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    Jul 28, 2010 Press Release
    Washington, D.C. -- At the invitation of Congressman Jeff Fortenberry, Dr. Thomas Hoenig, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, will deliver a special presentation in Lincoln on Friday, August 13.  This informative event is free and open to the public.    
    Jul 21, 2010 Press Release
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Jeff Fortenberry’s Help Haitian Adoptees Immediately to Integrate Act of 2010 (H.R.
    Jul 16, 2010 Fort Report
    Late last week, a group of House colleagues and I reviewed the impacts of the BP oil spill on Gulf Coast communities and ecosystems.  We walked the coastline of the marsh and scouted the inlet bays that have now become the front lines of a land war against incoming oil.  As I...
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    Feb 15, 2019 Fort Report
    Early one morning this week, I headed to the United States Department of Agriculture for a breakfast meeting with Secretary Sonny Perdue from Georgia.  We had a productive discussion about the new internet initiative for rural America, the ecosystem of rural development, and the...
    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...
    Feb 1, 2019 Fort Report
    I hear it over and over again: “I was stationed at Offutt.  We fell in love with Nebraska.  After our service commitment, we decided to make it our home.  We love it here.”  That love and pride are returned by Nebraskans.
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