Mending a Broken Budget Process

Congress’s budget process is broken, which is why I am a cosponsor of the Bipartisan Congressional Budget Reform Act. Read in this week’s column how this common-sense legislation will help tackle our government’s spending problem.

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Senator Fischer Joins Colleagues in Urging FCC to Prioritize Rural Broadband

Under the newly-formed RDOF, the FCC would commit more than $20 billion over the next 10 years to supporting high-speed broadband networks to at least 4 million homes and businesses in rural areas.

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Rural Communities Deserve Local TV Access

We often hear that rural America is forgotten. An absence of relevant, local programming demonstrates exactly how. Read this week’s column on how the WEST Access Act will enable satellite TV access to local, in-state programming for all NE communities.

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FEMA Announces $2 Million in Disaster Relief Grants for Nebraska Communities

In the wake of this year’s bomb cyclone and major flooding, I am pleased that FEMA is providing this assistance to Nebraskans. This funding will help repair critical utilities so that our communities can continue on the road to full recovery.

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Thanksgiving Day Video: “I’m grateful for the character and kind hearts of Nebraskans”

Through all the disaster and tragedy, Nebraskans responded with kindness, bravery, and generosity. Adversity doesn’t break us. Instead, it reveals our character, grit, and determination.

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Justice for Credit Scammers

As we approach the year’s busiest shopping season, it is critical that Nebraskans are aware and on guard for identity theft and fraudulent credit card charges.

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