Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

Smith addresses big topics with Kimball youth

Infrastructure, tax reform and budget covered

A new $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan, federal tax cut legislation and a little advice on student loans were among the topics covered as Rep. Adrian Smith (R-NE) visited Monday with Kimball High School civics students.

The 3rd District congressman spent about an hour with 19 seniors in Jeri Ferguson's civics class, touching on a variety of current political topics and sharing a few personal stories from serving in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Smith joined all GOP lawmakers from Nebraska by voting for the tax bill-a sweeping tax reform package approved on a 224-201 vote--but vot...