From Washington, D.C. to Nebraska: U.S. Sen. Fischer talks current politics
Channel 8 Eyewitness News sat down with U.S. Senator Deb Fischer, covering topics from what’s going on in Washington to how it effects Nebraska.
Here’s what she had to say….
President Trump has floated the idea of delaying the election. Would you support that?
With unemployment benefits running out and many people hurting, where do you stand on Congress passing another round of stimulus funds?
What are you hearing from those Nebraskans?
What would you say to the Nebraskans who are relying on these federal funds to stay in their homes?
The President has threatened to cut federal funding to schools that don’t reopen. Would you support that move?
Lincoln’s mask mandate is being challenged by Governor Pete Ricketts. Is wearing a mask something that should be mandated by government and, if so, at what level?
What is the status of the AIR Act?
The federal government is giving billions of dollars to companies to find a COVID-19 vaccine. Some have shown promise, but there’s not much in the way of concrete results. Do you think the money is being spent wisely?
Once things get ‘back to normal,’ what will the first restaurant you dine in at be?