Congressman Bacon's Committees

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June 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) a member of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), recently completed the committee’s 21 hour-marathon consideration of H.R. 2500, the Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).  Rep. Bacon, an Air Force veteran and retired Brigadier General, is a leading congressional advocate for the armed services and military families. 

January 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D. C. - Representative Don Bacon (NE-02) today announced his committee assignments for the 116th Congress to the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) and the Agriculture Committee.

The House Armed Services Committee’s oversight responsibilities include the full scope of operations performed by the Department of Defense as well as the national security functions of the Department of Energy.

June 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Don Bacon’s (NE-02) fourth bill was approved by the House of Representatives today. The bill, H.R. 5733, the DHS Industrial Control Systems Capabilities Enhancement Act directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to address vulnerabilities to technologies used in critical applications.

May 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02), member of the House Armed Services Committee, had several legislative priorities adopted during the Committee’s markup and consideration of H.R. 5515, the Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Markup is when a committee debates proposed legislation.

April 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) has introduced H.R. 5553, the Loya-Sears Warrior Transition Assistance Reform Act.

April 19, 2018 Press Release

Bill will call attention to the prevalence of post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injuries among the military and veteran populations, and the significant impact these untreated injuries have on servicemembers, family members, and communities at large.

April 19, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) voted in support of the 2018 Farm Bill in the House Agriculture Committee today:

April 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Don Bacon (R-NE-02), House Armed Services Committee member and Electronic Warfare Working Group Co-Chair, has introduced the bipartisan H.R. 5522, Joint Electromagnetic Spectrum Operations Readiness Act of 2018 (JEMSORA), one of his 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) priorities. Original co-sponsors of this legislation include Electronic Warfare Working Group Co-Chair Rep. Austin Scott (R-GA-08), fellow Armed Services Committee Members Rep. Salud Carbajal (D-CA-24) and Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-CA-20). 

April 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02), member of the House Agriculture Committee, released the following statement regarding the introduction of this year’s Farm Bill:

March 28, 2018 Press Release

“Our nation’s partnership with South Korea through the KORUS (The United States-Korea Free Trade) Agreement has allowed Nebraska’s agriculture economy to thrive. The enhancements made to the trade agreement better our relationship with South Korea and encourage the expansion of America’s trade economy.