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June 23, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) shared a video today detailing the stories of Alabama coal miners who have been affected by the Environmental Protection Agency’s overregulation and lack of science-based policy.
June 21, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) introduced an amendment to H.R. 5485, the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act. His amendment protects religious liberty by prohibiting funds from being used to implement DC’s Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Act (RHNDA).
June 16, 2016 Press Release
Today Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) introduced the Agency Accountability Act (AAA), requiring all fines, fees, penalties, and other unappropriated funds collected by federal agencies to be transferred to the Treasury, and subject to the appropriations process.
June 13, 2016 Press Release
Every year I have the honor and privilege of nominating outstanding students from the Sixth District of Alabama for an appointment to our nation’s service academies. Receiving an appointment to a service academy is a competitive process with each academy having an acceptance rate of less than 20%.
June 7, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Palmer (R-AL) offered an amendment to H.R. 5278, the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA), exempting Puerto Rico from the Jones Act.
June 3, 2016 Newsletters

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May 31, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Gary Palmer (AL-06) will hold a Breakfast Town Hall at 8 a.m. on Thursday, June 2nd in Brent, Alabama. The event is open to the public and will afford the people of the 6th Congressional District the opportunity to ask questions and share their opinion on current events with Congressman Palmer.
May 30, 2016 Press Release
A single moment can change a person’s views on the world and the people around them. April 28th, 2010 did that to me. On that day, in the Helmand province of Afghanistan, Lance Corporal Thomas Rivers, Jr. gave his last full measure of devotion. Rivers was a team leader with 1st Squad, 1st Platoon, Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 2nd Marines Regiment.
May 26, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) announced today that the following fire departments in Alabama’s 6th Congressional District received Assistance to Firefighters (AFG) grants from the Department of Homeland Security:
May 17, 2016 Press Release
Ben Rhodes, a top Obama aide, evoked executive privilege to avoid attending the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing, yet has plenty of time to speak with the New York Times Magazine about the “echo chamber” he created to successfully pass the Iran Deal this past fall. Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) issued the following statement after hearing from the remaining witnesses:

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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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