Dec 8, 2017 Fort Report
 Last Sunday, I turned on the television. Every single station was focused on one thing: Scott Frost. But, it was about more than a new coach. It was about the return of one of our own—the natural and long-awaited heir to the gritty, consistent, hard-won success Husker fans...
Dec 7, 2017 In The News
WASHINGTON – Six members of Congress stressed the need for the U.S. government to take a more vigorously active role in protecting endangered Christians in the Holy Lands and the Middle East. Four representatives and two senators spoke Tuesday at the Third International...
Dec 6, 2017 In The News
COLUMBUS — Produce grown at Erstwhile Farm has fed many people. The organic vegetables, pasture-raised pork, chicken and eggs that Lanette and Larry Stec have on their rural Columbus farm are sold year-round to hungry customers. Some of the products have been featured in stores...
Dec 5, 2017 In The News
Leadership Bellevue graduated the class of 2017 at a community event, “Partners in Excellence,” at Platteview Golf Club in Bellevue last week. The keynote speaker was Bellevue Mayor Rita Sanders. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb., was there with other community leaders.
Dec 1, 2017 Fort Report
Small Business Saturday occurred this past week.  I like it.  It's not exactly a national holiday to be celebrated, but it reminds us of the importance of Main Street as an essential part of a properly functioning market based economy.   
Nov 30, 2017 In The News
United States lawmakers said their meetings with His Majesty King Abdullah over the past two days were insightful and important, providing a clear vision on conditions in the Middle East. In interviews following their meetings with King Abdullah, the lawmakers said Jordan has...
Nov 27, 2017 Press Release
(Lincoln, NE) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) today issued the following statement about the terrorist attack on an Egyptian mosque:
Nov 22, 2017 Fort Report
There was a vote in my office this week and the consensus was: Keep the Fort Report short. In gratitude, I wish you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving!  It’s Made in America.
Nov 21, 2017 In The News
Norfolk Catholic high school students got a lesson in government Monday afternoon from U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry. Fortenberry, who represents Nebraska's 1st District in the House of Representatives, not only explained what communities make up his district — including those in...
Nov 17, 2017 Fort Report
On one occasion, I was reviewing one of our major strategic assets, and frankly, I was surprised by the age of the equipment.  Then something caught my eye.  Among the various sophisticated components, I saw a roll of duct tape.  With a bit of a smile, I said to the crewman, "...