Small Business

GOP Problem-Solver On Legislation He Thinks Will Unite Lawmakers

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GOP Problem-Solver On Legislation He Thinks Will Unite Lawmakers NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Rep. Don Bacon, R-Neb., a member of the Problem Solvers Caucus, about what legislation he thinks lawmakers will come together across the aisle for and pass quickly. https://www.npr.org/2021/01/19/958472430/gop-problem-solver-on-legislation-he-thinks-will-unite-lawmakers

Editorial: Small-business recovery is a vital need for Nebraska

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Congressional negotiators have finally reached agreement on a new round of aid to households and businesses hit hard by the COVID crisis. That badly needed assistance, totaling $900 billion, can address a host of needs across the nation and in the Midlands.  In Nebraska, one of the most crucial is helping small businesses get through the next few months. [...] This…

BACON CHAMPIONS FOR LOCAL FUNDING IN NE-02 THROUGH LEGISLATION

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Omaha, Neb. – Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) has been instrumental in providing direct relief to Nebraska’s Second District by supporting critical legislation such as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the Paycheck Protection Program, and the Flexibility for Localities and Eligibility Expansion (FLEX) Act of 2020. Last November, Reps. Don Bacon, Paul Tonko…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Bacons 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.…

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…

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…