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Congressman Adrian Smith

Representing the 3rd District of Nebraska

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November 26, 2018 Column

Each November, we celebrate National Family Week to reflect on the importance of strong families in our communities. Whether through biological child birth, adoption, or foster care, children need families to provide the care and support necessary to become healthy and productive adults. It has been a cornerstone of my tenure in office to support federal policies which encourage the development of strong families.

October 12, 2018 Column

On October 5th, President Trump signed into law the 2018 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act to update and authorize its activities for another five years. This is important to Nebraska’s Third District because it contained a policy change whose specific aim is to support and revive commercial air service to our rural communities.

October 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) has introduced H.R. 7033 to reclassify and rename Homestead National Monument in Gage County, Nebraska as a National Historical Park.

May 7, 2018 Press Release

Today, Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) announced the 2018 Excellence in Economic Development awards. The competition is open to individuals, businesses, and organizations throughout the Third District who strengthen Nebraska’s economy through innovation, hard work, creativity, entrepreneurship, or historic preservation.

May 4, 2018 Column

Commercial air service is vital to our nation’s economy and this is especially true in rural parts of the country. Regular flights into and out of geographically isolated regions like Nebraska’s Third District provide a lifeline connecting our community to the rest of the nation, which is absolutely necessary to a vibrant economy.

April 13, 2018 Column

This week, the House of Representatives considered H.J.Res. 2 to amend the U.S. Constitution to require a balanced federal budget. This would be an important first step toward rectifying our financial situation because we have a long road ahead if we intend to pay back the more than $21 trillion in debt we currently owe.

March 22, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE), a member of the Committee on Ways and Means, released the following statement today after voting to address the “grain glitch” as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018.
March 9, 2018 Column
One of the most common concerns I hear while traveling the Third District is the roadblocks employers are facing in finding qualified workers. Considering the high number of Americans currently sitting on the economic sidelines, we have a great opportunity before us to close the jobs gap and help more people experience prosperity.
March 8, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) released the following statement today after President Donald Trump announced his decision to impose new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.
March 2, 2018 Column
The next round of NAFTA negotiations is underway in Mexico City, and I am part of the bipartisan congressional delegation traveling to these talks to stress the importance of this agreement to America’s economic future.