Feb 19, 2019 Press Release
(Lincoln, NE) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) announced today that, due to severe weather conditions, the Farm Bill review session scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday, February 20, at the Elkhorn Natural Resources District Conference Room in Norfolk has been postponed....
Feb 15, 2019 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) released this statement today:  “The border needs to be secure. That is the basis of a lawful, just, and compassionate immigration system. The intensity of the problem has reached emergency status. The legal questions will...
Feb 15, 2019 Press Release
(Lincoln, NE) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) announced today that he will be hosting a Farm Bill review session this coming Wednesday, February 20, 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm, in Norfolk with USDA Under Secretary Bill Northey. The Farm Bill review will be held at the Lower...
Feb 6, 2019 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) spoke this morning about President Trump’s State of the Union Address. “I thought the overall tone of the State of the Union was conciliatory,” Fortenberry said. “I thought the President was inviting Congress to some...
Feb 1, 2019 Press Release
(Lincoln, NE) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) announced today that Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad will be his guest of honor at the State of the Union this Tuesday, February 5. “Nadia Murad’s heartbreaking story of enslavement by ISIS, her courageous escape, and her...
Jan 15, 2019 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) made the following statement today on being named the Republican Leader of the House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee:
Jan 3, 2019 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) made the following statement today on taking the Oath of Office: "Today a new Congress begins. It is an extraordinary privilege to be entrusted with the responsibility to govern. As President Kennedy once said, ‘To govern...
Dec 22, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) made the following statement today on the ongoing budget negotiations:
Dec 13, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) made the following statement yesterday on the passage of the Farm Bill:
Dec 1, 2018 Press Release
President George H.W. Bush showed us the virtues of honor in office, dignity and formality. Hearing of his death, I reflected on the story of his dramatic rescue at sea after being shot down over the Pacific during WWII. His passing reminds us again of the Greatest Generation's...