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Apr 8, 2020 Press Release
(Lincoln, NE) ––Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1) offered the following statement today after discussions with key members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force. “I just finished a call with Vice President Pence, Dr. Fauci, Dr. Birx, and Treasury Secretary Mnuchin.  A...
Apr 8, 2020 Press Release
(Lincoln, NE) ––Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1) offered the following statement today on the $349 billion Payment Protection Program (PPP) rolled out last week to help small businesses across America pay and retain their employees.
Apr 3, 2020 In The News
First District Congressman Jeff Fortenberry held a Telephone Town Hall to talk about what officials in federal government are doing to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. He was joined by Dr. Jeffrey Gold, the Chancellor of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and Leon...
Apr 3, 2020 In The News
Congressman Jeff Fortenberry held a town hall via conference call Thursday afternoon to answer some questions about the COVID-19 pandemic. Fortenberry was joined by Dr. Jeffrey Gold, chancellor of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, who fielded medical questions and...
Apr 3, 2020 In The News
Video of Telephone Town Hall: Coronavirus Update
Apr 3, 2020 Fort Report
As traumatic as coronavirus has been for our nation, I am proud of Nebraskans.  We understand the magnitude of the urgency here––with so many beautiful stories of neighbor helping neighbor and people sacrificing for one another.  We have been very compliant.
Mar 27, 2020 Press Release
(Lincoln, NE) ––Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1) offered the following statement today on the $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package, the Cares Act, coming up for a vote in the House. “This is an unprecedented crisis, requiring an unprecedented response.  People are...

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