Today, Congressmen Bradley Byrne (R-AL), Mike Thompson (D-CA), Derek Kilmer (D-WA), and Randy Hultgren (R-IL) introduced the Career Advancement Through New Skills Act, legislation that would incentivize employers to invest in their employees.
Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, will serve as a member of the House conference committee for the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
The Committee on Education and the Workforce today approved legislation from Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) to clarify what constitutes a “joint employer” to provide certainty and stability for workers and job creators.
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A few weeks ago, I met a remarkable young boy named Micah. Micah is a five-year-old boy who seems like most any child. He is healthy, smart, and full of life. Most people are shocked when they learn that Micah was born at just 22 weeks.
Last week, the House took a big step toward long overdue tax reform when we passed our budget for Fiscal Year 2018. The budget is important because it opens up the process by which we can bypass a Democrat filibuster and pass tax reform with 51 votes in the Senate.
A lot has changed in our country since 1986. Ronald Reagan was President, Top Gun was a hit at the box offices, and Matlock had just premiered on television.
One thing that hasn’t changed since then? The tax code.
One of President Donald Trump’s most popular positions on the campaign trail last year was a commitment to securing our nation’s borders. Since taking office, this has been a shared top priority between President Trump and the House of Representatives.
Arguably, Congress’s most important power is the power of the purse. Through funding bills, Congress has an important opportunity to set the direction of the government. Founding Father James Madison called it “the most complete and effectual weapon with which any constitution can arm the immediate representatives of the people”.