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November 3, 2015

WASHINGTON — Alabama Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL6) introduced Tuesday a landmark bill which could dramatically decrease the amount of power the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has to regulate carbon emissions, as well as other “greenhouse gasses.”

November 3, 2015

WASHINGTON — Alabama Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL6) introduced Tuesday a landmark bill which could dramatically decrease the amount of power the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has to regulate carbon emissions, as well as other “greenhouse gasses.”

October 30, 2015

Thursday, October 28, US Representative Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) voted against HR1314, The Bipartisan Budget Agreement of 2015.  The bill would increase the spending caps established by the Budget Control Act (a.k.a. sequestration) for the fiscal year 2016-2017 by a combined $80 billion, divided equally between defense and non-defense spending.

October 30, 2015

On Thursday, October 29, US Representative Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) was selected by his House Republican colleagues to be the successor to the retiring Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio).  US Representatives Martha Roby (R-Montgomery) and Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) both made statements upon the election of Paul Ryan as Speaker of the House. 

October 30, 2015

WASHINGTON — Six-to-one votes are not uncommon among Alabama’s congressional delegation. With six Republicans and only one Democrat, many votes fall along partisan lines. But a six-to-one vote this week was a bit more unusual. While Rep. Terri Sewell (D-AL7) joined five Alabama Republicans in supporting the reauthorization of the controversial Export-Import Bank, Rep.

October 29, 2015

Alabama lawmakers welcomed the newly elected Speaker of the U.S.

October 29, 2015

As expected, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., was elected the next speaker of the House of Representatives on Thursday, a day after a closed-door meeting of Republicans made him the GOP nominee. Ryan won with 236 votes, or 28 more than he needed to win the election.

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