Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, convened a hearing today to examine federal wage and hour policies in the 21st Century economy. This was Byrne’s first hearing as Chairman.
Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) today introduced legislation to give veterans full access to private, local medical care.
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The shipbuilding industry has always been critically important to those of us living on and around the Gulf Coast. Our area has a proud tradition of building warships and supporting the military.
Rolling back regulations, rules, and red tape that are limiting opportunities for the American people and small businesses has been an important priority for me in Congress. But what exactly is being done about it?
Well, there is actually a little known and little used law that allows Congress to remove certain government regulations.
Last Friday, thousands of people arrived in Washington, D.C. to march for an important cause: pro-life policies. The annual March for Life brings together people from all different backgrounds: Democrats and Republicans, men and women, young and old, southerners and northerners.
When I am not casting a vote on the floor of the House of Representatives or visiting with groups in my office, a large percentage of my time in Washington is spent serving on committees.
There are currently twenty standing committees in the House, and each member of Congress serves on at least one committee. These committees are where much of the legislative work is actually done.
$1,000,000,000,000. That’s the estimated total cost of regulations issued by the Obama Administration. These regulations have resulted in over 754,000,000 hours of paperwork.
These numbers are pretty remarkable. The wide range of regulations cover everything from energy to agriculture to the environment.