Congressman Bachus receives Reagan award

U.S. Rep. Spencer Bachus (R-AL) received the Ronald Reagan Excellence in Leadership Award from the Alabama House Republican Delegation recently. This award is given to a person who shows outstanding leadership to the state of Alabama.

&uot;It is a tremendous honor for me to receive this award, especially one named for Ronald Reagan, one of our greatest Presidents and one of the most important leaders of the 20th century,&uot; said Bachus.

&uot;The Alabama House Republican Delegation is a strong group of leaders in government and it is a privilege to be recognized by them.&uot;

Also present were Gov.-elect Bob Riley and Attorney General Bill Pryor.

Riley said Congressman Bachus is a close friend who worked tirelessly to elect him and other Republicans in Alabama and across the nation.

The chairman of the House Delegation, Mark Gaines said Spencer Bachus always puts others first and never focuses on self interest