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Congressional Tipoffs Involving Alabama Newsletter for Sunday September 01, 2019 ( 6 items )  

Rep. Sewell Honors Impact of Sowing Seeds of Hope
WASHINGTON, Aug. 28 -- Rep. Terri Sewell, D-Alabama, issued the text of the following speech in the Congressional Record Aug. 27, honoring the impact of Sowing Seeds of Hope: I rise today to highlight the important work of Sowing Seeds of Hope, a faith-based non-profit 501(c)(3) organization based in Perry County, Alabama. The organization was founded in 1999 by a group of mission-driven people, drawn together by a worthwhile vision for improving their community. Twenty years later, Sowing Seed  more

Rep. Sewell Honors Miles College President French
WASHINGTON, Aug. 28 -- Rep. Terri Sewell, D-Alabama, issued the text of the following speech in the Congressional Record Aug. 27, honoring Miles College President George T. French Jr.: I rise today to honor Dr. George T. French, Jr., the 14th President of Miles College, on his twenty-three years of exemplary service to Miles College and his recent appointment as President of Clark Atlanta University. Under the impressive leadership and oversight of Dr. French as President since 2005, Miles Coll  more

Sen. Doug Jones Announces $200,000 Grant for New Site Medical Complex
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, Aug. 28 -- Sen. Doug Jones, D-Alabama, issued the following news release: * * * - ARC grant will establish a primary care clinic and private pharmacy in New Site, Alabama "The project will really improve our rural health care for our citizens. Senator Jones was instrumental in getting the grant application in the correct order for approval." - New Site Mayor Phil Blasingame * * * U.S. Senator Doug Jones is announcing a new $200,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Com  more

Sen. Jones Announces Bipartisan Family Farmer Relief Act Signed Into Law by President Trump
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, Aug. 29 -- Sen. Doug Jones, D-Alabama, issued the following news release: * * * - Jones-sponsored legislation provides additional debt reorganization tools for family farms that have fallen on hard times * * * As bankruptcy rates among American farmers near record highs, Senator Doug Jones announced that bipartisan legislation he introduced with Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) to help family farms reorganize their debts has been signed into law by President Donald Trump.  more

Sen. Shelby: Alabama Leads Development of U.S. Army's Hypersonic Weapons
WASHINGTON, Aug. 30 -- Sen. Richard C. Shelby, R-Alabama, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today praised the U.S. Army's decision to award two contracts for work in Alabama related to the production of hypersonic weapon systems - one for Dynetics Technical Solutions in the amount of $351.6 million to produce Common-Hypersonic Glide Body (C-HGB) prototypes in Huntsville, Alabama, and the second to Lockheed Martin in the amount of $347 million to serve as th  more

The Charlotte Observer on Walker: 'He Rejected 'Send Her Back' Chant. Can This Congressman Help GOP With Its Race Problem?'
WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 -- Rep. Mark Walker, R-North Carolina, issued the following news release: U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) was featured in The Charlotte Observer in a story about how he, "a member of Republican leadership, wants more of his Republican colleagues to engage in similar ways [as he does] with communities of color." "Look back a few decades ago when our black brothers and sisters needed us to be able to drink out of the same water fountain or sit down at the same lunch   more