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Congressman Don Bacon

Representing the 2nd District of Nebraska

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June 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act (H.R. 3003) which included language from Sarah's Law, a bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Iowa Congressmen David Young and Nebraska Congressman Don Bacon and in the U.S. Senate (S.

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.

June 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) will host his second tele-town hall for the constituents of the Second Congressional District of Nebraska to discuss issues important to them. Callers will be able to submit questions to the Congressman and listen to his responses live.

May 31, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) today announced that youth in Nebraska’s Second Congressional District will be able to participate in the third annual Congressional App Challenge; a programming competition for students in high school and younger.  Students, individually or in teams, are tasked with creating, coding and implementing a new and innovative computer application.

May 24, 2017 Page

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.

May 22, 2017 Press Release

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.

May 22, 2017 Press Release

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.

May 18, 2017 Press Release

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.

May 18, 2017 In The News

The Omaha Press Club held a special Noon Forum earlier this week focused on Congressman Don Bacon and his first 100 days in office.

May 16, 2017 Press Release

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.