Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) today celebrated passage of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act, the first major overhaul of our nation’s tax code since 1986. The bill passed by a vote of 227 to 205.
Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL), Vice-Chairman of the House Seapower Subcommittee, issued the following statement regarding passage of the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL), Vice-Chairman of the House Seapower Subcommittee, helped secure authorization for the construction of three Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) in the final version of the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) released today. The Independence-class version of the LCS is built by Austal USA in Mobile.
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As we celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, I want to put the political debates of today aside and take time to reflect on the many blessings that we all-too-often take for granted. As I sat down to write this column, four very distinct blessings came to my mind.
When I ran for Congress, I made clear that I wanted to be a workhorse, not a showhorse. That means my focus has been on actually getting results instead of just talking about problems. We were able to get a big result last week when the House passed my bill, the Save Local Business Act.
On November 11, we will celebrate Veterans Day and honor those who have served our nation. This is a day set aside to share our deep appreciation with all those, from the Battle of Yorktown to the War on Terror, who have fought to keep us safe and to protect the values we hold dear.
Hundreds of thousands of Americans have lost their lives in recent years due to drug abuse, and the problem only seems to be getting worse. In 2016, more than two million Americans had an addiction to prescription or illicit opioids.
Last week, we received some really positive news about the growth of the manufacturing industry in our area. Airbus announced plans to add an additional assembly line at their facility in Mobile, and steelmaker SSAB revealed that they will be moving their national headquarters from Illinois to Mobile.