Press Releases

February 28, 2019 Press Release
Legislation closes loophole in federal law to allow state child welfare agencies to investigate suspected cases of unregulated custody transfers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen Don Bacon (R-NE) and Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced legislation to combat unregulated custody transfers (UCT) of adopted children to strangers, a dangerous practice known as “rehoming”. The Safe Home Act would close a loophole in federal law by clearly establishing that UCT is child abuse.  

February 27, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) released the following statement regarding his vote on H.R. 8:

February 26, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) today voted against H.J. Res. 46, to overturn the President’s use of the National Emergencies Act, and released the following statement:

February 15, 2019 Press Release

OMAHA, NE - Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) released the following statement regarding the President's National emergency Declaration:

February 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.-Today, Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) introduced H.R. 1156, the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (LEOSA) Reform Act. After its introduction, Rep. Bacon hosted a press conference with the leading original cosponsors and supporting organizations, on the need for this critical piece of legislation.

February 8, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) will partner with the Nebraska Art Teacher Association and high schools to coordinate and evaluate The Congressional Art Competition. This competition is open to all high school students in Nebraska’s Second District and is usually conducted every Spring.

February 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Representative Don Bacon (NE-2) announced today he was appointed to the Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee, and the Nutrition, Oversight and Department Operations Subcommittee of the House Agriculture Committee for the 116th Congress.

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January 29, 2019 Press Release

Bill Increases Information Sharing Between First Responders and Feds

January 25, 2019 Press Release

OMAHA, NE – Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) released a statement regarding the President’s offer to re-open the government and his commitment to work on border security:

January 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D. C. - Representative Don Bacon (NE-02) today announced his committee assignments for the 116th Congress to the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) and the Agriculture Committee.