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    Sep 16, 2009 Fort Report
    As Congress considers various proposals related to health care reform within the next few weeks, we have an extraordinary opportunity to do something right and good for the American people.   While the challenges before us are multiple, shifting the health care paradigm from a...
    Sep 16, 2009 Fort Report
    In recent weeks, my office has received dozens of comments on the Supreme Court nomination process.  As you may know, on May 2, 2009, Supreme Court AssociateJustice David H. Souter notified the President of his intention to retire at the conclusion of the current term.  The...
    Aug 26, 2009 Fort Report
    Over the past several weeks, thousands of Nebraskans have shared their views with me regarding the health care proposal in Congress.  I have hosted a public field hearing on “Addressing the ‘Health’ in Health Care,” held personal meetings with constituents, conducted townhalls...
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    Feb 15, 2019 Fort Report
    Early one morning this week, I headed to the United States Department of Agriculture for a breakfast meeting with Secretary Sonny Perdue from Georgia.  We had a productive discussion about the new internet initiative for rural America, the ecosystem of rural development, and the...
    Feb 8, 2019 Fort Report
    A woman named Nadia Murad won the Noble Peace Prize in 2018.  She is a Yazidi from Northern Iraq.  The Yazidis are a people bound by an ancient faith tradition.  They have sought to live in peace in harsh surroundings.  Along with the Christians of the area, they have endured...
    Feb 1, 2019 Fort Report
    I hear it over and over again: “I was stationed at Offutt.  We fell in love with Nebraska.  After our service commitment, we decided to make it our home.  We love it here.”  That love and pride are returned by Nebraskans.
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