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    Jan 6, 2010 Fort Report
    As we put 2009 on the shelf and move quickly into a new year, it is appropriate to reflect on the past year’s most significant events.
    Dec 4, 2009 Fort Report
    Some of the most difficult and touching discussions I have had with constituents in Nebraska involve parents of children with autism—the difficulty of costs, degrees of manifestation and of the condition, and uncertainties about the child’s future.  If you or anyone you know...
    Nov 20, 2009 Fort Report
    On Saturday, November 7, at about 11 pm, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3962, the House health care bill, by a vote of 220 – 215. 
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    Mar 15, 2019 Fort Report
    Josh Moenning is the Mayor of Norfolk and a close friend of mine.  Given the ongoing flooding, over a third of Norfolk had to evacuate because of rising water concerns.  I texted Josh, and I called him.  He did not answer me­­––and I am glad he didn’t.  I know he is busy taking...
    Mar 8, 2019 Fort Report
    This might seem like an odd time to write about the rituals of summer when the frozen ground is covered by seven inches of snow.  This time of year, however, is when the important niche rural business of corn detasseling makes plans for summer hiring of local teens.  While only...
    Mar 2, 2019 Fort Report
    You may not see this on TV, but much of the work in Washington goes on outside the glare of media.  It’s in committees where the hard work of advocating for lower drug prices, safer foods, and helping the world’s most vulnerable is accomplished.  Here are two examples from this...
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