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Easter Messages from the Alabama Political World

Wednesday, 23 April 2014
Easter Messages from the Alabama Political World


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Holidays are best spent with close family members, but Easter is also time to acknowledge: friends, suppor...

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Education Matters: A HIPPY BBQ

Wednesday, 23 April 2014
Education Matters: A HIPPY BBQ


By Larry Lee

South Alabama had cast winter’s drab coat aside and was welcoming Spring’s cascade of colors as I left Montgomery on a recent Saturday mor...

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National Grassroots Organization Endorses Marsden

Wednesday, 23 April 2014
National Grassroots Organization Endorses Marsden


OZARK—Army veteran and family doctor Jennifer Marsden from Newton announced in a statement that she has received the endorsement of Progressive Majori...

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Sessions Responds to Report that Immigration Reform Could Pass House This Summer

Wednesday, 23 April 2014
Sessions Responds to Report that Immigration Reform Could Pass House This Summer


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R) from Alabama responded on Friday to a Wall Street Journal report about the ...

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Spender of the House Declines $800 Pay Raise, Receives Million Dollar Budget Increase

Wednesday, 23 April 2014
Spender of the House Declines $800 Pay Raise, Receives Million Dollar Budget Increase


By Lee Hedgepeth
Alabama Political Reporter

Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard has declined an automatic pay raise scheduled for this year that would amo...

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Marsh’s New Dark Money Group Financed by His Other Dark Money Foundation

Wednesday, 23 April 2014
Marsh’s New Dark Money Group Financed by His Other Dark Money Foundation




By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter
 
MONTGOMERY— Conservatives for Alabama’s Future is another dark money group that says it is “a community of citiz...

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187 Checks Sent to Wrong Address, Majority Strategies, Inc. Says State Records are Wrong

Wednesday, 23 April 2014
187 Checks Sent to Wrong Address, Majority Strategies, Inc. Says State Records are Wrong


By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter
 
MONTGOMERY— The political direct mail firm Majority Strategies, Inc. received around 187 checks from the ALGOP...

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NASA Announces that Kepler Telescope has Discovered the First Earth-Sized Planet in "Habitable Zone"

Wednesday, 23 April 2014
NASA Announces that Kepler Telescope has Discovered the First Earth-Sized Planet in


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

For centuries, man has known that there were other planets besides our own.  All of us remember reciting M...

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Sixth District Republican Congressional Forum

Wednesday, 23 April 2014
Sixth District Republican Congressional Forum


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Monday, April 21, the seven Republican candidates in the Sixth District met at Hoover High School for t...

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Oden Says He Has Faced Vicious Attacks from Liberal Environmentalists

Wednesday, 23 April 2014
Oden Says He Has Faced Vicious Attacks from Liberal Environmentalists


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter
 
In a written statement, Alabama Public Service Commissioner Jeremy Oden (R) has pledged to continue to wo...

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Governor Bentley Signed ETF Budget Without Teacher Pay Raise

Monday, 21 April 2014
Governor Bentley Signed ETF Budget Without Teacher Pay Raise

By: Lee Hedgepeth
Alabama Political Reporter

Governor Robert Bentley has announced that he has signed the Education Trust Fund Budget that was approved ...

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House Minority Leader Reacts to ETF Signing

Monday, 21 April 2014
House Minority Leader Reacts to ETF Signing

By: House Minority Leader Craig Ford 

 

“I am disappointed that the Governor’s talk about a pay raise for educators was just more election year rhetoric...

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Hubbard Business Interests Received Almost $3 Million From ALGOP

Monday, 21 April 2014
Hubbard Business Interests Received Almost $3 Million From ALGOP


By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter
 
MONTGOMERY—Since 2002, business interests associated with Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard (R-Auburn) have ra...

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Auditor Candidate Zeigler Speaks in DeKalb County

Monday, 21 April 2014
Auditor Candidate Zeigler Speaks in DeKalb County


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

State Auditor candidate Jim Zeigler (R) campaigned in DeKalb County last week with appearances in Fort Pay...

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Bennett Urges Alabama to Join Compact of States Checking for Voter Duplication

Monday, 21 April 2014
Bennett Urges Alabama to Join Compact of States Checking for Voter Duplication


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Based on recent evidence of double voting discovered in North Carolina, Alabama Secretary of State Jim Ben...

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Feral Hog Problem (Not Politicos, the Other Ones)

Monday, 21 April 2014
Feral Hog Problem (Not Politicos, the Other Ones)


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture John McMillan (R) reported on Facebook that the state of Alabama and f...

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St. Clair Bass Tournament Saturday

Monday, 21 April 2014
St. Clair Bass Tournament Saturday


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Saturday, April 19, 2014 the St. Clair County Republican Party will be holding their 17th annual Logan ...

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Rogers Supports Jettisoning IRS

Monday, 21 April 2014
Rogers Supports Jettisoning IRS


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

U.S. Representative Mike Rogers (R) from Saks wrote a column recently attacking the IRS and demanding refo...

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Moore, Pipkin Spar Over Speaker Hubbard in Coffee County

Monday, 21 April 2014
Moore, Pipkin Spar Over Speaker Hubbard in Coffee County


By Lee Hedgepeth
Alabama Political Reporter

This week, at an event hosted by the Coffee County Republican Club, House Representative Barry Moore and his...

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Stand by Your Man: Alabama Political Wives Channel Wynette

Monday, 21 April 2014
Stand by Your Man: Alabama Political Wives Channel Wynette


By Lee Hedgepeth
Alabama Political Reporter

In a recent rash of public statements, the wives of some Alabama politicians have begun the arduous task of ...

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Former Secretary of the Senate McDowell Lee Has Died

Monday, 21 April 2014
Former Secretary of the Senate McDowell Lee Has Died

McDowell Lee, Sr.
(February 12, 1925 - April 17, 2014)


Official McDowell Lee Obituary
Alabama lost one of its finest sons with the passing of Charles McD...

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Manufacture Alabama and Steel Industry Leaders Show Support for DeMarco

Friday, 18 April 2014
Manufacture Alabama and Steel Industry Leaders Show Support for DeMarco


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter
 
State Representative Paul DeMarco (R) from Homewood has been building momentum for his campaign for Congr...

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Alabama Retail Association PACs Make Initial 2014 Endorsements

Friday, 18 April 2014
Alabama Retail Association PACs Make Initial 2014 Endorsements


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Thursday, April 10, 2014 the Alabama RetailPAC, the Alabama Retail Association’s State political action...

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Attacking the Messenger, Ignoring the Message (And Leaks)

Friday, 18 April 2014
Attacking the Messenger, Ignoring the Message (And Leaks)


By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter
 
MONTGOMERY—The Alabama Foundation for Limited Government is under attack for allegedly violating the Fair Camp...

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Tax Season Reflections on the Growing Cost of Prisons

Friday, 18 April 2014
Tax Season Reflections on the Growing Cost of Prisons

 
Katherine G. Robertson
Alabama Policy Institute 

With the Governor's sign-off, the state's budgets for both the Education Trust Fund and the General Fu...

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