Congressman Jeff Fortenberry

Representing the 1st District of Nebraska

In The News

Aug 3, 2017 In The News

Even though the repeal of the Affordable Care Act has stalled in the United States Senate, health care was still the leading topic when U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry held a town hall at the Norfolk City Council chambers.

Aug 2, 2017 In The News

FREMONT – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry made the trip to Fremont on Tuesday afternoon to give an update from Washington and also to listen to questions and concerns.

Every August Fortenberry spends a week during the congressional work period holding town and city hall meetings across the First District of Nebraska.

Aug 2, 2017 In The News

A Nebraska Congressman gets an earful on a familiar topic.

Congressman Jeff Fortenberry says he understands the frustration, even anger, being expressed about health care during his town hall meetings across the First Congressional District.

Aug 1, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) and Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) and Representatives Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01), Don Bacon (NE-02), and Adrian Smith (NE-03) have written to President Donald Trump outlining Nebraska’s request for a federal disaster declaration.

Their request comes as a result of storms, which hit the state from June 12-17, 2017.

Jul 29, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — The early morning defeat of Senate Republicans’ “skinny repeal” legislation brought sighs of relief from health insurers, including those in Nebraska and Iowa.

Medica plans to offer insurance on both the Nebraska and Iowa Affordable Care Act exchanges in 2018 and had warned about the bill’s potential consequences.

Jul 20, 2017 In The News

WESTON – A new black granite monument in Weston tells all who gaze upon it that Bob Cerv was more than a Major League ball player.

He was a man, Curtis Havelka said, who embodied the American spirit.

“Never quit, never give up. If you want it, earn it,” Havelka said was the lessons for life that the Weston native was always willing to share with those he met.

Jul 19, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s suggestion that Republicans simply allow the Affordable Care Act to collapse on its own is sounding better and better to Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa.

“It’s starting to make some sense now,” King said Tuesday. “Let the pain of Obamacare compound itself until the public and the Congress are committed to making a change.”

Jul 8, 2017 In The News

Nebraska Congressman Jeff Fortenberry visited the People's City Mission Friday to connect to his community and see what new ways the mission is using to make a difference...

He found the 251campaign.

Jul 3, 2017 In The News

The writer, of Lincoln, represents Nebraska’s 1st Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives.

I recently toured the newly renovated United States Capitol dome. It contains a striking fresco — entitled “The Apotheosis of Washington” — of a stern and purple-clad George Washington exalted in the heavens.

Jun 25, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — Moses Ward is part of the problem facing health insurance in America today, and he knows it.

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