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April 17, 2024 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Pete Ricketts (R-NE) condemned Senate Democrats’ refusal to hold an impeachment trial for the charges against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. “For 227 years, the Senate held a trial when the House presented impeachment articles. By refusing ...
April 16, 2024 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Pete Ricketts led a bipartisan group of colleagues in a letter to Michael Regan, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), opposing a rule from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) that would devastate the rail industry, jeopardize suppl...
April 16, 2024 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Pete Ricketts (R-NE), a member of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, celebrated the advancement of a bipartisan package of bills he supported cracking down on Iran and its proxies. The bills would add sanctions on Iranian weapons programs, increase enf...
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Pete Ricketts (R-NE) called for a full Senate impeachment trial for Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. Ricketts cited Mayorkas’ abuse of parole and asylum and his willful refusal to enforce U.S. law. Ricketts made the comments while on a conference c...
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Pete Ricketts (R-NE) and Dan Sullivan (R-AK) and Representatives John James (MI-10) and Russ Fulcher (ID-01) slammed the Biden Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) finalized rule for heavy-duty vehicle emission standards that would require 30-40% of all new t...
March 21, 2024 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Pete Ricketts (R-NE) called on Senate Democrats to help pass the Laken Riley Act. He also called on Joe Biden to secure the southern border. The Laken Riley Act would require U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to arrest and detain illegal a...
March 20, 2024 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Pete Ricketts (R-NE) announced Congressional Review Act legislation with Senator Dan Sullivan (R-AK) to block the Biden administration’s electric vehicles mandate. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today finalized a new emissions rule for lig...
March 20, 2024 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senators Pete Ricketts (R-Nebraska) and Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), both members of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, issued a joint statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) rule finalized today, for light-duty and medium-duty vehicle emiss...

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