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House Passes Mo Brooks Bill Formally Designating Marshall Space Flight Center as NASA's Rocket Propulsion LeadOn a unanimous bipartisan voice vote, the U.S. House passed Congressman Mo Brooks’ bill, the “American Leadership in Space Technology and Advanced Rocketry Act” or “ALSTAR Act.”
Congressman Brooks pitched Redstone Arsenal as the best location for Space Force command to NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, and U.S. Air Force General John Hyten in a joint hearing of the Space Subcommittee and Strategic Forces Subcommittee. With all the space and defense communities in North Alabama already do, Redstone Arsenal is a natural fit for Space Force command.
America's highest ranking military officials again warned Congress that America’s exploding deficits and accumulated debt pose a grave national security threat to our country. Washington politicians must heed their warnings before it is too late. America’s future depends on it.
Rep. Brooks was pleased the U.S. Senate confirmed his long-time friend and ally Jim Bridenstine as administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
Congressman Brooks was inspired to address the House by the story of Steve Mayfield, a respected high school football coach at Central High School in Lauderdale County, Alabama, who, in March 2017, died after a lengthy fight with both Lou Gehrig's disease (a.k.a ALS) and a federal bureaucracy that denied him the right to try potentially life-saving experimental treatments.
Completion of Jackson County’s Bellefonte Nuclear Plant could mean 2,000 permanent jobs and a significant boost to economic activity in Northeast Alabama. Watch as Rep. Brooks questions Mark Menezes, the Under Secretary of Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy, on overcoming barriers to getting Bellefonte fully operational during a Science, Space, and Technology Committee hearing.
Rep. Brooks called on Senate Republicans to stop engaging in procedural games and end the filibuster rule that is killing our conservative agenda, our Republican agenda, and President Trump’s agenda.
Washington, DC— Thursday morning, speaking by phone, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) congratulated Jody Singer on her appointment as Director of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
Washington, DC— Today, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao expressing support for the City of Huntsville’s Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) grant application.
Washington, DC— Today, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) emphasized the strong Bureau of Labor Statistics August jobs report.
Brooks said, “Lost or minimized in the national media’s preference for gossip, hearsay and ‘soap opera news’ is another great August jobs report for America and American families!”