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Midlands lawmakers sworn-in; ‘With a new Congress comes new options to build consensus’

BY World-Herald News Service | January 4, 2019, WASHINGTON — Midlands lawmakers kicked off a new Congress on Thursday amid a partial government shutdown that has no apparent end in sight. Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., took the oath of office for her second term on a Bible her grandmother gave her in 1955. And she [...]

2019-01-07T07:34:21-05:00January 4th, 2019|Media coverage|

Rep. Smith urges action on trade

By the McCook Gazette WASHINGTON, D.C. -- As he looks ahead to 2019, U.S. Congressman Adrian Smith, who represents Nebraska's Third District including the counties of Southwest Nebraska, says his major focus will be "to improve market access for our ag producers." To help accomplish this, Smith says he will encourage the negotiation of new [...]

2019-01-07T07:45:39-05:00December 31st, 2018|Media coverage|

Nebraska Congressman ask for their paychecks to be stopped during shutdown

By Bill Schammert, LINCOLN, Neb. -- Despite a partial government shutdown, Congress is still collecting paychecks, at least most of them. Nebraska Reps. Jeff Fortenberry, Adrian Smith and Don Bacon, along with Sens. Ben Sasse and Deb Fischer, have asked for their paychecks to be withheld until the government is 100-percent funded. "Hopefully all [...]

2019-01-07T07:49:15-05:00December 28th, 2018|Media coverage|

Farm bill hailed by congressmen as good for Nebraska

By DON WALTON, Lincoln Journal Star Rep. Adrian Smith hailed House passage of a new farm bill Wednesday, expressing "strong support" for the legislation from the congressional district that he says leads the nation in agricultural production. Smith's 3rd District spreads across western and central Nebraska and also includes the northeastern and southeastern corners of the [...]

2019-01-07T07:52:08-05:00December 12th, 2018|Media coverage|

State leaders applaud progress on trade between U.S. and Japan

By ROBERT PORE, BH News Service GRAND ISLAND - President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan issued a joint statement after a summit Wednesday, outlining plans for future trade negotiations. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said achieving high-standard trade agreements is a top priority for American agriculture, and the announcement of the [...]

2018-10-05T08:31:58-05:00September 30th, 2018|Media coverage|

Nebraska Congressman pushes changes to get those on assistance into the workforce

By Brent Martin, Nebraska Radio Network  (Washington, D.C.) -- A Nebraska Congressman pushes for additional work requirements for federal assistance, arguing it wouldn’t just be good for taxpayers, but for the individuals as well. Congressman Adrian Smith wants to increase work requirements for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, known as TANIF. Smith insists he wants [...]

2018-10-05T08:28:18-05:00September 29th, 2018|Media coverage|

In Nebraska’s 3rd District race, economy and health care divide Rep. Adrian Smith and Paul Theobald

By Joseph Morton, World-Herald Bureau  WASHINGTON — Rep. Adrian Smith, R-Neb., and his Democratic challenger, Paul Theobald, have different takes on the economic situation currently facing Nebraska’s sprawling and largely rural 3rd District. Theobald points to median incomes below national levels, a hurting agricultural sector and counties that have lost population since Smith took office [...]

2018-10-05T08:24:09-05:00September 26th, 2018|Media coverage|

Candidates outline key issues at forum

By the Albion News  Topics ranged from tax reform to health care and housing during a Republican candidate forum last Thursday night in Albion’s Cardinal Inn Conference Center. A small crowd of about 15 people attended. District 41 State Sen. Tom Briese introduced the guest candidates, Third District Congressman Adrian Smith, Lt. Gov. Mike Foley [...]

2018-10-05T08:27:58-05:00September 25th, 2018|Media coverage|

Smith wins re-election to fifth term

By BART SCHANEMAN, Assistant Editor, Star-Herald In another convincing victory, 3rd District House Representative Adrian Smith won re-election over Democrat challenger Mark Sullivan. Smith won with 6,805 votes to Sullivan’s 2,755. “I’m very grateful for the support,” Smith said. “Our system is alive and well.” This will be Gering-native Smith’s fifth term as U.S. Representative. [...]

2014-11-10T09:27:14-05:00November 10th, 2014|Media coverage|

Smith outlines priorities to Journal Star

By the Journal Star Rep. Adrian Smith, a member of the House since 2007, says his experience as a member of the Gering City Council, the Nebraska Legislature and the House has prepared him to serve communities and families effectively.  Smith says his focus would include "getting our fiscal house in order," tax reform, regulatory [...]

2017-06-06T09:43:11-05:00October 2nd, 2014|Media coverage|