Alabama

Alabama News: Governor Kay Ivey Awards $1.89 Million to Help Victims of Domestic Violence, Elder Abuse

MONTGOMERY, AL – Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Friday awarded $1.89 million in grants to support organizations and programs that help victims of domestic violence and elder abuse throughout the state. “No one should ever have to experience the horrors of domestic violence or elder abuse, but there is hope for those who unfortunately do … Continue reading Alabama News: Governor Kay Ivey Awards $1.89 Million to Help Victims of Domestic Violence, Elder Abuse

United States | Byrne Joins Effort to Increase Gulf Coast Energy Revenue

United States – Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) recently threw his support behind H.R. 6771, the Domestic Offshore Energy Reinvestment Act of 2018, which would increase the amount of revenue from oil and gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico that is available to the Gulf states. The bill, which was introduced by Congressman Garret Graves … Continue reading United States | Byrne Joins Effort to Increase Gulf Coast Energy Revenue

WASHINGTON, D.C | Report from Washington: What’s Happening Across East Alabama

WASHINGTON, D.C – Every August, Congress takes a District Work Period so members have extra time to spend across their congressional district. Although I live in Weaver full-time and am home when I am not in Washington for votes, it is always wonderful to have some uninterrupted time in East Alabama. During my time in … Continue reading WASHINGTON, D.C | Report from Washington: What’s Happening Across East Alabama

United States | Byrne Supports Funding for VA, Military Construction

United States – Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) issued the following statement in response to passage of the first government funding package for Fiscal Year 2019, which included funding bills for Energy and Water Development, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Legislative Branch. Congressman Byrne said: “This is a step in the right direction toward passing … Continue reading United States | Byrne Supports Funding for VA, Military Construction

NAACP News: Statement: Suspension of Metro Birmingham Branch President

BALTIMORE, MD — The nation’s foremost civil rights organization issued the following statement regarding its suspension of NAACP Metro-Birmingham Branch President Hezekiah Jackson: On September 7, 2018, NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson issued a letter to Mr. Hezekiah Jackson, President of the Metro Birmingham Branch, notifying Mr. Jackson that his membership in the NAACP … Continue reading NAACP News: Statement: Suspension of Metro Birmingham Branch President

Alabama News: State Arts Council Awards Grants Totaling $1,686,060 at its September Meeting in Montevallo

MONTGOMERY, AL – The Alabama State Council on the Arts (ASCA) awarded 136 grants totaling $1,686,060 at its meeting in Montevallo on September 7, 2018.  This round of grants will support arts in education, folk arts, community arts, literature, performing, and visual arts programs October 1, 2018 – September 30, 2019. Also included in this … Continue reading Alabama News: State Arts Council Awards Grants Totaling $1,686,060 at its September Meeting in Montevallo

High Tide: Alabama is No. 1 at being No. 1 in AP rankings

Alabama is No. 1 at being No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll. The Crimson Tide made its 106th overall appearance at the top of the AP rankings, which started in 1936, passing Ohio State for the most by any school. Alabama received a season-high 54 first-place votes from the media panel in … Continue reading High Tide: Alabama is No. 1 at being No. 1 in AP rankings

Alabama | Byrne to Hold 2018 Academy Night in Mobile

Alabama – Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) will host his annual Academy Night on Monday, September 10th for students interested in attending one of our nation’s military service academies. The event is open to all high school students, parents, and teachers in Southwest Alabama. Representatives from the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, U.S. … Continue reading Alabama | Byrne to Hold 2018 Academy Night in Mobile