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
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...
Jul 25, 2018 In The News
To promote inclusive economic growth through conservation and biodiversity programs that facilitate transboundary cooperation, improve natural resource management, and build local capacity to protect and preserve threatened wildlife species in the greater Okavango River Basin of...
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 17, 2018 In The News
On Monday, President Donald Trump decided on federal appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh for his second nominee to the Supreme Court. Following President Trump's announcement, Nebraska's congressmen shared their thoughts on Kavanaugh as the Supreme Court nominee.
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.