Jan 19, 2018 Fort Report
Our nation recently suffered a severe, heart-wrenching tragedy in the heart of Africa. Four young American troops were killed in an ambush attack, and several others were wounded. I recently met with one of the wounded warriors of the Special Forces team caught in that Niger...
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...
Jan 12, 2018 Fort Report
Perhaps you’ve seen this commercial. It shows a shelter for the poor and the homeless around Christmas. Men and women enter from the cold and wintry streets, gathering under bright lights and sharing good cheer, clearly benefiting from an outpouring of holiday charity,...
Jan 6, 2018 Fort Report
Thank you for the privilege of representing you in the United States Congress. In Nebraska we have a longstanding commitment to preserve the vibrancy of our communities, to build a resilient economy, and to sustain the storied traditions that continually renew our responsibility...
Jan 4, 2018 Press Release
(Lincoln, N.E.) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry and Senator Deb Fischer today issued the following statements on the return of Marcel Pika to his family in Lincoln, Nebraska:
Dec 23, 2017 Fort Report
This time of year, we pause as Nebraskans, as Americans, to celebrate the origins of an ancient faith tradition and its beauty: the idea of family, the idea of giving, the idea of Christmas. Nebraska has a longstanding, well-earned reputation for nurturing vibrant communities,...
Dec 19, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) today released the following statement on Congress passing tax reform:
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 15, 2017 Fort Report
Little did I know that my recent online shopping experience would become a lesson in a forthcoming policy debate.   To demonstrate my point, I pulled up a major Internet news site on my phone during a staff meeting in Washington.  There it was, an advertisement with customized...
Dec 15, 2017 Press Release
(Lincoln, NE) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) yesterday introduced the bipartisan Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA) in the United States House of Representatives.