Oct 28, 2009 Fort Report
Mark Twain is said to have noted that, “Everyone talks about the weather, but no one does anything about it.”  Now, as eastern Nebraska experiences some of the coldest October temperatures on record, there may be something you can do -- protect yourself from weather’s extremes...
Oct 20, 2009 Fort Report
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Oct 1, 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 town halls...
Sep 16, 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. 
Sep 16, 2009 Fort Report
I would like to update you regarding my vote on H.R. 1, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, also known as the economic stimulus.
Sep 16, 2009 Fort Report
Will we borrow and spend our way to economic recovery, empowering the big to get bigger and making complex financial arrangements all the more complex?  That is the approach a majority in Washington have embraced thus far.
Sep 16, 2009 Fort Report
As the new year begins so does a new session of Congress.  While the next two years will present historic challenges and require many hard decisions, it is a great honor to serve as your Representative in the 111th session of the United States Congress.
Sep 16, 2009 Fort Report
In the spirit of celebrating our nation’s independence and rich history, 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. 
Sep 16, 2009 Fort Report
We Nebraskans take great pride in being the Cornhusker State, but a national survey recently showed we could rightfully share the title, “Volunteer State,” with Tennessee, which holds the title as its official state motto.      
Sep 16, 2009 Fort Report
Confused about all the government spending?  Wondering just how and where your taxpayer money is being spent?  You are not alone.  This unprecedented commitment of taxpayer funds, amidst spending plans for economic stimulus and the government’s yearly budget, is dizzying.  Where...