Mar 20, 2018 In The News
OMAHA - Congressman Jeff Fortenberry made a stop at the University of Nebraska – Omaha on Monday to meet with ten members of a program partnership with the United States Strategic Command and the National Strategic Research Institute to discuss 21st century security needs. This ...
Mar 20, 2018 In The News
Outrage over the Parkland, Florida, massacre fueled student walkouts and demonstrations across Nebraska and Iowa on Wednesday as youth added their voices to the national debate over how to stop school violence. Although their messages varied, and a majority of students did not...
Mar 11, 2018 In The News
The Texas horned lizard. Moose in New Hampshire. The pygmy rabbit of Idaho. These and thousands of other wildlife species are slinking, trotting and hopping toward endangerment or extinction. A new bill making its way through Congress could give them a reprieve by using an...
Mar 7, 2018 In The News
Often, we do not realize we miss something until it’s already gone. I’m in a minority of people who think about wildlife conservation daily. I think about how thousands of fish and wildlife species are at risk of becoming endangered, and how different our nation would be if they...
Jan 17, 2018 In The News
Saturday will mark President Trump’s first year in office and just under a month from the time he signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 into law. For the most important sector of Nebraska’s economy, both dates have been a boon, with expectations for continued business growth...
Dec 16, 2017 In The News
As Nebraskans, we are connected to our environment and our wildlife in many ways. Whether you seek the thrill of a mountain bike trail ride, enjoy afternoons helping a grandchild go fishing or rise before dawn to view an elusive songbird, wildlife is interwoven into our culture...
Dec 7, 2017 In The News
WASHINGTON – Six members of Congress stressed the need for the U.S. government to take a more vigorously active role in protecting endangered Christians in the Holy Lands and the Middle East. Four representatives and two senators spoke Tuesday at the Third International...
Dec 6, 2017 In The News
COLUMBUS — Produce grown at Erstwhile Farm has fed many people. The organic vegetables, pasture-raised pork, chicken and eggs that Lanette and Larry Stec have on their rural Columbus farm are sold year-round to hungry customers. Some of the products have been featured in stores...
Dec 5, 2017 In The News
Leadership Bellevue graduated the class of 2017 at a community event, “Partners in Excellence,” at Platteview Golf Club in Bellevue last week. The keynote speaker was Bellevue Mayor Rita Sanders. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb., was there with other community leaders.
Nov 30, 2017 In The News
United States lawmakers said their meetings with His Majesty King Abdullah over the past two days were insightful and important, providing a clear vision on conditions in the Middle East. In interviews following their meetings with King Abdullah, the lawmakers said Jordan has...