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January 6, 2016

On Tuesday, January 5 U.S. Representatives Gary Palmer (R from Hoover), Robert Aderholt (R from Haleyville) and Bradley Byrne (R from Montrose) all issued statement critical of President Barack H. Obama’s effort to subvert Congress and the Constitution to restrict Americans right to purchase, possess and sell guns.

January 5, 2016

Alabama’s own Rep. Mo Brooks (AL-05) and Rep. Gary Palmer (AL-06) practice what they preach when it comes to the 2nd Amendment — not only do they support the it with their votes in Congress, but they’re also packing heat.

January 5, 2016

Saying that America faces a “gun violence epidemic” President Barack Obama announced Tuesday “a series of common-sense executive actions” to reduce gun violence that critics across the country contend infringes on Americans’ constitutional right to keep and bear arms.

January 5, 2016

They may never talk about it or they may shout it from the rooftops, but dozens of members of Congress pack heat back home in their districts and may be on Capitol Hill, too.

Alabama Republican Mo Brooks, for example, minces no words when asked if he owns a firearm that he carries.

January 4, 2016

WASHINGTON — Alabama congressmen are gearing up for a fight with the Obama administration over the president’s expected executive orders on gun control, which could come as early as this week.

December 30, 2015

Although Congress passed a bi-partisan budget deal on Friday to avert a government shutdown, only two members of the Alabama delegation followed the leaders of their parties' call to approve the omnibus bill that funds the government until September.

December 21, 2015

On Friday, December 18, the massive omnibus spending bill that funds the government until the end of September easily passed the US House of Representatives.  US Representatives Gary Palmer (R-Hoover), Bradley Byrne (R-Montrose), and Mike Rogers (R-Saks) each separately released statements explaining why they voted no on the legislation.

December 18, 2015

The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $1.1 trillion spending bill by an overwhelming 316-113 vote Friday morning, wrapping up a frenzied month of legislating just in time for the lawmakers to head home for the holidays.

December 17, 2015

Us Rep. Paul A. Gosar (R-AZ) has spoken out against proposed environmental regulations and criticised it for the potential effects it would have on the coal industry. He indicated that the measures put forward by the Office of Natural Resources Revenie (ONRR) would have an impact on the valuation of federal onshore oil, natural gas and coal royalties.

December 14, 2015

Tuesday, December 8 U.S. Representative Gary Palmer (R from Hoover) warned that new rules to protect streams could cost 280,000 mining jobs.