Congressman Jeff Fortenberry

Representing the 1st District of Nebraska

Press Releases

Jul 29, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) today announced introduction of the Veterans Entrepreneurial Transition (VET) Act which would allow veterans to receive grants to start or buy a new business. Companion legislation was introduced in the Senate by Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS) and S. 1870 passed the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship this morning.

Jul 16, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) today issued the following statement condemning Planned Parenthood for trafficking in the remains of aborted babies:  

Jul 14, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) today made the following statement on the new nuclear agreement with Iran: 

Jul 7, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) today announced that his legislation directing the U.S. Treasury to issue a commemorative coin (H.R. 893) in celebration of the centennial of Boys Town was signed into law by President Obama.

Jul 7, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) delivered a letter to the White House calling on President Obama to press Vietnam to address its troubling human rights record. Fortenberry made the following statement:

Jun 26, 2015 Press Release

Lincoln, NE – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) released the following statement after the Supreme Court announced its ruling in the Obergefell v. Hodges case:

Jun 25, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) released the following statement after the Supreme Court announced its ruling in the King v. Burwell case:

Jun 23, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) announced that the U.S. House of Representatives today passed his legislation to observe the centennial of the founding of Boys Town by directing the U.S. Treasury to issue a commemorative coin (H.R. 893).

Jun 17, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Reps. Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.), Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif.), and Jeff Denham (R-Calif.) issued the following statement after meeting with the White House National Security team to urge assistance to persecuted Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East.

Jun 6, 2015 Press Release

Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, France – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) today spoke at the international ceremony to dedicate the new Higgins Memorial on Utah Beach. Fortenberry also participated in the official international ceremony commemorating the 71st anniversary of the D-Day landings at Normandy.

Fortenberry made the following remarks this morning on Utah Beach:  

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