Sep 17, 2018 In The News
On September 17, 2018, Congressman Fortenberry spoke with Coby Mach on KLIN’s Drive Time Lincoln about security and aid efforts to protect endangered religious minorities in Iraq and the need to upgrade our Offutt-based spy plane assets to ensure Russian compliance with nuclear...
Sep 14, 2018 Fort Report
My office recently received a call from Craig, who does a tidy business in industrial coatings. He had an unusual complaint: Business is too good! He could not hire enough qualified people fast enough to keep up with demand. 
Sep 10, 2018 In The News
The United States and its partners must act quickly following the defeat of the so-called Islamic State in northern Iraq to prevent the radical group from regenerating, Rep. Jeff Fortenberry said. Across the once-diverse and religiously pluralistic region, a patchwork of...
Sep 10, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC, September 10, 2018)— Members of the Nebraska Congressional delegation have urged leadership of the House and Senate Appropriations Committee on Defense to adopt the Senate’s language to fully fund the OC-135B Aircraft Replacement Program as part of their ...
Sep 10, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC, September 10, 2018)— “I am pleased to report that as part of the fiscal 2019 Energy-Water, Military Construction-VA and Legislative Branch spending package, Congressional interns will now be paid in both the Senate and the House,” Congressman Fortenberry said. 
Sep 7, 2018 Fort Report
This week in Washington, I attended an event with the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation, the largest bipartisan caucus in Congress.  I met a gentleman from South Carolina who travels twice a year to Nebraska.  He's a real authority on turkeys and was eager to show me a video...
Aug 31, 2018 Fort Report
A woman named Mary came into my office recently with two truckers.  Their pensions were in danger.  Mary wanted to livestream the meeting so that truckers around the country could watch.  I said, “Mary, that’s not our policy.  What’s on your mind?”  We just talked.  Mary began...
Aug 23, 2018 In The News
Former Huskers receiver and current Nebraska Associate Athletic Director for Football Matt Davison charmed the Schwertley Hall crowd with comical stories and insights into the program Saturday during the Knights of Columbus' annual Big Red Dinner.
Aug 20, 2018 Press Release
(Lincoln, NE, August 20, 2018) - On Saturday, August 18, at 7:30 PM, Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) spoke to an audience of over 300 about the plight of religious minorities in Northern Iraq at the 24th annual Go Big Red Night in the social hall of St.
Aug 10, 2018 Fort Report
Once a year, the entire Nebraska delegation gathers at the SAC Museum in Ashland for high-level discussions of federal policy.  This year’s “summit” was well attended by people from across the state.  As important as these DC dynamics are, potentially more meaningful was what...