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February 4, 2016
For Immediate Release Washington D.C. – Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) expressed disappointment in the fact that his Democratic colleagues refused to provide a sufficient number of votes to override President Obama’s veto of H.R. 3762, Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015, a budget “reconciliation” bill that repeals critical components of the Affordable Care Act and ends funding for Planned Parenthood.
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February 4, 2016
For Immediate Release Washington D.C. – Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) is a member of the Article I Project (A1P), a group of Senators and Representatives led by Senator Mike Lee. Article I of the Constitution vests all legislative powers in the Congress of the United States, and the goal of A1P is to restore constitutional governance by reclaiming the legislative power from the executive branch, reasserting the power of the purse and exercising regulatory accountability.
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February 4, 2016
For Immediate Release Washington D.C. – Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) a member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, participated in a hearing today that examined the EPA’s failure to intervene in the drinking water crisis that left the citizens of Flint, Michigan exposed to lead poisoning
January 20, 2016
For Immediate Release Washington D.C. – U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (AL-06) is hosting a reception to recognize the young men and women who received nominations to the U.S. Military Academies, and who desire to serve our nation. Congressman Palmer and the Nomination Committee will both be present.
January 13, 2016
For Immediate Release Washington D.C. – Today, Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL), a member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Interior and the House Science, Space and Technology Subcommittee on Environment, voted for S.J. Res. 22 which would nullify the so-called “Waters of the United States” rule that allows for onerous environmental regulations that apply to even the smallest bodies of water, such as ponds and ditches, which will cause great harm to many farmers and ranchers.
January 7, 2016
Washington D.C. – U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-AL) supported H.R. 712, the Sunshine for Regulatory Degrees and Settlements Act, which passed the house today. This bill is aimed at curbing so called “Sue and Settle” abuses in the regulatory system, whereby an outside entity, oftentimes a special interest group, sues a regulatory agency, and the agency agrees to a settlement that would accomplish the agency’s regulatory goals without going through the normal regulatory process.
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January 6, 2016

Washington D.C. –  Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) applauded the passage of Senate amendments to H.R. 3762, a budget “reconciliation” bill that repeals critical components of Obamacare.  The bill also places a one-year moratorium on Planned Parenthood funding.  The bill will now go to President Obama’s desk.

January 5, 2016

Washington D.C. –  U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-AL), a gun owner and a supporter of the Second Amendment, condemned President Obama’s executive orders concerning firearms as being both beyond the scope of his Constitutional power and ineffective at stopping gun violence.

December 18, 2015
For Immediate Release Washington D.C. – Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL), a member of the House Budget Committee, voted against H.R. 2029, the “Omnibus” spending bill, because it doesn’t abide by the budget resolution passed by the House and it failed to include necessary policy corrections.
December 17, 2015
Washington D.C. – Today at an Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing entitled “Terrorist Travel: Vetting for National Security Concerns,” Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL), questioned Obama Administration officials about threats from terrorists entering our country by taking advantage of our visa laws. This threat has become more urgent after the recent attack in San Bernardino, California, where one perpetrator, Tashfeen Malik, was a foreign national who was cleared to enter the U.S. by exploiting weak points in our visa laws.

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