Aug 30 2013
Thanks for reading the August Monthly Record!
What a month August has been! During the Senate's state work period this month, I traveled more than 1,700 miles, where I held or attended more than 20 public events and met with more than 20 different groups.
This video features highlights from the meetings, roundtables, and public events I attended this month across Nebraska.
IN OTHER NEWS ...
Administration Selectively Delays Yet Another Major Portion of ObamaCare
Each day brings more news that ObamaCare is not ready for prime time. This month, we learned that the administration has delayed another key provision of the law that limits patients’ out-of-pocket costs, guaranteeing that ObamaCare will be anything but ‘affordable.’ The president has already delayed the law for big businesses, leaving the American people to face the disastrous impact Obamacare will have on their families, small businesses, and communities. Instead of following the president’s lead and selectively delaying the law for some, I remain committed to delaying – and defunding – this law for all Americans...http://1.usa.gov/19gc589
Fischer Op-ed in the Lincoln Journal Star Shares the Story of Nebraska Businessowner
At a recent stop in Papillon, I met Nebraska small businessowner Eileen Marrison, who owns and operates Nebraska’s “Two Men and a Truck ®”franchises based in Lincoln and Omaha. Marrison spoke with me about the increased costs and complex compliance requirements ObamaCare has imposed on her business, like many others across our state and the country. I wrote an op-ed in the Lincoln Journal Star to share her story, which shows how this law continues to hurt Nebraska's businesses...http://bit.ly/16y3HMM
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT...IN THE NEWS
Fischer in Roll Call's List of Top 10 Members of Congress Holding Most Town Halls:
"August Town Halls By the Numbers"...http://bit.ly/16gLYzc
Omaha World-Herald Article:
"'The Gridlock Isn't as Bad as It's Made Out to Be,' says freshman Sen. Deb Fischer"...http://bit.ly/16STDy9
"Keeping Busy in the U.S. Senate"...http://bit.ly/1chOuFl
Fischer Column in Norfolk Daily News:
"Bringing Accountability to Washington"...http://bit.ly/1drlSgR
For photos and other highlights from this month, check out our video recapping the August recess!
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