Nov 9, 2018 In The News
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with moderate Republican Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska about areas where Republicans and Democrats might work together in the next Congress. AILSA CHANG, HOST: OK, the attorney general's resignation comes less than 24 hours after the Republicans...
Nov 1, 2018 In The News
The thousands of Christians who have returned to Iraq in recent months after suffering genocide during the Islamic State (ISIS) occupation are breathing life back into their devastated villages, opening up schools and shops, Breitbart News has learned.
Oct 17, 2018 In The News
A bipartisan bill meant to help create the conditions on the ground necessary for an eventual end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been introduced by Representatives Nita Lowey (D-NY) and Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE), Lowey’s office announced on Tuesday.
Oct 17, 2018 In The News
WASHINGTON (JTA) — A bipartisan slate of lawmakers in Congress introduced a bill that would invest in businesses in the Palestinian areas — a bid to replace some of the massive cuts in assistance imposed recently by the Trump administration. Under the measure, the United States...
Oct 1, 2018 In The News
It may be 2020 before U.S. military aircraft stationed at Offutt Air Force Base begin to show up routinely in the skies over Lincoln. Before that occurs, the Lincoln Airport will benefit from infrastructure improvements that clear the path for Lincoln to host aircraft from the...
Oct 1, 2018 In The News
In the context of a growing national debate on tech and privacy, Google has come under increased scrutiny for how it may be tracking and targeting children for advertising. Two House members sent a letter this week to the company’s chief executive, Sundar Pichai, expressing...
Sep 18, 2018 In The News
For years, students have had to skip meals, wait tables and make major financial sacrifices to serve as an intern on a congressional staff. Due to recent developments, those things will not be as necessary — interns of the House of Representatives and the Senate are about to...
Sep 18, 2018 In The News
Google is facing new scrutiny on Capitol Hill over allegations that YouTube gathers personal information from children younger than 13. "It has come to our attention that the data collection practices of YouTube ... may not be in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy...
Sep 17, 2018 In The News
On September 17, 2018, Congressman Fortenberry spoke with Coby Mach on KLIN’s Drive Time Lincoln about security and aid efforts to protect endangered religious minorities in Iraq and the need to upgrade our Offutt-based spy plane assets to ensure Russian compliance with nuclear...
Sep 10, 2018 In The News
The United States and its partners must act quickly following the defeat of the so-called Islamic State in northern Iraq to prevent the radical group from regenerating, Rep. Jeff Fortenberry said. Across the once-diverse and religiously pluralistic region, a patchwork of...