Aug 10, 2018 Fort Report
Once a year, the entire Nebraska delegation gathers at the SAC Museum in Ashland for high-level discussions of federal policy.  This year’s “summit” was well attended by people from across the state.  As important as these DC dynamics are, potentially more meaningful was what...
Aug 6, 2018 In The News
Many Nebraskans are exhausted when it comes to political squabbling, while also still positively imagining the possibilities of where America could be headed. That was part of the message U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry shared during a town hall meeting Tuesday evening at the...
Aug 6, 2018 In The News
Nebraska Congressman Jeff Fortenberry told a Columbus town hall meeting attended by a crowd of about 50 people Tuesday that he is working toward health care reforms that will offer more affordable health care insurance that will slow the spiraling costs now facing rural...
Aug 6, 2018 In The News
Nebraska District 1 Congressman Jeff Fortenberry held a town hall meeting in Columbus on Tuesday afternoon to discuss the issues that are important to the people in town. The meeting took place at noon in the City Council Chambers. Fortenberry discussed the Federal budget with...
Aug 3, 2018 Fort Report
No matter how busy the calendar in Washington, or how tense the political climate, it is a summer tradition for representatives to spend time back in the district listening to constituents.  This past week, I had many important conversations during community town hall meetings...
Aug 3, 2018 Press Release
(Lincoln, NE) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry spent the evening with the Yazidi community of Lincoln, America’s largest, to commemorate the fourth anniversary of the Yazidi Genocide.  The Yazidis are an ancient ethno-religious people who primarily live in the Nineveh and Sinjar...
Jul 31, 2018 In The News
Tariffs were a hot topic at a wide-ranging town hall hosted Friday by Nebraska Congressman Jeff Fortenberry, who also passionately defended the idea of a congressional compromise on immigration. Fortenberry hosted a town hall with more than 100 people at the Bellevue...
Jul 25, 2018 In The News
Sen. Ben Sasse on Monday described President Donald Trump's claim that the United States and Russia both are responsible for the current strained relationship between the two countries as "bizarre and flat-out wrong."
Jul 25, 2018 In The News
LINCOLN, Neb. – Senators Jim Risch (R-ID), Joe Manchin (D-WV), Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN), introduced the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act on Tuesday, July 17.
Jul 25, 2018 In The News
Just before Independence Day, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green and Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback led a U.S. delegation to visit persecuted communities in northern Iraq. According to the...