Apr 23, 2018 In The News
From crop subsidies to food stamps, rural development to forestry management — it’s all in the farm bill. The every-five-years-or-so legislation represents a sprawling reauthorization of federal agriculture programs that govern policies from land conservation to rural...
Apr 19, 2018 In The News
LINCOLN, Neb. – Former first lady Barbara Bush died Tuesday at the age of 92. Following the news, lawmakers from Nebraska reacted to Bush's passing. You can read their statements below.
Apr 16, 2018 In The News
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In the initial responses from the heartland to the attacks in Syria, Rep. Don Bacon spoke in support of the military response.
Apr 16, 2018 In The News
In my dream, I am in Omaha. I see a nuclear bomb coming down. Pictures of children are reflected in its warhead. Now I see it exploding and the destruction it causes. Omaha is still the No. 1 target. A nuclear bomb in a suitcase could incinerate both Omaha and StratCom. It...
Apr 13, 2018 In The News
YORK – Governor Pete Ricketts has announced that the U.S. Department of the Treasury had granted approval of Opportunity Zones nominated by the State of Nebraska. And one of those zones is in York. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 created the Opportunity...
Apr 13, 2018 In The News
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan announced Wednesday he will retire rather than seek another term in Congress, sending ripples through Washington.
Mar 29, 2018 In The News
WASHINGTON — War, conflict and persecution drive people from their home countries across the globe. The United Nations high commissioner for refugees, Filippo Grandi, was in Washington recently highlighting the importance of the United States’ efforts to help those who...
Mar 29, 2018 In The News
Communities across the nation — just like Norfolk — shouldn’t look to Washington, D.C., to be the solution to all their pressing problems, U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry said Tuesday during a visit to Norfolk.
Mar 29, 2018 In The News
Leaders from corporations, state wildlife agencies and NGOs traveled to Washington, D.C. earlier this month to urge their congressional delegations to support the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (H.R. 4647).
Mar 29, 2018 In The News
The George Washington University Nuclear Security Working Group was recently awarded a $3.5 million grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to expand a pilot fellowship program that encourages bipartisan consensus on nuclear issues on Capitol Hill.