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...
Jul 24, 2018 Press Release
(Lincoln, NE) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry today issued the following information on upcoming town halls he will be holding in Nebraska’s first district: Friday, July 27: Bellevue Town Hall: 12:00pm Bellevue Volunteer Firefighters Hall 2108 Franklin St, Bellevue, NE  ...
Jul 18, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry provided the following statement on the passage of the DELTA Act to protect the Okavango River Basin of Southern Africa:
Jun 27, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) today announced the winner of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition: “I am pleased to announce Anna Currier as this year’s winner of the Congressional Art Competition for the First District,” said Fortenberry. “I am...
Jun 25, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) today announced that he has been selected to serve as the new Chairman of the United States House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Legislative Branch:
Jun 21, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) today issued the following statement on the passage of the House 2018 Farm Bill: “The Farm Bill is good for Nebraska, good for America. It delivers certainty to Nebraska’s ranchers and farmers. It mitigates risk and...
Jun 12, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) today issued the following statement on the meeting between President Donald Trump and the North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un in Singapore:
Jun 8, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) - Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) and Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) released a statement following their ‘yea’ vote and successful advocacy to remove Ebola funding cuts from the rescissions package:
May 28, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) today issued the following statement on Memorial Day: “On Memorial Day, we stop the busyness and pause: to observe, to reflect, to remember,” said Fortenberry. “The formal remembrance of our nation’s war dead is more than...
May 25, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Jimmy Panetta (D-CA), Pete Visclosky (D-IN), Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE), Chuck Fleischmann (R-TN), and Jim Banks (R-IN) successfully included an amendment in the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), to speed the...