Sep 7, 2018 Fort Report
This week in Washington, I attended an event with the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation, the largest bipartisan caucus in Congress.  I met a gentleman from South Carolina who travels twice a year to Nebraska.  He's a real authority on turkeys and was eager to show me a video...
Aug 31, 2018 Editorial
A woman named Mary came into my office recently with two truckers.  Their pensions were in danger.  Mary wanted to livestream the meeting so that truckers around the country could watch.  I said, “Mary, that’s not our policy.  What’s on your mind?”  We just talked.  Mary began...
Aug 23, 2018 In The News
Former Huskers receiver and current Nebraska Associate Athletic Director for Football Matt Davison charmed the Schwertley Hall crowd with comical stories and insights into the program Saturday during the Knights of Columbus' annual Big Red Dinner.
Aug 20, 2018 Press Release
(Lincoln, NE, August 20, 2018) - On Saturday, August 18, at 7:30 PM, Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) spoke to an audience of over 300 about the plight of religious minorities in Northern Iraq at the 24th annual Go Big Red Night in the social hall of St.
Aug 10, 2018 Fort Report
Once a year, the entire Nebraska delegation gathers at the SAC Museum in Ashland for high-level discussions of federal policy.  This year’s “summit” was well attended by people from across the state.  As important as these DC dynamics are, potentially more meaningful was what...
Aug 6, 2018 In The News
Nebraska District 1 Congressman Jeff Fortenberry held a town hall meeting in Columbus on Tuesday afternoon to discuss the issues that are important to the people in town. The meeting took place at noon in the City Council Chambers. Fortenberry discussed the Federal budget with...
Aug 6, 2018 In The News
Many Nebraskans are exhausted when it comes to political squabbling, while also still positively imagining the possibilities of where America could be headed. That was part of the message U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry shared during a town hall meeting Tuesday evening at the...
Aug 6, 2018 In The News
Nebraska Congressman Jeff Fortenberry told a Columbus town hall meeting attended by a crowd of about 50 people Tuesday that he is working toward health care reforms that will offer more affordable health care insurance that will slow the spiraling costs now facing rural...
Aug 3, 2018 Fort Report
No matter how busy the calendar in Washington, or how tense the political climate, it is a summer tradition for representatives to spend time back in the district listening to constituents.  This past week, I had many important conversations during community town hall meetings...
Aug 3, 2018 Press Release
(Lincoln, NE) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry spent the evening with the Yazidi community of Lincoln, America’s largest, to commemorate the fourth anniversary of the Yazidi Genocide.  The Yazidis are an ancient ethno-religious people who primarily live in the Nineveh and Sinjar...