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This month, I've enjoyed the opportunity to travel the state and spend time in several different communities across
While these listening sessions give me the chance to hear directly from constituents, I continue to encourage all Nebraskans to contact any one of my offices by phone, mail, or email to share their views and personal stories about challenges resulting from misguided policies at the federal level. These insights and suggestions help guide my decision-making as I seek opportunities to revise current federal policies or offer new legislation that directly addresses your concerns.
For example, many members of the agriculture community reached out to highlight negative impacts
In addition to promoting smart policies, another way my office aims to serve Nebraskans is by providing assistance with federal agencies. My staff has a strong track record of helping constituents navigate a range of bureaucratic hurdles - from difficulty acquiring medical records from the VA, to problems with
In one case, my staff was able to help a mother in
After several calls to the carrier, the concerned and rightly frustrated parent spoke to my staff requesting assistance. My office then worked with the
Unfortunately, difficulty dealing with federal agencies and programs is not uncommon, and my office stands ready to assist any Nebraskan with these exhausting and often time-consuming challenges. The ability to help constituents resolve these issues that impact their lives and livelihoods is one of the most rewarding aspects of my job.
To offer convenient opportunities for those needing or seeking these services, my staff also regularly holds local office hours in communities across the state. These office hours allow those who may not live near one of my state offices the chance to speak in-person about a specific request or to express their input on a specific federal matter.
More information about assistance with federal agencies and other services my office provides is available on my website, http://fischer.senate.gov. It is an honor to represent our great state in the
Thank you for taking part in our democratic process, and I'll visit with you again next week.
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