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  • Defense and National Security

    The Fourth Congressional District of Mississippi has an extensive military history from Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, which has been used since 1941 to train our Air Force, to Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center which is the largest state-ow...

  • Economy and Jobs

    I believe the people of South Mississippi sent me to Congress to change the culture in Washington so that we can get our country and our economy back on track. That is why I have consistently voted to cut spending and reduce barriers to job creation....

  • Education

    America's competitiveness in a global economy depends on our ability to educate our next generation workforce. I believe we must promote common-sense policies that encourage both student and teacher participation in the educational process. Since the...

  • Energy

    An energy independent United States of America is one of my top priorities in Congress. Our country must cut back on its reliance on foreign oil, and to do this, we must increase the domestic production of energy, including oil, natural gas, and clea...

  • Every Child is a Blessing Act

    The Every Child is a Blessing Act of 2017 Preventing Discrimination; Protecting Life For years, disability advocates have worked to educate the public and reverse harmful stereotypes. Yet a disturbing trend of “wrongful birth” lawsuits has subjected...

  • Family Values

    As a lifelong Mississippian, I understand the importance of faith, family and traditional values. These basic principles are what made this country great, and what makes South Mississippi such a wonderful place to live and raise a family. These prin...

  • Flood Insurance Reform

    Palazzo hosts a press conference with FEMA Administrator David Miller and local leaders in August 2013. The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) has undergone significant changes in the last year, and as a result of these modifications, flood ins...

  • Foreign Affairs

    In today's increasingly unstable world, I believe it is more important than ever to stand by our allies and to protect U.S. interests at home and abroad. That is why I stand by Israel as one of our strongest democratic allies in the Middle East. I ha...

  • Health Care

    I support policies that: Preserve and protect Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. Protect the healthcare of our Veterans and Service Members. We should honor them by keeping costs TRICARE costs as low as possible. Reduce frivolous lawsuits again...

  • Immigration

    Last year I was selected to serve as Vice Chair of the House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee. I have been working for years to secure our border and I'm pleased to finally work with a president who is committed to securing our border an...

  • Infrastructure

    I believe that it’s extremely important that we provide the infrastructure support needed to ensure the continued success of our roads, bridges, ports, waterways, and rail. These are means vital to the ongoing prosperity of transportation and commer...

  • Right to Refuse

    What Is the Right to Refuse? The Right to Refuse is H.J. Res. 28, a constitutional amendment that would effectively reverse the health care mandate tax. A simple amendment, it states: “Congress shall make no law that imposes a tax on a failure to pur...

  • Space

    Having presided as the Chairman of the Space Subcommittee for five years, I understand what it means for America to lead the world in space exploration. With the Stennis Space Center, the nation’s premier rocket engine testing center, stationed on th...

  • Sportsmen

    As a lifelong hunter, fisherman, and general sportsman, I am a strong and vocal defender of our Second Amendment rights. During the first session of the 115th Congress the House passed the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act which prevents law-abiding ci...

  • Tax Reform

    On December 19, 2017 Congress passed the Republican tax reform bill. This marks a historic and vital legislative victory for this Congress, our President, and our country. It had been 31 years since our tax code has been reformed. For decades we’ve s...

  • Transportation

    South Mississippi is home to many roads, waterways, rail lines, and airports that are critical to our economic development and comfortable daily living. I work hard as your Representative in Congress to ensure that investments in infrastructure for m...

  • Veterans Issues

    As a Marine veteran of the Persian Gulf War and a member of the Mississippi National Guard, one of my top priorities is ensuring South Mississippi veterans receive the best service possible. The 115th Congress has been dedicated to improving service...