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May 1, 2020 Press Release
(LINCOLN, NE)––Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) offered the following statement today after cosponsoring the bipartisan Flexibility for Localities and Eligibility Expansion Act of 2020 (FLEX Act), enabling cities and towns affected by coronavirus-related tax revenue loss to...
Apr 30, 2020 In The News
Egypt’s national news recently featured a video of U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.) that highlights the Hall County town of Cairo. The video, posted on YouTube, gives thanks to Egypt and President Abdel Fatah al-Sissi after the donation to the U.S. of personal...
Apr 29, 2020 Press Release
(LINCOLN, NE)––Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) offered the following statement today on tomorrow’s dedication of the James Wilke Memorial Bridge in rural Platte County, Nebraska.
Apr 24, 2020 Fort Report
This week, Congress passed Phase 3.5 of coronavirus relief.   It includes $310 billion to replenish the important Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for small business, $75 billion for hospitals, especially those in rural areas, and $25 billion for testing.  
Apr 23, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, DC)––Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) offered the following statement today after voting to replenish funds for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), help rural hospitals, and expand coronavirus testing. “The Paycheck Protection Program has been a bipartisan...
Apr 21, 2020 Press Release
(Lincoln, NE) ––Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1) offered the following statement today after the delivery of personal protective equipment (PPE) from Egypt to the United States.
Apr 21, 2020 Press Release
(LINCOLN, NE) ––Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1) offered the following statement today following his discussion yesterday with U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. “Protecting our food is another critical front in the battle against coronavirus.  America consumes half...

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