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May 25, 2017 Press Release

For Immediate Release

Media Contact: Cate Cullen (202)225-4921

Palmer Introduces the APPEAL Act

Washington, DC – Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL), introduced the Assigning Proper Placement of Executive Action Lawsuits (APPEAL) Act, H.R. 2660, today to give the federal courts in the District of Columbia exclusive jurisdiction over any challenge to an Executive order, action, or memorandum.

May 24, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL), Chairman of the Intergovernmental Affairs Subcommittee, was named a member of the Task Force on Intergovernmental Affairs, a bipartisan group of lawmakers focused on balancing the interests between federal, state, tribal, and local governments.
January 24, 2017 Press Release

For Immediate Release

Media Contact: Cate Cullen (202)225-4921

Palmer Appointed Chairman of Intergovernmental Affairs Subcommittee


Washington, DC – The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee recently announced Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Affairs.

Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Affairs Chairman Gary Palmer:

June 16, 2016 Press Release
Today Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) introduced the Agency Accountability Act (AAA), requiring all fines, fees, penalties, and other unappropriated funds collected by federal agencies to be transferred to the Treasury, and subject to the appropriations process.
March 1, 2016 Press Release
Washington D.C. – The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform reported favorably Congressman Gary Palmer’s (R-AL) bill H.R. 4361, the Federal Information Systems Safeguards (FISS) Act of 2016, by recorded vote (21-16) today.
February 25, 2016 In The News

The federal government’s most important responsibility is to protect this nation and its citizens. That includes protecting against cyberattacks.

Recall last summer’s Office of Personnel Management (OPM) hack, when, in one of the largest data breaches in U.S. history, the personally identifiable information of more than 21.5 million Americans was stolen, including fingerprint data of nearly 6 million federal employees.

October 27, 2015 In The News

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Rep. Gary Palmer (R-AL) joined his fellow members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee today in co-sponsoring a resolution to begin proceedings to impeach Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen.