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    Feb 18, 2010 Fort Report
    Recently I spoke about agricultural entrepreneurship and the best traditions of farm life at the Rural Advantage/Healthy Farms Conference, which is sponsored annually by the Nebraska Sustainable Agriculture Society and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.
    Feb 11, 2010 Press Release
    Lincoln, NE -- Congressman Jeff Fortenberry will host a free summit on opportunities for small businesses to address health care costs on Wednesday, February 17, 2010, in Lincoln.  “No one disputes the diagnosis – health care must be strengthened in America,” Fortenberry said...
    Feb 10, 2010 Fort Report
    I would like to invite you to a public event I will be hosting Wednesday, Feb. 17, in Lincoln.  This summit, entitled “Healthy Lifestyles, Healthy Companies: Addressing Rising Health Care Costs for Nebraska Small Businesses” will examine how local businesses have addressed costs...
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    May 17, 2019 Fort Report
    I have been to China once.  I found the Chinese people welcoming and warm.  The academic conference I attended with Chinese officials was thorough and thoughtful.  At a break, I walked over to the conference area window and looked out.  It was a very strange site––­­like fog had...
    May 10, 2019 Fort Report
    This week I was pleased that the House of Representatives took concrete steps to help Nebraskans rebuild after the flood.  In both the Appropriations Committee on which I serve and before the whole House, key amendments were offered and passed to help our farms, communities, and...
    May 3, 2019 Fort Report
    Decisions in government are not always about nice programs.  Sometimes, it’s about life and death.  The other night in my DC office, I stood in front of framed photos of young men and women from Nebraska who died in Iraq.  Some of their families I know.  Some I have never met. ...
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