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Congressman Adrian Smith

Representing the 3rd District of Nebraska


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November 2, 2018 Column

We’ve all been there. Our families sit down for a nice, relaxing dinner and just as we begin to eat, the phone rings. But who could it be? It’s fairly late in the evening and mostly anyone who would call at such an hour is already gathered together.

November 2, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The office of Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) will host Senior Service Fairs in Scottsbluff on Wednesday, November 14 and in Grand Island on Thursday, November 15 to coincide with Medicare Open Enrollment.

Officials from the Nebraska Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) will offer one-on-one consultations on available Medicare Part D prescription drug plans. Seniors seeking assistance should bring a complete list of their prescriptions, including dosage information. 

April 13, 2018 Column

This week, the House of Representatives considered H.J.Res. 2 to amend the U.S. Constitution to require a balanced federal budget. This would be an important first step toward rectifying our financial situation because we have a long road ahead if we intend to pay back the more than $21 trillion in debt we currently owe.

April 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE), a senior member of the Committee on Ways and Means, delivered the following remarks today during consideration of H.J.Res 2, proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States. Rep. Smith is a cosponsor of the resolution.

February 5, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) spoke on the House floor today in support of H.R. 4547, the Strengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act.
August 11, 2017 Column
Social Security is a large portion of many Americans’ retirement incomes, and Congress is working on a number of solutions to strengthen the program and increase efficiency for beneficiaries.
February 2, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) released the following statement today after voting in favor of H.J. Res. 40 to utilize the Congressional Review Act to overturn the Social Security Administration’s rule which automatically adds Social Security beneficiaries with representative payees to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS).
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.
October 21, 2016 Column
Millions of Americans depend on Social Security as part of their retirement savings, and they are also depending on us to strengthen the program. We must act now, not later, to put Social Security on a sustainable path.
May 18, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) questioned Social Security Administration Inspector General Patrick O’Carroll in a Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee hearing today about the Obama administration’s proposal to report all 4.2 million Social Security beneficiaries with representative payees to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System.