Press Releases

May 13, 2019 Press Release

OMAHA, NE – U.S. Representative Don Bacon along with local leaders announced today the awarding of a $25 million Choice Neighborhood Implementation Grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to the City of Omaha, Omaha Housing Authority and their community partners. The project is one of three being awarded nationally.

May 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) released the following statement regarding the vote on Democratic leadership's bill, H.R. 986:

May 2, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Bacon (NE-02) joined his colleagues in introducing bi-partisan legislation to reduce the tax on benefits paid to survivors of deceased service members. Over the last month, Rep. Bacon heard from Gold Star families who have received higher tax bills due to the recent simplification of the tax code.

April 10, 2019 Press Release

Opposes Heavy Handed Approach of Some Dems

April 3, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— First Lieutenant Travis Borchard with the Nebraska Army National Guard will join Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) on April 3, 2019 for a joint session of Congress, featuring His Excellency Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).

March 28, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Representative Don Bacon (NE-02)  a nearly 30-year veteran and member of the House Armed Services Committee, introduced bipartisan legislation with Representatives Michael Waltz (FL-06) and Seth Moulton (MA-06) that would increase benefits for Gold Star families.

March 18, 2019 Press Release


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March 18, 2019 Press Release

Omaha, NE—Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) will host a town hall on Saturday, March 23 at Lewis and Clark Middle School from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The town hall is open to residents of the Second Congressional District. This is the first in-person town hall to be hosted by Rep. Bacon during his second term. He hosted a telephone town hall last month.

March 15, 2019 Press Release

OMAHA, NE - Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) today visited areas of the Second Congressional District to observe flooding conditions, including an incident command post in King Lake. Douglas County Sheriff Tim Dunning was there as well. 

March 8, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) today voted no on H.R. 1, as urged by the ACLU in a letter dated March 6, 2019 and sent to Members of Congress: