Aug 12, 2019 In The News
An Omaha woman whose parents died of carbon monoxide poisoning is headed to Washington, D.C., in her crusade to save others from the same fate. Sharon Shore, 47, brought the issue to the attention of Rep. Jeff Fortenberry at a recent town hall — and the congressman has taken...
Aug 9, 2019 Fort Report
Last Wednesday evening during the Bellevue town hall, Sharon gracefully stood, steadied herself to keep from crying, and softly spoke: “I am going to tell you a story that never gets easier, and I’ll try to be as quick as possible.  “On April 24th, I took my mom out for lunch,...
Aug 6, 2019 In The News
Last week, Congressman Jeff Fortenberry held a town hall in Bellevue, taking people’s questions on the president, healthcare--and something he didn’t expect. A woman asked him to sponsor a bill that may have saved the lives of her parents. This past April, Thomas and Ann...
Aug 5, 2019 In The News
About a dozen Northeast Nebraskans raised topics including immigration reform, renewable energy and rights for those with disabilities at the Norfolk City Council chambers at a town hall meeting Friday hosted by U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry. The room was filled with more than 50...
Aug 2, 2019 In The News
On Wednesday, Congressman Jeff Fortenberry returned from his trip to the El Paso sector of Mexican-American border wall. Fortenberry calls his trip "impactful,” saying he found border patrol to be professional but overstretched. And as for the conditions, he says they were...
Jul 31, 2019 Press Release
(Lincoln, NE) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1) offered the following statement today after returning from the El Paso Sector of the Mexican-American border.  “The border situation is complex.  You are dealing with lawbreaking, smugglers, and crime––as well as persons in...
Jul 30, 2019 Press Release
(Lincoln, NE) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1) issued the following statement today after releasing his summer town hall meeting schedule for the First District of Nebraska.