Columns

Apr 21, 2017

With Congress on a short district work period, I recently took the opportunity to travel throughout Alabama’s Second District for a week full of meetings and visits.

Apr 14, 2017

The last few weeks have seen a great deal of activity around the globe, on both the military and diplomatic fronts.

Apr 7, 2017

Serving on the Judiciary Committee gives me the opportunity to play a role in combating child exploitation in the United States and abroad. I’m pleased to report that some important progress is being made.

Mar 31, 2017

Just last week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that sanctuary cities will no longer be eligible to receive grants from the Department of Justice. This was a good move.

Mar 30, 2017

I am optimistic that Congress and Gov. Perdue can work together to deliver policies that help Alabama’s farmers do what they do best – produce the food and fiber that our country depends on.

Mar 17, 2017

The same strict accountability standards that apply to senior managers need to extend to rank-and-file employees so that no one can get away with abuse or neglect at the VA.

Mar 10, 2017

It’s no secret that the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, has made a mess of our nation’s health care system.

Mar 7, 2017

With February being National Career and Technical Education Month, last week I visited two emerging career tech programs in different corners of Alabama’s 2nd District.

Mar 3, 2017

Last week millions of Americans tuned in to watch President Donald Trump address a joint session of Congress. It was a seminal moment for a new President and a new Congress, and one I think our country really needed.

Feb 17, 2017

There’s a lot of increased interest in government right now. That’s one of the reasons I agreed to serve as the subject of “Inside Congress: Alabama to DC."

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