Congressman Jeff Fortenberry

Representing the 1st District of Nebraska

Press Releases

Feb 25, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) made the case for recognizing ISIL’s genocide against Christians, Yezidis, and other vulnerable ethnic and religious minorities in the Middle East during an exchange with Secretary of State John Kerry at a hearing before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations. 

Jan 13, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) today announced the selection of 15 students from eastern Nebraska to receive nominations to America's top military academies.

Jan 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) made the following statement after President Obama’s State of the Union address: 

Jan 6, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) today made the following statement after North Korea’s possible nuclear test:  

Dec 17, 2015 Press Release

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Dec 7, 2015 Press Release

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Nov 20, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The bipartisan Co-Chairs of the Religious Minorities in the Middle East Caucus—Reps. Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) and Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA)—are strongly urging the State Department to include all ethno-religious minority populations as it considers designating ISIS attacks on minority populations in Iraq and Syria as genocide.

Nov 17, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) today made the following statement regarding resettling Syrian refugees in the United States:

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