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February 23, 2016 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Today the Pentagon submitted a plan to Congress to close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay. Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) issued the following statement:
February 13, 2016 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) expresses his sadness on the passing of Justice Antonin Scalia, and offers this comment: “I am saddened to hear the news of Justice Antonin Scalia's passing. Justice Scalia, who was appointed by President Ronald Reagan, was one of our nation's most brilliant and staunchest defenders of the Constitution.
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February 10, 2016 Press Release
Palmer Applauds Stay of Clean Power Plan Washington, D.C. – Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL), a member of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s decision to stay the EPA's implementation of an overreaching Clean Power Plan designed to cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.
February 9, 2016 Press Release
Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL), a member of the House Budget Committee, issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s FY 2017 budget proposal.
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February 5, 2016 Press Release
For Immediate Release Washington D.C. – The Office of U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (AL-06) has nominated 23 young men and women to America’s great service academies. They were recognized in a recent ceremony with their families and members of the nomination selection committee.
February 4, 2016 Press Release
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 Press Release
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 Press Release
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 Press Release
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 Press Release
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.

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October 22, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WSFA) -

President Barack Obama praised a massive $612 billion defense spending bill Thursday before vetoing it in a rebuke of the GOP.

October 22, 2015

WASHINGTON — Earlier this month Congress passed on a bipartisan basis the $612 billion National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) funding the country’s military and national defense. Thursday afternoon President Obama vetoed the NDAA, disagreeing with an increase in military action spending without increases in domestic spending.

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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October 22, 2015

WASHINGTON — Earlier this month Congress passed on a bipartisan basis the $612 billion National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) funding the country’s military and national defense. Thursday afternoon President Obama vetoed the NDAA, disagreeing with an increase in military action spending without increases in domestic spending.

October 20, 2015

Hoover merchants gathered Oct. 15 to hear U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer speak at the monthly chamber of commerce meeting at the Hyatt Regency-Wynfrey Hotel.

Palmer was elected as the representative for Alabama’s sixth congressional district in 2014. He is a Hoover resident.

October 16, 2015

HOOVER—The United States budget and lowering the national debt were the two main issues U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer, R-Alabama, touched on during an Oct. 15 talk at the Hoover Chamber of Commerce luncheon.

“We’ve got some good folks in Washington, we’re working on some key things,” Palmer said. “We passed the first House budget that we’ve passed in six to eight years.”

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October 15, 2015
The debate over leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives may make Washington look like a messed-up place, but “it’s not as messed up as you might think,” U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer told the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce today.
October 14, 2015

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Alabama Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL06) told Yellowhammer Radio host Cliff Sims on Wednesday that he will push for a welfare work requirement as part of the upcoming debt limit increase negotiations with President Obama.

October 12, 2015
U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer is scheduled to be the speaker for Thursday’s monthly luncheon of the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce.
October 9, 2015

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives voted Friday to lift a 40-year ban on the exportation of crude oil, a move Congressman Bradley Byrne says will create hundreds of thousands of jobs and strengthen national security.

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