Press Releases

Deb Fischer’s vote on the GOP tax plan is draining the Medicare trust fund relied on by more than 333,000 Nebraska seniors

Lincoln, NE — A new federal report says changes made by the President and the GOP-controlled Congress are jeopardizing Medicare. Sen. Deb Fischer’s vote late last year for the GOP tax plan is draining the Medicare Trust Fund, which provides vital health care coverage to thousands of Nebraska’s senior citizens, including many seniors who use […]

Nebraska Democratic Party hosts event with Jeff Weaver and Nina Turner

Jeff Weaver, Campaign Manager for Senator Bernie Sanders, and Nina Turner, top surrogate for Sanders and President of Our Revolution, will be in Omaha and hosting a book signing with the Nebraska Democratic Party. Attendees will participate in a talk about Weaver’s new book “How Bernie Won.” Who- Nebraska Democratic Party Chair Jane Kleeb, Jeff […]

Senator Fischer, Secretary DeVos Push Plan to Defund Nebraska’s Public Schools

Senator Fischer’s pick for Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, is yet again proposing decisions which drastically hurt Nebraska’s public education system—as she discussed at last week’s Senate hearing about the proposed Education Department budget. This proposed budget slashes education dollars by $3.6 billion — about 5 percent — and would eliminate several discretionary programs, including […]

Nebraska Democratic Party’s Response to SCOTUS Decision to allow voter roll purges

Today the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Ohio’s law to purge voter rolls. The Nebraska Democratic Party has released the following Statement in response. “The removal of voters from voter rolls needs to be undertaken with the greatest of care, transparency, and in complete compliance with the standards established by federal law. Too often […]

Sen. Deb Fischer’s silence on Betsy DeVos’ outrageous statement about  school safety is appalling

Lincoln, NE – Sen. Deb Fischer is inexcusably silent on the jaw-dropping statement about school safety by U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos — the woman she supported for the job. On Tuesday, DeVos floored members of a Senate Appropriations subcommittee when she said that looking at the role of guns in school safety was not […]