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Support is growing for my Critical Access Hospital Relief Act, to repeal the burdensome 96 hour rule
Friday’s jobs report is nothing to celebrate. 3.8 million Americans have been unemployed for 27 weeks or more.
The President jokes w/ Zach Galifianakis about
, but still won't meet w/ Republicans to discuss commonsense healthcare solutions
My weekly column: Standing up for the successes of Medicare Advantage and Part D.
Thanks to @
for the opportunity to discuss
and other issues at Taxpayer Day.
ICYMI: Yesterday, I asked Treasury Secretary Jack Lew about
, and the budget
The Obama Administration is undermining Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage. Learn more in my latest column:
VIDEO: Today I asked @
Secretary Jack Lew why the President's budget would break agreed to spending caps
"Contest Would Give Students of Third District a Chance to Create App, Share Ideas" @
Today, I joined a bipartisan majority in voting to eliminate the
individual mandate tax for 2014:
"Adrian Smith has announced the first House Student App Challenge for Nebraska’s 3rd District" @
I am a co-sponsor of the Simple Fairness Act, eliminating the
individual mandate tax for the rest of 2014
"Smith unveils app challenge for Neb's 3rd District" @
cuts to disproportionately affect low income seniors
Nebraskans are struggling with higher
bills. The House will vote for solutions to reduce costs:
New study contradicts Obama admin on Medicaid sign-ups
Everyone agrees our federal tax code is complicated, outdated, uncompetitive, and unfair. We need
Congrats to Covington Elementary Principal Sheri Fillipi named the Nat'l Distinguished Principal Award for
After 5 years of stalled economic growth and 28 years after last tax overhaul, I believe we must act on
's cuts to Medicare Advantage plans will force insurers to pass along higher costs to seniors
"Smith applauds progress in House on tax reform" via @
horror stories are false. Instead of denying reality, he should work with us on solutions.
VIDEO: we need
to strengthen our economy, simplify compliance, & make the code fairer for all Americans:
introduced comprehensive draft of
Get more info on the bill at:
horror stories are untrue"
The facts and
residents would disagree.
Enjoyed the 1st
breakfast of 2014 w/ @
, & @
To find out more about
11 million Americans could see their premiums spike under
Thanks to @
for co-sponsoring the Critical Access Hospital Relief Act in the Senate!
fact checker @
gives the President "Four Pinocchios" for latest
and Team USA for winning a bronze medal in the four-man bobsled!
PHOTO: Meeting with members of the @
Attn. High School artists: submissions for the 2014 Congressional Art Competition are due March 2. More info:
Republicans have solutions to spur economic growth and
. Read more in this week's Washington Report:
Read my column in today's @
passed, but more work is needed:
: Cong. Smith targets new mandatory hospital time limit for certain patients
My gratitude to the Buffalo Co.
who had coffee in Gibbon this morning. Thank you for your great service.
and future ag leaders around the nation!
Recording an interview with Steve Altmaier of @
Meeting with @
students in Oxford.
"Smith pushes for approval of Keystone XL project" @
Touring the 2014 @
reports on my visit to North Platte Community College's Health and Science Center
Just completed a nice visit to Lexington by chatting with Dave Schroeder of @
I enjoyed touring the @
science and technology facilities in
Enjoyed talking with @
's Jerry Dishong about
, and more!
was a good step, but more work is needed. Read my latest Washington Report:
Must read editorial in today's @
: Time for @
to make a decision about
Read my op-ed in today's @
on cutting arbitrary regulations on
Farm Bureau is hosting free Estate & Business Succession Workshops later this month!
I enjoyed meeting this morning with the Nebraska Corn Growers Association. @
The House voted to increase the debt limit. I voted no.
Another day, another
reports on the letter I sent to President Obama about the need to address
Proposed 501(c)4 regs unfairly target conservative groups & limit their ability to organize, we need to
markup of legislation to
from targeting conservative groups
Today, Rep. Collin Peterson (D-MN) and I called for action on
I am working to cut unnecessary regulations which obstruct access to
. Washington Report:
Great to be in Southeast
with students at Falls City High School.
Photo: thanks to students at @
for your questions and a good discussion.
PHOTO: Enjoyed today's meeting with the Beatrice Chamber of Commerce.
Access to health care is necessary to make sure rural
remains a great place to live
Thank you to @
, and @
- original cosponsors of the Critical Access Hospital Relief Act
House Republicans have launched
to keep you updated on the ongoing
- Thank you for your commitment to protecting
New video report from @
on my bill to cut red tape for small, rural hospitals:
numbers continue to get worse
Obama's fmr Energy Sec says the decision on
is political and not scientific
Today I introduced the Critical Access Hospital Relief Act to repeal the burdensome 96-hour rule
PHOTO: Speaking and taking questions from @
Today's CBO report is just the latest evidence
is hurting Americans - fewer jobs, fewer insured:
will markup a bill to address the harmful
30 Hour Rule. Watch live:
really working the way it's supposed to?
ICYMI: State Department concluded
would pose minimal environmental risk.
New Treasury regulations would target conservative groups. @
is fighting back:
I am concerned by the President’s plans to bypass Congress “whenever and wherever” he chooses.
I encourage the President to follow the science and facts, and approve the
Today I will send an e-newsletter with an update on the
and response to the
. Sign up here:
Video update on the
: I signed letter to protect small
farmers from Washington regulatory overreach.
ICYMI: Yesterday I spoke on the House Floor about the
. Not a perfect bill, but a good step. VIDEO:
"House OKs Farm Bill; Smith among Republicans supporting compromise" by @
in today's @
: Congressman Smith calls Obama health care remarks divisive
Our bipartisan message to OSHA: stay off small
is not perfect, but contains important reforms & gives producers certainty. House has more work to do:
VIDEO: This morning I spoke on the House Floor about the
Last night, the President said he would bypass Congress, which further undermines the separation of powers
House Republicans have offered hundreds of suggestions to improve America's health care systems:
residents tell me they cannot afford
has been a disaster for
– lost coverage, increased premiums, reduced access to care.
We can increase wages and grow the economy through
, and repealing
The President wants a 13th extension of "emergency" unemployment benefits – unpaid for, and with no reforms.
If the President is serious about helping the unemployed, he should consider dozens of House-passed bills
and economic growth.
The best way to help America's workers is through economic growth and opportunity – not the heavy hand of government.
The President has already tried to stimulate the economy with massive deficit spending. It failed then, and would fail again.
plan would reduce tax rates for big business – but not for hardworking individuals and families.
would remove loopholes and use the savings to lower rates for both businesses and individuals.
Any attempt to bypass Congress undermines the system of checks & balances established by our founders in the Constitution.
Fact Check: We have the lowest labor force participation rate since the Carter Administration.
Follow this account tonight during the State of the Union for live reaction and fact checks.
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