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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.

January 10, 2017 In The News

At the beginning of my first term in Congress I paid symbolic respect to a man I have known for over 22 years by voting for him as Speaker of the House. That man is Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions.

Mr. Sessions is now President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for U.S. attorney general. Mr. Trump picked the right man, and the leftist media and deluded Democrats know it. That is why they have launched a disingenuous and dishonest smear campaign against this honorable man who has ably served his state and nation with great integrity.

November 18, 2016 Press Release

November 18, 2016

For Immediate Release

Media Contact: Cate Cullen (202)225-4921

Palmer Statement on Senator Jeff Sessions

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) offered the following statement:

February 13, 2016 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) expresses his sadness on the passing of Justice Antonin Scalia, and offers this comment: “I am saddened to hear the news of Justice Antonin Scalia's passing. Justice Scalia, who was appointed by President Ronald Reagan, was one of our nation's most brilliant and staunchest defenders of the Constitution.
September 14, 2015 In The News
The U.S. House of Representatives returned last week after a month-long recess. On Monday, the House is not in session, and on Tuesday, the House is in pro-forma session. On Wednesday evening, Members return for regular order and the House will consider several bills under suspension of the rules.
September 2, 2015 In The News
WASHINGTON — The U.S. House Judicial Committee Wednesday announced it has scheduled the first hearing on abortion provider Planned Parenthood, ensuring that the controversy over fetal tissue takes center stage when Congress returns from recess next week. The hearing, titled “Planned Parenthood Exposed: Examining the Horrific Abortion Practices at the Nation’s Largest Abortion Provider,” will likely be the first of many such hearings for Planned Parenthood this fall.
July 23, 2015 Press Release
For Immediate Release Washington, DC – Rep. Gary Palmer (R-AL), supported H.R. 3009, the Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act, which passed the House today. This bill cuts off specific federal law enforcement grants for “sanctuary” cities, that is, cities which refuse to cooperate with the Immigration and Naturalization Services (INS) or other government agencies charged with immigration, or have laws that bar law enforcement from inquiring about a suspect’s immigration status.
June 26, 2015 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Congressman Gary Palmer strongly disagrees with the Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, which strikes down as unconstitutional state laws defining marriage as it has been defined for thousands of years, and says the following:
June 25, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Thursday morning that the subsidies provided through federally-run ObamaCare exchanges are lawful.

The 6-3 decision in King v. Burwell is being touted as a “major win” for the Obama administration’s signature, and most controversial legislation.

Thirty-four states currently rely on the federal marketplace, had the Supreme Court ruled the other way the entire law would have been hobbled nearly to the point of ineffectiveness.

June 25, 2015 In The News

Most of Alabama's congressional delegation slammed the Supreme Court's ruling Thursday that upheld a contested portion of the Affordable Care Act. Some members pushed for repealing the health care law in light of the court's 6-3 decision that ruled subsidies for coverage are legal in all states, not just in those that set up their own health care exchanges.