Congressman Jeff Fortenberry

Representing the 1st District of Nebraska

Press Releases

Sep 1, 2016 Press Release

Lincoln, NE – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) today made the following comment after receiving an update from the United States Postal Service Office of Inspector General:

Jun 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) today made the following comment after the announcement of the Offutt Air Force Base runway repairs: 

May 26, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) today helped promote local hiking trails at the launch of the Hiking Trails in America report. Fortenberry previously introduced the National Discovery Trails Act (H.R. 2661) to create a new category of long-distance trails and designate the American Discovery Trail as the first coast-to-coast, multi-use trail.  

May 19, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) today commended passage of two amendments he introduced in the National Defense Authorization Act for 2017 (H.R. 4909). Fortenberry’s amendments would further strengthen protections against the horrific ISIS genocide against ethnic and religious minorities in Iraq. 

Apr 27, 2016 Press Release

Noem, Hoeven, Fortenberry, Clay, Heinrich, and Serrano announce passage of the National Bison Legacy Act

Apr 13, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) today made the following statement after the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs approved its Fiscal Year 2017 Appropriations bill.

Mar 23, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) released the following statement after the attacks in Brussels this week: 

Mar 17, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) made the following statement after Secretary of State John Kerry designated ISIS action against Christians, Yezidis, and other ethnic and religious minorities in the Middle East as genocide. 

Mar 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) today made the following statement after the United States House of Representatives unanimously passed his genocide resolution with a vote of 393-0. In a sign of overwhelming bipartisan unity, the resolution, H. Con. Res.

Mar 11, 2016 Press Release

Lincoln, NE – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) today made the following statement about his genocide resolution, H. Con. Res. 75, which will be voted on in the full United States House of Representatives on Monday, March 14. The resolution names and decries ISIS violence against Christians, Yezidis, and other ethnic and religious minorities as genocide. 

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