U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer Speaks to Chamber
Hoover merchants gathered Oct. 15 to hear U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer speak at the monthly chamber of commerce meeting at the Hyatt Regency-Wynfrey Hotel.
Palmer was elected as the representative for Alabama’s sixth congressional district in 2014. He is a Hoover resident.
Palmer spoke at length about his work in Congress. He sits on the budget committee and recently was part of creating the balanced budget plan that the House passed.
He also spoke about things he would like to see change in the federal government, including tax regulations and the workings of Congress. Palmer said a lot of constituents have expressed frustration with their Republican representatives as they try to install a new House speaker. He assured those attending the meeting that he and other Republicans in Congress are working hard to restore the proper processes for getting things done.
Palmer also discussed desires to tap into resources such as domestic oil.