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September 28, 2015

U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, R-5th, accurately predicted on Friday that a congressman from California would go after the House Speaker position.

On Monday, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced his candidacy for the role left vacant by the surprise announcement that current House Speaker John Boehner would resign at the end of October.

September 25, 2015

John Boehner, the 13-term Ohio Congressman who led the Republican party to an impressive House majority in 2010 and again in 2012, announced he’s stepping down as Speaker of the House and will resign from Congress at the end of October.

September 25, 2015
WASHINGTON — U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH8) shocked the nation, and members of his own party, Friday morning by announcing his resignation, effective October 31st.
September 25, 2015

House Speaker John Boehner's abrupt decision on Friday to step down from his post and his congressional seat effective next month came as a shock to the Alabama congressional delegation, who said the path forward for the Republican agenda in the House remains unclear until a successor to Boehner is picked.

September 23, 2015

U.S. Congressman Gary Palmer announced Sept. 15 that the Verbena Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department received a grant for $69,715.

The Assistance to Firefighters Operations and Safety grant comes from the Department of Homeland Security.

September 23, 2015

Behind him, multiple screens showed a graph of recent cybersecurity activity. Another showed a global map of ongoing cyberattacks in various parts of the world.

Rep. Gary Palmer toured Regions’ Data Center as a team of the bank’s technology experts explained what banks are doing to protect consumers and to help ensure consistent access to financial services.

September 22, 2015

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The United States is no stranger to cybersecurity attacks. Sony Pictures, Target, Apple iCloud, and most recently, Ashley Madison, are only a few American companies that have faced serious cyberattacks.

September 22, 2015
Friday, September 18 the Republican controlled U.S. House of Representatives voted for H.R. 3134 the Defund Planned Parenthood Act, which would create a moratorium on any funding for Planned Parenthood, as well as H.R. 3504, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, which provides greater protection for infants that survive the abortion procedure.
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September 21, 2015

Those interested in applying to one of the five military service academies are encouraged to attend an informational session at the Homewood library's auditorium Monday hosted by U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer, R-Hoover.

September 21, 2015
SEPT. 21, 2015 – Behind him, multiple screens showed a graph of recent cybersecurity activity. Another showed a global map of ongoing cyberattacks in various parts of the world. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Ala.) toured Regions’ Data Center as a team of the bank’s technology experts explained what banks are doing to protect consumers and to help ensure consistent access to financial services.

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