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April 26, 2017 Press Release

For Immediate Release

Media Contact: Cate Cullen (202)225-4921

Vestavia Hills Student Wins 2017 Congressional Art Competition

Birmingham, AL – Congressman Gary Palmer (AL-06) announced Carson McDonald, a student at Vestavia Hills High School, as the Sixth District’s 2017 Congressional Art Competition winner.

October 23, 2015 In The News

On Wednesday, October 21, US Representative Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) announced that he had voted for HR10, the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Reauthorization Act.  This bill would reauthorize the District of Columbia’s Opportunity Scholarship Program (DC OSP) which gives scholarships to low-income families in the District of Columbia to attend a private school of their choice. 

October 21, 2015 Press Release
For Immediate Release Washington D.C. – Today, Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL), a member of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee and a longtime supporter of expanded educational options, voted for H.R. 10, the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Reauthorization Act. This bill would reauthorize the District of Columbia’s Opportunity Scholarship Program (DC OSP) which gives scholarships to low-income families in the District of Columbia to attend a private school of their choice.
October 14, 2015 In The News

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Alabama Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL06) told Yellowhammer Radio host Cliff Sims on Wednesday that he will push for a welfare work requirement as part of the upcoming debt limit increase negotiations with President Obama.

September 29, 2015 Press Release
For Immediate Release Washington D.C. – Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) congratulates Crestline Elementary School in Mountain Brook and Shades Cahaba Elementary School in Homewood, for being recognized today by the Department of Education as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2015.
September 21, 2015 Event

An informational meeting for anyone interested in the application process for any of the five U.S. Military Academies will be held from 6-7 p.m. Monday, September 21st at the Homewood Library Auditorium (1721 Oxmoor Road).    

This is an excellent opportunity to learn about the educational and career opportunities offered by the five United States Service Academies (Army, Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard and Merchant Marines).  Attendees will hear from representatives of each academy as well as Congressman Gary Palmer.

August 30, 2015 In The News
HACKLEBURG, AL (WAFF) - Four years of attending class in portable buildings have come to an end for students in Marion County. Congressmen Gary Palmer and Robert Aderholt were in attendance Sunday for the dedication of the brand-new Hackleburg High School.