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Aug 6, 2020 In The News
As a House sponsor of the legislation, Rep. Jeff Fortenberry was included Tuesday in a White House signing ceremony at which President Donald Trump hailed The Great American Outdoors Act as a landmark conservation and environmental bill. "This is big," Trump said. "Nothing like...
Aug 4, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, DC) ––Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) joined President Donald Trump today at the White House for the signing of the historic, groundbreaking conservation bill, the Great American Outdoors Act.  
Jul 31, 2020 Fort Report
On March 7, 1965, on Selma, Alabama’s Edmund Pettus Bridge, Alabama state troopers gassed and beat hundreds of nonviolent protesters who were there protesting for voting rights.  The first to be beaten was the young John Lewis, whose skull was cracked by the blunt force of a...
Jul 28, 2020 In The News
Hundreds of local federal immigration workers have gotten a temporary reprieve from impending furloughs, according to Rep. Jeff Fortenberry. In a Friday afternoon tweet, the congressman said that planned furloughs of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service employees, which...
Jul 27, 2020 In The News
TEKAMAH, Neb. — Rod Regalado wasn’t expecting anything out of the ordinary when he took his then-13-year-old son, Matt, to the doctor for a sports physical. Matt wanted to play basketball at Tekamah-Herman High School. The physical was routine.
Jul 24, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) and Congresswoman Angie Craig (MN-02) offered the following statements today on the introduction of Matt’s Act, a bill addressing high insulin prices.
Jul 24, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) offered the following statement regarding the recent decision to delay USCIS furloughs. “Good news: We have secured a delay in the furlough order for USCIS until the end of August. This gives Congress time to fully fix the...

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