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May 7, 2018 Press Release

Today, Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) announced the 2018 Excellence in Economic Development awards. The competition is open to individuals, businesses, and organizations throughout the Third District who strengthen Nebraska’s economy through innovation, hard work, creativity, entrepreneurship, or historic preservation.

April 13, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) joined Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) to introduce H.R. 5506, the Physician Assistant Direct Payment Act, to allow physician assistants (PAs) to directly bill Medicare.

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March 30, 2018 Column

Everyone agrees agriculture is important to Nebraska and vital to the U.S. economy. This is why the tax code – and any efforts to reform it – should treat businesses and individuals engaged in farming and ranching to the same benefits as other business sectors across the country. For this reason, when we were working to draft tax reform in the Ways and Means Committee I fought for provisions important to agriculture such as keeping full property tax deductibility for agricultural land as a business expense.

September 29, 2017 Column
There is not enough long-term thinking in Congress. With tax reform, we can and must change this mentality. Focusing on the future will deliver more economic growth and greater opportunity for generations to come.
June 9, 2017 Column
As happens too often when the federal government gets involved, a seemingly well-intentioned bill hastily signed into law in 2010 wreaked havoc on economic opportunity in America. You may be surprised to learn this is not a column about Obamacare. Instead, I am talking about a piece of legislation which has become known as “Obamacare for banks.”
February 24, 2017 Column
On March 1, 1867, Nebraska became the 37th state admitted to the Union. As we celebrate 150 years of statehood, we honor the legacies of all those who took great risks and overcame countless obstacles in pursuit of opportunity.
December 20, 2016 Press Release
Today, Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) released his 2016 Regulation Rewind Report, a digital booklet highlighting his efforts to reduce the burden of overregulation on Nebraskans.
November 17, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) released the following statement today after voting in favor of H.R. 5982, the Midnight Rules Relief Act.
November 10, 2016 Column
The American people have spoken, and the power structure in Washington, D.C., has been turned on its head. I congratulate President-elect Donald Trump on his victory and look forward to working with him.
November 3, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) joined 23 fellow House Ways and Means Committee members in sending a letter to Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew today to urge the Treasury Department to withdraw newly proposed regulations which would increase the Death Tax burden on family-owned businesses.