Feb 22, 2019 Fort Report
Hannah Esch, an agriculture student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a Nebraska Beef Ambassador, was surprised on a recent visit with young school children.  When asked a basic question about where food comes from, a third-grader from a rural community answered that...
Feb 22, 2019 In The News
Video of Fortenberry Speaks on WJAG Radio
Feb 19, 2019 Press Release
(Lincoln, NE) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) announced today that, due to severe weather conditions, the Farm Bill review session scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday, February 20, at the Elkhorn Natural Resources District Conference Room in Norfolk has been postponed....
Feb 15, 2019 Fort Report
Early one morning this week, I headed to the United States Department of Agriculture for a breakfast meeting with Secretary Sonny Perdue from Georgia.  We had a productive discussion about the new internet initiative for rural America, the ecosystem of rural development, and the...
Feb 15, 2019 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) released this statement today:  “The border needs to be secure. That is the basis of a lawful, just, and compassionate immigration system. The intensity of the problem has reached emergency status. The legal questions will...
Feb 15, 2019 Press Release
(Lincoln, NE) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) announced today that he will be hosting a Farm Bill review session this coming Wednesday, February 20, 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm, in Norfolk with USDA Under Secretary Bill Northey. The Farm Bill review will be held at the Lower...
Feb 8, 2019 In The News
9 p.m.: Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad in attendance Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad, a Yazidi activist and survivor of genocide, will attend the State of the Union tonight as the guest of Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.).
Feb 8, 2019 Fort Report
A woman named Nadia Murad won the Noble Peace Prize in 2018.  She is a Yazidi from Northern Iraq.  The Yazidis are a people bound by an ancient faith tradition.  They have sought to live in peace in harsh surroundings.  Along with the Christians of the area, they have endured...
Feb 6, 2019 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) spoke this morning about President Trump’s State of the Union Address. “I thought the overall tone of the State of the Union was conciliatory,” Fortenberry said. “I thought the President was inviting Congress to some...
Feb 1, 2019 Fort Report
I hear it over and over again: “I was stationed at Offutt.  We fell in love with Nebraska.  After our service commitment, we decided to make it our home.  We love it here.”  That love and pride are returned by Nebraskans.