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Palmer Appointed Chairman of Intergovernmental Affairs Subcommittee

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:

“I am honored to have the opportunity to serve the American people as the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Affairs. Oversight of the relationship between the federal and state governments and international organizations is essential to America’s success. I look forward to continuing my work limiting government overreach and reining in burdensome regulations with this new subcommittee.”

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT):

“Gary has been a fierce advocate for federal government reform since entering congress. He’s a principled leader and I have the utmost faith that he will lead the new subcommittee with vigorous oversight and robust reform.”

The Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Affairs has oversight jurisdiction and legislative authority over the relationship between the federal government and states and municipalities and between the United States and international organizations of which the United States is a member, including unfunded mandates, federal regulations, grants, and programs.