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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:
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.

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October 9, 2015

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -

The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals granted a nationwide stay of the Environmental Protection Agency's "Waters of the United States" rule, also referred to as WOTUS, Friday. 

October 9, 2015

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -

The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals granted a nationwide stay of the Environmental Protection Agency's "Waters of the United States" rule, also referred to as WOTUS, Friday. 

October 9, 2015

The House voted Friday to end the 40-year ban on U.S. oil exports, but the legislation faces an uncertain fate after the White House previously said it was not on board with the move.

October 9, 2015

A U.S. federal appeals court temporarily halted the Environmental Protection Agency on Friday from implementing the “Waters of the United States,” a controversial regulation of the Clean Water Act that critics considered yet

October 9, 2015

Friday, October 9, US Representatives Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) and Bradley Byrne (R-Montrose) voted for HR702, the Energy Policy and Conservation Act.  The bill would end the ban on the export of crude oil. 

October 8, 2015

Wednesday, October 7 U.S. Representative Gary Palmer (R from Hoover) announced in a statement that he has voted for House Resolution 461, establishing a Select Investigative Panel of the Committee on Energy and Commerce to investigate alleged inhumane issues surrounding fetal tissue procurement practices.

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October 7, 2015

On Friday, October 2 U.S. Representative Gary Palmer (R from Hoover) was among the dignitaries on hand for the Grandview Medical Center Ribbon Cutting in Birmingham, Alabama.

October 1, 2015
Wednesday, September 29, 2015 U.S. Representative Gary Palmer (R from Alabama) said in a statement that he is a cosponsor of H.R.3495, the Women's Public Health and Safety Act. H.R.3495 was introduced by Rep. Sean Duffy (R from Wisconsin). This bill allows states to exclude organizations that perform abortions from participating in Medicaid programs. Congressman Palmer voted for this bill on the House floor on Wednesday. The bill passed by a vote of 236 to 193.
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September 29, 2015
WASHINGTON — Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL6) questioned Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards during a heated hearing by the House Oversight Committee into the abortion provider’s receipt and use of federal appropriations in light of the recent videos depicting the dismemberment and sale of aborted baby body parts.
September 28, 2015

Friday, September 28, the political world was rocked when the Speaker of the US House of Representative John Boehner (R-Ohio) announced that he had made the decision to resign from the both Speakership and his seat in the US House of Representatives. 

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