March 20, 2018 Column
Nebraska agriculture has a great story to tell, and I am proud to represent the top-producing ag district in the country. Because of the dedication and efficiency of our producers, our state plays a leading role in feeding the world.
March 9, 2018 Column
One of the most common concerns I hear while traveling the Third District is the roadblocks employers are facing in finding qualified workers. Considering the high number of Americans currently sitting on the economic sidelines, we have a great opportunity before us to close the jobs gap and help more people experience prosperity.
March 2, 2018 Column
The next round of NAFTA negotiations is underway in Mexico City, and I am part of the bipartisan congressional delegation traveling to these talks to stress the importance of this agreement to America’s economic future.
February 23, 2018 Column
Encouraging Nebraska students to engage with their government is important to the future of our state and country. For young people in the Third District, my office has great opportunities for students of all ages and interests to get involved.
February 16, 2018 Column
Nebraska’s Third District is home to 55 Critical Access Hospitals. Though they all share the same designation, no two are alike in the ways they meet the needs of their communities.
February 9, 2018 Column
The congressional budgeting process is broken. By continually passing short-term funding bills and driving up spending levels, we are abdicating the constitutional power of the purse.
February 2, 2018 Column
President Trump’s first State of the Union address on January 30 was a strong report on what has been accomplished in his first year and his goals for our nation moving forward. The President, along with the inspiring American heroes he recognized, reaffirmed we have every reason to be optimistic about what’s ahead for our great country.
January 26, 2018 Column
As I send this week’s column, I am getting ready to board a flight to the NAFTA negotiations in Montreal to advocate for the trade agreement and share its success stories for Nebraska agriculture.
January 19, 2018 Column
Whether they are struggling to find a job or have stopped trying, unemployment is holding down millions of Americans. For them, the American dream feels out of reach. With the passage of tax reform, our attention needs to be on getting everyone who can work to work.