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MISSISSIPPI DELEGATION RAISES QUESTIONS CONCERNING DATABASES OF RELIGIOUS EXEMPTIONS FOR COVID-19 VACCINES

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith R-Miss., and U.S. Representatives Michael Guest, R-Miss., Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., and Trent Kelly, R-Miss., yesterday evening sent a letter to the Office of Management & Budget concerning reports that the Biden Administration plans to create databases of Federal employees who have requested religious exemptions to President Bi...

Palazzo Announces Congressional App Challenge Winner

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Washington, DC - Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-4) announced the winner of the Congressional App Challenge for Mississippi's Fourth Congressional District. "Congratulations to Micah Hill, south Mississippi's 2021 Congressional App Challenge winner! Micah's project was not only an impressive display of her STEM capabilities, but a forward-thinking investment in her future as well. Her webpage showc...

Palazzo Praises SCOTUS Ruling on Unconstitutional Vaccine Mandate

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Washington, DC- Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-4) released the following statement following the announcement of a Supreme Court decision to halt President Biden's federal vaccination mandate. "My fellow Americans and I have been very clear, we do not support mandated vaccinations. It is our constitutional freedom to make these important decisions within our families and with the advice of a trust...

Palazzo Honors Memory of Granville Crane

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Washington, DC - Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-4) gave the following remarks on the House floor, honoring the memory of Granville Crane after the tragic news of his passing on January 5, 2022. Click HERE to access the full recording of Congressman Palazzo's remarks. "Madam Speaker, I rise today to honor the memory of the late Granville Crane, surviving crew member of the USS Indianapolis and reci...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH, PALAZZO CELEBRATE $8 MILLION FOR RAIL PROJECTS AT TWO MISSISSIPPI PORTS

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and Representative Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) today celebrated the release of more than $8 million in U.S. Department of Transportation grant funding for rail projects at two Mississippi ports, Port Bienville in Hancock County and the City of Aberdeen Port in Monroe County. The delegation members wrote letters of...

Palazzo and Case Introduce Bill to Advance Aquaculture Research

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Washington, DC - Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-4) and Congressman Ed Case (HI-1) introduced H.R. 6258, Advancing Quality and Understanding of American Aquaculture (AQUAA) Act, to provide for growth in domestic aquaculture production by authorizing new aquaculture research and streamlining existing permitting requirements. "Over the last several years, this legislation has been tirelessly written ...

Palazzo, Kelly, and Guest Join Strong Opposition to CMS Vaccine Mandate

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Washington, D.C. - Congressmen Steven Palazzo (MS-04), Trent Kelly (MS-01), and Michael Guest (MS-03) joined over 150 Republicans to support a resolution under the Congressional Review Act to halt President Biden's vaccine mandate for Medicare and Medicaid providers. "I was happy to join this effort and continue my charge against federal COVID-19 vaccine mandates," said Congressman Steven Palazzo....

Palazzo Introduces Bill to Increase Energy Production When Strategic Petroleum Reserve is Tapped

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Washington, DC - Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-4) Congressman Steven Palazzo introduced a bill that would increase production of oil and gas when the Strategic Petroleum Reserve is tapped. H.R. 6176, the Strategic Production Response Act, would prohibit the Secretary of Energy from tapping the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) for reasons other than a severe energy supply interruption until the S...

Palazzo Votes In Favor of Improved NDAA

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Washington, DC - Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-4) issued a statement after voting YES on the House of Representatives Amendment to S. 1605, the Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This amendment included his legislation, the National Guard and Reserve Incentive Pay Parity Act, which he introduced with Rep. Tim Ryan (OH-13). "I am proud to support this hard-fought win. This...

Palazzo Votes NO on Biden's Socialist Tax and Spending Scam

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Washington, DC - Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-4) issued the following statement after voting NO on H.R. 5376. “This Congress, President Biden’s Democrat party has repeatedly tried to mislead the American people with false math, fine print, and failed policy, and this bill is no different. “Our nation is in crisis. Illegal immigrants are pouring through our southern border, our relationships with...