Fischer, Coons Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Boost Law Enforcement Hiring and Retention

“Due to a number of factors, including the demonization of police, many law enforcement agencies are facing massive recruitment and retention challenges. Communities across the country are paying the price because without a well-staffed workforce, it’s simply harder for police departments to carry out their mission effectively. This bill would fundamentally invest in our law enforcement officers and support their tireless work to keep communities safe."

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Fischer Statement on Biden’s Reckless National Defense Strategy

“The global security environment we face grows more challenging by the day. Russia continues to threaten the use of nuclear weapons in Europe. China’s nuclear capabilities have grown exponentially. Despite these dramatic shifts, the Biden Administration keeps trying to cancel critical programs and submit budget proposals that do not keep pace with growing threats. Now is not the time to shortchange our national security."

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Fischer, Republican Colleagues Seek Answers on Foreseeable Baby Formula Shortages, Call for GAO Study

“We have heard concerns expressed about the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) impact on the infant formula market, in particular in the light of current supply shortages ... The shut-down of the Abbott manufacturing plant led to foreseeable shortages of certain infant formula products for WIC participants, but also affects non-WIC formula buyers, retailers and grocers.”

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Fischer: “Are We Prepared to Respond to the Changing Threat Environment of the 21st Century?”

"The best response to these stark and immediate realities is to expand our ability to produce the things we need to defend ourselves. If we do that, the greater our capacity is to project strength, react to any scenario, and better support allies and partners."

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Fischer’s Bipartisan Cattle Market Reform Bill Passes Ag Committee

“Our bipartisan bill to facilitate price discovery and bring much needed transparency to the cattle market passed the committee by voice vote with only two recorded no votes. The broad support reflects the importance of restoring market fairness so that every segment of the cattle supply chain can succeed. These reforms are especially needed now at a time when family ranchers and consumers are all struggling to navigate a slow economy and record inflation."

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Fischer Supports Senate Armed Services Committee FY23 Defense Bill

“I’m proud of the strong, bipartisan product our committee approved today to provide for the common defense, take care of our military, and support the biggest pay raise for our troops in two decades. As a senior member of the committee, I secured critical provisions to ensure U.S. nuclear posture remains strong in the face of China and Russia’s nuclear breakout, despite the administration’s attempt to cut vital programs. I also protected mission capability for the 55th Wing based out of Offutt Air Force Base."

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