Jan 18, 2019 In The News
WASHINGTON - The partial United States government shutdown over border wall funding is now in its 27th day. First District Congressman of Nebraska Jeff Fortenberry tells News Talk WJAG there’s no good solution at the moment, but hopes the shutdown and border security can get...
Jan 16, 2019 In The News
Video of Fortenberry Speech on Disaster Aid
Jan 15, 2019 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) made the following statement today on being named the Republican Leader of the House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee:
Jan 11, 2019 Fort Report
The U.S.-Mexican border is a bit under 2000 miles long. About 650 miles of the border have various kinds of barriers, including fencing, vehicular obstacles, and wall-like structures.  
Jan 10, 2019 In The News
In this time of increasing challenges to the nuclear regime—such as North Korea and U.S.-Russia tensions and the corresponding risks to arms control agreements—the U.S. Congress has an important leadership role to play. Members can use their platform to reduce risks posed by...
Jan 4, 2019 Fort Report
Every two years in America, we experience something almost miraculous in the history of the world: the safe, civil, and dignified transfer of power.  In the House of Representatives, this long-standing and peaceful replenishing is truly something to behold.  There is excitement...
Jan 4, 2019 In The News
WASHINGTON — The Nebraska Farm Bureau has signed up 700 people for its new health insurance plans. The Farm Bureau partnered with Medica to offer the plans, which have premiums roughly 25 percent cheaper than those offered through the state’s Affordable Care Act exchange, not...