|Born:||March 1, 1951 (age 69)|
|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. Previously, she was elected to the Valentine Rural High School Board of Education, became president of the Nebraska Association of School Boards and served as a commissioner on the Coordinating Commission for Post-Secondary Education.
In 2004, she was elected to the Nebraska Legislature to represent the 43rd Legislative District. She served as chair of the Transportation and Telecommunications Committee and as a member of the Revenue Committee and the Executive Board.
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.
- Weekly Republican Address - May 30, 2015
- Weekly Republican Address - Jan. 12, 2013
- Remarks at the 2012 Republican National Convention - Aug. 28, 2012