Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

By Daniel Thompson

Congressman Adrian Smith meets with local residents


Daniel Thompson

Congressman Smith addresses the concerns of local residents while speaking in the Chamber of Commerce.

Congressman Adrian Smith stopped by the Kimball/Banner County Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, January 21, to update local residents on the issues being discussed in Washington.

Among the issues discussed was the current tax code which Smith believes is too convoluted and needs to be reformed to better serve the country.

"Our current tax code is 10,000 pages in length. And it costs our economy about $160 billion a year just to calculate our taxes. That doesn't include paying your taxes. Roughly half of the American people pay no federal income tax at all. But even so, we've got a system that is...

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