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2017 Congressional App Challenge
JULY 26 – NOVEMBER 1, 2017
STUDENTS & INTERESTED STAKEHOLDERS: Registration will begin July 26th.
We are pleased to announce that the Congressional App Challenge, a competition designed to encourage student participation in computer science and coding, will take place from July 26 to November 1st this year.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Speaking on the House floor in recognition of National Foster Care Month, Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) highlighted the challenges facing youth in state care and praised a young Nebraskan who joined him in Washington today for the remarkable works she is doing to improve the lives of foster youth after growing up in the system.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The month of May marks the observation of National Foster Care Month. The issue of child welfare is an important one that often gets overlooked. As a member of the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth, Rep. Don Bacon (NE-02) will be participating in activities to celebrate foster youth and those who make a meaningful difference in the lives of foster youth.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) announced the Second District’s winning artists of the 2017 Congressional Art Competition.
Bacon worked with the Nebraska Art Teachers Association to coordinate the competition. The first-place artwork will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Bacon will display the runners-up in his Washington, D.C., and Omaha offices.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) announced the locations and times for his next two town halls on Saturday, May 20, with one being held in south Omaha and the other in Elkhorn. The town halls will use the same format as the previous three.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) this week honored law enforcement members of the Second Congressional District as part of National Police Week, which is May 14 through May 20, by recognizing law enforcement during a speech on the House floor and encouraging attendees at his last town hall to wear blue.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) is encouraging attendees of the town hall on Saturday, May 13 at Bennington Elementary School, 11620 N 156th St., to wear blue in honor of National Police Week, which is May 14 through May 20.
“Our men and women in blue are driven to serve the public and protect life, limb, and property of their community and I believe we should honor them for doing so,” said Congressman Bacon. “By wearing blue, we show that we stand with them as they protect us and our neighborhoods.”