LINCOLN – Governor Pete Ricketts held a press conference in the State Capitol Rotunda Thursday with members of the Legislature’s Revenue Committee.  The Governor and Revenue Committee Chairwoman Lou Ann Linehan both called on the Unicameral to p'... Read More

LINCOLN - Governor Pete Ricketts Thursday offered a statement pushing back on the Biden administration's bad timing and inappropriate remarks regarding last January 6th.   "The right to peacefully protest is at the foundation of our free s'... Read More

LINCOLN – Governor Pete Ricketts has started the new year with a message on physical fitness. Ricketts hosted a Monday morning press conference to highlight the importance of regular physical activity and a nutritious diet.  In his remarks, Gov. R'... Read More

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and the top Republican on the Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, today voted in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for '... Read More

WASHINGTON, DC. – U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) released the following statement today after voting against raising the debt limit by $2.5 trillion:   “America is on an unsustainable and irresponsible fiscal path. To accommodate th'... Read More

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) today voted to overturn President Biden’s vaccine mandate on private businesses. Under the Congressional Review Act (CRA), the House and Senate can vote to nullify executive actions. The CRA re'... Read More

Washington, DC – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2021 (H.R. 4996) and Cattle Contract Library Act of 2021 (H.R. 5609) today. Smith champio'... Read More

WASHINGTON, DC. – U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) released the following statement today after voting against the nomination of Chris Magnus to serve as Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP):   “We need to secure our s'... Read More

LINCOLN, NE – U.S. Senator Deb Fischer released the following statement after learning of the passing of former Senator Bob Dole.:   “Bob Dole led a remarkable life of service to our nation. He was an American hero. After recovering fr'... Read More

Washington, DC – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) released the following statement after opposing Democrats’ short-term federal spending bill, which passed the House on a 221-212 vote:   “This resolution is a symptom of two major pr'... Read More

LINCOLN – During this holiday seasons make sure you’re aware of several scams but also the many types of phone calls and text messages that claim to be from the DMV. According to a release from the Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles, these '... Read More

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued the following statement in observance of Veterans Day.  Veterans Day is observed on November 11, 2021.   “Nebraska is home to around 127,000 veterans who bravely served our country in eve'... Read More

Lincoln – The Nebraska Department of Administrative Services (DAS) announced a new State initiative to honor the State’s current military and veteran teammates.     “The State of Nebraska aspires to be a leading employer of veterans'... Read More

LINCOLN, NEB. – U.S. Senator Deb Fischer released the following statement ahead of Veterans Day:   “On Veterans Day, we honor those who have served our nation. The bravery and commitment of our veterans has kept the American people saf'... Read More