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April 17, 2017 In The News

Don Bacon spent his 29-year military career pursuing lofty dreams in the wild blue yonder, at one point serving as commander of the 55th Air Wing at Offutt Air Force Base and eventually retiring as a USAF brigadier general in 2014.

April 13, 2017 In The News

President Donald Trump’s decision to strike a Syrian air base with cruise missiles last week was an appropriate response to the Syrian government’s recent use of sarin gas in attacking the town of Khan Sheikhoun, U.S. Rep. Don Bacon, R-Neb., said Tuesday in Hastings.

April 12, 2017 In The News

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- Urban Agriculture sounds like a term at odds with itself but it's a growing phenomenon and it's growing right here in the metro.

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.

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April 12, 2017 In The News

Students from Bryan High School's agriculture academy got out of the classroom Wednesday- to talk crops with U.S. Rep. Don Bacon and U.S. Department of Agriculture acting undersecretary Dr. Ann Bartuska.

April 11, 2017 In The News

From cotton and peanuts to corn and beef, there can be a lot to learn for a new congressman serving on the House Agriculture Committee, especially when a new federal farm bill is being crafted.

April 10, 2017 In The News

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is in Italy to meet with  the G7 industrialized nations this week and the crisis in Syria will be on the agenda. Last week the U.S.

April 7, 2017 In The News

While supporting President Donald Trump's punitive air strike on a Syrian airfield, several members of Nebraska's all-Republican congressional delegation called Friday for a clear U.S. strategy in dealing with Syria and its accompanying humanitarian crisis.

April 6, 2017 In The News

New legislation will provide assurances to loved ones of first responders.

Congressman Don Bacon (NE-2) re-introduced the Kerrie Orozco Act Thursday.