or Login to see your representatives.

Access Candidates' and Representatives' Biographies, Voting Records, Interest Group Ratings, Issue Positions, Public Statements, and Campaign Finances

Simply enter your zip code above to get to all of your candidates and representatives, or enter a name. Then, just click on the person you are interested in, and you can navigate to the categories of information we track for them.

Public Statements

Jeff Fortenberry's Public Statements on Issue: Government Operations

Full Name: Jeff Fortenberry
Office: U.S. House (NE) - District 1, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 1
Primary May 13, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Celeste; 5 Children
Birth Date: 12/27/1960
Birth Place: Baton Rouge, LA
Home City: Lincoln, NE
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
July 31, 2014 Fortenberry: Congress Needs to Stay Until We Act on the Border
May 8, 2014 Establishing Select Committee on Benghazi
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Affairs Omaha Hospital
Oct. 16, 2013 Fort Report: Ending the Government Shutdown
Oct. 16, 2013 Fortenberry to Vote Yes to Reopen Government
Oct. 8, 2013 Omaha World Herald - I'll Push For Back Pay, Not Take My Pay
Oct. 6, 2013 Fortenberry Statement on Lifting Department of Defense Furloughs
Oct. 4, 2013 The House of Representatives, the Senate, and the President Must Sit Down and Talk
Oct. 1, 2013 Fortenberry Comments on Shutdown, Offices Remain Open with Limited Staff
Sept. 27, 2013 Fort Report: Weekend in Washington
June 6, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Affairs Omaha Hospital
March 19, 2012 Fort Report: In Midst of DC Challenges, Time with Nebraskans Provides Hope, Perspective
June 2, 2011 Subcommittee Examines USDA's Operations to Ensure Proper Use of Taxpayer Funds
June 25, 2009 Joint Hearing Of The House Committee On Oversight And Government Reform And The Subcommittee On Domestic Policy - "Bank Of America And Merrill Lynch: How Did A Private Deal Turn Into A Federal Bailout? Part II"
May 13, 2009 Panel I Of A Hearing Of The House Oversight And Government Reform Committee - AIG: Where Is The Taxpayers' Money Going?
Feb. 26, 2009 Fortenberry Bill Would Broaden Earmark Auditing Process
March 10, 2008 Fortenberry Supports Bipartisan Ethics Reform Legislation
Jan. 28, 2008 Fortenberry Responds to the State of the Union Address
Dec. 14, 2005 Fortenberry Co-Sponsors the Public Trust and Accountability Act
Back to top