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    Feb 15, 2019 Press Release
    (Lincoln, NE) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) announced today that he will be hosting a Farm Bill review session this coming Wednesday, February 20, 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm, in Norfolk with USDA Under Secretary Bill Northey. The Farm Bill review will be held at the Lower...
    Feb 8, 2019 In The News
    9 p.m.: Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad in attendance Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad, a Yazidi activist and survivor of genocide, will attend the State of the Union tonight as the guest of Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.).
    Feb 8, 2019 Fort Report
    A woman named Nadia Murad won the Noble Peace Prize in 2018.  She is a Yazidi from Northern Iraq.  The Yazidis are a people bound by an ancient faith tradition.  They have sought to live in peace in harsh surroundings.  Along with the Christians of the area, they have endured...
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    Mar 15, 2019 Fort Report
    Josh Moenning is the Mayor of Norfolk and a close friend of mine.  Given the ongoing flooding, over a third of Norfolk had to evacuate because of rising water concerns.  I texted Josh, and I called him.  He did not answer me­­––and I am glad he didn’t.  I know he is busy taking...
    Mar 8, 2019 Fort Report
    This might seem like an odd time to write about the rituals of summer when the frozen ground is covered by seven inches of snow.  This time of year, however, is when the important niche rural business of corn detasseling makes plans for summer hiring of local teens.  While only...
    Mar 2, 2019 Fort Report
    You may not see this on TV, but much of the work in Washington goes on outside the glare of media.  It’s in committees where the hard work of advocating for lower drug prices, safer foods, and helping the world’s most vulnerable is accomplished.  Here are two examples from this...
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