Jeff Fortenberry

Jeff Fortenberry


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Fortenberry Questions USDA on Ephemeral Gullies

2019-03-12 21:38:53

Fortenberry Dialogues with Panelists at House Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing

2019-03-12 18:17:15

Fortenberry Speaks to Rural Radio's Susan Littlefield on Teletown Hall Event and Ag Policy

2019-03-08 16:53:22

Telephone Town Hall Discussion on Farm Bill with Fortenberry and USDA Under Secretary Northey

2019-03-08 14:24:17

Fortenberry Speaks on House Floor about Two Women in Two Places

2019-03-06 17:08:49

Fortenberry Delivers Opening Statement and Questions FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb

2019-02-27 22:17:44

Fortenberry Addresses USAID Administrator Mark Green

2019-02-27 16:57:56

Fortenberry Speaks on WJAG Radio

2019-02-21 18:43:06

Fortenberry Talks On Pure Nebraska about Agriculture Policy

2019-02-21 16:47:57

Fortenberry Comments on Offutt Runway Rebuild

2019-01-30 17:38:48

Fortenberry Interview with Gray TV on Shutdown and Wall

2019-01-23 23:55:10

Fortenberry Delivers Floor Speech on Securing the Border and Ending the Shutdown

2019-01-23 22:21:04

Fortenberry Speaks in Front of House Rules Committee

2019-01-23 17:00:04

Fortenberry Speaks with Cody Ronfeldt of WJAG's News Talk

2019-01-18 15:48:14

Fortenberry Speaks on House Floor About the Gift of Life

2019-01-17 19:39:18

1011 News Now Broadcasts Fortenberry Floor Speech on Disaster Relief

2019-01-17 19:24:34

Fortenberry Speech on Disaster Aid

2019-01-16 22:58:49

Congressman Fortenberry Interview with Tony Perkins of Family Research Council

2019-01-11 23:39:41

Congressman Fortenberry Delivers Remarks on House Floor in Remembrance of Dr. James Billington

2018-12-17 19:13:16

Congressman Fortenberry Discusses the Passage of the Farm Bill with 1011 News Now

2018-12-13 16:42:48

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Jeff Fortenberry was elected to the United States House of Representatives in 2004 to serve Nebraska’s First Congressional District. His work in Congress is rooted in the belief that the strength of our nation depends on the strength of our families and communities. Jeff is a member of the House Appropriations Committee, which appropriates United States government expenditures. He serves on three subcommittees with importance for Nebraska: Agriculture, Energy and Water, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs.

Jeff previously served on the House Foreign Affairs Committee where he placed particular focus on human rights concerns, Middle Eastern affairs, and nuclear weapons non-proliferation. He also represented Nebraska on the Agriculture Committee, where his work on two Farm Bills advanced opportunities for young and beginning farmers and promoted agricultural entrepreneurship.

Prior to serving in Congress, Jeff worked as a publishing industry executive in Lincoln, where he also served on the Lincoln City Council from 1997-2001. Jeff also has significant personal experience in small business, and early in his career he worked as a policy analyst for the United States Senate Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations. Jeff earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and two master’s degrees, one in public policy. He and his wife Celeste live in Lincoln and have five daughters.

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