Rep. Palazzo gears up to run for third term
Congressman Steven Palazzo said he was gratified to see Congress end the bitter budget battles of the past year with the passage of the recent $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill.
And while Palazzo said he saw a lot of good in the federal legislation, he acknowledged that he would have liked to have seen federal spending slashed even further to reduce the national debt.
“It wasn’t a bad bill, but it wasn’t perfect,” Palazzo said Monday afternoon during a meeting with the Hattiesburg American editorial board. “We’ve reduced spending $165 billion in the past four years, which is the first time …