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Scored 100% - Highest Ranked Republican

Washington, June 9, 2020

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 support America’s free enterprise system. Rep. Bacon was the highest-ranked Republican in the House with a score of 100 percent.
“Our free-market system has helped our nation to grow and prosper and as legislators, we need to ensure that federal regulations help foster that growth and not restrict it,” said Rep. Bacon. “My colleagues and I have shown that working across the aisle beforehand in refining proposals and building support is essential to passing legislation that will fuel our economy and get money back into the pockets of hardworking Americans. Thank you to the U.S. Chamber for recognizing our work to help advance that spirit of enterprise.”

“Now more than ever, our nation needs elected leaders with the courage to pursue common ground and bold, bipartisan solutions to America’s greatest challenges,” said U.S. Chamber President Suzanne Clark. “These awards honor the deserving members of Congress that are forging common-sense sense solutions, working across the aisle, to enact lasting and meaningful reforms. In the days ahead, Congress must work together and support our nation's free enterprise principles that will help bring our economy back to strength and put our people back to work.”