Oct 19, 2018 Fort Report
I know it is a bit old-fashioned, but I like stepping into the voting booth and using a pencil to fill in an oval on paper.  There is no Russian hacking or fancy Facebook algorithm interfering with my vote.  It’s my conscience, my pencil, on paper.
Oct 17, 2018 In The News
A bipartisan bill meant to help create the conditions on the ground necessary for an eventual end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been introduced by Representatives Nita Lowey (D-NY) and Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE), Lowey’s office announced on Tuesday.
Oct 17, 2018 Press Release
(Lincoln, NE) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry today provided the following statement after introducing a resolution in the House of Representatives for the development of a security plan for religious minorities in Northern Iraq:
Oct 17, 2018 In The News
WASHINGTON (JTA) — A bipartisan slate of lawmakers in Congress introduced a bill that would invest in businesses in the Palestinian areas — a bid to replace some of the massive cuts in assistance imposed recently by the Trump administration. Under the measure, the United States...
Oct 15, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Last week, Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1) and Congresswoman Nita Lowey (NY-17) introduced the Palestinian Partnership Fund Act of 2018.  This legislation builds bridges between Israelis and Palestinians, laying the groundwork for peace and prosperity...
Oct 12, 2018 Fort Report
From the interstate highway system to the Erie Canal, the transcontinental railroad to the Hoover Dam, infrastructure projects have transformed our nation, lifted our spirits, and caused the world to marvel at the incredible ingenuity of America.  As your representative, it is...
Oct 5, 2018 Fort Report
Right in our neighborhood, in Bellevue, is the United States Strategic Command, also known as USSTRATCOM.  Their mission is to deter strategic attack and, if necessary, deploy strategic forces as the ultimate guarantor of our security and our allies.  It’s a place of highly...
Oct 3, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) today issued the following statement on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA): “This reformed and renegotiated trade deal with Canada and Mexico appears to move us in the right direction,” Fortenberry said.  “...
Oct 1, 2018 In The News
It may be 2020 before U.S. military aircraft stationed at Offutt Air Force Base begin to show up routinely in the skies over Lincoln. Before that occurs, the Lincoln Airport will benefit from infrastructure improvements that clear the path for Lincoln to host aircraft from the...
Oct 1, 2018 In The News
In the context of a growing national debate on tech and privacy, Google has come under increased scrutiny for how it may be tracking and targeting children for advertising. Two House members sent a letter this week to the company’s chief executive, Sundar Pichai, expressing...