WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, released the following statement after the Senate voted to confirm Thomas Vilsack, President Biden’s nominee to serve as Secretary of Agriculture:

“Agriculture is the economic engine of Nebraska, and I look forward to working with Secretary Vilsack on key issues for our ag producers. This includes facilitating market access for our products, addressing the lack of price discovery in the cattle market, and supporting our biofuels industry.”