Aug 7, 2017 In The News
Stories of Nebraska City, the Arbor Lodge and the conservation efforts of the Arbor Day Foundation will reach school age children and other residents of the UK this week as Suella Fernandes returns home to London after a week-long visit to Washington, D.C., and a weekend visit...
Aug 5, 2017 In The News
To mark the anniversary of the genocide, members of the Yazidi community gathered in a Lincoln church to remember the tragic events that took place in Iraq and to reaffirm their Yazidi identity. The event was organized by Nibras Khudaida, a senior at Lincoln North Star High...
Aug 4, 2017 In The News
Recent events involving the state’s congressional delegation have been woefully short on Nebraska nice. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry’s town halls in Lincoln were overshadowed by angry protests, interruptions shouted from the crowd and at least one large-scale walkout. Earlier this...
Aug 3, 2017 In The News
COLUMBUS — U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry has heard from people with both positive and negative experiences under the Affordable Care Act. Letters from two of the Republican congressman’s constituents he shared Wednesday during a town hall meeting in Columbus highlight how the law...
Aug 3, 2017 In The News
NORFOLK — August recess has begun, and U.S. Representative Jeff Fortenberry is making his rounds to Nebraska communities. On Wednesday evening, Fortenberry hosted a town hall in the Norfolk City Council Chambers.
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...
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. “It’s very personal. It’s...
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...
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...