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Congressman Convicted of Accepting Illegal Foreign Campaign Contribution
Congress
Congressman Convicted of Accepting Illegal Foreign Campaign Contribution
2022-03-25 18:00:50
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — Nebraska’s longest-serving member of Congress was convicted Thursday of concealing illegal campaign contributions received from a Nigerian billionaire. The jury in Los Angeles decided that on at least two occasions Republican Rep. Jeff Fortenberry lied to FBI agents... Read More

Nebraska US Rep. Fortenberry Found Guilty in Campaign Probe
Nebraska
Nebraska US Rep. Fortenberry Found Guilty in Campaign Probe

LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska was convicted on charges that he lied to federal authorities about an illegal $30,000 contribution to his campaign from a foreign billionaire at a 2016 Los Angeles fundraiser. A federal... Read More

Nebraska Primary Ballot Appears Set With Close of Filing Deadline
2022 Elections
Nebraska Primary Ballot Appears Set With Close of Filing Deadline
2022-03-03 17:04:25
by Dan McCue

LINCOLN, Neb. — Barring last minute adjustments by the Nebraska secretary of state, it appears the ballot is set for the state’s May 10 primary election. The deadline for filing to run in the primary passed on Tuesday. But Secretary... Read More

Ethics Panel to Investigate Illegal Contribution Charges Against Fortenberry
Congress
Ethics Panel to Investigate Illegal Contribution Charges Against Fortenberry
2021-12-03 20:33:58
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The House Committee on Ethics has formed a panel to determine whether Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb., is guilty of accepting illegal campaign contributions, this on the heels of the Justice Department filing criminal charges against the nine-term congressman.... Read More

Fortenberry Accused in Indictment of Lying to FBI
Justice
Fortenberry Accused in Indictment of Lying to FBI
2021-10-19 22:10:21
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Nine-term Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb., has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of lying to the FBI and concealing information from federal agents investigating campaign contributions illegally made to him by a Nigerian billionaire. The... Read More

Alarming Lapses in Inspection of Drugs Made in Foreign Countries
Prescription Drugs
Alarming Lapses in Inspection of Drugs Made in Foreign Countries
2021-03-10 14:33:10
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON -- A government report released Tuesday raised alarms about the quality of pharmaceuticals made in foreign countries but consumed by Americans. It said the purity of the drugs is questionable because of a lack of adequate inspections by the... Read More

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