Jun 28 2013
Welcome to the Monthly Record! (June 28, 2013)
Hello to my fellow Nebraskans and thank you for taking the time to read my first e-newsletter as a United States Senator for Nebraska.
Each month, I will be sending you this “Monthly Record” to help keep you updated on important issues before the Senate. I am always grateful to listen to your views, whether it is in person, by phone, or through a letter or e-mail. Constituent input is vital to the legislative process, and I encourage you to contact me with your suggestions and concerns.
Read about the amendments I offered to the immigration bill to secure our border and ensure assimilation .... http://1.usa.gov/1alQjCQ
IN OTHER NEWS ....
Senate Armed Services Comm. Passes a National Defense Bill
I am proud to serve as a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, which recently approved the national defense bill. This annual legislation provides critical national security funding and ensures our military remains the finest in the world. Importantly, the bill also supports STRATCOM’s vital missions of missile defense and nuclear deterrence. Learn more about my work on the national defense bill here... http://1.usa.gov/17HHkvE
Challenging President Obama's Call for Drastic Reductions to Nuclear Arsenal
Last week, President Obama announced his intention to drastically reduce America's nuclear arsenal by one-third. This dangerous plan could jeopardize our longstanding policy of "peace through strength." Watch my speech on the Senate floor outlining my concerns ...http://bit.ly/12vYJOG
Working to Repeal the Death Tax
I believe it's wrong to tax hardworking Americans twice - once when they earn their money, and again when they give it away. That's why I am cosponsoring legislation to repeal the death tax. Learn more here ...http://1.usa.gov/13cwlZr
Supporting Nebraska Farmers and Ranchers with a 5-year Farm Bill
This month, the Senate passed a 5-year farm bill, with my support. This legislation goes a long way in providing certainty for Nebraska's farmers so they can continue to produce healthy, safe products to feed the Nation and the world. Read my statement here ... http://1.usa.gov/1aUNR4L
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT....IN THE NEWS
Fischer Op-ed in POLITICO:
"Modernize, Don't Abandon Our Nuclear Arsenal"... http://politi.co/10pGduX
Omaha World-Herald Article:
"Sen. Deb Fischer's Amendments Target Sexual Assaults" ... http://bit.ly/12Lxmrd
FOX Business Interview:
Sen. Fischer Discusses IRS Abuse ... http://bit.ly/17pMQzo
Nebraska Radio Network:
"Sen. Fischer says president's call to reduce nuclear arms is premature"... http://bit.ly/12vnM4q
PHOTOS OF THE MONTH ....
On the Move! My DC office is now located in 383 Russell Senate Office Building, just one floor below the office of Senator Mike Johanns...
Honoring the Fallen: I was honored to deliver remarks at WNCC's Fallen Heroes Memorial Dedication this Memorial Day on May 27 ...
Young Nebraskans in Washington: Rep. Adrian Smith and I visited with 4-H students from Cherry and Thomas Counties on June 5 ...
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