3112, 2018

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 [...]

2812, 2018

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 [...]

1212, 2018

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 [...]

3009, 2018

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, [...]