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January 30, 2018 Press Release

For Immediate Release

Media Contact: Cate Cullen (202)225-4921


Palmer: POTUS and the Republican Majorities are Just Getting Started

Washington, DC - Congressman Palmer released the following statement after President Trump's State of the Union Address.

September 28, 2017 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) issued the following statement after President Trump issued a waiver on the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, more commonly known as the Jones Act, for Puerto Rico.
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 23, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) shared a video today detailing the stories of Alabama coal miners who have been affected by the Environmental Protection Agency’s overregulation and lack of science-based policy.
January 13, 2016 Press Release
For Immediate Release Washington D.C. – Today, Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL), a member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Interior and the House Science, Space and Technology Subcommittee on Environment, voted for S.J. Res. 22 which would nullify the so-called “Waters of the United States” rule that allows for onerous environmental regulations that apply to even the smallest bodies of water, such as ponds and ditches, which will cause great harm to many farmers and ranchers.
January 7, 2016 Press Release
Washington D.C. – U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-AL) supported H.R. 712, the Sunshine for Regulatory Degrees and Settlements Act, which passed the house today. This bill is aimed at curbing so called “Sue and Settle” abuses in the regulatory system, whereby an outside entity, oftentimes a special interest group, sues a regulatory agency, and the agency agrees to a settlement that would accomplish the agency’s regulatory goals without going through the normal regulatory process.
October 15, 2015 In The News
The debate over leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives may make Washington look like a messed-up place, but “it’s not as messed up as you might think,” U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer told the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce today.
August 31, 2015 In The News
Rep. Gary Palmer held a town hall meeting at Vestavia Hills City Hall on Monday night. “He has taken on the tough issues out there, and he hasn’t backed down, and that’s one of the things I think I like about him – he stands his ground,” said Mayor Alberto Zaragoza.
July 29, 2015 In The News
WASHINGTON — A bill which could drastically roll back many of the costly regulations passed each year by executive agencies won overwhelming support from U.S. House Republicans Tuesday, including the affirmative vote of every Republican member of Alabama’s delegation.
July 28, 2015 Press Release
For Immediate Release Washington, DC – Rep. Gary Palmer (R-AL) is a co-sponsor of H.R. 427, the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act, which passed the House today. This act would require Congressional approval of major administrative regulations, and create a process for expedited congressional consideration of these regulations.