Press Releases

January 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) released the following statement after 13 House Democrats and all Republicans voted for the Motion to Recommit H.J. Res 31., which would have paid Department of Homeland Security (DHS) employees, including the U.S. Coast Guard, through January 24th, and require further negotiation to secure the border and reopen DHS:

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January 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 676 the bipartisan NATO Support Act, of which Congressman Don Bacon (R-NE) is an original co-sponsor. The legislation reiterates strong Congressional support for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the longest-standing and most successful multinational military alliance in the world.

January 21, 2019 Press Release

OMAHA, NE - Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) today released a statement regarding Martin Luther King Jr. Day:

January 19, 2019 Press Release

OMAHA, NE - Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) released the following statement in response to the President's plan to address border security and opening the government:

January 15, 2019 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
December 27, 2018   

OMAHA, NE - In a letter sent today (12/27/18) to the Chief Administrative Officer of the House of Representatives, Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) asked for his pay to be withheld until an agreement to fund the whole government takes effect. 

January 15, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D. C. - Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) today released a statement regarding Rep. Steve King's (IA-04) comments to the New York Times:
 
January 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) today introduced H.R. 504, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Field Engagement Accountability Act, which requires the DHS Secretary to develop a department-wide plan for engagement with fusion centers.

January 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) called for compromise so that we can open the rest of government, rationally respond to the dysfunction we now have at our broken border, and confront the growing humanitarian crisis that is getting worse with each week.

January 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) today stood on the side of national security and our nation’s Border Patrol by voting no on two funding bills offered by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats. Neither bill included funding for enhanced border security measures, including a wall in specific areas, as requested by the Border Patrol.

January 3, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) released the following statement after the House passed the 116th Congress Rules Package bill: