Budget

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June 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) and Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) released a statement following their ‘yea’ vote and successful advocacy to remove Ebola funding cuts from the rescissions package:

March 22, 2018 Press Release

February 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) released the following statement after voting for the Bipartisan Budget Act, that includes funding for the Department of Defense, veterans, natural disaster assistance and critical health care programs:

February 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) joined his House colleagues in voting to fully fund the Department of Defense for one year and extend community health care funding:

“For the fourth time, this legislative body has passed funding to adequately support our military and its operations. Our troops have been stretched too thin and have suffered far too long resulting in training accidents, shortfalls in operations and maintenance, and outdated equipment.

January 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Today, Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) released a statement following the passage of legislation to fund the government:

January 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) released the following statement after government funding expired:

"Government shutdowns reflect dysfunction and hyper partisanship.  We should be sitting together and developing a bipartisan solution to secure our border, reform antiquated immigration policies, and find a permanent solution for our DACA youth so they don’t have to worry about deportation.  Shutting down the government is not the way to solve this problem.

January 19, 2018 In The News

January 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Today, Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) released the following statement after voting to fund the government:

December 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) issued the following statement after the House voted on legislation to fund the government:

December 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) joined his House colleagues in keeping the government open by voting to continue current appropriations levels through December 22, 2017, and issued the following statement: