Apr 27, 2018 In The News
Last month, U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced that this year more than $1.1 billion will be distributed to state wildlife agencies from taxes generated by the Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act (widely referred to as the Pittman-Robertson Act) and the Dingell-...
Apr 27, 2018 In The News
The former Village C Terrace was dedicated this Monday to Fr. Martin J. O’Gara, S.J., a Georgetown faculty member who was killed while serving as a chaplain in the U.S. Air Force during World War II. O’Gara’s name was previously given to O’Gara Hall, a dormitory, infirmary and...
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 23, 2018 Fort Report
Russian President Vladimir Putin recently announced the development of a new nuclear missile that appeared, in a video demonstration, to be aimed straight at the United States.  The RS-28 Sarmat—known as Satan 2 in U.S.-NATO military parlance—can purportedly avoid missile...
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
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 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 13, 2018 Fort Report
The big news in Washington this week was the decision of the Speaker of the House to retire. There have been rumors of Paul Ryan’s potential departure for a while, but, like so much of the innuendo out of Washington, I didn’t take it too seriously.  As I was concluding my...
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.