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September 14, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) released the following statement after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) denied 54 Small Refinery Exemption (SRE) petitions for past compliance years. Earlier this year, the 10th Circuit Court ruled SREs must be issued continuously under the Renewable Fuel Standard.

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September 3, 2020 Press Release

Scottsbluff, Nebraska – Governor Pete Ricketts, Ambassador Gregg Doud, Chief Agriculture Negotiator, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, and Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) participated in a tour of agriculture locations in Western Nebraska today, highlighting the importance of agriculture and trade to Nebraska.

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August 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) announced his office will host an interactive virtual training for constituents interested in volunteering to record veterans’ stories for the Veterans History Project of the Library of Congress. Nebraskans of all ages are encouraged to attend to learn how to interview veterans in their communities.

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August 21, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) will meet constituents of the Third District during a virtual mobile office on Tuesday, August 25. Those interested in attending must pre-register at the link provided below.

August 21, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) and Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL) led nearly 20 of their colleagues in writing to United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, requesting he work to terminate Brazil’s use of a trade rate quota (TRQ) on U.S ethanol. Currently, Brazil has a 20% tariff on out-of-quota imports of U.S.

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August 20, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) will host the final session of his 2020 Agriculture Summit tomorrow, August 21, with featured guest Ambassador Gregg Doud, Chief Agriculture Negotiator, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. Those interested in attending must pre-register for the session at the link provided below.

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August 19, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) has announced the names of the Third District high school students who will serve on his Youth Advisory Council for the 2020-2021 academic school year.

August 6, 2020 Press Release
Guests Include Amb. Gregg Doud, Chief U.S. Ag Negotiator, and USDA Officials

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) will host a Virtual Agriculture Summit, with online sessions each morning from Tuesday, August 18, through Friday, August 21. Those interested in attending must pre-register for each session individually at the links provided below.

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August 3, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE), released the following statement after President Trump issued an Executive Order (EO) addressing rural health and telehealth concerns.

July 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE), released the following statement after the House passed the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (H.R. 7575). Included in this legislation is language Smith developed with the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to help communities which abide by certain criteria restore their eligibility for U.S.

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