May 9, 2018 In The News
Rep. Don Bacon, R-Neb.: “Any agreement that legitimizes an Iranian nuclear program is terribly flawed and needs to be renegotiated or rejected. The inspection protocol in the JCPOA was too weak. We cannot ignore Iran’s involvement with terrorist organizations and its nuclear...
May 9, 2018 In The News
WASHINGTON — When Kyle and Tiffany Lechtenberg’s son came down with severe stomach pains last summer, they worried it could be appendicitis. Fortunately it wasn’t, but with their insurance plan’s high deductible, they had to cover out of pocket the entire $5,000 it cost to...
May 8, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) today issued the following statement on the Iran Nuclear Deal:
May 4, 2018 Fort Report
Michael wrote to me recently.  He asks: "Why hasn't anything been done with HEALTHCARE???”  I find the all-caps method of communicating to be overbearing, but Michael has a pointed point--and the right to say so.
May 4, 2018 Press Release
(Washington D.C.) – Congressman Fortenberry issued the following statement on the introduction of the Rural Health Insurance Act of 2018 and its inclusion in the new Farm Bill: “Farmers and ranchers are hurting,” said Fortenberry. “The Rural Health Insurance Act plows back into...
Apr 27, 2018 Fort Report
This week, an astounding thing happened.  Just a couple months ago, we were critically close to a crisis with North Korea so potentially catastrophic that it is hard to get the mind around it.  In a gathering with Defense Secretary Mattis, I listened intently as he carefully...
Apr 27, 2018 In The News
Last month, U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced that this year more than $1.1 billion will be distributed to state wildlife agencies from taxes generated by the Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act (widely referred to as the Pittman-Robertson Act) and the Dingell-...
Apr 27, 2018 In The News
The former Village C Terrace was dedicated this Monday to Fr. Martin J. O’Gara, S.J., a Georgetown faculty member who was killed while serving as a chaplain in the U.S. Air Force during World War II. O’Gara’s name was previously given to O’Gara Hall, a dormitory, infirmary and...
Apr 23, 2018 In The News
From crop subsidies to food stamps, rural development to forestry management — it’s all in the farm bill. The every-five-years-or-so legislation represents a sprawling reauthorization of federal agriculture programs that govern policies from land conservation to rural...
Apr 23, 2018 Fort Report
Russian President Vladimir Putin recently announced the development of a new nuclear missile that appeared, in a video demonstration, to be aimed straight at the United States.  The RS-28 Sarmat—known as Satan 2 in U.S.-NATO military parlance—can purportedly avoid missile...