Richard Shelby News & Articles

This month business leaders from around the state gathered in Birmingham at the Alabama Economic Growth Summit to discuss how our state can continue to grow jobs and build our economy to be competitive across the country. The aerospace industry was among the leading topics…

Airbus Plant Mobile, AL

The U.S. Government has spared a Mobile, AL plant from the impact of tariffs against the European planemaker.

Immigration

During my ten years on the bench, I often heard cases of children who had been abused, abandoned, or neglected; it was my job to enforce state laws to deal with the mistreatment of children and to provide resources to the children and their families….

Health

Starting Tuesday, October 1st, the federal government is changing the formula that it uses to reimburse hospitals and other medical providers for healthcare services provided to Medicare patients. The change in the formula, known as the Medicare Wage Index, will potentially help rural hospitals receive…

Courage is an interesting thing. Some people have more than others. First responders and military personnel regularly put their lives on the line for their communities and countries. Parents routinely risk their own safety and security to protect their children. What about the courage of…

On Tuesday, September 24th, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi announced that the House Representatives would launch a formal inquiry of impeachment into the actions of U.S. President Donald Trump.  It had been reported earlier that an anonymous whistleblower complaint had been…

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today announced that the Mobile Downtown Airport in Mobile, Alabama, has received a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant totaling $2 million to support airport infrastructure improvements.  The grant, awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), will fund the rehabilitation…

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today announced that five local airports across the state of Alabama will receive $2.63 million in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants.  The federal funding was awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation for various airport improvements to support infrastructure construction,…

Common-Hypersonic Glide Body

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL) 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)…

Governor Ivey, your people are hurting. They are crying out for help and starving for leadership and starving for the direction that only you can provide. Your lack of listening to Alabamians up until this point has allowed demagogues like State Auditor Jim Ziegler and…