Small Business

BACON RECEIVES CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LEADERSHIP AWARD

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Omaha, NE – Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) was today recognized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce with the Abraham Lincoln Leadership Award, for demonstrating leadership critical to advancing policies supportive of America’s free enterprise system. The award is presented to the top 20 members of Congress who have demonstrated through their actions, the leadership critical to advancing policies that s... Read more »

Bacon Votes Yes on PPP Flexibility Act

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Bacon Votes Yes on PPP Flexibility Act Washington, D.C. – Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) voted yes today on the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act: “The Paycheck Protection Program has saved millions and millions of jobs by keeping many small businesses solvent during COVID. I voted today to give greater flexibility to small businesses by extending the duration of the program, increasing l... Read more »

Rep. Bacon Issues Statement on Tax Reform 2.0

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Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the final bill in the Tax Reform 2.0 package last week: “The benefits of tax reform continue to add up, and the success stories I hear from Nebraskans back home are truly inspiring. Today, we continued our promise to the American people that families will be able to keep more of their own hard-... Read more »

Bacon, Adams Announce the Passage of the SCORE for Small Business Act

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– Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02), an original cosponsor of H.R. 1700, the SCORE for Small Business Act, released the following statement with the bill’s sponsor, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), after the House passed the bill last night. “Small businesses and entrepreneurs are the backbone of Nebraska’s Second District,” said Congressman Bacon. “The SCORE for Small Business Act will develop ment... Read more »

Bacon’s Third Bill Passes the House

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Today, Congressman Don Bacon’s (NE-02) third bill, H.R. 4754, the bipartisan Change Order Transparency for Federal Contractors Act, passed by voice vote. Time is money for all businesses, but even more so for small businesses. Requests for equitable adjustments to a contract, more commonly known as change orders, are abundant on federal construction projects. Contractors and subcontractors current... Read more »

Rep. Bacon Introduces Bipartisan Change Order Transparency for Federal Contractors Act

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Today, Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) introduced H.R. 4754, the Change Order Transparency for Federal Contractors Act. Original cosponsors include: Rep. Steve Knight (CA-25), Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05), and Rep. Stephanie Murphy (FL-07). Time is money for all businesses, but even more so for small businesses. Requests for equitable adjustments to a contract, more commonly known as change orders, are ab... Read more »

Rep. Bacon Releases Statement on Small Business Saturday

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OMAHA, NE- Today, Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) released the following statement regarding Small Business Saturday: “Small businesses are a vital part of Nebraska and our nation’s economies. Nationwide, there are over 29 million small businesses and the latest statistics show Nebraska is home to nearly 170,000 small businesses employing 394,000 people. Small business owners epitomize the American ... Read more »

Rep. Bacon to Host Small Business Conference & Education Fair

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OMAHA, NE – Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) today announced he will host a Small Business Procurement Conference and a Paths to Success: Education Fair; both open to all residents of the Second Congressional District. The Small Business Procurement Conference will be held Wednesday, August 23 from 8:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the LaVista Public Library, 9110 Giles Road. This is an opportunity for entre... Read more »

Chairman of House Small Business Committee to Join Rep. Don Bacon in Second District and Visit with Nebraska Businesses

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— Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) today announced that Congressman Steve Chabot (OH-01), Chairman of the U.S. House Small Business Committee, will join him in the Second Congressional District of Nebraska on Monday, July 31, 2017, to discuss initiatives and issues facing small businesses. “Chairman Chabot has been a true advocate for America’s small business, which employs just over half of the pri... Read more »