Year in review

As we begin a new year, I find it useful reflect on past successes while building plans for the future. In 2019, we faced many challenges, but we also founded several solutions to which will benefit Nebraska families, farmers, ranchers, and small businesses.

Nebraska had a tough start to 2019 when the worst disaster in our state’s history hit in March. In the aftermath, Governor Ricketts and the entire Nebraska Congressional delegation called for the President to issue a Major Disaster Declaration, which President Trump was quick to grant. Congress then passed a disaster funding bill providing immediate assistance for affected areas. In addition, I introduced legislation to allow tax relief for those impacted by severe storms and flooding. This aid and countless examples of selfless acts of Nebraskans helping neighbors in need are crucial to the rebuilding process.

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