Oct 17, 2018 Press Release
(Lincoln, NE) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry today provided the following statement after introducing a resolution in the House of Representatives for the development of a security plan for religious minorities in Northern Iraq:
Oct 15, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Last week, Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1) and Congresswoman Nita Lowey (NY-17) introduced the Palestinian Partnership Fund Act of 2018. This legislation builds bridges between Israelis and Palestinians, laying the groundwork for peace and prosperity...
Oct 3, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) today issued the following statement on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA): “This reformed and renegotiated trade deal with Canada and Mexico appears to move us in the right direction,” Fortenberry said. “...
Sep 18, 2018 Press Release
(Bellevue, NE, September 18, 2018)— Today, in a ceremony at the Bellevue Public Schools Welcome Center, Congressman Jeff Fortenberry presented several outstanding Nebraska students with the prestigious Congressional Award.
Sep 10, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC, September 10, 2018)— “I am pleased to report that as part of the fiscal 2019 Energy-Water, Military Construction-VA and Legislative Branch spending package, Congressional interns will now be paid in both the Senate and the House,” Congressman Fortenberry said.
Sep 10, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC, September 10, 2018)— Members of the Nebraska Congressional delegation have urged leadership of the House and Senate Appropriations Committee on Defense to adopt the Senate’s language to fully fund the OC-135B Aircraft Replacement Program as part of their ...
Aug 20, 2018 Press Release
(Lincoln, NE, August 20, 2018) - On Saturday, August 18, at 7:30 PM, Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) spoke to an audience of over 300 about the plight of religious minorities in Northern Iraq at the 24th annual Go Big Red Night in the social hall of St.
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: