• Latest News

    Apr 23, 2010 Press Release
    Lincoln, NE -- Congressman Jeff Fortenberry today commented on a recently announced United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) plan to help schools use more fresh, locally raised food.  The plan stems from an amendment Fortenberry helped add to the most recent Farm Bill.
    Apr 16, 2010 Fort Report
    This week the United States hosted a Global Nuclear Security Summit in Washington D.C.  Leaders of 47 nations participated in discussions about collaborative efforts to prevent nuclear terrorism and the proliferation of nuclear weapons.
    Apr 14, 2010 Fort Report
    “Think what you do when you run in debt; you give to another power over your liberty."— Benjamin Franklin, StatesmanOver the past several months, I have spoken with many Nebraskans -- from Pawnee City to Emerson -- who have shared with me deep concerns about the fiscal health of...
  • Latest Fort Report

    Jun 14, 2019 Fort Report
    As I stood at attention today at the change of command ceremony for the 55th Wing at Offutt Air Force Base, I was struck again by the dignity and efficiency of our men and women in uniform.  A change of military command is not some trite rite or rote ritual.  It symbolizes a...
    Jun 10, 2019 Fort Report
    The night before D-Day operations, June 6, 1944, American paratroopers landed in and around the little town of Sainte-Mère-Église in Normandy, France near Utah Beach.  The town square is marked by an ancient French church.  Near the church is a rare obelisk marking the ancient...
    May 31, 2019 Fort Report
    I believe most Americans want Congress to work hard, think smart, and get things done.  While the stop-start, meandering, twisting, halting process of government can be frustrating, these last few weeks have been important for Nebraska, and for America.  From flood relief to...
  • Follow me on twitter