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Congressman Adrian Smith

Representing the 3rd District of Nebraska

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October 12, 2018 Column

On October 5th, President Trump signed into law the 2018 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act to update and authorize its activities for another five years. This is important to Nebraska’s Third District because it contained a policy change whose specific aim is to support and revive commercial air service to our rural communities.

October 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) praised President Trump’s decision to allow the year-round sale of E15 in accordance with legislation introduced by Smith. In a White House announcement today, the president directed the EPA to begin rulemaking to allow E15 to be sold during the summer months.

October 8, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) released the following statement after President Donald Trump signed into law the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 (H.R. 302).

May 4, 2018 Column

Commercial air service is vital to our nation’s economy and this is especially true in rural parts of the country. Regular flights into and out of geographically isolated regions like Nebraska’s Third District provide a lifeline connecting our community to the rest of the nation, which is absolutely necessary to a vibrant economy.

January 5, 2018 Column
There is a lot of work ahead in the new year. Before we undertake a fresh set of challenges, it is good to take stock of the many positive outcomes and accomplishments of 2017.
October 16, 2017 Press Release
Today, U.S. Senators Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) and Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) and Representative Adrian Smith (NE-03) led a letter to U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao voicing concerns about the department’s plan to terminate the Essential Air Service program in Nebraska communities.
August 7, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) released the following statement today after PenAir announced it has filed a request with the Department of Transportation to end Essential Air Service routes between Denver and Kearney, North Platte, and Scottsbluff.
April 21, 2017 Column
One issue most Americans agree on is the importance of investing in our infrastructure. Significant repairs are needed to keep our country strong and competitive. In Nebraska, we know infrastructure is crucial to connecting rural communities.
March 2, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) and Congressman Dave Loebsack (D-IA) reintroduced legislation today to broaden fuel choices for retailers and consumers by expanding the existing waiver of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations related to the Reid Vapor Pressure of motor vehicle fuel, which E10 received in 1990, to include E15.
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.