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WASHINGTON — In a House Oversight and Government Reform committee hearing Thursday, U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-AL6) raked Environmental Protection Agency consultant Dr. Susan Tierney over the coals for the agency’s use of armed agents when investigating possible violators.
“EPA has been very aggressive in enforcement,” Rep. Palmer said, “and it’s gone from a regulatory agency to almost operating like a police state, I’ll just be blunt about it.”
MONTGOMERY, AL (WAFF) -
President Obama revealed his record $4 trillion spending plan to Congress on Monday, a budget that is being widely viewed as "dead on arrival."
Several Alabama lawmakers were vocally critical of Obama's budget package, which includes tax increases on wealthier Americans and the elimination of some spending caps to favor domestic and military programs.