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 2021-12-09 14:33 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Sen. Deb Fischer votes to overturn Biden's federal vaccine mandate...

The U. S. Senate has voted to overturn President Biden's COVID-19 vaccine or testing mandate for large private employers. SENATE REJECTS BIDEN'S VACCINE MANDATE FOR BUSINESSESSen. Deb Fischer voted on Wednesday in favor of overturning the mandate....

 2021-12-03 17:13 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska Cattlemen honors Cozad's Craig Uden and Sen. Deb Fischer...

A cattle feeder who's traveled the world promoting beef while also giving back to Dawson County has been named to the Nebraska Cattlemen Hall of Fame. Craig Uden of Cozad joined Darr Feedlot out of college in the early '80s. He's been active o...

 2021-11-23 23:55 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Fischer leads compromise on cattle market reform...

Whether in the pasture or feedlot, cattle dominate Nebraska but COVID has brought new attention to longstanding concerns in the beef industry. After months of negotiations Senator Deb Fischer announces a compromise package that she says would make cattle ...

 2021-11-22 14:26 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

NTV's Grow: November 21, 2021...

On this week's segment of NTV's Grow: While farmers worry about inputs and inflation, bankers strike an optimistic note about the farm economy. Sen. Deb Fischer's take on cattle markets, and a veterinarian with experience on the county and nat...

 2021-10-27 23:34 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Fischer discusses hot topics related to Biden's presidency...

U. S. Senator Deb Fischer took to the Senate floor on Wednesday to discuss numerous topics related to President Biden since he's taken office. The Nebraska Senator discussed the withdrawal from Afghanistan, the ongoing border crisis, and Democrats'...

 2021-09-08 22:47 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Fischer demands answers on plan to help those still stranded in Afghanistan...

U. S. Senator Deb Fischer is demanding Secretary of State Antony Blinken for answers about Americans and Afghan allies stranded in Afghanistan after President Biden's evacuation operation. The letter comes amid ongoing reports that a number of America...

 2021-09-06 13:57 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Sen. Fischer talks Afghanistan, Biden Administration and hiring in Nebraska...

During this year's State Fair, NTV News caught up with Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer to discuss her thoughts on the Biden Administration's exit from Afghanistan, as well as hiring challenges across the state....

 2021-08-28 02:40 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Senator Deb Fischer's statement on the death of U.S. Marine from Nebraska...

U. S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb. ), released the following statement in response to the news that Corporal Daegan William-Tyeler Page of the United States Marine Corps was killed in Kabul during yesterday's terrorist attacks. It is with great sorrow ...

 2021-08-26 21:46 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Sen. Fischer responds to attack in Kabul, criticizing Biden administration...

Senator Deb Fischer, a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released a statement in response to the attack in Kabul that killed at least 12 US servicemen. "I am devastated by the news that U. S. servicemembers and innocent civilians w...

 2021-08-24 19:55 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska Senators, Representatives send letter to Pres. Biden urging disaster declaration...

All five Nebraska U. S. Congressional representatives, Senators Deb Fischer and Ben Sasse and House Representatives Jeff Fortenberry, Don Bacon and Adrian Smith, jointly wrote a letter to President Joe Biden in support of Governor Pete Ricketts's requ...

 2021-08-21 00:00 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska Senators continue pressing President Biden about Afghanistan evacuation plan...

U. S. Senators Deb Fischer and Ben Sasse voiced their opinions again today, urging President Biden to take responsibility and action on the situation in Afghanistan. Sasse issued the following statement after President Biden's press conference earlier...

 2021-08-20 21:01 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Sen. Fischer reintroduces bill to combat suicides among first responders...

A bill designed to get more information about suicides among first responders has been reintroduced. The Helping Emergency Responders Overcome (HERO) Act was reintroduced by Senator Deb Fischer, along with Senator Jacky Rosen of Nevada, this week. "Fi...

 2021-08-20 00:16 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska U.S. Senators among demanding accountability for equipment still in Afghanistan...

U. S. Senators Deb Fischer and Ben Sasse joined a few of their colleagues in demanding answers about U. S. Taxpayer-funded equipment still in Afghanistan. The letter was sent toU. S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin demanding a full account of U. S. -man...

 2021-08-17 20:30 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Sen. Fischer releases statement on evacuation operation in Afghanistan...

Following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan and the subsequent evacuation operations within the nation, Senator Deb Fischer released a statement. "We continue to be briefed by the Biden administration on the operation to evacuate thousands of United...

 2021-08-15 21:25 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Sen. Deb Fischer issues statement on Afghanistan situation...

U. S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb. ), a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement on the rapidly changing situation in Afghanistan. "The Senate was briefed this morning amid the rapidly deteriorating situati...

 2021-07-02 22:17 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Fischer weighs in on D.C. Circuit Court decision striking down year-round E-15 sales...

U. S. Senator Deb Fischer, a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, weighed in on the U. S. Court of Appeals for the D. C. Circuit vacating the rule that extended the sale of 15 percent ethanol blends year-round. "Today's ruling by the D. C. ...

 2021-06-30 19:01 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Fischer asks Biden not to "bend" to demands of "big oil" but support ethanol...

Sen. Deb Fischer and colleagues ask Pres. Biden "not to bend" to the demands of "Big Oil" but instead support the biofuel industry. Fischer joined the letter initiated by Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa. Fischer said she's concerned the Biden ...

 2021-06-30 18:28 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Fischer highlights Hornady, other businesses harmed by tariffs...

Sen. Deb Fischer call on Pres. Joe Biden to "end the self-inflicted harm from the trade war" as she highlights how tariffs have impacted Nebraska business including Hornady in Grand Island. Sen. Fischer joined Senators Ron Johnson (R-Wis. ), Chuck...

 2021-06-25 21:25 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Sen. Deb Fischer disappointed by Supreme Court overturning small refinery exemption...

Senator Deb Fischer shared a statement regarding theU. S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn a rulingby the U. S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit. The ruling had struck down three small refinery exemptions that were deemed improperly issued by...

 2021-06-25 00:53 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska Farm Bureau calls on lawmakers to pass the Cattle Market Transparency Act...

The Nebraska Farm Bureau is calling on lawmakers to pass a bill focused on cattle pricing. "When cattle producers suffer economic distress so does our state. We again call on Congress to take up and pass Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer's Cattle Marke...

 2021-06-23 20:14 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Sen. Fischer questions witnesses on broadband networks...

Senator Deb Fischer participated in a hearing in the Senate Subcommittee on Communications, Media and Broadband. The hearing focused on the deployment of resilient broadband networks. During the hearing, Sen. Fischer questioned witnesses on the importance...

 2021-06-01 21:31 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Sen. Deb Fischer reacts to JBS cyberattack...

Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer, member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, had this to say following the cyberattack on JBS USA's servers:It's alarming to see another cyberattack against a crucial supply chain. JBS has taken action to resolve this ...

 2021-05-04 15:42 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Fischer calls for flexibility for livestock haulers...

Sen. Deb Fischer has introduced legislation to give livestock haulers flexibility to maintain safety while also caring for livestock. Fischer has re-introduced theHaulers of Agriculture and Livestock Safety (HAULS) Act, and bipartisan companion legislatio...

 2021-03-25 14:43 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Sen. Fisher supports COVID-19 relief funding for producers...

Senator Deb Fischer responded to the U. S. Department of Agriculture's COVID-19 announcement for their relief funding plan with a statement:"USDA's plan to support our farmers and producers includes many of the key priorities I advocated for d...

 2021-03-03 16:18 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Sen. Fischer opposes how stimulus bill would deliver relief...

On Tuesday, Senator Deb Fischer took to the Senate floor to voice her opposition to the relief bill. She said the package fails to target those who need it. Sen. Fischer said:If this once-in-a-century pandemic hasn't put you out of work at one point o...

 2021-03-02 20:11 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Fischer introduces measure to make cattle markets more transparent...

Sen. Deb Fischer says COVID has hit ranchers hard as she calls for more transparency in the cattle markets. Fischer, a member of the Senate Ag Committee is working with Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore. ) on the bipartisan Cattle Market Transparency Act of 2021. She...

 2021-02-24 02:36 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

NE Farm Bureau and Sen. Deb Fischer on confirmation of new Secretary of Agriculture...

Senator Deb FischerU. 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:...

 2021-02-14 00:47 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska leaders respond to impeachment results...

Senator Deb Fischer released the following statement after voting against the article of impeachment: It remains true that Congress simply does not have the constitutional authority to impeach a former president. And rather than take its take time to hold...

 2021-01-26 23:18 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Update on Offutt reconstruction project; planes will land in Lincoln...

U. S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb. ), a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement today after it was announced that planes being relocated from Offutt Air Force Base will begin to land in Lincoln on Monday as pa...

 2021-01-22 14:40 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Sen. Fischer questions President Biden's Transportation Secretary nominee...

U. S. Senator Deb Fischer questioned Mayor Pete Buttigieg, President Joe Biden's nominee to serve as Secretary of Transportation, during his confirmation hearing and released the following statement:At his confirmation hearing today, I asked Pete Butt...

 2021-01-20 17:17 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Sen. Deb Fischer congratulates Joe Biden and Kamala Harris...

U. S. Senator Deb Fischer shares her support of the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. Fischer said in a press release: "Congratulations to President Biden and Vice President Harris on their swearing-in today. I look...

 2021-01-18 14:44 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

State and local officials commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day...

State officials commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Attorney General Doug Peterson tweeted: Senator Deb Fischer tweeted: Gov. Pete Ricketts tweeted: Lincoln Police tweeted: Nebraska State Patrol tweeted: Kearney Police Department tweeted:...

 2021-01-08 15:46 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Sen. Fischer says Capitol Police Officer lost life protecting country against assault...

U. S. Senator Deb Fischer released the following statement after U. S. Capitol Hill Police Officer Brian Sicknick died from injuries after responding to riots at the U. S. Capitol:"Officer Sicknick lost his life protecting our country against an assau...

 2021-01-07 00:16 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Farm kid turned DC staffer saddened, angry at capitol chaos...

A Dawson County farm kid who went on to be a staff member on Capitol Hill said she was saddened and angry to witness the chaos unfold at the Capitol. Cicely Batie spent four years in Washington as a member of Sen. Deb Fischer's staff. Batie has return...

 2021-01-06 21:08 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Statements from state and local officials regarding protests at U.S. Capitol...

State officials have released statements regarding the protests at the U. S. Capitol including U. S. Senator Deb Fischer, Governor Pete Ricketts and Congressman Don Bacon. U. S. Senator Deb Fischer said in a Tweet: "These rioters have no constitutiona...

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