Nov 21, 2017 In The News
Norfolk Catholic high school students got a lesson in government Monday afternoon from U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry. Fortenberry, who represents Nebraska's 1st District in the House of Representatives, not only explained what communities make up his district — including those in...
Nov 17, 2017 Fort Report
On one occasion, I was reviewing one of our major strategic assets, and frankly, I was surprised by the age of the equipment.  Then something caught my eye.  Among the various sophisticated components, I saw a roll of duct tape.  With a bit of a smile, I said to the crewman, "...
Nov 16, 2017 Press Release
(Lincoln, NE) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) today issued the following statement after the United States House of Representatives passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
Nov 16, 2017 Press Release
(Lincoln, NE) – Last week, Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) and Congressman Tim Walz (D-MN) introduced the bipartisan Beginning Farmer and Rancher Opportunity Act in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Nov 10, 2017 Fort Report
Americans have historically united around an enduring principle: our veterans deserve our unwavering respect, love, and gratitude. In the airport one day a large number of troops came off a commercial flight. Suddenly, the entire terminal began to applaud in a spontaneous...
Nov 10, 2017 In The News
The adoption tax credit has been restored to the congressional tax plan, where it had originally been left out. Advocates for the credit argue that it helps defray the high costs of adoption, which might prevent children otherwise eligible for adoption from finding families....
Nov 5, 2017 In The News
“The adoption tax credit is a clear and legitimate statement by the government that we have a preferential policy for life,” Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-Ne) said, speaking in opposition to its removal in the Republicans' tax proposal. “We are vigorously making the case of...
Nov 4, 2017 In The News
Jordanian Ambassador to the United States Dina Kawar said Saturday she decided to come to Nebraska this week as part of her effort to reach out and "strengthen the connections" between her country and Americans as they battle together against terrorism and seek peace in the...
Nov 3, 2017 Fort Report
Andy from Nebraska wrote me a note yesterday that I would like to share. He said that he is very encouraged by the tax plan under consideration by the House of Representatives: "If it makes it into law, my back-of-the-napkin calculations show it should benefit my family by...
Nov 2, 2017 Press Release
<p>(Lincoln, NE) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) today issued the following statement on tax reform.</p>