Oct 12, 2018 Fort Report
From the interstate highway system to the Erie Canal, the transcontinental railroad to the Hoover Dam, infrastructure projects have transformed our nation, lifted our spirits, and caused the world to marvel at the incredible ingenuity of America.  As your representative, it is...
Oct 5, 2018 Fort Report
Right in our neighborhood, in Bellevue, is the United States Strategic Command, also known as USSTRATCOM.  Their mission is to deter strategic attack and, if necessary, deploy strategic forces as the ultimate guarantor of our security and our allies.  It’s a place of highly...
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.  “...
Oct 1, 2018 In The News
It may be 2020 before U.S. military aircraft stationed at Offutt Air Force Base begin to show up routinely in the skies over Lincoln. Before that occurs, the Lincoln Airport will benefit from infrastructure improvements that clear the path for Lincoln to host aircraft from the...
Oct 1, 2018 In The News
In the context of a growing national debate on tech and privacy, Google has come under increased scrutiny for how it may be tracking and targeting children for advertising. Two House members sent a letter this week to the company’s chief executive, Sundar Pichai, expressing...
Sep 28, 2018 Fort Report
For most of its history, the unofficial motto of search engine giant Google was “Don’t Be Evil.”  The phrase is so deeply ingrained in the company’s DNA that it is the basis of the wireless password on shuttles that shepherd Google employees to the Mountain View, California, “...
Sep 22, 2018 Fort Report
When Kelsey left her family farm in Lindsay for the University of Nebraska, she told her father, “Lincoln is the smallest town I will ever live in.”  Now living with her husband Bob and their four children, she milks dairy cows near Creston, Nebraska.  Population: 208.
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 18, 2018 In The News
For years, students have had to skip meals, wait tables and make major financial sacrifices to serve as an intern on a congressional staff. Due to recent developments, those things will not be as necessary — interns of the House of Representatives and the Senate are about to...
Sep 18, 2018 In The News
Google is facing new scrutiny on Capitol Hill over allegations that YouTube gathers personal information from children younger than 13. "It has come to our attention that the data collection practices of YouTube ... may not be in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy...