Sen. Deb Fischer Took $120,000+ In Donations From Health Care Special Interests While Voting To Increase Insurance Premiums

Sen. Deb Fischer made it clear that her vote can be and has been bought by health care special interests. She took more than $120,000 in donations from pharmaceutical and health insurance corporate PACs, then repaid the favor by voting to increase health care insurance premiums for Nebraskans.

Sen. Deb Fischer’s Record On Health Care

Fischer Has Received Over $120,000 In Corporate PAC Contributions From Health Care/Insurance And Pharmaceutical Corporate PACs Over Her Career. [FEC]

Fischer Received At Least $77,500 From Pharmaceutical Corporate PACs Over Her Senate Career. A review of Deb Fischer for U.S. Senate’s FEC reports showed that Fischer received $77,500 from pharmaceutical corporate PACs over her senate career. Fischer has received corporate PAC money from pharmaceutical companies like Mallinckrodt, AbbVie Inc., Pfizer, Merck, and Bristol-Myers Squibb. [FEC]

Fischer Received Over $50,000 From Health Insurance And HealthCare Corporate PACs Over Her Senate Career. A review of Deb Fischer for U.S. Senate’s FEC reports showed that Fischer received $51,500 from health insurance and health care corporate PACs over her senate career. Fischer has received corporate PAC money from healthcare corporations like Aetna, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, and DaVita. [FEC]

Fischer Voted For The 2017 GOP Tax Bill. “The Senate voted 51-48 on Wednesday to pass the Republicans’ tax overhaul bill in a party-line vote.” [New York Times, 12/19/17; H.R. 1, Vote 323, 12/20/17]