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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:
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.

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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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