Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.) is a member of the House Appropriations Committee

Jeff Fortenberry

Lincoln, Neb.
U.S. Representative from Nebraska (Republican).

Member of the House Appropriations Committee, and the subcommittees on State and Foreign Operations, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Energy and Water. Co-Chair of the Caucus on Religious Minorities in the Middle East and the Congressional Study Group on Europe. Previously served on the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Agriculture Committee. Roman Catholic.

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  • Grassroots Advocacy Toolkit

    A set of how-to sheets for carrying out advocacy and fact sheets on the current issues Bread for the World is working on.

    For new and current Bread grassroots hunger activists.

    Ideal as a starter toolkit for new Bread activists or as a set of updates for current activists.


  • Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017

    Unnecessarily long prison sentences, combined with the lack of rehabilitative programs for people in prison, exacerbate hunger, poverty, and existing inequalities.

    Overly harsh mandatory minimum prison sentences have contributed to the rapid increase of our country’s prison population. The...

  • Health Care Is a Hunger Issue

    Learn more about the principles that Bread for the World supports regarding health reform.