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Senators Sessions and Boxer Form Council To Raise Awareness For Prostate Cancer

Tuesday, 23 September 2014
Senators Sessions and Boxer Form Council To Raise Awareness For Prostate Cancer

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, September 16, U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R from Alabama) announced in a written statement that...

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Budget Basics: the Legislature's Limits and Need for Reform

Tuesday, 23 September 2014
Budget Basics: the Legislature's Limits and Need for Reform

By Katherine Robertson 

This is Part 3 and the final one of API's "Budget Basics" series: exploring Alabama's budget system, the current fiscal climate...

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Sessions Says America is Not an Oligarchy

Tuesday, 23 September 2014
Sessions Says America is Not an Oligarchy

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R from Alabama) said on the floor of the Congress that America is not an oliga...

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Bentley Offers $5,000 Reward In Death Investigation Of Hiawayi Robinson

Tuesday, 23 September 2014
Bentley Offers $5,000 Reward In Death Investigation Of Hiawayi Robinson

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Friday, September 19, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley (R) announced that he is offering a $5,000 reward fo...

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State’s Unemployment Rate Drops Back to 6.9 Percent

Tuesday, 23 September 2014
State’s Unemployment Rate Drops Back to 6.9 Percent

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Friday, September 19, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley (R) announced that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally...

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Court Denies Deputy Attorney General Motion to Quash His Testimony Before Lee County Grand Jury

Monday, 22 September 2014
Court Denies Deputy Attorney General Motion to Quash His Testimony Before Lee County Grand Jury


By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—Court documents unsealed on Wednesday, reveal that Deputy Attorney General Henry T. (Sonny) Reagan, ...

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Sewell Leads Voices Calling for Fuller’s Resignation

Monday, 22 September 2014
Sewell Leads Voices Calling for Fuller’s Resignation

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D from Selma) was the first member of Congress to publicly call for the res...

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Violence Against Women Hurts Us All

Monday, 22 September 2014
Violence Against Women Hurts Us All

by Jennifer Marsden, MD

One of the reasons I am running for office was seeing one of our state legislators, a woman like myself, on the State House flo...

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Shelby Says Space United Launch Alliance's Announcement is Great News for Alabama

Monday, 22 September 2014
Shelby Says Space United Launch Alliance's Announcement is Great News for Alabama

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Wednesday, September 17, U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R from Alabama) released a written statement in r...

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Roby Discusses Beghazi

Monday, 22 September 2014
Roby Discusses Beghazi

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R from Montgomery) appeared on Fox News Channel’s “The Real Story with Gr...

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Lester Says Palmer Would Defund Violence Against Women Act

Monday, 22 September 2014
Lester Says Palmer Would Defund Violence Against Women Act

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Thursday, September 18, Sixth District Congressional Candidate Mark Lester (D) charged that his opponen...

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Sessions Endorses Palmer

Monday, 22 September 2014
Sessions Endorses Palmer

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Thursday, September 18, Gary Palmer’s Congressional Campaign announced that he has been endorsed by U.S...

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Concentrated Poverty and Lack of Affordable Health Care Revealed in Census Survey

Friday, 19 September 2014
Concentrated Poverty and Lack of Affordable Health Care Revealed in Census Survey

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—According to a Census Bureau report released Tuesday, more than one-in-five working-age Alabamians l...

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Alabama Leaders Salute Constitution Day

Friday, 19 September 2014
Alabama Leaders Salute Constitution Day

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, September 17 marked the 227th anniversary of the adoption of the United States Constitution.  S...

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Mike Hale Addressed Greater Birmingham Young Republicans

Friday, 19 September 2014
Mike Hale Addressed Greater Birmingham Young Republicans

By Brandon Moseley  
Alabama Political Reporter

On Thursday, September 11, Jefferson County Sheriff Mike Hale addressed the Greater Birmingham Young Repu...

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Bachus Praises Passage of Bipartisan Bankruptcy Reform Bill

Friday, 19 September 2014
Bachus Praises Passage of Bipartisan Bankruptcy Reform Bill

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, September 16, the House Judiciary Committee passed a bipartisan financial institutions bankrup...

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Alabama Delegation Divided on Arming Syrian Rebels

Friday, 19 September 2014
Alabama Delegation Divided on Arming Syrian Rebels

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Wednesday, September 17 Congressman Bradley Byrne (R from Montrose) spoke on the House floor in support...

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Sewell Honors Legacy: “Four Little Girls” Killed at 16th Street Baptist Church

Thursday, 18 September 2014
Sewell Honors Legacy: “Four Little Girls” Killed at 16th Street Baptist Church

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Monday, September 15, marked the 51st anniversary of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing. On that day, ...

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How to Help Alabama’s Small Businesses Succeed

Thursday, 18 September 2014
How to Help Alabama’s Small Businesses Succeed


By Jon Lieber

September in Alabama usually means the slow beginning of bearable temperatures and an undefeated record for the Crimson Tide.  But this y...

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National Bipartisan Group Meets to Discuss Direction of Cutting-Edge Criminal Justice Policies

Thursday, 18 September 2014
National Bipartisan Group Meets to Discuss Direction of Cutting-Edge Criminal Justice Policies

MEMPHIS, Tenn.—The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center gathered state and local leaders from across the nation―including respected legis...

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Bennett Announces that September is National Voter Registration Month

Thursday, 18 September 2014
Bennett Announces that September is National Voter Registration Month

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Monday, September 15, Alabama Secretary of State Jim Bennett (R) announced in a written statement that ...

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Roby Says Domestic Abuse Cannot Be Tolerated

Thursday, 18 September 2014
Roby Says Domestic Abuse Cannot Be Tolerated

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

U.S. Representative Martha Roby (Rt from Montgomery) spoke out on the issue of domestic violence on Tuesda...

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Adkins Receives Medal of Honor

Wednesday, 17 September 2014
Adkins Receives Medal of Honor

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Monday, September 15, Alabamian Command Sergeant Bennie Adkins was awarded the Medal of Honor for heroism ...

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Sessions Says Senate Democrats Have Broken Social Contract with Their Constituents

Wednesday, 17 September 2014
Sessions Says Senate Democrats Have Broken Social Contract with Their Constituents

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Friday, September 12 U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R from Alabama) delivered remarks on what his office call...

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Bentley Creates Alabama Small Business Commission

Wednesday, 17 September 2014
Bentley Creates Alabama Small Business Commission

 

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

The Alabama economy has clearly entered into a 2014 rut after a strong post-recession recovery fueled lar...

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