Apr 12, 2019 Press Release
(Lincoln, NE) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) announced today the deadline for students who are interested in the arts to participate in the 2019 Congressional Art Competition.
Apr 12, 2019 Fort Report
As we continue as a state to recover from the massive flooding, so many beautiful stories of neighbor helping neighbor and personal sacrifice have emerged. One particular story of heroism stands out. James Wilke was a farmer from near Columbus who gave his life during the...
Apr 5, 2019 Fort Report
In 1971, at the peak of protests against the Vietnam War, the U.S. passed the Twenty-Sixth Amendment, lowering the voting age in state and federal elections from 21 to 18. It was the swiftest passage of any amendment in American history. Young people strongly supported the...
Apr 4, 2019 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) issued the following statement today on the House reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act.
Mar 29, 2019 Fort Report
The catastrophic flooding in Nebraska shattered a too-comfortable truth about residing in the Heartland. If pressed, most of us would admit to a little self-satisfaction in not having to endure the annual hurricanes that plague the Southeast, the wildfires that plague the West...
Mar 27, 2019 In The News
Mar 26, 2019 In The News
COLUMBUS – As the Columbus area continues to recover from the flooding disaster, Congressman Jeff Fortenberry got a first-hand look at the devastation that was caused.
Mar 24, 2019 Fort Report
Pretty hard to get the mind around a 500-year flood. Standing on the ridge at Offutt Air Force Base, where the Platte River flowing east meets the Missouri River flowing south, I saw how rain on top of snow on top of frozen ground unleashed an unprecedented force of water that...
The Trump administration’s 2018 Nuclear Posture review was so short on nonproliferation that a Republican congressman is proposing a new government body to address it.