May 18, 2010 Press Release
Sioux Falls, SD -- Congressman Jeff Fortenberry today heard testimony from a number of Midwestern farmers and livestock producers during a House Agriculture Committee field hearing in Sioux Falls.
May 13, 2010 Press Release
Lincoln, NE -- Congressman Jeff Fortenberry announced today that Hope Edwards, a sophomore at Lincoln Southeast High School, has been accepted into the 2010 Summer Congressional Page Program.“I was pleased to recommend Hope as a congressional page,” Fortenberry said. “She is a...
Apr 30, 2010 Press Release
Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Jeff Fortenberry commented on the United Nations’ (U.N.) decision earlier this week to elect Iran to its Commission on the Status of Women. A U.N. press release on Wednesday announced that Iran had been “elected by acclamation” to the commission.
Apr 23, 2010 Press Release
Lincoln, NE -- Congressman Jeff Fortenberry today commented on a recently announced United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) plan to help schools use more fresh, locally raised food. The plan stems from an amendment Fortenberry helped add to the most recent Farm Bill.
Apr 13, 2010 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry today commented on high-level discussions among world leaders at the Global Nuclear Security Summit held in Washington. Fortenberry, co-founder of the Congressional Nuclear Security Caucus, is scheduled to meet with key leaders...
LINCOLN, NE -- Congressman Jeff Fortenberry, as a member of the House Democracy Partnership (HDP) delegation, last week concluded a series of meetings with Pakistan’s President Asif Zardari, Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani, and key members of the Pakistani parliament. ...
Mar 21, 2010 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry tonight voted against HR 3590, the Senate version of health care legislation supported by the Administration and Democratic leadership.
Mar 19, 2010 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry today commented on the reopening of Chinese markets to American pork. The trade agreement was announced late yesterday by U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk.
Mar 17, 2010 Press Release
Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Jeff Fortenberry today called for a straight “yes or no” vote on the Senate-approved health care legislation now before the House of Representatives. “A policy this costly, complex, and far-reaching deserves a “yes or no” vote,” Fortenberry said...