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Jeff Fortenberry's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 13, 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
April 30, 2014 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Affairs Omaha Hospital
Nov. 1, 2013 Fort Report: The Forgotten War
July 12, 2013 Blog: Fort Report: Lt. Col. Paul Adams and the Veterans History Project
June 6, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Affairs Omaha Hospital
May 21, 2013 Fortenberry Supports USSTRATCOM Funding, Fix for Backlog of Veteran Health Claims
May 15, 2013 Defense and Veterans Appropriations
April 5, 2013 Hiring Our Heroes
Oct. 17, 2011 Fort Report: Supporting Veterans, Strengthening the Economy
Oct. 13, 2011 Fortenberry VET Act Aims to Create Jobs, Benefit Veterans, Improve Economy
June 11, 2010 Increasing Economic Opportunities for Veterans
June 10, 2010 Fortenberry Bill to Increase Economic Opportunities for Veterans Gains Support
June 9, 2010 Congress to Consider Fortenberry Veterans Bill
May 28, 2010 Memorial Day: An Honorable Tradition
June 17, 2009 Fortenberry Supports Enhanced Care For Women Veterans
Sept. 16, 2008 VA Launches New System to Improve Access to Veterans Benefits
Sept. 12, 2008 Fortenberry Bill Broadens GI Bill Options
Aug. 1, 2008 Fortenberry Supports Military and Veterans Appropriations Bill
Dec. 18, 2007 Fortenberry Supports Full Bonuses for Combat-Wounded Veterans
Nov. 16, 2007 Honoring our Veterans
March 28, 2007 Fortenberry Applauds Passage of Wounded Warriors Legislation
March 23, 2007 Fortenberry Comments on the War Supplemental
March 5, 2007 Fortenberry Reviews Walter Reed Hospital Conditions
Nov. 16, 2006 Weekly Column (Giving America's Best Our Best)
Nov. 15, 2006 Fortenberry Votes to Extend Veterans' Benefits
June 12, 2006 Remembering America's Heroes
May 1, 2006 Honoring America's Heroes
May 30, 2005 Honoring America's Heroes
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