During a speech from the floor of the House of Representatives this evening, Congressman Bradley Byrne urged the House to pass H.R. 1335, the Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act, which includes three important Red Snapper reforms authored by Congressman Byrne.
Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 2353, the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015.
Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted in favor of a critical defense bill today which authorizes the construction of three more Littoral Combat Ships (LCS). The House passed the bill 269 to 151.
In a passionate speech from the House floor, Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) urged Republicans and Democrats to work together in a bipartisan manner to pass a National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
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Earlier this month we were all devastated to learn that two police officers had been tragically murdered while conducting a basic traffic stop in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Already this year, 42 police officers have died in the line of duty. In 2014, 117 members of law enforcement died while working to keep our local communities safe. Those numbers are heartbreaking.
Did you know that there are an estimated 28 million small businesses in the United States? In Alabama alone, studies estimate there are over 70,000 small businesses. Right in here Southwest Alabama, there are small businesses on every street corner from Chatom to Gulf Shores.
There is no function of Congress more important than “providing for the common defense” of our nation. When our Founding Fathers wrote the Constitution, they made sure to give the Congress substantial influence over the military.
When I took over as chancellor of Alabama’s two year college system in 2007, I set out to fundamentally change the way our community college system operated. It didn’t take long before I started running into resistance. Time and time again, I heard the phrase “well that’s just the way it has always been done.”
Once every three years, virtually all nations in the Western Hemisphere gather for a “summit” to discuss common issues. Known as the Summit of the Americas, the summit first started in 1994 as many nations became more democratic, open, and committed to market economies.