Jun 10, 2019 Fort Report
The night before D-Day operations, June 6, 1944, American paratroopers landed in and around the little town of Sainte-Mère-Église in Normandy, France near Utah Beach.  The town square is marked by an ancient French church.  Near the church is a rare obelisk marking the ancient...
Jun 8, 2019 In The News
The story of Chief Standing Bear “is a story of strength, grace and dignity,” U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry rightly told a congressional subcommittee recently. The 1st District lawmaker repeated his call for the federal government to honor the legacy of the Ponca leader by creating...
Jun 6, 2019 In The News
WASHINGTON — Several Nebraska lawmakers will attend the ceremonies in Normandy commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day. Rep. Don Bacon said he appreciated House Speaker Nancy Pelosi inviting him to participate in Thursday’s events. The Omaha-area congressman has read much...
Jun 6, 2019 Press Release
(Omaha Beach, France) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1) made the following statement today at the ceremony honoring the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. “Today, along with Members of Congress, President Trump, foreign dignitaries, veterans and their families, I was deeply honored...
Jun 5, 2019 In The News
Some scientists oppose a prohibition on trying to use genetically modified embryos to create babies. A congressional committee voted Tuesday to continue a federal ban on creating genetically modified babies in the United States. The House Appropriations Committee voted to...
Jun 5, 2019 In The News
WASHINGTON — Years before he was elected to Congress, Jeff Fortenberry and his wife, Celeste, welcomed their third baby daughter to the world. And then they received the terrible news: Kathryn had been born with multiple heart defects. Fortenberry recalled being overwhelmed by...
Jun 3, 2019 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) made the following statement today on the House passage of the disaster assistance package.