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.
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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, 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:
“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.
WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) today introduced H.R. 5079, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Field Engagement Accountability Act. Original bipartisan sponsors of the bill include: Chairman Michael McCaul (TX-10), Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), Congressman Mike Gallagher (WI-08), Congressman Clay Higgins (LA-03), Congressman John Katko (NY-24), and Congressman Bill Keating (MA-09).