Sep 16, 2019 In The News
The new Standing Bear statue being unveiled this week at the U.S. Capitol represents more than a commemoration of the iconic civil rights leader. “It can’t be about just a bronze sculpture,” said Judi gaiashkibos, executive director of the Nebraska Commission on Indian...
Sep 13, 2019 In The News
The group of Yazidi journalists shared stories of the horrific violence their community in Iraq has suffered at the hands of ISIS. They spoke of men killed, women and children kidnapped and ransomed back to their families for large sums. “Unfortunately, this is the...
Aug 12, 2019 In The News
An Omaha woman whose parents died of carbon monoxide poisoning is headed to Washington, D.C., in her crusade to save others from the same fate. Sharon Shore, 47, brought the issue to the attention of Rep. Jeff Fortenberry at a recent town hall — and the congressman has taken...
Aug 6, 2019 In The News
Last week, Congressman Jeff Fortenberry held a town hall in Bellevue, taking people’s questions on the president, healthcare--and something he didn’t expect. A woman asked him to sponsor a bill that may have saved the lives of her parents. This past April, Thomas and Ann...
Aug 5, 2019 In The News
About a dozen Northeast Nebraskans raised topics including immigration reform, renewable energy and rights for those with disabilities at the Norfolk City Council chambers at a town hall meeting Friday hosted by U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry. The room was filled with more than 50...