Oct 31, 2019 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) ––Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1) offered the following statement on today’s impeachment inquiry vote: "I’m deeply concerned that this entire impeachment inquiry is tainted by the politics of division and hate.  Now, after secret hearings, I’m being asked...
Oct 18, 2019 Press Release
(Washington, DC) - Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1) offered the following statement after testifying before the House Natural Resources Committee on the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA).
Oct 17, 2019 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1) offered the following statement today following news of the passing of U.S. Congressman Elijah Cummings (MD-7).  “Our colleague Congressman Elijah Cummings has died.  He had a beautiful saying: ‘Make your pain become your...
Oct 7, 2019 Press Release
(Lincoln, Nebraska) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1) issued the following statement today on the Trump Administration’s decision to begin withdrawal of U.S. forces from the northern border of Syria. "America cannot keep fighting other peoples’ wars—but we must proceed with...
Sep 25, 2019 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1) offered the following statement today at a hearing of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding international food assistance programs at USDA and USAID:
Sep 18, 2019 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1) offered the following statement today after the statue of Ponca Chief Standing Bear was unveiled in National Statuary Hall in the United States Capitol: “The gift of America is that we tether ourselves to what is permanent...
Sep 4, 2019 Press Release
(Lincoln, NE) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1) offered the following statement today after the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that Google, LLC and its subsidiary YouTube, LLC would pay a record $170 million to settle allegations by the FTC and the New York...
Jul 31, 2019 Press Release
(Lincoln, NE) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1) offered the following statement today after returning from the El Paso Sector of the Mexican-American border.  “The border situation is complex.  You are dealing with lawbreaking, smugglers, and crime––as well as persons in...
Jul 30, 2019 Press Release
(Lincoln, NE) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1) issued the following statement today after releasing his summer town hall meeting schedule for the First District of Nebraska. 
Jul 25, 2019 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1) offered the following statement today after agreeing to support the budget deal.  “The budget process is always difficult and imperfect. If we didn’t act, we risked a future government shutdown, a worse deal in the end,...