Fischer Reintroduces Stop Improper Federal Bonuses Act

We have to end the practice of federal agencies awarding bonuses to employees who have engaged in serious misconduct or criminal behavior. Under my bill, bonuses to federal workers will only be given on the basis of merit. This will help ensure we are using taxpayer dollars in a wise and responsible manner.

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The Internet of Things Revolution

Innovators, researchers, and entrepreneurs should have significant input on how we can best improve the Internet of Things, rather than a “government knows best” mentality. From health care to transportation to agriculture, future generations of Nebraskans can benefit from the DIGIT Act. I will continue to work across party lines to ensure it is enacted into law.

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Fischer, Smith Visit Central Nebraska Communities Affected by Flooding

It’s been a tough year for Nebraskans, but we remain strong and resilient in the face of adversity. As the damage assessment continues, I will work with the Governor and our congressional delegation to secure resources and aid for recovery.

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Bipartisan DIGIT Act Passes Senate Commerce Committee

The DIGIT Act will encourage planning for a more connected future through the Internet of Things, and I’m pleased to see it clear the Commerce Committee today. I’m grateful to have the opportunity to work on this bipartisan initiative with the Senate IoT Working Group. Through this bill, we can better inform and coordinate federal efforts to create innovative solutions that will benefit our society and economy

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Taking Care of Our Military

The Senate did its job by passing NDAA in a bipartisan fashion. We stepped up to take care of the brave Americans of our military who dedicate their lives every day to protect our nation.

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Fischer Statement on EPA’s Proposed RVOs for 2020

“The EPA’s announcement on the Renewable Volume Obligations for 2020 is very disappointing. The agency has failed to address major issues with the opaque small refinery exemption process in this proposal. Not considering estimates of future exemptions and lost gallons is going to hurt our farmers and ethanol producers. Rural America deserves more certainty and predictability.”

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