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Congressman Don Bacon

Representing the 2nd District of Nebraska

Budget

I will support a Balanced Budget Amendment. We have a spending problem, not a revenue problem. We need to reduce the size of our bureaucracies in Washington, D.C.

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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:

October 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Today, Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) joined his House colleagues and voted yes to adopt the Senate Amendment to the House passed Budget Resolution.

May 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) along with original co-sponsors Congressman Jack Bergman (MI-01) and Congressman Mike Gallagher (WI-08) today introduced the Accountability for Congressional Pay Act, which will directly link pay for Members of Congress to their ability to balance the budget.

May 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Shutting down the government and not funding our troops was not an option for Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) as he voted yes for the Omnibus bill that will fund government operations including the military through September 2017.  This Omnibus bill strengthens our military, border enforcement, and the National Institute for Health while keeping the IRS and EPA at reduced levels.  I am pleased to see compromise on the demands to raise domestic spending dollar for dollar with defense spending.