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Gary Palmer

District 6 candidate Gary Palmer gets endorsement from conservative columnist Quin Hillyer in Natio...

Gary Palmer, the co-founder of the Alabama Policy Institute, is a candidate in the race for Alabama's 6th Congressional district. (Photo courtesy Palmer for Congress) BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Conservative columnist and Mobile resident Quin Hillyer announced in a column at the National ...

Palmer plans run for Bachus' vacant seat

Gary Palmer, of the Alabama Policy Institute think tank, will run for Congress, according to a news report. Palmer, of Birmingham, hopes to win the Republican nomination for Alabama's 6th Congressional district, a seat formerly held by Rep. Spencer Bachus. Bachus has said he will ...

Alabama trust fund referendum Sept. 18 may mean major financial shift

But Gary Palmer, president of the non-partisan Alabama Policy Institute in Birmingham, said rejection of the referendum would force leaders to get more serious about making state government efficient and able to live within its means. ''Basically, what this $437 million does is it covers ...

Alabama Congressional Race: Mathis among those with business ties running for Bachus' seat

Two other candidates in the race, Gary Palmer, previously president and CEO of the Alabama Policy Institute, and Alabama Rep. Paul DeMarco, who has worked with the Birmingham business community on several pieces of legislation, are also in the race. With so many candidates having ...

DeMarco running for Bachus' Congressional seat

Among his competitors in the race will be Gary Palmer, who until recently served as president and CEO of the Alabama Policy Institute – a conservative think-tank that draws support from several heavy hitters in Birmingham business...

Flash Point: Guest Gary Palmer with the API and his take on Sen. Cruz

He, along with Kevin and Kirk, welcome Gary Palmer with the Alabama Policy Institute. The API is a conservative think tank tackling issues facing the people of Alabama. Their last achievement was to provide a tax credit scholarships for students in failing schools to change schools. They ...

In District 6 Republican debate, 7 candidates address Obamacare, term limits, gay marriage

The Republican candidates - Scott Beason , Will Brooke, Paul DeMarco , Chad Mathis , Gary Palmer, Robert Shattuck, and Tom Vigneulle - took 11 questions from a panel which consisted of AL.com reporter Barnett Wright, Superstation101 WYDE station manager Leland Whaley, and NBC 13 ...

CALIFORNIA YANKEE: Chad Mathis is the candidate to watch in 6th Congressional District of Alabama

Gary Palmer also talks a good game. He started the Alabama Policy Institute, a think-tank headquartered in the district. But his past advocacy is hardly conservative. Palmer's 2003, call for tax reform included musing “ we will find that we do need to increase revenues .” His own ...

Fiscal cliff also a family cliff, Wall Street Journal writer says

If that happens, cuts at Redstone Arsenal could force newly unemployed Huntsville and Madison residents to relocate to find work, Alabama Policy Institute President Gary Palmer mentioned in an interview before the API dinner Tuesday night. Those who stay might be forced to spend less on ...

Ala state Rep. Paul DeMarco running for Congress

Gary Palmer of the Alabama Policy Institute and orthopedic surgeon Chad Mathis also are running in the June 3 primary, and other candidates still have time to enter the race...

Senate Conservatives Fund endorses one Alabama politician; who is it?

" The other six candidates running for Bachus' seat are: Alabama state Reps. Scott Beason, R-Gardendale, and Paul DeMarco, R-Homewood; Harbert Management Corp. executive vice president Will Brooke; Alabama Policy Institute chief development officer Gary Palmer; Tom Vigneulle, owner of ...

Crowded field seeks GOP nod in 6th District

Gary Palmer, 59, is the founder of the Alabama Policy Institute, a conservative-leaning research group. “I’ve spent almost a quarter of a century working on solving some of the issues that we will be discussing in Washington,” said Palmer. Retired lawyer Rob Shattuck, 67, is the ...

Crowded field seeks GOP nod in 6th District WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Gardendale Sen. Scott Beason, Harbert Management Corp. vice president Will Brooke, Homewood Rep. Paul DeMarco, orthopedic surgeon Chad Mathis, Alabama Policy Institute founder Gary Palmer, retired lawyer Rob Shattuck and mattress company owner Tom Vigneulle are seeking the nomination. ...

Blog: BET Is Part of the Problem

"The single biggest predictor of poverty is family structure," wrote Gary Palmer of the Alabama Policy Institute. According to Census data, marriage drops the probability of child poverty by 82%. Yet what does Bob Johnson's network glorify and promote? (Though no longer owner or CEO of ...

Law REINing In Regulations Gaining Supporters

Gary Palmer, president and CEO of the Alabama Policy Institute, supports the state-level REINS Act concept. He said federal agencies are using approach known as sue and settle to impose regulations on states using the courts rather than Congress to enforce executive branch goals. ...

Rolling gunfight in west Birmingham sends 1 to hospital

... Field, sparking many people to use it as a medium for their own personal thoughts More >> Gary Palmer, a current member of Alabama Governor Robert Bentley's Alabama Commission on Improving State Government, announced Thursday his intent to run in the state's 6th Congressional District race...

The American Spectator : The Spectacle Blog : Elections Reflect Our Values

Great column today by Gary Palmer of the Alabama Policy Institute. Do click through the link. It has long been understood that nations go into decline when the moral character of their citizens go into decline. Not only do large segments of the population neglect their civic ...

Trust fund transfer: Referendum repercussions CBS 42 Birmingham, AL News Weather Sports

Gary Palmer, President of the Alabama Policy Institute says he would vote against the amendment. He says the amendment will just allow elected leaders to delay making needed reform. "I would be astonished if there's a politician in either party in Montgomery that would choose to close a ...

Amendment would take funds from trust

If that didn't pass that we were going to have anarchy in the streets and of course it didn't pass, and that didn't happened," Gary Palmer said. Palmer is president of the Birmingham based Alabama Policy Institute. Palmer said The Institute has not taken a stand for or ...

Palmer col Access our energy reserves

Gary Palmer is president of the Alabama Policy Institute, a non-partisan, non-profit research and education organization dedicated to the preservation of free markets, limited government and strong families...

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