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BACON APPLAUDS PASSAGE OF 2022 NDAA, READY TO CONFRONT EMERGING THREATS

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Don Bacon (NE-02) issued the following statement regarding the passage of H.R. 4350, the FY2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) in the House: “Once again, the House of Representatives has fulfilled its Constitutional responsibility by passing a defense authorization for the 61st consecutive year. Working closely with my colleagues on the House Armed Services Commi...

Bacon Statement on Support for Life and Vote Against Taxpayer Funded Abortions and Late-Term Abortions

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Don Bacon (NE-02) today released the following statement after voting to defend life: “I stand with life and voted against the extreme federal pro-abortion bill today. It would have led to taxpayer funding of abortions and would remove late term abortion bans among other adopted pro-life laws in place by various states, including overturning Nebraska’s ban on dismemberment ...

BACON RECEIVES AEM’S FIRST-EVER “CHAMPION OF THE INDUSTRY AWARD”

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) presented their first-ever AEM Champion of the Industry Award this week to U.S. Representative Don Bacon (R-Neb.), alongside Representative Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.), U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), and U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.). The AEM Champion of the Industry Award recognizes members of Congress from both sides of the ...

BACON, BOST, STAUBER CO-LEAD MAIN STREET CAUCUS FOR 117th CONGRESS

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Washington, DC – Representatives Don Bacon (NE-02), Mike Bost (IL-12), and Pete Stauber (MN-08) today announced they will serve as co-chairs of the Republican Main Street Caucus during the 117th Congress. Main Street is a group comprised of 60 Republican members who are dedicated to strong, conservative principles related to economic, business, environmental, and national security policy, and beli...

Bacon Announces First Win in Passing CHIP IN Reauthorization

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Don Bacon (R-Nebr.) today celebrated the news that his legislation H.R. 3888, which reauthorizes the CHIP IN for Vets Act for an additional five years was included as part of an annual extenders bill that was passed in the House. The legislation allows local communities across the country to assist with the planning and construction of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) he...

Bacon Votes to Protect Americans’ Wallets

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Washington, D.C. - Rep. Don Bacon (NE-02) today protected the pockets of hard-working Americans and stood with our ally Israel by voting against H.R. 5305, a short-term Continuing Resolution (CR) that totally removes the debt ceiling allowing for unlimited spending over the next 15 months. “By voting to remove the debt ceiling until December 2022, Speaker Pelosi and the progressive Democrats just ...

Bacon Issues Statement Recognizing One Year Anniversary of Abraham Accords

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Omaha, Neb. – Rep. Don Bacon (NE-02) issued the following statement on the one-year anniversary of the signing of the Abraham Accords: “On this one-year anniversary of the signing of the Abraham Accords, I am pleased the current Administration has embraced the full measure of its impact in forging the most significant advancement in Middle East peace in decades. The bold diplomacy shown last year ...

Bacon Slams Incomplete, Partisan, and Unvetted Budget Reconciliation Package Pushed Through by House Dems

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Don Bacon (NE-02) issued the following statement after Democrats on the House Agriculture Committee pushed through a $66 billion incomplete, partisan, and unvetted budget reconciliation package. “It is disappointing that House Democrats passed this bill which includes pet projects and doesn’t dedicate a dime to programs such as the commodity safety net, crop insurance, rura...

BACON FIGHTS FOR FAMILY FARMS IN NEBRASKA

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Omaha, Neb. – Rep. Don Bacon (NE-02) today released the following statement after attending a press conference with the Nebraska Farm Bureau at Husker Harvest Days. “During my time in Congress, I have met countless farmers, ranchers, and producers in Nebraska that have helped our state thrive and strengthened our local economy. However, many family farms that have been operating for generations wi...

Bacon’s Statement on Biden’s Proposed Mandates

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Bacon’s Statement on Biden’s Proposed Mandates OMAHA, NEB. - Rep. Don Bacon (NE – 02) issued the following statement in regard to the President’s announced plan to enact vaccine mandates: “Earlier this year I received the vaccine because I believed that it was the right choice and I encouraged others to do the same. While we should encourage vaccine use through transparency and communication of sc...