Jeff Fortenberry

Type: Person
Name: Jeff Fortenberry
Title: Congressman - Nebraska (USA)
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

How a Bush-Era Law Led to Central American Immigration

As rank-and-file Republicans and some conservative pundits like Sarah Palin call for impeaching President Obama over the Central American child immigration issue, it's worth looking at how the whole thing got started.Palin contends that President Obama ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Bill Introduced To Require Notice When Unaccompanied Minors Moved to State

Washington, D.C.– Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) introduced H.R. 5129, legislation which would require the Department of Health and Human Services to give states advanced notice when unaccompanied minors are to be placed in a state.HHS recently announced ... [Published KOLN/KGIN - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Expanded gambling, whatever the form, remains a bad idea

We can't remember the specifics, but there was surely a comedy sketch somewhere during the early days of videotape about two guys watching a football game between their two favorite teams.One remark leads to another, resulting in a wager over the outcome ... [Published McCook Gazette - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Lincoln Journal Star: Fortenberry says Guard should help secure border

With thousands of children from Central America spilling into the United States, it's time for President Barack Obama to call up National Guard personnel to help secure the southern U.S. border, Rep. Jeff Fortenberry said Monday.The guard should be summoned ... [Published Congressman Jeff Fortenberry - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Fortenberry Honored with ‘Teaming with Wildlife' Award

Congressman Jeff Fortenberry receives the “Teaming with Wildlife” award from Kristal Stoner and Dan ForsterWashington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry has been awarded the “Teaming with Wildlife” award by the national Teaming with Wildlife Coalition ... [Published Congressman Jeff Fortenberry - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Warren Buffet agrees with me!

by Greg AwtryYork News-Times PublisherOkay, the above headline may be a bit presumptuous and I probably should have said, “I agree with Warren Buffett,” but given the fact “we” don’t always agree on political issues, why not take advantage of the headline ... [Published Lexington Clipper-Herald - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Rep. Fortenberry Introduces Bill to Conduct Feasibility Study on Designating Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail (7/15/14)

WASHINGTON, July 15 -- Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5086) to "amend the National Trails System Act to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study on the . . . ... [Published Targeted News Service - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Omaha World-Herald: 2008 law reviewing amid influx at border

A 2008 law aimed at child trafficking is getting blamed for complicating the U.S. response to a flood of unaccompanied children from Central American countries, but Rep. Jeff Fortenberry is standing by his previous strong support for the measure.“That ... [Published Congressman Jeff Fortenberry - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Heineman letter to feds seeks more info about unaccompanied immigrant kids sent to Nebraska

LINCOLN — Gov. Dave Heineman sent a letter Monday to the federal government requesting information about the illegal unaccompanied immigrant children who have been sent to Nebraska.Four of the five members of Nebraska’s congressional delegation signed ... [Published Omaha World-Herald - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Fortenberry says Guard should help secure border

With thousands of children from Central America spilling into the United States, it's time for President Barack Obama to call up National Guard personnel to help secure the southern U.S. border, Rep. Jeff Fortenberry said Monday.The guard should be summoned ... [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 4 reports

GOP rep says law not behind border crisis

LINCOLN, NE (CNN) - A Republican congressman responded on Saturday to criticism that a law he backed is partially responsible for the current crisis at the border.An act passed in 2008 provided protection for unaccompanied minors who enter the country ... [Published Live 5 WCSC - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Fortenberry Comments on Hobby Lobby Decision

Lincoln, NE – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry made the following statement after the Supreme Court announced its decision favoring Hobby Lobby’s highly publicized lawsuit, charging that the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) mandated coverage ... [Published Congressman Jeff Fortenberry - Jun 30 2014]

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And then the United States can address "the exceptional needs of those who have a just reason for asylum" Fortenberry said

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Iraqi-born Bishop Advocates for His Homeland's ... [Published AINA - Jul 19 2014]
How a Bush-Era Law Led to Central American Immi... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 18 2014]
Bill Introduced To Require Notice When Unaccomp... [Published KOLN/KGIN - Jul 18 2014]
Graduates of Jesuit Schools Call on Fellow Alum... [Published PR Urgent - Jul 18 2014]
Lincoln Journal Star: Fortenberry says Guard sh... [Published Congressman Jeff Fortenberry - Jul 17 2014]
Expanded gambling, whatever the form, remains a... [Published McCook Gazette - Jul 16 2014]
Fortenberry Honored with ‘Teaming with Wildlife... [Published Congressman Jeff Fortenberry - Jul 16 2014]
Nebraska activists decry politicians' reaction ... [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Jul 16 2014]
Warren Buffet agrees with me! [Published Lexington Clipper-Herald - Jul 16 2014]
David Webb: GOP messaging on the US border cris... [Published The Hill - Jul 16 2014]
Rep. Fortenberry Introduces Bill to Conduct Fea... [Published Targeted News Service - Jul 15 2014]
Omaha World-Herald: 2008 law reviewing amid inf... [Published Congressman Jeff Fortenberry - Jul 15 2014]
Heineman letter to feds seeks more info about u... [Published Omaha World-Herald - Jul 15 2014]
Fortenberry says Guard should help secure border [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Jul 14 2014]
Bordering on Heartless [Published The Moderate Voice - Jul 14 2014]
Don Walton: McCartney concert a moment to celeb... [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Jul 13 2014]
GOP rep says law not behind border crisis [Published Live 5 WCSC - Jul 13 2014]
Sponsor stands by law blamed in border crisis |... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 12 2014]
Is law to protect children causing human flood ... [Published CNN - Jul 12 2014]
Is law to protect children causing human flood ... [Published CNN Political Ticker - Jul 12 2014]
DIONNE: Indifference to their plight 4 minutes ago [Published Asbury Park Press - Jul 11 2014]
WWII veteran awarded after 71 years [Published Channel 8 Eyewitness News - Jul 07 2014]
Letter, 7/7: Disclose junkets [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Jul 07 2014]
Don Walton: Minimum wage could impact election [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Jul 07 2014]
VA Scandal Will Happen Again as Long as Bureauc... [Published National Center for Public Policy Research - Jul 02 2014]
Reaction from Nebraska delegates [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Jul 01 2014]
Fortenberry Comments on Hobby Lobby Decision [Published Congressman Jeff Fortenberry - Jun 30 2014]
Don Walton: Eyes on Ben Sasse at GOP meeting [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Jun 30 2014]
[tt] NYT: Kim Tingley: The Brave New World of T... [Published TranshumanTech - Jun 30 2014]
House Bill Still a Family Planning Fixer-Upper,... [Published Population Action - Jun 25 2014]
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Bordering on Heartless [Published The Moderate Voice - Jul 14 2014]
Daryl Cagle, CagleCartoons.com WASHINGTON — Glenn Beck says he has come under fierce attack from some of his fellow conservatives for a grave transgression. His crime? He announced plans to bring food, water, teddy bears and soccer balls to at ...
Is law to protect children causing human flood ... [Published CNN Political Ticker - Jul 12 2014]
Washington (CNN) - Is a law designed to protect children from human trafficking actually causing a humanitarian crisis along the U.S. southern border, allowing thousands of children to illegally surge into the United States? Amid the crisis and calls ...
[tt] NYT: Kim Tingley: The Brave New World of T... [Published TranshumanTech - Jun 30 2014]
Someone needs to write a history of why "superior" and "inferior" havebecome wicked words.Kim Tingley: The Brave New World of Three-Parent I.V.F. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/29/magazine/the-brave-new-world-of-three-parent-ivf.html Kim Tingley is a ...
The Supreme Court Is House Republicans' Last, B... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jun 25 2014]
The Hobby Lobby case is expected to come down in the next few days. If the court rules against the business, there’s no clear next step for Republicans save for the election. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry Andrew Burton / Getty Images WASHINGTON — The Obamacare ...
These 204 Republicans Don't Want to Punish Comp... [Published Mojo Feed | Mother Jones - Jun 24 2014]
Last week, House Republicans voted to protect companies that steal workers' wages. According to the Department of Labor , many big firms that receive  hundreds of millions of dollars a year in federal contracts—including Hewlett Packard, AT&T, and ...
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