Nebraska, and the nation, had their eyes on a Nebraska legend Wednesday morning.
A bronze statue of author and Nebraska native Willa Cather was unveiled at the National Statuary Hall in Washington, D.C.
Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen, Represenatives Adrian Smith, Don Bacon and Mike Flood, and U.S. Senators Deb Fischer and Pete Ricketts were among… Read more »
A bipartisan bill in Congress aims to amend the Death on the High Seas Act (DOHSA).
DOHSA was enacted in 1920 and allowed for wrongful death action suits for workers that died in international waters. The law was amended in 2000 to allow the same for family members of airline passengers who died in international waters. Supporters of this new bill to amend DOHSA again say the 2000… Read more »
The state’s largest farm organization, as well as members of Nebraska’s congressional delegation, are cheering actions taken by the Biden administration to challenge Mexico’s ban on genetically modified white corn.
On Friday, U.S. trade representatives announced that the United States has requested dispute settlement consultations with Mexico over that country’s proposed ban on GMO… Read more »
The United States has requested formal dispute settlement consultations with Mexico regarding GMO corn.
U.S. trade representative Katherine Tai made the announcement Friday, seeking assistance under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
“The United States has repeatedly conveyed its concerns that Mexico’s biotechnology policies are not… Read more »
BELLEVUE, Neb. (KMTV) — On Friday afternoon, there was a picnic at Bellevue Berry Farm to show appreciation for Offutt's military personnel and families.
It happened this afternoon at Bellevue Berry Farm about 12,000 people were invited, including Gov. Jim Pillen and Congressmen Don Bacon and Mike Flood.
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As the dust settles from the Supreme Court’s ruling on Sackett vs EPA, one Congressman says it opens the door for him and his colleagues to provide additional clarity to the industry.
Nebraska Congressman Don Bacon tells Brownfield Ag News that lawmakers need to be more specific in the rules. The House Ag Committee member says that means using clear language so that puddles and… Read more »
Livestock producer trade groups, including the American Sheep Industry Association (ASI), recently offered their support for the Foreign Animal Disease Prevention, Surveillance and Rapid Response Act of 2023 (H.R. 3419 and S. 1666). The bipartisan and bicameral legislation would continue making critical investments in foreign animal disease response programs currently… Read more »
Representative Don Bacon says he plans to vote to approve raising the debt ceiling when the deal comes to a vote on Wednesday.
“It’s not as much as we wanted, it’s more the democrats wanted, that’s how compromises work,” Bacon told 6 News. “Now we need to curtail spending, and we’re going to curtail some spending, but we also need to raise the debt ceiling. I’ll be voting yes on… Read more »
Leading national and state cattle industry organizations have announced their support for the Foreign Animal Disease Prevention, Surveillance, and Rapid Response Act introduced by Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), John Cornyn (R-TX), and Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Reps. Ronny Jackson (R-TX), Angie Craig (D-MN), Jim Costa (D-CA), Don Bacon (R-NE), and Don Davis (D-NC).
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The US business visit of Azerbaijan’s Deputy Foreign Minister Elnur Mammadov, has wrapped up, Trend reports.
Mammadov was on the visit to the US since May 17, 2023, and held bilateral meetings there on May 22 through May 24.
According to the ministry, the meetings were held with members of the US House of Representatives Chuck Edwards, Pete Sessions, Don Bacon, Madeleine Dean,… Read more »