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Congressman Don Bacon

Representing the 2nd District of Nebraska


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September 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) is now accepting applications for nomination to one of the United States military academies: U.S. Military Academy at West Point, NY; U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, MD; U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) at Colorado Springs, CO; and U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, NY. The U.S.

September 5, 2017 Press Release

OMAHA, NE- Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) released the following statement in regards to the President’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:


August 16, 2017 Press Release

OMAHA, NE Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) will host his sixth town hall on Saturday, August 26 at Omaha North High School from 8:45 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. The town hall is open to residents of the Second Congressional District and credentialed media.

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 4, 2017 Press Release

OMAHA, NE- Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) will travel to Israel next week to receive updates on the U.S.-Israel relationship, the peace process, Israel’s security situation, and important political and economic trends in the region.

August 2, 2017 Press Release

OMAHA, NE - Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) has gained the support of the NAACP for H.R.1970, the Kerrie Orozco Act.  The legislation allows the immediate relatives of first responders who die in the line of duty to continue to process their immigration application in a timely manner despite the death of their loved one.

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.

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.

July 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Don Bacon (NE-02) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018. Introduced by Representative Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Committee on Armed Services, the NDAA provides the readiness, resources, and reform needed to strengthen the U.S. military.

July 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) issued the following statement today in honor of the July 4th holiday:


In The News

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.

August 3, 2017 In The News

Press Coverage of NAACP Support for Kerrie Orozco Act



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.

July 5, 2017 In The News

North Korea will be the subject of an emergency meeting at the UN Security Council after a successful launch of an ICBM on Tuesday.

June 24, 2017 In The News

Congressman Donald Bacon Representative of Nebraska’s 2nd District will be in western Nebraska June 24-25.

Bacon is on the House Committee on Agriculture and is looking to broaden his knowledge of agriculture in the state.

June 22, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON – At a time when Washington, D.C. is so divided, there's one name uniting politicians on Capitol Hill: Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La.

This week, they rolled up their sleeves for a blood drive in honor of Scalise, still hospitalized from last week's shooting at a Republican congressional baseball practice.


Photo Galleries

January 3, 2017 Photo Gallery
The U.S. House of Representatives' Flickr photo gallery.


January 3, 2017 Video
A Video of the Lincoln Memorial.