Aug 5, 2021 In The News
A bipartisan effort to address the escalated price of insulin is underway. The charge is being led by representatives Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE), a Catholic, and Angie Craig (D-MN) with a bill known as Matt’s Act. Matt Regalado
Jul 30, 2021 Fort Report
If you have ever attended the Nebraska Breakfast in Washington, you might remember the Fortenberry “charts.”  While they are not the most riveting conversation starter, they are my attempt to display graphs and statistics that communicate the massive, Byzantine federal budget in...
Jul 29, 2021 In The News
The US Government’s approach to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is not working for patients dying from the disease.  Our regulatory process is not matching the urgency of these diseases, which, in the case of ALS, takes about two to five years to destroy a body and exhaust...
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.
Jul 29, 2021 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) and Nebraska Secretary of State Bob Evnen met with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi on a range of issues, including the future of U.S. military engagement in Iraq, protection of religious minorities in Northern Iraq...