Sep 18, 2018 In The News
Google is facing new scrutiny on Capitol Hill over allegations that YouTube gathers personal information from children younger than 13. "It has come to our attention that the data collection practices of YouTube ... may not be in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy...
Sep 18, 2018 In The News
For years, students have had to skip meals, wait tables and make major financial sacrifices to serve as an intern on a congressional staff. Due to recent developments, those things will not be as necessary — interns of the House of Representatives and the Senate are about to...
Sep 18, 2018 Press Release
(Bellevue, NE, September 18, 2018)— Today, in a ceremony at the Bellevue Public Schools Welcome Center, Congressman Jeff Fortenberry presented several outstanding Nebraska students with the prestigious Congressional Award.
Sep 17, 2018 In The News
On September 17, 2018, Congressman Fortenberry spoke with Coby Mach on KLIN’s Drive Time Lincoln about security and aid efforts to protect endangered religious minorities in Iraq and the need to upgrade our Offutt-based spy plane assets to ensure Russian compliance with nuclear...
Sep 14, 2018 Fort Report
My office recently received a call from Craig, who does a tidy business in industrial coatings. He had an unusual complaint: Business is too good! He could not hire enough qualified people fast enough to keep up with demand. 
Sep 10, 2018 In The News
The United States and its partners must act quickly following the defeat of the so-called Islamic State in northern Iraq to prevent the radical group from regenerating, Rep. Jeff Fortenberry said. Across the once-diverse and religiously pluralistic region, a patchwork of...
Sep 10, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC, September 10, 2018)— Members of the Nebraska Congressional delegation have urged leadership of the House and Senate Appropriations Committee on Defense to adopt the Senate’s language to fully fund the OC-135B Aircraft Replacement Program as part of their ...
Sep 10, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC, September 10, 2018)— “I am pleased to report that as part of the fiscal 2019 Energy-Water, Military Construction-VA and Legislative Branch spending package, Congressional interns will now be paid in both the Senate and the House,” Congressman Fortenberry said. 
Sep 7, 2018 Fort Report
This week in Washington, I attended an event with the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation, the largest bipartisan caucus in Congress.  I met a gentleman from South Carolina who travels twice a year to Nebraska.  He's a real authority on turkeys and was eager to show me a video...
Aug 31, 2018 Fort Report
A woman named Mary came into my office recently with two truckers.  Their pensions were in danger.  Mary wanted to livestream the meeting so that truckers around the country could watch.  I said, “Mary, that’s not our policy.  What’s on your mind?”  We just talked.  Mary began...