Fischer Encourages Nebraska Students to Apply for Community Service Award

This community service award is open for applicants in grades 5-12, and members of Girl Scout councils, county 4-H organizations, American Red Cross chapters, YMCAs, and affiliates of Points of Light's HandsOn Network. The deadline to apply is November 6, 2018.

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$2.5 Million Will Go to Broken Bow Airport for Runway

Our small airports keep rural Nebraskans connected. Broken Bow receiving this competitive investment is great news for Custer County. A new runway will improve commerce and help ensure local residents can fly safely.

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Senate Passes Bipartisan Bill to Help States Fight Opioid Crisis

“It breaks my heart to hear from Nebraskans who have lost loved ones to overdoses. We have to do more to fight this crisis and save lives. The bipartisan solution passed today will help states improve treatment, train health professionals, and expand prevention programs,” said Senator Fischer.

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Putting the Patient in Control

We live in an age of information. We have access to more information than at any other time in history. With a touch on your phone or click of a mouse, a search for an answer to any question will be met with millions of results. This information has great value, sometimes more than we realize. Information has the power to improve lives and save them.

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Nebraska to Receive Nearly $7 Million for Water Infrastructure

I’m happy to hear the USDA is investing nearly $7 million in water and wastewater infrastructure in rural Nebraska. The communities of Ainsworth, Alexandria, Wauneta, and Western will see big improvements and upgrades to their systems. These major investments will keep Nebraskans healthy and safe

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Fischer, Fortenberry, Bacon Applaud Open Skies Funding in FY2019 Defense Funding Bill

This is a significant win for Offutt Air Force Base and the men and women who serve there. With this first step, the 55th Wing can continue to ensure the United States takes full advantage of this treaty and that we are not limited by airframes which can no longer fulfill their mission.

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