Congressman Jeff Fortenberry

Representing the 1st District of Nebraska

Press Releases

Oct 29, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) made the following statement after today’s vote to confirm Paul Ryan as Speaker of the House:

“Paul Ryan did not seek to be Speaker, the office sought him. He is a well-respected and highly capable leader. I think he will run the House with fairness and respect, while seeking a smarter and more effective government.

Oct 28, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) made the following statement after today’s vote to pass the Bipartisan Budget Agreement of 2015:

Oct 8, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) today released the following statement after Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy withdrew his bid for Speaker of the House: 

Sep 25, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) today released the following statement after Speaker John Boehner announced his resignation from Congress:  

Sep 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) today released the following statement after Pope Francis addressed a joint session of Congress:  

Sep 23, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) today released the following statement ahead of Pope Francis’ address to a joint session of Congress:  

Sep 10, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Representatives Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE), Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA), Juan Vargas (D-CA), Trent Franks (R-AZ), Dan Lipinski (D-IL), and Jeff Denham (R-CA) today announced the introduction of a bipartisan resolution (H. Con. Res.

Sep 9, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) today announced weekly office hours in Bellevue. 

“These regular office hours will better accommodate members of the Bellevue community wishing to interact with my office and discuss issues of federal concern,” Fortenberry said. “It is my hope that this extended outreach will allow my office to better serve you.” 

Sep 9, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) today announced weekly office hours in Columbus. 

“These regular office hours will better accommodate members of the Columbus community wishing to interact with my office and discuss issues of federal concern,” Fortenberry said. “It is my hope that this extended outreach will allow my office to better serve you.” 

Aug 11, 2015 Press Release

Lincoln, NE – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) today issued the following statement on the Iran agreement: 

“After significant analysis and careful consideration, I cannot in good conscience give the Iranian nuclear agreement my full assent. I will vote no. This is one of the most consequential decisions any Member of Congress will make.

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