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A way forward on coronavirus relief
Bradley Bryne U.S. Congressman 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. At the end of the week, she and Senator Schumer refused offers from the White House…
Education in the time of the pandemic
Bradley Bryne U.S. Congressman 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. I greatly appreciate what these leaders and their staffs are going…
In memory of John Lewis
Bradley Bryne U.S. Congressman 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…
A fiscal reckoning
Bradley Bryne U.S. Congressman 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. This spring I voted for both of the CARES Acts, which together spent $3 trillion. That was on top of this year’s projected total…
Johnson seeks council seat
Johnson Note: The following announcement was submitted by the candidate. “My name is Eunice Johnson. I am running to be a City Council Member here in Atmore for District 3. It is my mission to lead our community to change together. My vision for district 3 is to first hear the voice of the people and their needs, beautify our neighborhoods, and clean up hazardous non residential areas. Most importantly,…