Fischer, Ricketts vote to advance repeal of Biden’s student debt relief

North Platte Post Washington – On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate voted on a motion to end President Biden’s student loan relief plan. On a 51-46 vote, the Senate advanced the legislation that would repeal the debt cancellation program and nullify the pause on monthly payments and interest. U.S. Senators Deb Fisher and Pete Ricketts of […]

Ricketts and Bacon speak at Memorial Day Ceremony

3 News Now Today is a day of remembrance for those who gave everything in service of our country, a wide variety of events held around the metro area honored fallen soldier’s gold star families who lost family members in service and all those who have fought to protect freedom. VFW post, 2503 held an […]

Definition of conservation still not being shared in 30×30 plan

WJAG WASHINGTON, D.C. – Few details are still being shared in regard to President Biden’s “America the Beautiful” initiative, formerly known as the “30X30” plan. U.S. Senator Pete Ricketts spent time during a hearing of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works asking Martha Williams, Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, to […]

Nebraska Residents Get a Chance to Voice Farm Bill Priorities

Nebraska Ag Connection Congress is continuing discussion on the 2023 Farm Bill, and Nebraska residents got a chance to voice their Farm Bill priorities to visiting congressional members. Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer, a member of the Senate Agricultural Committee, hosted Arkansas Senator and Ag Committee member John Boozman in several roundtables across the state in […]

Ricketts introduces resolution designating May as Renewable Fuels Month

Rural Radio In a united effort to promote the benefits of biofuels, U.S. Senator Pete Ricketts (R-NE) spearheaded the introduction of a bipartisan resolution. The resolution aims to officially designate May 2023 as Renewable Fuels Month in America. Senator Ricketts highlighted the numerous advantages offered by ethanol and biodiesel. He emphasized their positive impact on […]

China could use AI deepfake technology to disrupt 2024 election, GOP senator warns

FOX News Senator Pete Ricketts of Nebraska told Fox News Digital on Thursday that he’s concerned about China’s use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) after a report claimed pro-Chinese groups were spreading CCP propaganda using AI-generated news anchors. “There’s absolutely a possibility that they could do that for the 2024 election, and that’s what we have […]

Ricketts wants tax savings as part of debt ceiling deal

Norfolk NE Radio WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the debt ceiling is debated in Washington, 42 U.S. Senators, including Senator Pete Ricketts, they want to see tax savings as part of a debt ceiling deal. In a state issued by his office, Ricketts said the opportunity to make a deal that ensures the nation doesn’t default […]

China aiming for ‘chaos and confusion’ by weaponizing AI, warns GOP senator

FOX News Sen. Pete Ricketts, R-Neb., warned this week that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is using artificial intelligence to stoke disinformation globally through “deep fakes.” “The CCP will stop at nothing to sow chaos and confusion within our country and around the world.” Ricketts said at a Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee hearing. “Deep fakes […]

Pete Ricketts Warns Of New Weapon Communist China Is Using Against The U.S.

The Daily Wire Sen. Pete Ricketts (R-NE) warned during a Foreign Relations subcommittee hearing this week that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is using state-of-the-art AI to create “deep fakes” to destabilize the U.S. Deep fakes are photos and videos that have been digitally manipulated to alter voices or images or other aspects of the […]