Press Releases

Dec 19, 2016

Smith Thanks 2016 Interns

Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) released the following statement today to recognize the interns who have served the Third District throughout 2016: Jayme Krejci of St. Paul, Isaac Liberman of Kearney, Marilyn Synek of Kearney, and Colton Schaardt of Steinauer.

Dec 15, 2016

ICYMI: USTR News: United States Challenges Chinese Grain Tariff Rate Quotas for Rice, Wheat, and Corn

Issues: Agriculture, Trade

The complaint filed by the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) charges that China’s administration of its TRQs for these commodities breaches China’s WTO commitments and undermines American farm exports. The United States is launching this trade enforcement challenge to hold China to its trade commitments and help level the playing field for American rice, wheat, and corn farmers.

Nov 30, 2016

Smith's Rural Hospital Relief Provision Passes House

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 34, the 21st Century Cures Act. The bill, which passed the House today, contains Smith’s provision requiring the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) to report on the economic and staffing impacts of physician supervision requirements on Critical Access Hospitals.

Nov 29, 2016

VIDEO: Smith Supports Bill to Give Veterans More Health Care Choices

Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) led floor debate in the House of Representatives today and spoke in support of H.R. 5458, the Veterans TRICARE Choice Act of 2016.

Nov 28, 2016

Smith Offers Tickets for Presidential Inauguration

Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) encourages residents of Nebraska’s Third District interested in attending the 58th Presidential Inauguration on Friday, January 20, 2017, in Washington, D.C., to contact his office for information on obtaining tickets.

Nov 17, 2016

Smith Praises Passage of Midnight Rules Relief Act

Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) released the following statement today after voting in favor of H.R. 5982, the Midnight Rules Relief Act.

Nov 17, 2016

Congressional Caseworkers to Visit Lexington, Trenton, Pawnee City, Geneva, Stapleton, and Broken Bow

Constituents of Third District Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) who need assistance dealing with a federal agency are invited to attend Caseworker in Your Community events on Wednesday, November 30, in Lexington and Trenton; Thursday, December 1, in Pawnee City and Geneva; and Friday, December 2, in Stapleton and Broken Bow.

Nov 15, 2016

Smith Speaks at Briefing on Agriculture Research

Issues: Agriculture

Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) presented at a briefing today featuring Dr. Chavonda Jacobs-Young, Administrator of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS), to discuss the research being conducted by the agency and how it impacts the future of agriculture.

Nov 14, 2016

Congressional Caseworker to Visit Kimball

Constituents of Third District Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) who need assistance dealing with a federal agency are invited to attend Caseworker in Your Community on Monday, November 21, in Kimball.

Nov 10, 2016

Smith Statement on Release of VA Black Hills Health Care System’s Environmental Impact Statement

Issues: Veterans

Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) released the following statement today after the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Black Hills Health Care System released its final environmental impact statement (EIS) on the proposed reconfiguration of the system.

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