Jun 24, 2010 Fort Report
The House Majority Leader this week announced that Congress would not consider a budget this year, for the first time since 1974.  I recently spoke on the House Floor in opposition to this, and wanted to share with you my remarks.
Jun 16, 2010 Fort Report
America’s veterans sacrifice much to serve our nation.  They risk life and limb. They spend time away from home and family.  They endure the hardships that can occur upon returning to civilian life following active military service.
Jun 11, 2010 Fort Report
I recently had the great privilege of visiting with Ashland, Nebraska native and NASA astronaut and aerospace engineer, Clayton Anderson, in my Washington D.C. office.  We talked about Clayton’s most recent mission to the International Space Station, the extraordinary training...
Jun 10, 2010 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congressman Jeff Fortenberry is scheduled to testify before the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity tomorrow, June 10, at 1:00 p.m. EST.  The Subcommittee will be considering legislation he authored in September 2008, the Veterans...
Jun 10, 2010 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jeff Fortenberry today presented the merits of his Veterans Entrepreneurial Transition Business Benefit Act, H.R.
May 28, 2010 Fort Report
 “I have never been able to think of the day as one of mourning; I have never quite been able to feel that half-masted flags were appropriate on Decoration Day.  I have rather felt that the flag should be at the peak, because those whose dying we commemorate rejoiced in seeing...
May 28, 2010 Fort Report
Nebraska’s economy is seen by many as a relative bright spot in a nation working to rebound from recession. Our jobless rate, at 5 percent, is half the national unemployment rate.  We consistently are at or near the top of national surveys of states’ financial health and...
May 25, 2010 Press Release
Congressional Nuclear Security Leaders Introduce Resolution to Halt US-Russia Civil Nuclear Cooperation Agreement
May 20, 2010 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.--Congressman Jeff Fortenberry today joined world-renowned conservationist Jane Goodall and Academy Award-nominated actor Don Cheadle in unve
May 19, 2010 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.--Congressman Jeff Fortenberry last week urged the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s leadership to conduct a hearing to examine federal government responsibility, oil spill liability, and prevention regarding the April 20, 2010 Gulf Coast oil...