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Bentley Asks Legislature for $310 Million and a Hotel by the Beach

Monday, 03 August 2015
Bentley Asks Legislature for $310 Million and a Hotel by the Beach

 

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

The legislature returns from its recess to consider a package of bills designed to greatly expand what Al...

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Abortion Opponents Respond to More Undercover Videos

Monday, 03 August 2015
Abortion Opponents Respond to More Undercover Videos

 

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Wednesday, July 30, a third video was released by abortion opponents about allegations of unethical, a...

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Planned Parenthood Defends Record

Monday, 03 August 2015
Planned Parenthood Defends Record


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Thursday, July 30, a fourth undercover video by the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) was shown allegin...

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66 Percent of Alabama Voters Oppose Higher Taxes to Deal with Budget Crisis

Monday, 03 August 2015
66 Percent of Alabama Voters Oppose Higher Taxes to Deal with Budget Crisis

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Six months of gloom and doom by the Governor and his media allies has not swayed voters to support new tax...

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AEA’s Former Leaders Chafing Under NEA Control

Friday, 31 July 2015
AEA’s Former Leaders Chafing Under NEA Control

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

The powerful Alabama Education Association (AEA) dominated Alabama politics for decades. Most state legisl...

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VictoryLand Hearing Set for August 4

Friday, 31 July 2015
VictoryLand Hearing Set for August 4

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter  

MONTGOMERY— Circuit Court Judge William A. Shashy will hold a hearing on Tuesday, August 4, at 2:00 pm, that m...

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Worley Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid

Friday, 31 July 2015
Worley Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid

By Brandon Moseley 
Alabama Political Reporter

Alabama Democratic Party Chairperson Nancy Worley released a statement to commemorate the 50th anniversar...

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The Legislature Can Still Finish Strong

Friday, 31 July 2015
The Legislature Can Still Finish Strong

By Katherine G. Robertson

The Alabama Legislature caught its share of grief after adjourning from the regular session without passing a budget. The all...

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Planned Parenthood Responds To Alabama Protests

Thursday, 30 July 2015
Planned Parenthood Responds To Alabama Protests

 

By Brandon Moseley

Alabama Political Reporter

 

Tuesday, July 28, protests were held in Birmingham, Montgomery, and Mobile attacking abortion provider, ...

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Alabama Congress Members Speak Out Against Planned Parenthood Revelations

Thursday, 30 July 2015
Alabama Congress Members Speak Out Against Planned Parenthood Revelations

 

By Brandon Moseley

Alabama Political Reporter

 

Friday, July 24, Alabama Congressman Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) released a statement calling the practice ...

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Shelby Introduces Bill to Fight International Child Exploitation

Thursday, 30 July 2015
Shelby Introduces Bill to Fight International Child Exploitation

 

 

By Brandon Moseley

Alabama Political Reporter

 

Monday, July 27, US Senator Richard Shelby (R-Alabama) introduced legislation to establish an internati...

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Byrne Says Entitlement Programs The True Drivers of Debt

Thursday, 30 July 2015
Byrne Says Entitlement Programs The True Drivers of Debt

 


By Brandon Moseley

Alabama Political Reporter

 

Tuesday, July 28, US Representative Bradley Byrne (R-Montrose) spoke on out-of-control spending on entit...

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When Do Children Become a Burden On The State?

Thursday, 30 July 2015
When Do Children Become a Burden On The State?

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

One out of every six children in Alabama lives in poverty, a startling number for a State whose elected officia...

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Palmer Says IRS Commissioner John Koskinen Should be Fired

Wednesday, 29 July 2015
Palmer Says IRS Commissioner John Koskinen Should be Fired

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Monday, July 27, US Representative Gary Palmer (R-Alabama) announced that he was joining his fellow member...

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Ted Cruz Coming to Huntsville

Wednesday, 29 July 2015
Ted Cruz Coming to Huntsville

By Brandon Moseley 
Alabama Political Reporter

Sixteen different Republicans are running for their party’s presidential nomination.  One of these is US ...

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Stalemate Continues Despite Public Posturing

Wednesday, 29 July 2015
Stalemate Continues Despite Public Posturing

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—After legislators finished meeting last week hoping to find a solution to the failed State General F...

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Pittman Sponsors Bentley’s Beachfront Boondoggle

Wednesday, 29 July 2015
Pittman Sponsors Bentley’s Beachfront Boondoggle

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

The Alabama State Legislature is back in session (albeit currently taking a long recess) to deal with the ...

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Palmer Co-Sponsors Legislation to Repeal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Tuesday, 28 July 2015
Palmer Co-Sponsors Legislation to Repeal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, July 22, Congressman Gary Palmer (R-Alabama) announced that he is an original co-sponsor of HR3...

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Buchanan Wins Campaigns & Elections Rising Star Award

Tuesday, 28 July 2015
Buchanan Wins Campaigns & Elections Rising Star Award

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Montgomery Political consultant, Brent Buchanan, has been recognized as a rising star in the political con...

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Alabama Presidential Straw Poll in Tuscaloosa October 17

Monday, 27 July 2015
Alabama Presidential Straw Poll in Tuscaloosa October 17

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, July 21, the Alabama Republican Assembly announced that that the Alabama Republican Presidenti...

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Alabama Jobs Foundation Thinks Gambling Vote Could Jump Start Job Growth

Monday, 27 July 2015
Alabama Jobs Foundation Thinks Gambling Vote Could Jump Start Job Growth

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

The Alabama Jobs Foundation released a statement commenting on a US Bureau of Labor Statistics report this...

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Palmer and Byrne Vote Against Sanctuary Cities

Monday, 27 July 2015
Palmer and Byrne Vote Against Sanctuary Cities

By Brandon Moseley

Alabama Political Reporter 

Thursday, July 23 U.S. Representatives Gary Palmer (R from Hoover) and Bradley Byrne (R from Montrose) bo...

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Sons of Confederate Veterans Request FBI Investigate Hervey’s Death

Monday, 27 July 2015
Sons of Confederate Veterans Request FBI Investigate Hervey’s Death

 

By Brandon Moseley

Alabama Political Reporter

 

On Wednesday, July 23, the Commander in Chief of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, Charles Kelly Barrow,...

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Hubbard Wants Ethics Laws He Passed Declared Unconstitutional

Monday, 27 July 2015
Hubbard Wants Ethics Laws He Passed Declared Unconstitutional

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard (R-Auburn) has asked the judge in his criminal trial for more time...

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Almost 300,000 Alabama Children Living in Poverty

Monday, 27 July 2015
Almost 300,000 Alabama Children Living in Poverty

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, July 21, the 2015 Kids Data Book was released showing that the number of Alabama children livi...

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