Jun 8, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) - Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) and Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) released a statement following their ‘yea’ vote and successful advocacy to remove Ebola funding cuts from the rescissions package:
Jun 1, 2018 In The News
Few pieces of legislation before Congress have the far-reaching impact of the farm bill, which governs most U.S. agriculture and food policy, that must be reapproved every few years. Last week, the House’s proposal to replace the current farm bill that expires later this year...
Jun 1, 2018 In The News
As the 21st Republican House member signed a so-called discharge petition to force a vote on proposed protection for young DACA immigrants, Nebraska Reps. Jeff Fortenberry, Don Bacon and Adrian Smith said Wednesday they will not be joining that effort. "Immigration policy is...
Jun 1, 2018 Fort Report
Early in the morning of June 6, 1944, Adolf Hitler was haranguing his tired obsequious subordinates with grandiose stories about art and empire. At 3:30 AM, Hitler went to bed. A few hours later, on the Normandy coast, the Allied invasion of France began. Hitler’s aides...
May 28, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) today issued the following statement on Memorial Day: “On Memorial Day, we stop the busyness and pause: to observe, to reflect, to remember,” said Fortenberry. “The formal remembrance of our nation’s war dead is more than...
May 25, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Jimmy Panetta (D-CA), Pete Visclosky (D-IN), Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE), Chuck Fleischmann (R-TN), and Jim Banks (R-IN) successfully included an amendment in the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), to speed the...
May 25, 2018 Fort Report
In January 1944, after fighting their way from North Africa into Sicily, the Allies launched an enormous amphibious landing to maneuver around and divide heavily-fortified German lines in Italy.  Although the Allied landing at Anzio itself was not a battle, the courageous...
May 24, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) today issued the following statement on the cancellation of the historic summit between North Korea and the United States: “It was so close,” said Fortenberry. “But we have to accept the hard realities of a gravely broken...
May 22, 2018 In The News
Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE1) says the failure to pass a Farm Bill Friday means lawmakers have another chance to produce a better bill. The chamber failed to approve the bill Friday on a 198-213 vote after all Democrats and a faction of Republicans withheld support....
May 22, 2018 In The News
The US House of Representatives failed to pass a new farm bill proposal last week.  The 213-198 vote is an embarrassing blow to House GOP leaders, who had hoped to tout its new work requirements for recipients of food stamps.