Jul 25, 2018 In The News
To promote inclusive economic growth through conservation and biodiversity programs that facilitate transboundary cooperation, improve natural resource management, and build local capacity to protect and preserve threatened wildlife species in the greater Okavango River Basin of...
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 20, 2018 Fort Report
In the summer, the sun sets in Helsinki after 11 PM.  The sun rises at 3 AM.  Helsinki’s history is replete with shifting boundaries with Russia.  Helsinki, Finland occupies the edge between Europe and Russia--where summer days are long, winter is longer; life can be bright, and...
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:
Jul 17, 2018 In The News
On Monday, President Donald Trump decided on federal appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh for his second nominee to the Supreme Court. Following President Trump's announcement, Nebraska's congressmen shared their thoughts on Kavanaugh as the Supreme Court nominee.
Jul 13, 2018 Fort Report
When I was a student studying economics, I worried about a trend that I saw.  Advanced economics was becoming all about math.  My heart and mind yearned for something else, so I sought the counsel of the department head and asked a question: "Who is studying normative economics...
Jul 6, 2018 Fort Report
In May, 2016, Navy Seal Charlie Keating was embedded with Kurdish Peshmerga forces in an area of Northern Iraq known as the Nineveh Plain.  In a battle to regain control of the ancient Christian village of Teleskof, Charlie and his team were ambushed. Charlie fell to a sniper's...
Jul 2, 2018 In The News
Memo to Congress and the Pentagon: Wake up. Your failure to replace the Air Force’s decades-old reconnaissance and intelligence-gathering aircraft is putting crew members’ lives at risk.
Jul 2, 2018 In The News
For the families of those still waiting for the remains of family members taken by North Korea during the Korean war, the Singapore summit offered a bit of hope.  North Korea agreed to hand over the remains as part of an agreement signed by both countries. Congressman Jeff...
Jul 2, 2018 In The News
Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.) is the new chairman of the legislative branch subcommittee in the House Appropriations Committee.