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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:

March 27, 2020 Column

Just a few weeks ago, we were in the midst of the strongest economy in years. We now find ourselves with questions about what will happen to our economy due to the COVID-19 outbreak. In contrast with other times of economic uncertainty, this interruption in our economy was not caused by bad decisions or nefarious actors, nor were we nearing the end of a business cycle.

March 23, 2020 Column

While the COVID-19 outbreak continues, drastic measures have been put in place to slow the spread. Unprecedented actions such as the closures of shops and restaurants, recommendations against gatherings of more than 10 people, and the canceling of many sporting and entertainment events have altered our very way of life.

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March 21, 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. Pete Ricketts, the Center for Disease Control, the office of Congressman Smith is postponing public events in Hebron, Falls City, Geneva, Pawnee City and Arthur:

Tuesday, March 24th

March 16, 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. Pete Ricketts, the Center for Disease Control, and out of an abundance of caution, the office of Congressman Smith will be postponing the following upcoming public events:

 

March 16, 2020 Column

It is clear coronavirus presents a major threat to the health of the most vulnerable among us, and Americans are rightfully taking steps to protect themselves, their families, friends, and neighbors from transmission. In addition, federal, state, and local governments have taken measures to fight against the spread of this virus, provide care for those infected, and maintain economic security.

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March 16, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith released the following statement after supporting the COVID-19 assistance package (H.R. 6201) negotiated by the Trump administration:

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March 13, 2020 Press Release

***Due to health and safety concerns with the coronavirus, the Capitol, White House, Pentagon, and other Washington D.C. sights have suspended tours until further notice.  We apologize for any inconvenience and urge constituents to take precautionary measures during this time.***

March 11, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Adrian Smith (R-Neb.) and Ann Kuster (D-N.H.) and U.S. Sens. John Thune (R-S.D.) and Ben Cardin (D-Md.) today introduced companion versions of the Reducing Unnecessary Senior Hospitalizations (RUSH) Act of 2020, bipartisan, bicameral legislation to facilitate greater use of telehealth in skilled nursing facilities.   

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March 6, 2020 Column

Every ten years, our government is required by our Constitution to conduct a census of our population. This year, from March 12-20, the United States Census Bureau will send out census forms and instruction to every household in the United States. Although the form may be an inconvenience, it is of the utmost importance to our political process.

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March 27, 2020 Article

Just a few weeks ago, we were in the midst of the strongest economy in years. We now find ourselves with questions about what will happen to our economy due to the COVID-19 outbreak. In contrast with other times of economic uncertainty, this interruption in our economy was not caused by bad decisions or nefarious actors, nor were we nearing the end of a business cycle.

March 23, 2020 Article

While the COVID-19 outbreak continues, drastic measures have been put in place to slow the spread. Unprecedented actions such as the closures of shops and restaurants, recommendations against gatherings of more than 10 people, and the canceling of many sporting and entertainment events have altered our very way of life.

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March 16, 2020 Article

It is clear coronavirus presents a major threat to the health of the most vulnerable among us, and Americans are rightfully taking steps to protect themselves, their families, friends, and neighbors from transmission. In addition, federal, state, and local governments have taken measures to fight against the spread of this virus, provide care for those infected, and maintain economic security.

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March 6, 2020 Article

Every ten years, our government is required by our Constitution to conduct a census of our population. This year, from March 12-20, the United States Census Bureau will send out census forms and instruction to every household in the United States. Although the form may be an inconvenience, it is of the utmost importance to our political process.

March 2, 2020 Article

This week the Ways and Means Committee held our annual hearing with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar. He discussed the administration’s current work on health care, the administration’s efforts for combating coronavirus, and answered questions we had on both subjects.  

 

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