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Stealing The Statehouse?

Monday, 04 May 2015
Stealing The Statehouse?

 

The following stories are part of an ongoing collection of articles researching the possibility of public corruption within the State of Alabama.

Whil...

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Legislature Passes Innovator Liability Legislation

Monday, 04 May 2015
Legislature Passes Innovator Liability Legislation

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, April 28, the Alabama House of Representatives passed SB 80, which has already been passed by the...

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Common Core Opponents Urge Senate Rules Committee to Debate Repeal Bill on Floor

Monday, 04 May 2015
Common Core Opponents Urge Senate Rules Committee to Debate Repeal Bill on Floor

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Wednesday, April 29, the Senate Education Policy Committee narrowly gave a favorable report to Senate B...

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Flat Tax Boom for Rich, Bust for Poor, According to Report

Monday, 04 May 2015
Flat Tax Boom for Rich, Bust for Poor, According to Report

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter  

MONTGOMERY—The idea of a flat tax is being championed by Sen. Bill Hightower (R-Mobile) and other senators as ...

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Red Snapper Season Limited to Just Ten Days

Monday, 04 May 2015
Red Snapper Season Limited to Just Ten Days

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Thursday, April 30, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced that the 2015 Red...

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Legislature Passes Fostering Hope Scholarship Act

Friday, 01 May 2015
Legislature Passes Fostering Hope Scholarship Act

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

The Alabama House of Representatives passed the Fostering Hope Scholarship bill, SB157.  SB157 has already...

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Will Medical Marijuana Be Debated By Alabama Senate?

Friday, 01 May 2015
Will Medical Marijuana Be Debated By Alabama Senate?

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Wednesday, April 22, the Alabama Medical Marijuana Patient Safe Access Act narrowly received a favorabl...

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House Committee Blocks Holtzclaw Legislation to Roll Back Driver’s License Fee Increase

Thursday, 30 April 2015
House Committee Blocks Holtzclaw Legislation to Roll Back Driver’s License Fee Increase

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, April 22, the Alabama House of Representatives Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee vo...

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Legal Schnauzer Blogger Finally Has Legal Champion

Thursday, 30 April 2015
Legal Schnauzer Blogger Finally Has Legal Champion

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter 

MONTGOMERY—After being arrested, detained, found guilty and hit with massive, punitive damages, Legal Schnauze...

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Rep. Ball Says He's a Target for Speaking Out

Thursday, 30 April 2015
Rep. Ball Says He's a Target for Speaking Out

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—The day following his testimony in Lee County, a North Alabama State Representative doubled down on ...

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State Still in General Fund Budget Chaos

Thursday, 30 April 2015
State Still in General Fund Budget Chaos

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

In February, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley (R) announced that the State faced a general fund budget shor...

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Military Construction Bill Will be Considered by House

Thursday, 30 April 2015
Military Construction Bill Will be Considered by House

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter  

Monday, April 27, US Representative Martha Roby (R-Montgomery) announced that an appropriations bill that...

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US Supreme Court Hears Same-Sex Marriage Arguments

Thursday, 30 April 2015
US Supreme Court Hears Same-Sex Marriage Arguments

By Brandon Moseley
AlabamaPolitical Reporter

Tuesday, April 28, the United States Supreme Court heard arguments from attorneys on both sides of the gay ...

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AUM Study: Financial Impact of Gaming Shows Boom for State

Wednesday, 29 April 2015
AUM Study: Financial Impact of Gaming Shows Boom for State

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY— The Alabama Political Reporter has obtained a copy of a study on the financial impact of gaming in Al...

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Investigator with Ties to Former Deputy AG Terminated

Wednesday, 29 April 2015
Investigator with Ties to Former Deputy AG Terminated

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter  

MONTGOMERY—Recently, the State’s Attorney General’s Office terminated an investigator with ties to alleged wro...

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Search Continues for Missing Sailing Victims

Wednesday, 29 April 2015
Search Continues for Missing Sailing Victims

 

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

As of Monday morning, two bodies have been found and five people are still missing following sudden, seve...

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Alabama Remembers 2011 Tornadoes

Wednesday, 29 April 2015
Alabama Remembers 2011 Tornadoes

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Monday, April 27, was the fourth anniversary of the 2011 tornadoes which struck the State of Alabama doing...

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Separate Board for Two Year College System Passes Alabama House

Tuesday, 28 April 2015
Separate Board for Two Year College System Passes Alabama House

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Thursday, April 23, the Alabama House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 191, which creates a new Board...

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Alabama SET Increase

Tuesday, 28 April 2015
Alabama SET Increase

By Ellie Taylor, President, Alabama Grocers Association  

You may have heard or read of the proposed 82-cent per pack tax increase on cigarettes, an inc...

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Today is Fourth Anniversary of April 2011 Mega Tornado Event

Tuesday, 28 April 2015
Today is Fourth Anniversary of April 2011 Mega Tornado Event

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On April 27th, 2011 253 Alabama residents lost their lives when 62 long track tornadoes swept across Alaba...

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Bentley Takes Tax Increase Tour to Etowah County

Tuesday, 28 April 2015
Bentley Takes Tax Increase Tour to Etowah County

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Friday April 24, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley (R) was in Etowah County meeting with members of the Cham...

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Senate Bill Takes Aim at Tax Exempt Groups

Monday, 27 April 2015
Senate Bill Takes Aim at Tax Exempt Groups

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Politcal Reporter

Wednesday, April 22, 2015, the Senate Finance and Taxation Education Committee gave favorable report to a b...

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Meeting with Criminal Defense Brings Day to Abrupt End

Monday, 27 April 2015
Meeting with Criminal Defense Brings Day to Abrupt End

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—An abrupt adjournment of the House last Thursday caused many to question, "why?"

The House ended its ...

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Agencies Describe Dire Consequences of Budget Cuts

Monday, 27 April 2015
Agencies Describe Dire Consequences of Budget Cuts

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter  

MONTGOMERY—Taking a page from the Gipper’s playbook on Tuesday evening, Gov. Robert Bentley released a memo th...

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Sewell Congratulates Loretta Lynch on Her Confirmation

Monday, 27 April 2015
Sewell Congratulates Loretta Lynch on Her Confirmation

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Thursday, April 23, the United States Senate voted to confirm Loretta Lynch as America’s next U.S. Attorne...

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