Press Releases

Oct 14, 2021 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, DC) – This morning, on the BBC World Service, Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) outlined his work and that of the Human First Coalition in bringing Joe Biden’s abandoned Afghanistan interpreter and others facing persecution in Afghanistan to safety.  Fortenberry...
Oct 7, 2021 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) made the following statement today after introducing legislation to designate the Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum in Ashland, Nebraska “America’s National Museum of the Cold War.”
Sep 12, 2021 Press Release
(COLUMBUS, NE) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) made the following statement today at Pawnee Park in Columbus, Nebraska after rededicating a memorial to native son Andrew Jackson Higgins, who, in the words of World War II Supreme Allied Commander, Dwight D.
Sep 10, 2021 Press Release
(OMAHA, NE) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) made the following statement today after attending the remains ceremony for Marine Corporal Daegan Page at Eppley Airfield in Omaha, Nebraska.  Corporal Page died in a terrorist act while serving his country in Afghanistan.
Sep 3, 2021 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) made the following statement today after introducing his innovative Care for Her Act.  He was joined by nine other cosponsors.
Aug 31, 2021 Press Release
(LINCOLN, NE) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) made the following statement today in support of legislation to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to the thirteen U.S. military service members who died last week in a terrorist attack near the Kabul Airport. ...
Aug 27, 2021 Press Release
(LINCOLN, NE) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry issued the following statement on the death of Marine Corporal Daegan William-Tyeler Page, 23, of Nebraska, who died in Thursday’s ISIS-K terrorist attack in Afghanistan.“I was just notified about the death of Marine Corporal Page.  ...
Aug 26, 2021 Press Release
(LINCOLN, NE) ––Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) provided the following statement today in response to the ongoing chaos in Kabul, Afghanistan. 
Aug 20, 2021 Press Release
(LINCOLN, NE) – Last night, in a timely, high-level meeting at Eppley Airfield in Omaha, Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) met with United States Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall about progress on Offutt Air Force Base runway repair, work to upgrade nuclear command,...
Jul 29, 2021 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) and Congresswoman Angie Craig (MN-02) offered the following statement today on their reintroduction of Matt’s Act, an innovative bill to address the high price of insulin.

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