|Born:||March 1, 1951 (age 70)|
|Career:||U.S. Senate, 2013-present|
Nebraska Legislature, 2005-2013
|Education:||B.S, University of Nebraska-Lincoln|
Deb Fischer assumed office as a U.S. senator from Nebraska in January 2013, the third female senator from Nebraska and the first elected to a full term.
Born March 1, 1951 in Lincoln, Nebraska, Fischer attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and graduated with a B.S. in education in 1988.
Fischer served on the Valentine Rural High School Board of Education from 1990-2004, as president of the Nebraska Association of School Boards and as a commissioner on the Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Post-Secondary Education from 2000-2004.
In 2004, Fischer was elected to the Nebraska Legislature to represent the 43rd Legislative District, serving through 2012.
For information on Fischer's policy subject areas, committee appointments and sponsored/co-sponsored legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives, please visit her profile on https://www.congress.gov.
Biographical Directory of the United States Congress (n.d.) Fischer, Debra (Deb) (1951-). Retrieved on May 6, 2020, from https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=F000463.
Fischer, Deb. (n.d.). Extended Biography. Retrieved on May 6, 2020, from https://www.fischer.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/extended-biography.
- Weekly Republican Address - May 30, 2015
- Weekly Republican Address - Jan. 12, 2013
- Remarks at the 2012 Republican National Convention - Aug. 28, 2012