Oct 17, 2019 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1) offered the following statement today following news of the passing of U.S. Congressman Elijah Cummings (MD-7).  “Our colleague Congressman Elijah Cummings has died.  He had a beautiful saying: ‘Make your pain become your...
Oct 11, 2019 Fort Report
Middle Eastern dynamics seem far removed from a brisk fall in Nebraska.  It’s hard to get animated by the region’s interminable struggles when the harvest season is upon us and water levels remain a concern.  We eventually just get weary.  We also sense that we can’t keep...
Oct 9, 2019 In The News
If you find yourself scanning and clicking on hotel prices only to see a higher bill when it's time to pay, you're not alone. Resort fees are mandatory charges that include a bundle of services guests have come to expect during a hotel stay. They're labeled everything from...
Oct 7, 2019 Press Release
(Lincoln, Nebraska) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1) issued the following statement today on the Trump Administration’s decision to begin withdrawal of U.S. forces from the northern border of Syria. "America cannot keep fighting other peoples’ wars—but we must proceed with...
Oct 4, 2019 Fort Report
There’s an inscription in stone on the side of the Nebraska State Capitol: “Wisdom.  Justice.  Power.  Mercy.  Constant Guardians of the Law.”  There is a fine line between a wise, merciful pursuit of justice versus a political power play.  For it to be properly exercised, power...
Oct 4, 2019 In The News
Already the subject of lawsuits and consumer ire, resort fees are now the target of a new federal bipartisan bill. The Hotel Advertising Transparency Act of 2019 seeks to do away with the practice of tacking on extra charges that aren’t shown in the upfront room rate for hotels.