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Congressman Adrian Smith

Representing the 3rd District of Nebraska

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March 30, 2018 Column

Everyone agrees agriculture is important to Nebraska and vital to the U.S. economy. This is why the tax code – and any efforts to reform it – should treat businesses and individuals engaged in farming and ranching to the same benefits as other business sectors across the country.

March 23, 2018 Column
Nebraskans’ strong engagement in the workings of our government is a great testament to our shared commitment to preserving freedom and opportunity. We must do all we can at the federal level to further encourage this involvement by making our work accessible to those we serve.
March 20, 2018 Column
Nebraska agriculture has a great story to tell, and I am proud to represent the top-producing ag district in the country. Because of the dedication and efficiency of our producers, our state plays a leading role in feeding the world.
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 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.
February 23, 2018 Column
Encouraging Nebraska students to engage with their government is important to the future of our state and country. For young people in the Third District, my office has great opportunities for students of all ages and interests to get involved.
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February 16, 2018 Column
Nebraska’s Third District is home to 55 Critical Access Hospitals. Though they all share the same designation, no two are alike in the ways they meet the needs of their communities.
February 9, 2018 Column
The congressional budgeting process is broken. By continually passing short-term funding bills and driving up spending levels, we are abdicating the constitutional power of the purse.
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February 2, 2018 Column
President Trump’s first State of the Union address on January 30 was a strong report on what has been accomplished in his first year and his goals for our nation moving forward. The President, along with the inspiring American heroes he recognized, reaffirmed we have every reason to be optimistic about what’s ahead for our great country.
January 26, 2018 Column
As I send this week’s column, I am getting ready to board a flight to the NAFTA negotiations in Montreal to advocate for the trade agreement and share its success stories for Nebraska agriculture.

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