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Palazzo Introduces Resolution to Recognize the Centennial Anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Solider

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Washington, DC - Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-4) introduced a resolution to recognize the 100-year anniversary since the body of one unidentified member of the Armed Forces, who died during World War I, was selected as the first Unknown Solider. Sunday, October 24, 2021 marks the centennial anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Since then, members of the Armed Forces from both World Wa...

Palazzo and Guest Praise USDA Grant Awards in Mississippi

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Washington, D.C. - Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-4) and Congressman Michael Guest (MS-3) praised the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute for Food and Agriculture award for the Special Research Grants Program for Aquaculture. Of the seven awardees, two are from Mississippi: Ai Control Technologies, Inc. in Ocean Springs and Mississippi State University. These awards, totaling $2 mi...

House Passes Palazzo Bill to Rename Post Office After Officer Robert McKeithen

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Washington, DC - Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-4) spoke on the floor of the United States House of Representatives to honor the life of fallen Biloxi Police Officer Robert McKeithen. Congressman Palazzo introduced a bill, H.R. 3175, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 135 Main Street in Biloxi, Mississippi as the “Robert S. McKeithen Post Office Building." You...

Palazzo Joins HEAT to Pressure Reversals of Disastrous Energy Policy

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Washington, DC - Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-4) joined the House Energy Action Team (HEAT) to send a letter to the Biden Administration encouraging the reversal of energy policies that endanger America's energy security. This letter follows the decision by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and affiliates to disregard President Biden's request for increased oil product...

Miss. Delegation Requests Federal Disaster Declaration for Hurricane Ida

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WASHINGTON – The Mississippi congressional delegation, which includes U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and U.S. Representatives Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., Trent Kelly, R-Miss., and Michael Guest, R-Miss., sent a letter to President Joseph R. Biden urging him to approve Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves’ request for a major disaster declarat...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & PALAZZO PRAISE NAVY CONTRACTS FOR WORK ON MISS. GULF COAST

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), along with Congressman Steven Palazzo (R-Miss), today praised the award of two U.S. Navy contracts for shipbuilding-related work on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The Navy awarded a five-year, $54.3 million contract to United States Marine, Inc. (USMI) of Gulfport to build up to 35 11-Meter Navy Special Warfare Ri...

Palazzo Applauds $3.7 Million Grant for South Mississippi Airports

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Washington, DC - Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-4), today applauded the announcement of $3,766,672 in FY21 Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grants from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for two South Mississippi airports. Columbia-Marion Country Airport in Columbia will receive funding to reconstruct the taxiway, and the Stennis International Airport in Bay St. Louis will receive funding ...

Palazzo Stands Against Liberal Abortion On Demand Bill

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Washington, DC - Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-4) joined 211 members in the United States House of Representatives to vote against H.R. 3755, which would remove nearly all pro-life protections and allow on-demand abortions until birth. This legislation would create a national standard to allow the abortion of babies at any stage and for any reason. It would allow for discriminatory abortions base...

Palazzo Congratulates South Mississippi's National Blue Ribbon Schools

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Washington, DC - Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-4) released the following statement congratulating the south Mississippi schools that were recognized by United States Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2021. "Congratulations to East Hancock and Woolmarket Elementary Schools for achieving national recognition for academic excellence! "This year, 325 public and...

Palazzo Calls for the Resignation of President Biden, Secretary Austin, and General Milley

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Washington, DC - Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-4) signed individual resolutions calling for the resignation of President Joe Biden, Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley. The resolutions were introduced in response to the failure of these individuals to fulfill their oath of office. This failure resulted in the condemnation of the United ...

Palazzo's Statement on House Republican Veterans Holding President Biden Accountable for Afghanistan

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Washington, DC - Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-4) issued the below statement following the House of Representatives Republican Military Veterans press conference in Washington DC: "President Biden turned his back on Americans and allies in Afghanistan, and his decision is costing lives. "Thirteen service members were killed on the mission to save Americans and allies from the dangers of the Talib...

Representative Tim Ryan (D-OH) and Steven Palazzo (R-MS) Call for China to be Barred from hosting the 2022 Winter Olympics Unless They Fully Cooperate with WHO Investigation on the Origins of COVID-19

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Washington, DC – Congressman Tim Ryan (D-OH) and Steven Palazzo (R-MS) today called on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to bar China from hosting the 2022 Winter Olympic Games unless China cooperates fully with the investigation by the World Health Organization (WHO) on the origins of COVID-19. In a letter to the IOC, Ryan and Palazzo highlighted that the WHO’s plan for a second COVID-19 ...

Palazzo Announces Annual Academy Day for South Mississippi High School Students

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Washington, DC - Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-4) invites South Mississippi high school students to participate in his annual Academy Day that will be hosted virtually this year. Representatives from the United States Naval Academy, the United States Air Force Academy, the United States Merchant Marine Academy, the United States Coast Guard Academy, the United States Military Academy, and Army, ...

Congressman Palazzo Reacts to Taliban Advances in Afghanistan

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Washington, DC - Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-4) released the following statement in reaction to the Taliban's recent advances in Afghanistan. "President Biden's decision to remove troops from Afghanistan is reminiscent of what President Obama considered to be the 'worst mistake' of his presidency. Like the Obama administration's costly lack of foresight in Libya, President Biden has failed to p...

Palazzo Cosponsors Veterans in Parks Act

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Washington, DC - Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-4) cosponsored H.R. 4300, The Veterans in Parks (VIP) Act, to give active-duty service members, veterans, and Gold Star Families free lifetime access to America's most iconic natural treasures through the America the Beautiful Pass. The America the Beautiful Pass allows access to more than 2,000 federal recreation areas including national parks, nati...