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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WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) has introduced H.R. 5553, the Loya-Sears Warrior Transition Assistance Reform Act.
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.
Washington, D.C.- Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) voted in support of the 2018 Farm Bill in the House Agriculture Committee today:
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).
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) introduced H.R. 5482, the Military Biodefense Readiness and Protection Act of 2018, one of his 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) priorities.
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:
Rep. Don Bacon (NE-02) joined Erik Rosales from CBN News to discuss Russian government cyberattacks on the United States' power grid and ways the government is working on new protections.
“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.
WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Don Bacon’s (NE-02) bill, H.R. 5079 DHS (Department of Homeland Security) Field Engagement Accountability Act, was passed by the House of Representatives today. This important legislation will help bolster the partnership between DHS and fusion centers across the United States. H.R. 5079 has seven bipartisan cosponsors including House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (TX-10). This is Rep. Bacon’s second bill to be approved by the House.
"Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Improving information sharing throughout government entities is at the forefront of our lessons-learned since 9/11. Over the years, fusion centers have cemented their role in the nation’s counterterrorism mission, facilitating greater information sharing and analysis, and connecting those on the front lines with federal partners across all levels of government. This Committee’s longstanding and rigorous oversight of federal support to state and local law enforcement continues to reinforce the vital role played by fusion centers.