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Congressman Don Bacon

Representing the 2nd District of Nebraska

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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:

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.

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June 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Responding to world-wide cyber-attacks, which are devastating businesses and jeopardizing the function of critical US infrastructure, Congressman Don Bacon’s (NE-02) amendment to the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) was approved for inclusion by the House Armed Services Committee (HASC).

June 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) released the following statement today following the repeal of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule:

June 23, 2017 Press Release

Yesterday, Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) joined his House colleagues in a bipartisan support of H.R.

June 19, 2017 Press Release

OMAHA, NE — "I was shocked and saddened to hear of the death of 22-year-old American student Otto Warmbier, who had been imprisoned for 17 months by the leader of a cruel regime. I join our fellow citizens in offering my prayers to his heartbroken family at the loss of their courageous son.  Mr.

June 19, 2017 Press Release

OMAHA, NE — Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) issued the following statement in regards to the recent attack in London:

June 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – ​Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) issued the following statement in regards to the shooting this morning involving Congressman Steve Scalise and others:

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.

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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.

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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.

June 14, 2017 In The News

Nebraska 2nd District Congressman Don Bacon released this statement following today’s shooting in Alexandria, Virginia that injured House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, two Capitol Police officers and an aide.

June 14, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Rep. Don Bacon (NE-02) issued the following statement in regards to the shooting this morning involving Congressman Steve Scalise and others:

May 31, 2017 In The News

The American Health Care Act passed in the U.S. House earlier this month is being met with a lot of criticism.   Congressman Don Bacon is working to clear up the confusion.

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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.

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May 16, 2017 In The News

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Congressman Don Bacon 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.

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

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