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    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...
    Jun 19, 2009 Fort Report
    Lincoln, Nebraska is the largest city in the world named for President Abraham Lincoln. Nebraska itself is a state that bore great significance to Abraham Lincoln' legacy.
    Jun 19, 2009 Fort Report
    As any college-bound student and his or her family know, April can be an extremely nerve-wracking month.  High school seniors are expected to complete their final semesters, juggle writing final papers and scholarship essays, and make decisions about college and career plans.
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    Oct 11, 2019 Fort Report
    Middle Eastern dynamics seem far removed from a brisk fall in Nebraska.  It’s hard to get animated by the region’s interminable struggles when the harvest season is upon us and water levels remain a concern.  We eventually just get weary.  We also sense that we can’t keep...
    Oct 4, 2019 Fort Report
    There’s an inscription in stone on the side of the Nebraska State Capitol: “Wisdom.  Justice.  Power.  Mercy.  Constant Guardians of the Law.”  There is a fine line between a wise, merciful pursuit of justice versus a political power play.  For it to be properly exercised, power...
    Sep 27, 2019 Fort Report
    This week, I put out a tweet that read: “My advice to Congress: less drama, more work.”
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