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Congressman Don Bacon

Representing the 2nd District of Nebraska

Veterans

Our veterans serve a whole career, volunteer to fight our wars, and spend countless months and years away from their families. We must maintain the promises we gave them when they volunteered. To do otherwise is a breach of contract.

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July 12, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC (JULY 12, 2017) -- Congressman Don Bacon (R-NE 2nd District), who is a retired Air Force Brigadier General, was honored last night at a Capitol Hill reception for generals in Congress hosted by the nonpartisan organization Mission: Readiness. 

Congressman Bacon was presented with a plaque in appreciation of his service to the country and Nebraska.

June 9, 2017 Page

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June 9, 2017 Page

If you can't get an answer from a federal agency in a timely fashion, or if you feel you have been treated unfairly, my office may be able to help resolve the problem or get you the information you need. Please visit the 'How Can I Help' page for more information on how we can assist you.

April 19, 2017 Press Release

OMAHA, NE – Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) issued the following statement regarding the public-private partnership that will fund a new ambulatory care clinic at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Omaha:

“I want to thank the non-profit Heritage Services and the Veterans Affairs Department for coming together on this first-of-its-kind project in which government funds will be combined with private funds to deliver the care our veterans need and deserve.

April 12, 2017 In The News

Congressman Don Bacon visited local veterans Wednesday.

Bacon says his goal was to give veterans a chance to bring their issues to his attention.

He says the gathering was very informative and he learned a lot.

People expressed concerns about not getting into the VA for mental health reasons and the time it takes to get services they need.

The Congressman wants to reform veterans assistance nationwide, not just locally.

March 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) recently voted in favor of two pieces of legislation that reflect his commitment to the care of our nation’s veterans. H.R. 1259 and H.R. 1367 address staffing policies and human resource practices at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

March 14, 2017 Page

Congressman Bacon is proud to have his office participating in the Veterans History Project, and he encourages you to join in.  His office is helping to collect and preserve some of America’s greatest treasures, the stories of our war veterans and their civilian supporters.

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.