Funding Our Military

If we truly mean what we say about supporting our troops, then we must put political grandstanding aside and move forward with this appropriations bill. We must honor our commitment to our warfighters so that they can continue their mission of keeping America safe, prosperous, and free. Let’s give our troops the pay raise they deserve and the resources they need to sustain a free and open international order.

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Fischer, Smith Introduce Bicameral Legislation to Bring Local Television Programming to Western Nebraska Counties

No matter where you live in our state, you should have access to broadcast coverage of Nebraska news, weather, sports, and information on local events. I am joining Rep. Smith to introduce the WEST Access Act because local television programming is necessary to keep Nebraskans well-connected and informed about what’s happening in their communities.

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Senator Fischer Statement on Veterans Day 2019

America is safe because generation after generation of men and women have answered the call to defend our country with courage and patriotism. This Veterans Day, we pay tribute to all those who have served.

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Midwest Senators Submit Comments on EPA’s Supplemental Rule on RFS Deal

Just this week, the CEO of a major oil refinery bragged that small refinery exemptions were ‘a real cash flow that [they] get every year.’ This is at the expense of farmers and biofuel producers. The EPA’s proposed rule fails to ensure that 15 billion gallons of conventional ethanol are actually blended into our nation’s fuel supply.

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Senator Fischer Speaks on Senate Floor Honoring Veterans

Ahead of Veterans Day, U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, spoke on the Senate floor today to honor the men and women from Nebraska and across the country who have served in our armed forces.

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(JOINT RELEASE): DoT Announces $16.9 Million Grant for Omaha’s 120th Street Project

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced a $16.9 million Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Grant to widen 120th Street in Omaha to a four lane divided street:

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