the Waters of the United States rule, known as WOTUS:

 

September 4, 2019 Column

Every year, when Congress adjourns for an extended district work period during August, I continue to take the opportunity to travel the district, hold meetings, and find out what is on the minds of Nebraskans across the Third District.  This August I met with folks all across the district, from Auburn and Peru to Alliance and Scottsbluff, and many communities in between. I appreciated hearing their insights.