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Palazzo Presents Purple Heart to Operation Iraqi Freedom Veteran
January 24, 2020
Hattiesburg, MS - Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-4) presented Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran, Staff Sergeant Robert E. Carter with the Purple Heart medal in a small ceremony at his downtown Hattiesburg office. On April 5, 2009, Carter sustained injuries from an IED explosion while conducting dismounted clearance of a hostile village in Balad Ruz, Iraq. "I am honored to present Staff Sergeant Carter with the Purple Heart. Moments like this are what make my job so special, serving as a reminder t... More
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Palazzo Applauds Trump's Signing Phase One of Chinese Trade Agreement
January 15, 2020
Washington, DC - Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-4) today released the following statement after President Donald Trump signed Phase One of a trade agreement between the United States and China. "This is yet another historic victory for our country, made possible by President Trump's leadership.The deal puts an end to unfair trade practices and levels the playing field for American workers. With major agreements reached in agriculture, manufactured goods, and energy, Mississippi will only benefit... More
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Palazzo Strongly Opposed to Pelosi's War Powers Resolution
January 9, 2020
Washington, DC - Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-4) today voted against H. Con. Res. 83, "Directing the President pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution to terminate the use of United States Armed Forces to engage in hostilities in or against Iran." Palazzo delivered the following remarks in opposition to the resolution: I rise today in strong opposition to this resolution. Let’s be clear with the American people – Democrats wrote this bill before being briefed by senior intelligen... More
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Reps. Palazzo and Huffman Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Federal Fisheries Disaster Relief Program
January 8, 2020
Washington, DC - Representatives Steven Palazzo (MS-4) and Jared Huffman (CA-2) have introduced the Fishery Failures: Urgently Needed Disaster Declarations Act (Fishery FUNDD Act), which will improve the federal fishery disaster process and ensure more timely disaster relief for impacted communities. The Fishery FUNDD Act would set a timeline for the federal government to respond to a fishery disaster request, and set a timeline for disbursal of appropriated funds following a disaster. It will a... More
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Palazzo Releases Statement on Iran Missile Attacks
January 7, 2020
Washington, DC - Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-4) released the following statement after Iran launched missiles at the Ain al-Asad air base in Iraq that was housing members of the United States military: "I am closely monitoring the situation developing in Iraq. While reports at this point are saying there are no casualties, I am continuing to pray for the safety of our troops fighting overseas. As our defense secretary stated, America does not seek war but we are prepared to finish one. Our ar... More
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Palazzo Supports Passage of United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, Points to Benefits for Mississippi
December 19, 2019
Washington, DC - Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-4) today supported passage of a historic overhaul to the outdated North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) by replacing it with the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The bill passed by a vote of 385-41. "Passing the USMCA is long overdue but is a welcomed upgrade to our outdated North American Free Trade Agreement. Exports from Mississippi totaled $3.4 billion in 2018 and the USMCA will only increase our state's export numbers. Free... More
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