Apr 11, 2018 Press Release
(Washington D.C.) –Today, Congressman Fortenberry issued the following statement on Speaker Paul Ryan’s retirement:
Apr 6, 2018 Fort Report
Nebraska’s official state slogan is “The Good Life.” Though not enshrined in law, it’s remained our slogan since its creation in 1971, and has been emblazoned on state highway signs ever since.  There are at least two ways to read our slogan. First, the good life in terms of...
Mar 30, 2018 Fort Report
In 2014, Nibras Khudaida was a 16-year-old young woman living in the tight-knit 500-person village of Sreshka in Northern Iraq.  The area had long known peaceful coexistence among its diverse ethnic and religious groups that, for millennia, had called the region home.  Life’s...
Mar 29, 2018 In The News
Leaders from corporations, state wildlife agencies and NGOs traveled to Washington, D.C. earlier this month to urge their congressional delegations to support the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (H.R. 4647).
Mar 29, 2018 In The News
Communities across the nation — just like Norfolk — shouldn’t look to Washington, D.C., to be the solution to all their pressing problems, U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry said Tuesday during a visit to Norfolk.
Mar 29, 2018 In The News
WASHINGTON — War, conflict and persecution drive people from their home countries across the globe. The United Nations high commissioner for refugees, Filippo Grandi, was in Washington recently highlighting the importance of the United States’ efforts to help those who...
Mar 29, 2018 In The News
The George Washington University Nuclear Security Working Group was recently awarded a $3.5 million grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to expand a pilot fellowship program that encourages bipartisan consensus on nuclear issues on Capitol Hill.
Mar 26, 2018 In The News
Sportsmen and conservationists flew into Washington to hunt for more cosponsors on bipartisan wildlife funding legislation. Assembled at a breakfast briefing on Capitol Hill Wednesday, conservation stakeholders in the Alliance for America's Fish and Wildlife and others geared...
Mar 23, 2018 Fort Report
This week in Washington a rare spring snowstorm hit the city. There was a question about whether the Wednesday morning DC Nebraska Breakfast would be cancelled in light of the pending government shutdown. I told the breakfast coordinator, “It doesn’t matter if DC shuts down,...
Mar 23, 2018 In The News
WASHINGTON — Nebraska’s three Republican House members helped Thursday to pass a massive spending bill despite complaints about the process that produced it and concerns about the federal budget. The bill runs more than 2,000 pages and was released less than 24 hours before the...