Fischer Opposes Schumer-Corker-Hoeven Amendment

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) released the following statement upon voting to oppose advancing the Schumer-Corker-Hoeven amendment:

“Though I appreciate the efforts of my colleagues, the Schumer-Corker-Hoeven amendment falls short on a number of critical border security issues. Rather than simply throwing taxpayer money at the problem with promises of dramatic improvements, we need a proposal that brings about verifiable, measurable results along the southern border. I support a carefully crafted border security plan that is strategy-driven, cost effective, accountable, and responsive to …

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Johanns Will Vote No on Rushed Immigration Bill Rewrite

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Mike Johanns (R-Neb.) today announced his opposition to a rushed, nearly 1,200 page amendment that rewrites the immigration legislation before the Senate, without addressing several key concerns.

“I recognize our system is broken but the solution begins with border security so we aren’t back in this same spot a decade from now,” Johanns said. “Unfortunately, this amendment’s promise of secure borders is not airtight. Additionally, several organizations representing our border agents and related personnel say this bill weakens national security and prevents …

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Resolution Exposing and Opposing the United Nations Agenda 21

The Sarpy County Republican Party approved a Resolution Exposing and Opposing the United Nations Agenda 21 at last night’s Central Committee meeting.

This resolution also included a Platform update that is reflected here.

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Resolution Opposing National Common Core Education Standards

The Sarpy County Republican Party approved a Resolution Opposing National Common Core Education Standards at last night’s Central Committee meeting.

This resolution also included a Platform update that is reflected here.

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Gov. Heineman Promotes Tax Relief for Nebraskans

(Lincoln, Neb.) Gov. Dave Heineman today signed into law several bills that will bring some tax relief to Nebraskans in specific areas. The Governor highlighted tax relief for hard-working middle class families through the elimination of the alternative minimum tax, tax relief for families saving with a Nebraska College Savings Plan by expanding the tax deduction, and tax relief for employees through employee stock ownership changes.

“These important tax bills represent small steps forward regarding tax relief and tax competitiveness, but they are important steps forward,” …

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