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Congressman Don Bacon

Representing the 2nd District of Nebraska

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May 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) issued the following statement today following the passage of H.R. 2052, the Protecting the Rights of Individuals Against Technological Exploitation, or PRIVATE Act

April 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Heartfelt pleas from Estonia and Poland government leaders for a permanent presence by the United States Military was fresh on the mind of Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02), after he returned from a week-long bipartisan CODEL to Europe led by Speaker Paul Ryan. Currently, the United States rotates troops in and out of these two countries.

April 18, 2017 Press Release

(OMAHA, NE) Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) issued the following statement regarding the first stop of a trip by a bipartisan congressional delegation to reaffirm relationships with U.S. partners.

“The long-term security of America will require a strategic plan that involves a solid relationship with key allies around the world,” noted Congressman Don Bacon. “I was pleased to engage in meaningful dialogue with top government officials in Norway on the current political landscape of Europe; security challenges from Syria, Iran, and Russia; as well as economic and trade issues.”

April 17, 2017 Press Release

(OMAHA, NE) Yesterday, Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) joined House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) in a bipartisan delegation traveling to key European ally nations, with the goal of strengthening economic and security ties with our NATO partners. The delegation will travel to the United Kingdom, Norway, Poland, and Estonia to meet with government officials and military leaders where they will review and discuss evolving security threats facing Europe as well as opportunities for greater economic cooperation. 

April 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) is co-sponsoring legislation that will give National Guard and Reserve Component forces eligibility for certain benefits available to active duty forces who deploy and perform equivalent duties. H.R. 1384 will provide fairness to those who are fighting alongside America’s active duty forces.

April 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Yesterday, Rep. Don Bacon returned from a bipartisan day trip to Guantanamo Bay.  The purpose of the travel was to provide Members of Congress, particularly freshmen, and professional staff from the House Armed Services Committee an opportunity to observe detention operations at Joint Task Force – Guantanamo (GTMO).

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In the current 115th Congress, Don serves on the House Committee on Agriculture, House Committee on Armed Services, and the House Committee on Small Business: