Congressional Member Profiles

Rep. Jeff Fortenberry

Rep. Jeff Fortenberry

Republican, Nebraska, 1st District


Votes for Children


Bills Introduced


Bills Cosponsored


Actions Against the Interests of Children

Rep. Fortenberry represents a district with a child poverty rate of 11.9 percent. 5.3 percent of children in this district are in extreme poverty, 17.3 percent are food insecure, and 5 percent lack health insurance. During the 116th Congress, Rep. Fortenberry has taken 3 votes that would help the children in his district. He has introduced 0 bills and cosponsored 3 bills to help children. Rep. Fortenberry has taken 6 actions in support of legislation we believe to be against the interests of children.

CDF has endorsed several bills during this Congress. So far, Rep. Fortenberry has taken the following action on bills endorsed by CDF during this Congress:

  • voted against H.R.6 the American Dream and Promise Act of 2019.

  • voted against H.R.8 the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019.

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