Jul 2, 2018 In The News
Memo to Congress and the Pentagon: Wake up. Your failure to replace the Air Force’s decades-old reconnaissance and intelligence-gathering aircraft is putting crew members’ lives at risk.
Jul 2, 2018 In The News
For the families of those still waiting for the remains of family members taken by North Korea during the Korean war, the Singapore summit offered a bit of hope.  North Korea agreed to hand over the remains as part of an agreement signed by both countries. Congressman Jeff...
Jul 2, 2018 In The News
Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.) is the new chairman of the legislative branch subcommittee in the House Appropriations Committee.
Jul 2, 2018 In The News
The Republican-led House on Thursday narrowly passed a sweeping farm bill that would toughen work requirements for food stamp recipients. The bill passed 213-211. Democrats opposed the bill, saying it would take government food assistance away from too many people.
Jul 2, 2018 In The News
A sweeping farm bill that passed the House is very good news for Nebraska and America, according to Congressman Jeff Fortenberry. “It basically provides the backbone and structure for our food security system,” Fortenberry tells Coby Mach, host of Drive Time Lincoln on Nebraska...
Jul 2, 2018 In The News
The farm bill could be used next year to offer some relief for farmers from high healthcare insurance premiums they face.
Jul 2, 2018 In The News
LINCOLN, Neb. — President Donald Trump announced a 25 percent tariff on up to $50 billion in Chinese imports Friday, which will take effect July 6. Beijing quickly responded that it would retaliate with penalties of the same scale on American goods and spelled out details to...
Jul 2, 2018 In The News
Congressman Jeff Fortenberry says it’s a miracle the North Korean summit in Singapore ever happened. “It’s historic. It’s bold. It’s unimaginable really; considering where we were a few month ago,” Fortenberry tells Nebraska Radio Network affiliate KLIN. The Congressman points...
Jun 22, 2018 In The News
President Donald Trump’s executive order keeping immigrant families together when they are detained for crossing into the U.S. was a surprise move that contributed to Capitol Hill confusion on Wednesday as lawmakers scrambled for a way forward on various immigration-related...
Jun 14, 2018 In The News
Rep. Jeff Fortenberry said Monday's meeting between President Donald Trump and the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore could lead to a positive future in relations between the countries.