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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.
January 7, 2016 Press Release
Washington D.C. – U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-AL) supported H.R. 712, the Sunshine for Regulatory Degrees and Settlements Act, which passed the house today. This bill is aimed at curbing so called “Sue and Settle” abuses in the regulatory system, whereby an outside entity, oftentimes a special interest group, sues a regulatory agency, and the agency agrees to a settlement that would accomplish the agency’s regulatory goals without going through the normal regulatory process.
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January 7, 2016 Newsletters
It's Time To Stop the EPA's Overreach Today, the Environmental Protection Agency is one of the most powerful and most feared regulatory agencies in the country. What was originally intended to be an agency with a relatively modest charter has become much more powerful. The EPA is now claiming unrestrained authority to issue regulations that have major negative consequences for the American economy with little or no accountability to Congress.
January 6, 2016 Press Release

Washington D.C. –  Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) applauded the passage of Senate amendments to H.R. 3762, a budget “reconciliation” bill that repeals critical components of Obamacare.  The bill also places a one-year moratorium on Planned Parenthood funding.  The bill will now go to President Obama’s desk.

January 5, 2016 Press Release

Washington D.C. –  U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-AL), a gun owner and a supporter of the Second Amendment, condemned President Obama’s executive orders concerning firearms as being both beyond the scope of his Constitutional power and ineffective at stopping gun violence.

December 18, 2015 Press Release
For Immediate Release Washington D.C. – Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL), a member of the House Budget Committee, voted against H.R. 2029, the “Omnibus” spending bill, because it doesn’t abide by the budget resolution passed by the House and it failed to include necessary policy corrections.
December 17, 2015 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Today at an Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing entitled “Terrorist Travel: Vetting for National Security Concerns,” Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL), questioned Obama Administration officials about threats from terrorists entering our country by taking advantage of our visa laws. This threat has become more urgent after the recent attack in San Bernardino, California, where one perpetrator, Tashfeen Malik, was a foreign national who was cleared to enter the U.S. by exploiting weak points in our visa laws.

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September 28, 2015

U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, R-5th, accurately predicted on Friday that a congressman from California would go after the House Speaker position.

On Monday, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced his candidacy for the role left vacant by the surprise announcement that current House Speaker John Boehner would resign at the end of October.

September 25, 2015

John Boehner, the 13-term Ohio Congressman who led the Republican party to an impressive House majority in 2010 and again in 2012, announced he’s stepping down as Speaker of the House and will resign from Congress at the end of October.

September 25, 2015
WASHINGTON — U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH8) shocked the nation, and members of his own party, Friday morning by announcing his resignation, effective October 31st.
September 25, 2015

House Speaker John Boehner's abrupt decision on Friday to step down from his post and his congressional seat effective next month came as a shock to the Alabama congressional delegation, who said the path forward for the Republican agenda in the House remains unclear until a successor to Boehner is picked.

September 23, 2015

U.S. Congressman Gary Palmer announced Sept. 15 that the Verbena Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department received a grant for $69,715.

The Assistance to Firefighters Operations and Safety grant comes from the Department of Homeland Security.

September 23, 2015

Behind him, multiple screens showed a graph of recent cybersecurity activity. Another showed a global map of ongoing cyberattacks in various parts of the world.

Rep. Gary Palmer toured Regions’ Data Center as a team of the bank’s technology experts explained what banks are doing to protect consumers and to help ensure consistent access to financial services.

September 22, 2015

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The United States is no stranger to cybersecurity attacks. Sony Pictures, Target, Apple iCloud, and most recently, Ashley Madison, are only a few American companies that have faced serious cyberattacks.

September 22, 2015
Friday, September 18 the Republican controlled U.S. House of Representatives voted for H.R. 3134 the Defund Planned Parenthood Act, which would create a moratorium on any funding for Planned Parenthood, as well as H.R. 3504, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, which provides greater protection for infants that survive the abortion procedure.
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September 21, 2015

Those interested in applying to one of the five military service academies are encouraged to attend an informational session at the Homewood library's auditorium Monday hosted by U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer, R-Hoover.

September 21, 2015
SEPT. 21, 2015 – Behind him, multiple screens showed a graph of recent cybersecurity activity. Another showed a global map of ongoing cyberattacks in various parts of the world. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Ala.) toured Regions’ Data Center as a team of the bank’s technology experts explained what banks are doing to protect consumers and to help ensure consistent access to financial services.

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