Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) released the following statement regarding the Mobile Airport Authority’s plan to build a new terminal and move commercial air traffic from the Mobile Regional Airport to the Downtown Brookley Aeroplex.
Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) issued the following statement after the House Armed Services Committee, on which he serves, approved the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021 by a vote of 56-0.
Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) issued the following statement after voting against the partisan Democrat surface transportation bill crafted without input from Republicans.
Byrne: Democrats’ Partisan Police Reform Bill “Frustrating, Disheartening”Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) issued the following statement after voting against the partisan George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.
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On August 18, the U.S. will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to our Constitution which guaranteed women’s right to vote. The women’s suffrage movement in our country began in the 1840s as women abolitionists saw the parallels between the effort to free enslaved Americans and their own desire to vote.
Last week was pretty frustrating in Washington. While the House frittered away at useless Democrat messaging bills which have no chance of passage in the Senate, Speaker Pelosi refused negotiations with the Senate on a $1 trillion dollar bill to address the nation’s ongoing needs as a result of COVID-19.
Last week I had a virtual conference with the leaders of the local school systems in our district. Starting a new school year is a difficult task in the best of times. Doing so in the middle of a pandemic with the disease spreading as it is now makes this normally difficult job truly daunting.
The day I was sworn into Congress, a man I had never met before but had heard a lot about and admired approached me to introduce himself and welcome me to the House. His name was John Lewis. He told me he was born and raised in Troy, Alabama, and though he lived and represented a district in Georgia, he still felt a strong connection to our state. He offered to help me if he could.
When the House returns to business next Monday, we will take up the National Defense Authorization Act I wrote about last week. Then we will take up appropriations bills for next fiscal year, which begins October 1, and likely another Coronavirus bill.