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Congressman Don Bacon

Representing the 2nd District of Nebraska

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August 15, 2017 Press Release

OMAHA, NE Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) today announced he will host a Small Business Procurement Conference and a Paths to Success: Education Fair; both open to all residents of the Second Congressional District.

August 5, 2017 In The News

Omaha Track, Inc., hosted U.S. Rep. Don Bacon (R-NE-2) and local railroad officials on Aug. 2 for a facility tour and public policy discussion.

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 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. This week, Congressman Don Bacon (NE02) along with 22 of his colleagues sent a letter to President Donald Trump asking him to exclude tinplate steel and aluminum for food packaging in any import restrictions initiated under, Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962. This investigation was launched to determine whether steel and aluminum imports threaten or impair our national security.
 

June 23, 2017 Press Release

Yesterday, Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) joined his House colleagues in a bipartisan support of H.R. 2353 the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, which will help more Americans earn a lifetime of success by streamlining and supporting programs that provide knowledge and hands-on training to high school and community college students necessary for a broad range of industries. Since 1984, the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act has provided federal support to state and local career and technical education, or CTE programs.

April 18, 2017 In The News
Rep. Bacon Joins CLAAS for I Make America Kickoff
Maury Salz, president, CLAAS Omaha Inc., takes Rep. Bacon on tour of the company's state-of-the-art assembly facility in Omaha.

The 2017 I Make America tour got underway at CLAAS of America last Thursday with a visit from first-term Congressman Don Bacon.

March 10, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Don Bacon, representing the 2nd District of Nebraska, held this live event to discuss the concerns of his constituents. He spoke about education and believes that the local school boards should be making decisions for their district. Congressman Bacon stated he supports President Trump’s temporary travel ban and is in favor of improving the vetting procedures. The congressman also spoke about protecting the environment and that he supports efforts to find renewable and sustainable energy.