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February 14, 2014 Column
After years of work, frustration, and setbacks, a long-term Farm Bill has been passed by both the House and Senate, and signed into law by the President.
February 11, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) today made the following statement after voting against legislation to increase the federal debt ceiling:
February 10, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) and Congressman Collin Peterson (D-MN) today sent a letter to President Obama asking for immediate action to address the national propane shortage.
February 7, 2014 Column
Rural Nebraska truly is the heartland of America. I grew up here, and would never live anywhere else. While there are many advantages and benefits to living in rural areas, there are also challenges.
February 5, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) introduced the Critical Access Hospital Relief Act which would repeal the burdensome 96-Hour rule now being enforced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
February 4, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) made the following statement today after a new report from the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office predicted the President’s health care law will reduce the number of full-time workers by roughly 2.3 million people, and the online exchanges will insure 1 million fewer people this year than previously estimated:
January 31, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) issued the following statement after the State Department released its final environmental impact study on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.
January 31, 2014 Column
I am particularly concerned by the President’s plans to make 2014 a “year of action” by circumventing Congress “whenever and wherever” he chooses.
January 29, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) voted in favor of H.R. 2642, the Farm Bill Conference Report.
January 28, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) said he was “disappointed” by President Obama’s State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on January 28, 2014.



August 1, 2011 Article
Over the last seven months the conversation in Washington has changed. For too long, Congress focused on how much government could spend, but now the debate has shifted to how we can stop spending money we do not have.
July 22, 2011 Article
From George Washington to Thomas Jefferson to Ben Franklin, balancing the budget united America's founders.
July 15, 2011 Article
Raising taxes during a recession is not a strategy for recovery. Penalizing the job creators we need to hire more workers is a step backward on the path to economic recovery.
July 8, 2011 Article
Small streams and irrigation canals are rarely considered resources to generate hydropower. In reality, the future of hydropower lies in these nontraditional sources.
July 1, 2011 Article
While Congress authorizes new spending, the debt ceiling controls the ability of the Treasury Department to finance the spending obligations Congress and the President have previously made.