Feb 26, 2019 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) provided the following statement regarding the House vote on the President’s National Emergency Declaration: “This is a national security issue, a humanitarian issue, and a drug enforcement issue,” Fortenberry said.  “...
Feb 22, 2019 Fort Report
Hannah Esch, an agriculture student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a Nebraska Beef Ambassador, was surprised on a recent visit with young school children.  When asked a basic question about where food comes from, a third-grader from a rural community answered that...
Feb 22, 2019 In The News
Video of Fortenberry Speaks on WJAG Radio
Feb 19, 2019 Press Release
(Lincoln, NE) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) announced today that, due to severe weather conditions, the Farm Bill review session scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday, February 20, at the Elkhorn Natural Resources District Conference Room in Norfolk has been postponed....
Feb 15, 2019 Fort Report
Early one morning this week, I headed to the United States Department of Agriculture for a breakfast meeting with Secretary Sonny Perdue from Georgia.  We had a productive discussion about the new internet initiative for rural America, the ecosystem of rural development, and the...
Feb 15, 2019 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) released this statement today:  “The border needs to be secure. That is the basis of a lawful, just, and compassionate immigration system. The intensity of the problem has reached emergency status. The legal questions will...
Feb 15, 2019 Press Release
(Lincoln, NE) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) announced today that he will be hosting a Farm Bill review session this coming Wednesday, February 20, 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm, in Norfolk with USDA Under Secretary Bill Northey. The Farm Bill review will be held at the Lower...
Feb 8, 2019 In The News
9 p.m.: Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad in attendance Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad, a Yazidi activist and survivor of genocide, will attend the State of the Union tonight as the guest of Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.).
Feb 8, 2019 Fort Report
A woman named Nadia Murad won the Noble Peace Prize in 2018.  She is a Yazidi from Northern Iraq.  The Yazidis are a people bound by an ancient faith tradition.  They have sought to live in peace in harsh surroundings.  Along with the Christians of the area, they have endured...