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Congressman Don Bacon

Representing the 2nd District of Nebraska

Congressman Bacon's Committees

I am eager to rebuild America’s Military and restore readiness to the Joint Force on the House Armed Services, work to suppress burdensome and unnecessary regulations that stifle small businesses and the economy on the House Small Business Committee and represent the most productive farmers and ranchers in the world on the House Agriculture Committee.

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December 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) released the following statement after the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act was signed into law by President Trump: 

December 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) released the statement below following this morning's attack in New York City:

November 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Today, Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) was selected as the newest member of the House Homeland Security Committee by Chairman Michael McCaul (TX-10). Rep. Bacon will sit on the Border and Maritime Security and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection subcommittees.

October 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representatives Mike Coffman (R-CO), Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), Don Bacon (R-NE) and Jimmy Panetta (D-CA), in a strong bipartisan effort, have introduced H. J.Res. 118, a new Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF), to provide clear Congressional authorization guidelines for the use of military force.


July 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) today announced that Congressman Steve Chabot (OH-01), Chairman of the U.S. House Small Business Committee, will join him in the Second Congressional District of Nebraska on Monday, July 31, 2017, to discuss initiatives and issues facing small businesses.

July 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Don Bacon (NE-02) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018. Introduced by Representative Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Committee on Armed Services, the NDAA provides the readiness, resources, and reform needed to strengthen the U.S. military.

June 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Responding to world-wide cyber-attacks, which are devastating businesses and jeopardizing the function of critical US infrastructure, Congressman Don Bacon’s (NE-02) amendment to the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) was approved for inclusion by the House Armed Services Committee (HASC).  His amendment will enhance cyber security training to further protect our nation’s critical infrastructure. Congressman Bacon is a member of the HASC.

June 24, 2017 In The News

Congressman Donald Bacon Representative of Nebraska’s 2nd District will be in western Nebraska June 24-25.

Bacon is on the House Committee on Agriculture and is looking to broaden his knowledge of agriculture in the state.

“I was raised on a corn, soybean farm and cattle operation,” he said. “So, this is a chance for me to expand my knowledge on sugar beets, dry beans and a good opportunity to meet the folks of Nebraska agriculture.”

The Farm Bill is coming up this year and Bacon said his goal is to make sure Nebraska gets a good Farm Bill.

June 9, 2017 Page

This country was founded by entrepreneurs - people willing to face the uncertainty and risks others found daunting.  We are the strongest nation on earth because this spirit of entrepreneurship has been a driving force throughout our history, leading us to discoveries which have added efficiency, comfort, and productivity to our lives.  Entrepreneurs are found in every setting. Our district is no different, but knowing where to start can be daunting.

April 27, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON (Gray DC) There could be good news for farmers looking to participate in a popular federal land conservation program.