May 20, 2010 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.--Congressman Jeff Fortenberry today joined world-renowned conservationist Jane Goodall and Academy Award-nominated actor Don Cheadle in unve
May 19, 2010 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.--Congressman Jeff Fortenberry last week urged the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s leadership to conduct a hearing to examine federal government responsibility, oil spill liability, and prevention regarding the April 20, 2010 Gulf Coast oil...
May 18, 2010 Press Release
Sioux Falls, SD -- Congressman Jeff Fortenberry today heard testimony from a number of Midwestern farmers and livestock producers during a House Agriculture Committee field hearing in Sioux Falls.
May 13, 2010 Press Release
Lincoln, NE -- Congressman Jeff Fortenberry announced today that Hope Edwards, a sophomore at Lincoln Southeast High School, has been accepted into the 2010 Summer Congressional Page Program.“I was pleased to recommend Hope as a congressional page,” Fortenberry said.  “She is a...
Apr 30, 2010 Press Release
Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Jeff Fortenberry commented on the United Nations’ (U.N.) decision earlier this week to elect Iran to its Commission on the Status of Women. A U.N. press release on Wednesday announced that Iran had been “elected by acclamation” to the commission.
Apr 26, 2010 Fort Report
Across America, libraries have for many years been fixtures in our communities, where they serve as both centers for the pursuit of learning and gathering places for the exchange of news and ideas.
Apr 23, 2010 Press Release
Lincoln, NE -- Congressman Jeff Fortenberry today commented on a recently announced United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) plan to help schools use more fresh, locally raised food.  The plan stems from an amendment Fortenberry helped add to the most recent Farm Bill.
Apr 16, 2010 Fort Report
This week the United States hosted a Global Nuclear Security Summit in Washington D.C.  Leaders of 47 nations participated in discussions about collaborative efforts to prevent nuclear terrorism and the proliferation of nuclear weapons.