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    Aug 5, 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...
    Jul 14, 2009 Fort Report
    As we celebrate our nation’s independence and rich history in the coming days, I thought you might be interested in learning about one of the U.S. Capitol’s lesser known monuments to great leaders of our past, the National Statuary Collection. 
    Jun 25, 2009 Fort Report
    Summer is typically the time in the United States Congress when appropriations for the upcoming Fiscal Year are considered.  However, this summer, two important policy issues have been added to our agenda: energy legislation and significant health care reform.  The intensity of...
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    Aug 16, 2019 Fort Report
    We’re at the last slice of summer and on the cusp of a promising year of Husker football!  For this week’s Fort Report, I’d like to divert from the latest policy debates out of Washington and go with a homegrown video.  I invite you to view my conversation with Cody Sperl from...
    Aug 9, 2019 Fort Report
    Last Wednesday evening during the Bellevue town hall, Sharon gracefully stood, steadied herself to keep from crying, and softly spoke: “I am going to tell you a story that never gets easier, and I’ll try to be as quick as possible.  “On April 24th, I took my mom out for lunch,...
    Jul 26, 2019 Fort Report
    There’s a sign on the eastern border of Texas: El Paso, 857 miles.  Makes you want to turn around.  I’m going there in a few days for several reasons.  My first stop will be New Mexico to visit the Los Alamos National Laboratory, where nuclear weapons are researched, designed,...
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