Jeff (Jeff) Fortenberry (R-01)

US Representative Jeff Fortenberry

Jeff (Jeff) Fortenberry (R-01)
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Capitol: 202.225.4806
FAX: 202.225.5686
District: 402.379.2064
Room 1514 LHOB- Longworth House Office Building 15 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20515-2701
301 South 13th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508-2532
Residence:Lincoln, NE

Committee Assignments

RM MemberHouse Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies
Co-ChairCongressional Global Health Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Humanities Caucus
Co-ChairFriends of Switzerland
Co-ChairHouse Trails Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Zoo and Aquarium Caucus
FC MemberGreen Schools Caucus
Co-ChairHouse Beef Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Life Insurance Caucus
FC MemberCongressional African Partnership for Economic Growth Caucus
Co-Vice ChairCongressional Friends of Jordan Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Soils Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Caucus Religious Minorities in the Middle East
Co-ChairInternational Conservation Caucus (ICC)
FC MemberSuburban Agenda Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Czech Caucus
Co-ChairFriends of Egypt Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional 4-H Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Pollinator Protection Caucus
FC MemberHouse Democracy Partnership
FC MemberMilitary Sexual Assault and Prevention Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Modern Agriculture
FC MemberCongressional Wire and Wire Products Caucus
FC MemberRural Veterans Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Nuclear Security Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Scouting Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Uganda Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Library of Congress Caucus
FC MemberHouse Hunger Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Battlefield Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs
FC MemberCongressional Children's Health Care Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Primary Care Caucus
FC MemberSudan and South Sudan Caucus
FC MemberRepublican Governance Group (Tuesday Group)
FC MemberUnexploded Ordnance (UXO)/Demining Caucus
FC MemberHouse Caucus on International Religious Freedom
FC MemberCongressional French Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Community Pharmacy Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Native American Caucus
FC MemberHouse Baltic Caucus
FC MemberMalaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Composites Caucus
FC MemberRenewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Mobility Air Forces Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Italian American Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Military Families Caucus
FC MemberCongressional TRIO Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Armenian Issues
FC MemberRural Health Care Coalition
FC MemberCongressional Rural Caucus
FC MemberHouse Oceans Caucus
FC MemberHouse BioFuels Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Reformers Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Ports-to-Plains Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Cybersecurity Caucus
FC MemberHouse Small Brewers Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Down Syndrome Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Appropriations
FC MemberRepublican Main Street Caucus
FC MemberNational Guard and Reserve Components Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Wine Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Fire Services Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease
FC MemberBicameral Congressional Caucus on Parkinson's Disease
FC MemberCongressional Rare Disease Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Prayer Caucus
FC MemberRoosevelt Conservation Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Farmer Cooperative Caucus
FC MemberConservative Climate Caucus
FC MemberCoalition for Autism Research and Education (CARE)
FC MemberUSO Caucus
FC MemberHouse General Aviation Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Army Caucus
FC MemberRepublican Study Committee (RSC)
FC MemberCongressional Sportsmen's Caucus


Jeff Fortenberry represents Nebraska's First Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives. He is a member of the House Appropriations Committee, which is responsible for the expenditures of the United States government. He serves as the Ranking Member on the House Agriculture Subcommittee and is a member of the State and Foreign Operations Subcommittee. In Congress, Jeff serves as co-chair of the Nuclear Security Working Group, co-chair of the International Conservation Caucus, and co-chair of the Congressional Study Group on Europe. 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, public policy analysis, and economic development. 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. His work in Congress is rooted in the belief that the strength of our nation depends on the strength of our families and communities.

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