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    Mar 18, 2010 Fort Report
    In the past few days, White House and Congressional leaders have intensified efforts to pass health care legislation.  Their efforts have become so urgent that the Speaker of the House is considering the use of an arcane legislative maneuver to “deem” the Senate bill passed in...
    Mar 17, 2010 Press Release
    Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Jeff Fortenberry today called for a straight “yes or no” vote on the Senate-approved health care legislation now before the House of Representatives.  “A policy this costly, complex, and far-reaching deserves a “yes or no” vote,” Fortenberry said...
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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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