U.S. Representative for the First Congressional District of Nebraska
Agriculture is a mainstay of #Nebraska and America’s economy. The vastness of our land, our ingenuity, our tech prowess allow our nation to provide the most abundant, low-cost, nutritious foods in the world. I invite you to review my remarks before the House Rules Committee
Today I traveled as a part of a Presidential Delegation to attend the funeral of Haitian President Moise. Unfortunately, after nearby gunshots, we had to quickly evacuate. Here’s a short video from #Haiti :
The Farm to School Program connects the rural to the urban, the farm to the family, while teaching students the origins of their food. Today I introduced a new idea to grow the program: encourage all school lunch programs to procure a set amount of food from local ag producers.
The Hyde Amendment to prevent taxpayer money for abortion has remained a bipartisan compact for decades. Little in DC has been this stable, or stabilizing, and with the majority of Americans in agreement. Now it is gone. I invite to review my speech today from the House Floor
I appreciate Nebraska National Guard’s role in keeping us safe, in their robust #COVID19 pandemic response, and in their creative public service. Important discussion today with Major General Bohac on preparing @NENationalGuard for future needs.
Will seeking political retribution calm the violence and division in our nation? We can keep canceling one another, hurting one another, hating one another, or we can stop. The flag is still flying over the Capitol.
Now is the time. The @US_FDA must listen to those who suffer from #ALS . We must move #ACTforALS in this Congress so patients can access promising drugs in development and have a chance at life. #DyingWaiting @bsw5020 @iamalsorg