Bradley Byrne

Bradley Byrne

ALABAMA's 1st DISTRICT

It’s Time For A Smaller, More Accountable Government

2015/04/25

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.”

To me, that is not an acceptable answer. As people, and as a government, we should always be looking for ways to improve and become more efficient. The same rule should apply to the federal government.

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Byrne Introduces Sunset Act to Make Government More Efficient

2015/04/23

Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) today introduced legislation designed to eliminate unnecessary federal agencies and make the federal government more efficient.

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Byrne Demands Action on New Mobile VA Clinic

2015/04/21

In a letter to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Robert McDonald, Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) urged the VA to expedite construction of a new VA clinic in Mobile.

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Recapping My Trip To Central America

2015/04/20

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.

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Recapping My Trip To Central America

2015/04/20

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.

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Byrne Testifies In Support of LCS, JHSV

2015/04/16

Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) on Wednesday testified before the House Appropriations Committee Subcommittee on Defense about the importance of the Mobile-built Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) and Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV).

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Reps. Byrne and Sewell Reintroduce the Workforce Development Tax Credit Act

2015/04/15

Congressman Bradley Byrne and  Congresswoman Terri Sewell recently reintroduced the Workforce Development Tax Credit Act, a bipartisan bill that prepares our workforce for manufacturing jobs by providing federal tax credits for businesses that offer apprenticeship programs and additional credits for companies that hire apprentices.

The Manufacturing Institute says nearly 3.5 million manufacturing jobs will need to be filled over the next decade; however, approximately 2 million of those jobs will go unfilled due to a skilled labor shortage.

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Premature to Remove Cuba from Terror List, Byrne Says

2015/04/14

Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL), fresh off a Congressional Delegation to Panama for the Summit of the Americas, issued the following statement in response to President Barack Obama’s decision to remove Cuba from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism.

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Byrne Appointed to House Rules Committee

2015/04/14

Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) has been appointed to serve on the prestigious House Rules Committee.

The announcement is seen as a major move for the Alabama lawmaker in only his first full-term in Congress. The Rules Committee is one of the oldest standing and most powerful committees in the House and is critical to maintaining order and control of House operations. As a member of the Rules Committee, Congressman Byrne will have an opportunity to weigh in on almost every piece of legislation that comes before the House for a vote.

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Byrne Provides Books to Local Libraries

2015/04/13

In honor of National Library Week, Alabama Congressman Bradley Byrne (AL-1) sent a shipment of new books to the Washington County Public Library in Chatom and the Flomaton Public Library in Escambia County.

Congressman Byrne’s office used the Surplus Books Program at the Library of Congress to provide the free books. The Surplus Books Program includes books that are not needed for the Library’s own uses, and the books can be donated to eligible organizations and institutions.

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Contact Information

119 Cannon HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone 202-225-4931
Fax 202-225-0562
byrne.house.gov

Bradley Byrne was born and raised in Mobile, just a few miles from the site where his great-great-great grandfather, Gerald Byrne, settled in the 1780’s.

After completing his undergraduate studies at Duke University, Byrne received his law degree from the University of Alabama School of Law. He has practiced law in Mobile for more than 30 years, always active in the local community through various service and economic development organizations.

Byrne served as a member of the Alabama State Senate representing District 32 from 2003 to 2007. Byrne was elected to Congress in December 2013, to complete the term of Congressman Jo Bonner, who announced his retirement in May 2013. Congressman Byrne was elected to his first full term on November 4, 2014.

In Congress, Byrne has established himself as an effective legislator by successfully advocating for local interests while also championing a smaller, less invasive federal government. Byrne is a member of the House Committee on Armed Services, House Committee on Natural Resources, and House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

Byrne has been married to the former Rebecca Dukes of Montgomery for over 30 years. Rebecca is the President and CEO of The Community Foundation of South Alabama, and they are the parents of four children: Patrick, Kathleen, Laura, and Colin. Bradley and Rebecca welcomed the birth of their first grandson, MacGuire Arthur Byrne, on September 4, 2014. Bradley lives in Fairhope where he and his family are members of St. James Episcopal Church.


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