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Congressional Tipoffs Involving Nebraska Newsletter for Sunday December 01, 2019 ( 5 items )  

Rep. Fortenberry Hosts Two Veterans Events Tomorrow in Nebraska
WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 -- Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, R-Nebraska, issued the following news release: Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1) will host two Veterans History Project events tomorrow, Tuesday, November 26, in Nebraska's first district: * Bellevue 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Richmont Terrace 702 Fort Crook Rd. South * Lincoln 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals 5401 South St. Veterans will be able to record their story of service to be preserved by the Library of Congr  more

Sasse, Lee Urge Sanctions Against Mexican Drug Cartels
WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 -- Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Nebraska, issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Senators Ben Sasse (R-NE) and Mike Lee (R-UT) wrote to the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of State, and the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, seeking an aggressive sanctions response against the cartels that massacred an American family in northern Mexico on November 4. "Mexican cartels slaughtered nine Americans, including babies," said Senator Sasse. "The Administration   more

Sen. Fischer Issues Column: Justice for Credit Scammers
WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 -- Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Nebraska, issued the following column: Last year, a couple from Omaha decided to make a trip to Chicago. They raved about their experience at the hotel - until they checked out of their room and received the bill. Hotel staff notified the couple that they owed thousands of dollars in fees for an additional three-night stay in a room they never reserved. After returning home, they received another bill from the hotel, totaling more than $6,500. Credit   more

Sen. Fischer Issues Statement on Thanksgiving Day
OMAHA, Nebraska, Nov. 26 -- Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Nebraska, issued the following statement on Thanksgiving Day: "It is that time of year where we all gather with our friends and family to reflect on what we are thankful for. "As we enjoy our food, football, and family traditions, Nebraskans are thinking about what a tough year it has been for many of our communities. "This spring, portions of our state were hit with record-setting floods that destroyed many of our homes, business, and farmland.  more

Sen. Sasse Issues Statement on Hong Kong Elections
WASHINGTON, Nov. 24 -- Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Nebraska, a member of the Senate Select Intelligence Committee, issued the following statement regarding the record turnout in Hong Kong's elections to defeat pro-Beijing candidates and elect pro-democracy candidates: "The results are clear: Hong Kongers reject the Chinese Communist Party's oppression and intimidation. "Chairman Xi and his corrupt elites in Beijing know this and are terrified of the courage that Hong Kong has shown. "The American peo  more