A look back at 2017

January 1, 2018
Bradley Byrne

By U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne

As we head into 2018, I want to take a minute to look back at some of the highlights from a very busy and productive 2017.

2017 marked the start of a new era in Washington, D.C. as President Donald Trump was sworn in. With the House and the Senate both in Republican hands, this led to the rare occurrence of a totally unified federal government.

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Speaker McCutcheon: We Are Moving into a New Era

August 16, 2016

By Susan Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—In a press conference held immediately after the new Speaker of the House Mac McCutcheon (R-Madison) left the Chamber Floor, he promised that the House would be entering a new era, returning the body to the people of Alabama.

McCutcheon said, his leadership style will be more to listen to the members of the House body, “We call the House of Representatives ‘The People’s House,’” stating that the members of the House represent smaller constituency numbers who have a voice through their elected representatives.
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