Nebraska Congressional Delegation Sends Letter to POTUS Urging Expedited Approval of Governor’s Request for Disaster Declaration

Today, U.S. Senators Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) and Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) and Representatives Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01), Don Bacon (NE-02), and Adrian Smith (NE-03) wrote a letter to President Donald Trump in support of Governor Pete Ricketts’s (R-Neb.) request for a major disaster declaration for the state of Nebraska. The request follows what the governor has called “the most widespread disaster we’ve had in our state’s history.”

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Nebraska Strong

I want all Nebraskans to know that my office stands ready to do everything in our power to lend a helping hand in any way we can. We will continue to stay in close contact with Governor Ricketts and his staff to assist in coordinating efforts and aid to communities that need it.

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Fischer Votes In Support of President’s National Emergency Declaration

Today I voted against the disapproval resolution and in support of the president’s national emergency declaration. Drugs, violent criminals, and human traffickers present a serious risk to our nation as they cross the southern border. We need to ramp up our efforts to secure our border and protect our people.

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Chairman of Joint Chiefs: Deterring Nuclear War is “Most Important Mission of the Department of Defense”

During his exchange with Senator Fischer at the hearing, General Dunford emphasized the importance of our nuclear deterrent and rejected calls to adopt a “No First Use” nuclear policy.

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Senator Fischer Welcomes EPA Proposal Permitting Year-Round E-15 Sales

I welcome the EPA's announcement today of proposed rulemaking allowing the year-round sale of E-15.

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Nebraska Advances in Process to House Two USDA Agencies

I’m excited to see a Nebraska consortium make the list of 67 potential sites for the new home of two important USDA agencies. As Nebraskans know well, our state is a leader in ag and business-related research and it’s a wonderful place to live and work.

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