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May 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith released the following statement after opposing two bills today, H.R. 6800 and H.Res. 965. Both bills passed the House of Representatives on party-line votes.

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May 12, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) today announced the winners of the 2020 Congressional Art Competition for the Third District of Nebraska. 

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May 11, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives Adrian Smith (R-NE) and Tom O'Halleran (D-AZ) introduced H.R. 6792, the Improving Telehealth for Underserved Communities Act, to improve the Rural Health Clinic (RHC) telehealth fix created by the CARES Act.

April 24, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith and Senator Deb Fischer released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Treasury and Small Business Administration (SBA) released a document making hospitals receiving less than 50 percent of their funding from state and local governments eligible for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

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April 23, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith released the following statement after voting to pass the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act (H.R. 266) today. H.R. 266 replenishes funding for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), provides additional monetary assistance for health care providers and hospitals, and expands testing for COVID-19.

April 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Representatives Adrian Smith (R-NE), Terri Sewell (D-AL), and Jodey Arrington (R-TX) have introduced H.R. 6569, the Rural Health Relief Act, to allow rural county and municipal hospitals to participate in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

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April 13, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Due to health and safety concerns with COVID-19, along with the recommendation of social distancing from President Trump, Gov. Ricketts, and the Center for Disease Control, the office of Congressman Smith has postponed the following service academy open house until further notice:

Tuesday, April 21st

April 9, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressmen Adrian Smith and Jodey Arrington led over 70 Members of Congress in writing Secretary of Treasury Steven Mnuchin and Administrator of the U.S.

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April 2, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – In response to concerns about cattle prices, Congressman Adrian Smith, the rest of the Nebraska delegation, and over 100 other members of Congress wrote a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue urging implementation of assistance for producers as quickly as possible. Congressman Smith released the following statement:

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March 27, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith released the following statement after supporting Phase III of the COVID-19 assistance negotiated by the Trump administration, known as the CARES Act:

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