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April 3, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) released the following statement after Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday requested the president’s tax returns from the IRS.

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March 29, 2019 Column

This week I was at the White House for a meeting with President Trump, members of his cabinet, and a group of my House colleagues about USMCA, the trade agreement recently negotiated with Canada and Mexico to build on NAFTA’s success.

March 27, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) visited the White House on Tuesday for a discussion on the USMCA trade agreement and personally thanked President Trump for approving Nebraska’s disaster declaration in response to harsh weather and historic flooding throughout much of the state. 

March 21, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) released the below statement following President Trump’s announcement of a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Nebraska.

March 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) released the below statement following Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Nebraska on Tuesday to survey damage caused by severe weather and ongoing flooding.

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March 15, 2019 Column

It was another busy week in the House Ways and Means Committee with important hearings on tax policy and the state of our economy. We heard from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in his annual testimony before the committee that the American economy is strong and our efforts at reforming the tax code have been very successful.

March 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Constituents of Third District Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) are invited to meet with a representative of his office at mobile offices throughout the month of April in Neligh, Hildreth, Alma, McCook, Fullerton, Central City, Elwood, Nelson, North Platte, and Falls City.

March 11, 2019 Press Release

*Note: students and parents will also be able to join us via Skype and appointments can be scheduled in advance through Smith’s Grand Island office.

March 8, 2019 Column

We celebrate National Ag Week to recognize the tireless efforts of our farmers and ranchers to feed the American people and a sizeable portion of the rest of the world. It has always been a point of pride for me to represent Nebraska’s Third District, which is the highest producing ag district in the country.

March 6, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) announced Tuesday from the floor of the House of Representatives the introduction of H.R. 1472 to reclassify and rename Homestead National Monument in Gage County, Nebraska as a National Historical Park.

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March 1, 2019 Article

This week, House Democrats proposed two bills under the guise of curtailing gun violence. In reality the bills amount to a fundamental erosion of our Second Amendment rights, which should never be allowed. In Nebraska, the need for firearms is the same today as it was when the Second Amendment was enacted - before we were even a territory of the United States.  
 

February 22, 2019 Article

Access to quality healthcare is among the most important issues facing the country today, especially for aging Americans. In rural areas, such as Nebraska’s Third District, this is even more true. Nearly 50 million Americans, or one in seven, rely on Medicare for their healthcare needs in retirement or when disabled.

February 15, 2019 Article

As you may know, I recently accepted the top Republican position on the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures, which writes tax policy for Congress. It’s quite an honor for me because my colleagues and I on this panel represent the first line of defense against higher taxes. According to the U.S.

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February 8, 2019 Article

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February 1, 2019 Article

There isn’t much to get excited about when it comes to healthcare these days. Obamacare has failed to deliver the affordable outcomes it promised in just about every way imaginable. The broken promise which troubles me most is President Obama’s famous line, “if you like your healthcare plan, you can keep it,” because this couldn’t have been any further from the truth.

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