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February 28, 2023 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Pete Ricketts (R-NE) explained how President Joe Biden’s open borders policies led to the recent murder of nursing student Laken Riley. Riley was brutally murdered while on a morning run. Her alleged killer is an illegal alien who had been paroled by the Bide...
February 28, 2024 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Pete Ricketts (R-NE) issued the following statement commenting on Leader Mitch McConnell’s announcement this would be his last term as Leader: “Under Mitch McConnell’s leadership, Republicans in the Senate secured a majority on the Supreme Cour...
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February 28, 2024 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Pete Ricketts (R-NE), a member of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, slammed the Biden administration’s appeasement-first foreign policy for emboldening Iran and its terrorist proxies. “Iran’s proxies are a threat to American national security,” Rick...
February 27, 2024 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Pete Ricketts (R-NE) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) introduced the Renewable Fuel for Ocean-Going Vessels Act to allow companies to preserve Renewable Identification Number credits (RINs) under the RFS program for renewable fuel, when the fuel for use is in...
February 23, 2023 OMAHA, NE. – Today, U.S. Senator Pete Ricketts (R-NE) hosted a Special Committee on Aging field hearing on the challenges and opportunities with enrollment for Medicare and Medicare Advantage. The field hearing took place at the Douglas County Health Center in Omaha. “I really appreciate ever...
February 22, 2024 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pete Ricketts (R-NE), a longtime champion of Nebraska biofuels, released the following statement in response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final rule approving a request from Midwest governors to allow the year-round ...
February 22, 2024 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Recently, U.S. Senators Pete Ricketts, a member of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Ted Cruz (R-TX), and 5 Republican colleagues sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland urging the U.S. Department of Justice to open a criminal investigation in...
February 22, 2024 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Recently, U.S. Senators Pete Ricketts (R-NE), Deb Fischer (R-NE), and Roger Marshall (R-KS) joined 18 Republican colleagues in calling on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to appeal an adverse court decision and protect farmers from losing access to dicamba c...

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