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 11, 2019 In The News
Video of Congressman Fortenberry Interview with Tony Perkins of Family Research Council
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...
Jan 3, 2019 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) made the following statement today on taking the Oath of Office: "Today a new Congress begins. It is an extraordinary privilege to be entrusted with the responsibility to govern. As President Kennedy once said, ‘To govern...
Dec 22, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) made the following statement today on the ongoing budget negotiations:
Dec 21, 2018 Fort Report
This time of year, we pause as Nebraskans, as Americans, to celebrate the origins of an ancient faith tradition and its enduring spiritual beauty: the idea of family, the idea of giving, the idea of Christmas.  Nebraska has a longstanding, well-earned reputation for nurturing...
Dec 17, 2018 In The News
Video of Congressman Fortenberry Delivers Remarks on House Floor in Remembrance of Dr. James Billington
Dec 14, 2018 Fort Report
This week the House and Senate passed a new Farm Bill with a very strong bipartisan vote.  For a lot of Americans, it’s easy to overlook this accomplishment.  Our grocery bills are the lowest in the world, food is readily available, and our safety net is well considered.  It...