Fischer: America Must Modernize NC3 Architecture, Upgrade Aging Nuclear Arsenal

"Last October, the bipartisan, bicameral Congressional Commission on the Strategic Posture of the United States released their final report on America's strategic posture. Its findings were sobering. We face two major nuclear adversaries for the first time in history, and we are woefully underprepared to address this future threat environment. In their report, the commissioners also unanimously endorsed 81 recommendations," said Senator Fischer.

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VIDEO: Fischer Presses Ag Secretary on Disaster Aid Funding, Support for Independent Processors

"I appreciate that as well because, you know, we have three of the four big processors in the state. There’s also a big movement in Nebraska, as you know, to have more localized processing plants and the effect that has on rural communities, local communities, and local producers is tremendous," said Senator Fischer.

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Fischer, Congressional Delegation Announce Military Service Academy Days Across Nebraska

“Nebraska is steeped in a rich heritage of military service, and we’re proud to be the home of Offutt Air Force Base and Camp Ashland. Academy Days are a perfect opportunity for high school students and their parents to learn more about how to apply for nominations and to continue our state’s proud tradition of military service,” said Senator Fischer.

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Fischer Statement on EPA’s E-15 Announcement

"While I appreciate that the EPA has finally approved the year-round availability of E-15, the limited geography and needless delay until 2025 still complicates its sale. Congress must pass my legislation that will at last provide a nationwide, permanent solution for the sale of this blend that benefits consumers, producers, and the environment,” said Senator Fischer.

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VIDEO: Fischer Introduces Winnebago Tribe Chair at Hearing, Promotes Legislation Returning Improperly Seized Land to Tribe

“Our bill would restore the Tribe’s rightful land, transferring the outstanding tracts of land back from the Army Corps. The Corps no longer objects to returning the land, but this legislation is needed to actually get it transferred to the tribe. I’m optimistic that we can continue raising bipartisan, bicameral support for this bill and that we can send it to the president’s desk,” Senator Fischer said.

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VIDEO: Fischer Joins “Mornings with Maria” to Discuss Border Deal, Iran Response, Influx of Chinese Nationals

“You know, when we look at the response of this administration to Iran and their proxies, none of us should be surprised. If you have followed President Biden’s long, long career in the Senate, as Vice President, and now as President, there is no force. There is no resolve behind him. I think he makes very poor decisions," said Senator Fischer.

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