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January 6, 2015 Press Release
U.S. Representative Gary Palmer was sworn in as a Member of the United States House of Representatives by House Speaker John Boehner on January 6th, 2015.
January 6, 2015 Press Release
The 114th freshman class stands ready for the new Congress.
January 6, 2015 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressman Gary Palmer, AL-06, made the following statement today concerning his vote for new Congressional leadership:
January 6, 2015 Press Release
The First Session of the 114th U.S. Congress will commence on January 6th, 2015 in Washington, DC.

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April 7, 2015
Freshman Class: Rep. Gary Palmer Apr. 07, 2015 - 7:24 - Alabama congressman on what he would do to bridge the bipartisan divide
April 7, 2015
WASHINGTON — Several of Alabama’s Congressional delegates are cosponsoring a new bill being introduced to Congress, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, which would allow the concealed carry permits of any state to be valid in all states around the country.
April 6, 2015
Rep. Gary Palmer said the agreement announced last week related to limitations of Iran's nuclear program weakens America's position on the international stage and hurts U.S. allies. The White House announced last week it had reached what it described as an "outline" of a program to curb Iran's nuclear programs in return for lifting of economic sanctions. The Obama administration has maintained the agreement would counter the expansion of Iran's nuclear efforts but critics said it cedes too much to a hostile country. Congressional Republicans, as well Israeli leaders, have blasted the plan.
April 6, 2015
In 1989, Gary Palmer founded the Alabama Policy Institute, a conservative think tank. By the time he resigned as its president last year, API had become a powerful force on state issues, everything from pensions to prison reform to politics. Palmer led the successful fight against a lottery—Alabama is among the few states without one—and organized the drive that defeated Republican governor Bob Riley’s bid for a whopping tax increase.
March 31, 2015
Alabama's U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer said it's time for Obamacare to go the same way as a bad shot in golf. "I don't fault anyone who supported Obamacare, but it's kind of like golf -- every once in a while, you need a mulligan. And I think this administration needs to take a mulligan because it's not working and the cost has gone through the roof," Palmer said.
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March 31, 2015
Repealing ObamaCare and creating a more effective national healthcare plan that truly works is one of his top priorities in Washington, Alabama Congressman Gary Palmer told members of several area chambers of commerce today, March 31 at the Birmingham Marriott on U.S. 280.
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March 31, 2015
As members of the U.S. House of Representatives we recognize that the power to consent on executive branch nominees resides in the Senate. The Senate also has the power, indeed, the obligation to reject those nominees unfit for service. We believe that Loretta Lynch, who has been nominated by the President to serve as the nation's next Attorney General, falls in the unfit category.
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March 30, 2015
Since January, when he took office as the new U.S. representative from Alabama's Sixth District (Birmingham), Republican Gary Palmer has demonstrated why — even in Congress — he remains the conservative "outsider" he was for years heading pro-family and pro-freedom "think tanks" in his home state.
March 27, 2015

Speaking to a packed crowd of about 1,800 at Lawson State Community College, President Barack Obama today laid out his plan for more oversight of the payday lending industry and criticized Republican Congressional efforts to weaken or defund his consumer protection agenc

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