Oct 4, 2019 In The News
Already the subject of lawsuits and consumer ire, resort fees are now the target of a new federal bipartisan bill. The Hotel Advertising Transparency Act of 2019 seeks to do away with the practice of tacking on extra charges that aren’t shown in the upfront room rate for hotels.
Sep 27, 2019 Fort Report
This week, I put out a tweet that read: “My advice to Congress: less drama, more work.”
Sep 26, 2019 In The News
In 1997, Princess Diana walked through an Angolan minefield to highlight the human devastation of the country’s 27-year civil war. This week, her youngest son, Prince Harry, will make that same walk to help save one of the Earth’s last truly wild places. Thanks to recent U.S....
Sep 25, 2019 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1) offered the following statement today at a hearing of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding international food assistance programs at USDA and USAID:
Sep 20, 2019 In The News
Video of Chief Standing Bear Statue Unveiling
Sep 20, 2019 Fort Report
Something stirring happened in Washington this week.  Chief Standing Bear, native Nebraskan, first American, leader of the Ponca Tribe, was welcomed to the United States Capitol in Statuary Hall.  In 1877, the Ponca Tribe was forcibly removed from their ancestral homeland.