Oversight & Government Reform

Bacon Supports Free and Open Internet for All

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Opposes Heavy Handed Approach of Some Dems Congressman Don Bacon today showed his support of a free and open internet for all consumers by voting against H.R. 1644, which would have led to a government-controlled internet through the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Instead, he is supporting a tried and true light-touch regulatory approach by cosponsoring H.R. 1101, which prohibits blockin...

Bacon Agrees with ACLU and 16 Secretaries of State and Votes No on HR 1

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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: “As someone sworn to uphold the Constitution of the United States of America, I voted no on a bill that was an attempt to thwart the constitutional rights of states in regulating elections, an attempt to silence Americans’ free speech, and violates separatio...

Rep. Bacon Issues Statement on Criminal Justice Reform

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Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed criminal justice reform today: "Over 95% of the prison population today will be released at some point in the future, to return home to their families and communities. However, the re-offense rate in America is far too high. We must work to keep people out of prison once they are out." "For thi...

Rep. Bacon Cosponsors Congressional Accountability and Hush Fund Elimination Act

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Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) released the following statement after becoming an original cosponsor of the Congressional Accountability and Hush Fund Elimination Act, introduced by Congressman Ron DeSantis (FL-06): “This legislation is long overdue. It not only provides transparency to taxpayers and requires Members of Congress and staffers who have ever been accused of sexual harassment to reimbu...