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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:
May 13, 2016 Press Release
Today the Obama Administration issued a new guidance over transgender bathroom/shower access in schools. The guidance is designed to require schools receiving federal funds to allow students to use the facility of the gender with which they identify. In order to force public schools to comply, the Administration has threatened to restrict access to federal education funds for schools or states. Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) offered the following statement:
May 4, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) announced Emery Walton, a student at Indian Springs School, as the winner of the 6th District’s 2016 Art Competition last night. Walton’s artwork titled “Hide and Seek” was selected as the grand prize winner by three local artists: Amy Crews, Melanie Morris and David Nichols.
April 29, 2016 Press Release
The Senate Democrats blocked on Wednesday the Senate from considering an Energy and Water Appropriations bill because they did not want to vote on an amendment offered by Senator Cotton. This amendment would prohibit the Administration from spending $8.6 million to purchase heavy water from Iran. Congressman Palmer (R-AL) is dismayed by the action and offers the following statement:
April 27, 2016 Press Release
On the 5 year anniversary of the tornados that tore through Alabama and killed 252 people, Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) offers the following statement:
April 27, 2016 Press Release
Birmingham, AL – Each spring, high school students from across Alabama’s 6th Congressional District submit their artwork to the annual Congressional Art Competition. Submitted art work will be on display at Hoover’s Riverchase Galleria Mall (lower level near the entrance to Belk and JC Penney) until Monday, May 2.
April 3, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Gary Palmer (AL-06) will hold a Town Hall at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, April 6th in Blount County. 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.

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October 27, 2015

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Rep. Gary Palmer (R-AL) joined his fellow members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee today in co-sponsoring a resolution to begin proceedings to impeach Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen.

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October 27, 2015

Alabama Congressman Gary Palmer (AL-06) and 18 other Republican members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee introduced a resolution

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October 23, 2015

President Barack Obama issued the fifth veto of his presidency Thursday when he vetoed the annual defense authorization bill.

October 23, 2015

U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer on Thursday cosigned a letter to the governors and attorneys general of all 50 states stridently opposing the Environmental Protection Agency’s new “Clean Power Plan,” which would shut down several coal-fired power plants among other changes to the nation’s energy regime.

October 23, 2015

WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton's testimony before a special House Benghazi committee offered fodder for partisans in both parties but lacked the one thing those hoping to damage her White House prospects are looking for: a smoking gun.

October 23, 2015

For only the fifth time since he took office in 2008, President Obama used his veto powers Monday, blocking a defense spending bill that was passed by Congress.

October 23, 2015

On Wednesday, October 21, US Representative Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) announced that he had voted for HR10, the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Reauthorization Act.

October 23, 2015

Wednesday, October 21, US Representatives Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) and Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) voted for HR692, the Default Prevention Act.  HR692 was introduced by Rep. Tom McClintock (R-California), and passed the Republican controlled US House of Representatives on Wednesday by a vote of 235 to 194.

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October 22, 2015

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – On October 21, the Default Prevention Act was voted on by the U.S. House of Representatives, with notable support from Congressmen in Alabama.

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