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.
Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives today regarding the state of race relations in our country. Byrne called upon Congress to reveal our national character by uniting to pass meaningful and bipartisan law enforcement reform legislation. Byrne is an original cosponsor of the JUSTICE Act originally introduced in the Senate by Senator Tim Scott (R-SC).
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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.
Last week, the House Armed Services Committee, which I’m proud to be a member of, passed and sent to the full House the William M.
This weekend America will celebrate its 244th birthday. Unfortunately, we do so in a time of a pandemic, a struggling economy, and violent protests. But, it’s still our birthday and we should both commemorate and celebrate it.