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Palazzo, Kelly, and Guest Seek Investigation of National Guard Relocation to Parking Garages

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Washington, D.C. - Congressmen Steven Palazzo (MS-04), Trent Kelly (MS-01), and Michael Guest (MS-03) have sent a letter addressed to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi expressing their deep concern about the way members of the National Guard were treated during their deployment to the nation's capital. Specifically, the letter seeks an understanding as to why guardsmen were removed from the Capitol compl...

House Passes Cunningham-Palazzo Amendment to Give National Guardsmen Responding to COVID-19 Transitional Health Care Benefits

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Washington, D.C. – The House today passed Reps. Joe Cunningham (SC-1) and Steven Palazzo's (MS-4) amendment to provide transitional health care benefits to National Guard servicemembers who have aided the national response to the COVID-19 pandemic into the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This bipartisan amendment was introduced by Cunningham and Palazzo and is identical...

Caucus Chairs Join Rep. Mike Levin to Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Provide GI Bill Benefit Parity for National Guard and Reserve Servicemembers

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Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Mike Levin (D-CA), Steven Palazzo (R-MS), and Tim Ryan (D-OH) announced the introduction of the Guard and Reserve GI Bill Parity Act of 2020, bipartisan legislation to provide parity in GI Bill benefits for members of the National Guard and Reserves who increasingly conduct similar training and missions as other servicemembers, but do not receive equa...

Statement from National Guard Caucus Chairs on Fallen Minnesota Guardsmen

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Washington, DC - Congressmen Steven Palazzo (MS-4) and Tim Ryan (OH-13), Co-Chairs of the House National Guard and Reserve Caucus, released the following statement on the helicopter crash in Minnesota that took the lives of three National Guard soldiers: "The House National Guard and Reserve Caucus is sending our heartfelt condolences to the loved ones of those who lost their lives in the unfortun...

National Guard and Reserve Caucus Chairmen Reintroduce Bill to Help Guard Members and Reservists Earn and Keep Jobs While Deployed

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Steven Palazzo (R-MS) and Congressman Tim Ryan (D-OH) have reintroduced the Reserve Component Employer Incentive, Compensation, and Relief Act of 2019 in the U.S. House of Representatives. By providing employers with a tax credit aimed to offset costs accrued and hardships undertaken when employees that are members of the National Guard and Reserves are activated, th...

National Guard Caucus Welcomes Ryan as Co-Chairman

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Washington, DC - The House National Guard and Reserve Caucus today announced that Representatives Steven Palazzo (R-MS) and Tim Ryan (D-OH) will serve as Co-Chairmen of the caucus and continue bipartisan leadership during the 116th Congress. "I am proud to continue serving as the Co-Chairman of the National Guard and Reserve Caucus. I look forward to working alongside Congressman Tim Ryan who is o...

National Guard Caucus Announces Palazzo and Walz as Co-Chairmen

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Washington, D.C.—The House National Guard and Reserve Components Caucus today announced its bipartisan leadership for the 114th Congress. Congressman Steven Palazzo (R-MS) and Congressman Tim Walz (D-MN), both National Guardsmen, will serve as the Co-Chairmen. “I am proud to serve as a Co-Chair of the National Guard and Reserve Caucus alongside my fellow chair Congressman Walz,” said Congressman P...