Great Plains Black History Museum in Omaha to Receive Education Grant

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) issued the following statement today after the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) announced a $17,615 grant to the Great Plains Black History Museum, Archives and Interpretive Center in Omaha.

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In Letter to Commerce Secretary, Fischer Underscores Importance of Trade to NE Producers

Today, U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) penned a letter to U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross noting her concerns about the ongoing tariffs and their effects on Nebraska’s agricultural exports. In her letter, Fischer highlighted the importance of strong trade agreements and international markets to Nebraska’s agriculture producers and the state’s economy.

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Fischer Meets Judge Kavanaugh

Judge Kavanaugh is an excellent choice for the Supreme Court. During our meeting today, I asked Judge Kavanaugh several questions about his record and his constitutional interpretation. I was impressed with his talented legal mind, judicial temperament, and commitment to the rule of law.

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Following Fischer Letter, FCC Commissioner Carr Announces Rural Telehealth Initiative

Today, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Brendan Carr announced the “Connected Care Pilot Program,” which would improve rural Americans’ access to telehealth services after they leave clinics and hospitals. This announcement follows a letter written by U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) outlining the need for health services in rural areas.

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Economic Opportunity and Infrastructure Improvements

Investing in transportation infrastructure isn’t just drawing a few more lines to a map. It means making decisions that will help parents get their children to school using safe and reliable roads. It means ensuring our commercial truck drivers can move products made in Nebraska to the rest of the country and all over the world.

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Fischer Statement on Nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to U.S. Supreme Court

“It was a privilege to be at the White House this evening when President Trump announced his nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. As the Senate begins the confirmation process, I will be thoroughly reviewing Judge Kavanaugh’s record and I look forward to visiting with him in person.”

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