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March 16, 2017 Press Release
Following the House Budget Committee vote on the American Health Care Act, Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) issued the following statement:
February 3, 2017 Press Release

For Immediate Release

Media Contact: Cate Cullen (202)225-4921

Rep. Palmer, Sen. Lee Introduce Agency Accountability Act

 

Washington, DC – Today Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) and Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) 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.

Congressman Gary Palmer:

January 31, 2017 Newsletters

Dear Friend,

The 115th Congress is off to a fast start, and I’m hopeful we can deliver on our promises to limit the size and scope of government.

March 16, 2016 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) released the following statement after the House Budget Committee approved the Fiscal Year 2017 Budget.
March 1, 2016 Video
February 9, 2016 Press Release
Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL), a member of the House Budget Committee, issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s FY 2017 budget proposal.
January 11, 2016 In The News

On Friday, January 8, 2015, President Obama’s vetoed a bill, HR3762, that would have dismantled the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (popularly known as Obamacare), and eliminated federal funding for the nation’s largest abortion provider, Planned Parenthood.

January 7, 2016 In The News

On Wednesday, January 6, Congress passed HR3762, a budget “reconciliation” bill that repeals components of Obamacare and places a one-year moratorium on Planned Parenthood funding. The bill will now go to President Obama’s desk. US Representatives Gary Palmer (R-Hoover), Bradley Byrne (R-Montrose), and Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville) released statements supporting the legislation.

January 7, 2016 In The News

The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives sent legislation to President Barack ObamaWednesday after voting to repeal his legacy health law in efforts to fulfill a 2014 promise to voters.

December 30, 2015 In The News

Although Congress passed a bi-partisan budget deal on Friday to avert a government shutdown, only two members of the Alabama delegation followed the leaders of their parties' call to approve the omnibus bill that funds the government until September.

U.S. Reps. Robert Aderholt, R-Haleyville, and Terri Sewell, D-Birmingham, were the only two "yes" votes for the omnibus in the House; both Sens. Richard Shelby and Jeff Sessions voted against it in the Senate, as they previously indicated they would.