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House Passes Budget Resolution

Friday, 27 March 2015
House Passes Budget Resolution


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, May 25, the Republican controlled US House of Representatives passed the Republican budget reso...

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The Specter of a Special Election Could Derail Bentley Tax Increases

Friday, 27 March 2015
The Specter of a Special Election Could Derail Bentley Tax Increases


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Wednesday, March 25, the Alabama political landscape was rocked by the US Supreme Court.  It is difficu...

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Prison Reform Plan Gets Favorable Report from Committee

Friday, 27 March 2015
Prison Reform Plan Gets Favorable Report from Committee


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Wednesday, March 18, the Alabama Senate Judiciary Committee gave a favorable report to S.B. 67 which is...

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Republicans Respond to Supreme Court Ruling

Friday, 27 March 2015
Republicans Respond to Supreme Court Ruling


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, March 25, Alabama Republicans were stung by a US Supreme Court ruling that potentially could le...

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New Court Documents Show Grand Jury Leaks To Defense

Thursday, 26 March 2015
New Court Documents Show Grand Jury Leaks To Defense


By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—Court documents filed today by State’s prosecution in Speaker Mike Hubbard case reveal that Hubbard ...

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Byrne Supports Changes to Veteran Choice Card Program

Thursday, 26 March 2015
Byrne Supports Changes to Veteran Choice Card Program

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, March 24, 2015, US Representative Bradley Byrne (R-Montrose) applauded the US Department of Veter...

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President Obama Comes To Birmingham

Thursday, 26 March 2015
President Obama Comes To Birmingham

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Thursday March 26, US President Barack H. Obama is coming to Birmingham to deliver a speech at Lawson S...

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Legislation Not Helping Kids in Failing Schools as Promised

Thursday, 26 March 2015
Legislation Not Helping Kids in Failing Schools as Promised

Education Matters
By Larry Lee

It is said that "confession is good for the soul."  With this being the case, the legislators who wrote the Alabama Accou...

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Bentley Asks Legislature to Give him His Tax Increases

Thursday, 26 March 2015
Bentley Asks Legislature to Give him His Tax Increases

 

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Republicans run for office promising limited government and lower taxes.  Alabama is a State government r...

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Amid Allegations of Threats ALFA Says Premium Tax Credit Fair

Thursday, 26 March 2015
Amid Allegations of Threats ALFA Says Premium Tax Credit Fair

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY— A spokesmen from the Alabama Farmers Federation (ALFA) says they will fight the Governor’s proposal...

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Public Hearing on Tax Plan

Wednesday, 25 March 2015
Public Hearing on Tax Plan

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

The Alabama Legislature is taking a holiday after their first eight legislative days of work in the 2015 R...

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Shelby and Palmer Reaffirm Commitment to Repeal Obamacare

Wednesday, 25 March 2015
Shelby and Palmer Reaffirm Commitment to Repeal Obamacare

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Monday, March 23 marked the fifth anniversary of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, b...

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Worley Says That Republican Super-majority Still Has Not Offered Leadership

Wednesday, 25 March 2015
Worley Says That Republican Super-majority Still Has Not Offered Leadership

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Friday, March 20 Alabama Democratic Party Chairwoman Nancy Worley said that the Republican Super-majority ...

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Court Filing Show Cozy Relationship With Reporters

Wednesday, 25 March 2015
Court Filing Show Cozy Relationship With Reporters

 

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter 

MONTGOMERY— Recently filed court documents in the Speaker Mike Hubbard felon case show that Hubbard and his att...

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Candidates Deny In-Kind Contributions from Riley PAC

Wednesday, 25 March 2015
Candidates Deny In-Kind Contributions from Riley PAC

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—Former Governor’s Political Action Committee asked candidates to declare "in-kind" contributions the...

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Dr. Stephen McNair Dismissed: Zeigler Wants Portraits Returned

Tuesday, 24 March 2015
Dr. Stephen McNair Dismissed: Zeigler Wants Portraits Returned

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Friday, March 20 Alabama State Auditor Jim Zeigler is reporting that Alabama’s Director of Historic Sites ...

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Cavanaugh Says Montgomery Doesn’t Need More Money

Tuesday, 24 March 2015
Cavanaugh Says Montgomery Doesn’t Need More Money

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Thursday, March 19, Alabama Public Service Commission (PSC) President Twinkle Andress Cavanaugh (R) said t...

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Department of Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Accepting Grant Applications

Tuesday, 24 March 2015
Department of Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Accepting Grant Applications

by Susan Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Beginning April 1, the Alabama Department of Child ...

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Strategy to Combine Archives, Historical Commission Subject of Controversy

Tuesday, 24 March 2015
Strategy to Combine Archives, Historical Commission Subject of Controversy

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—A clandestine strategy to combine the Alabama Historical Commission and the Alabama Department of Ar...

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Netanyahu Appears Victorious in Israeli Elections

Monday, 23 March 2015
Netanyahu Appears Victorious in Israeli Elections

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, March 17 Israeli voters went to the polls and reaffirmed their support for Israeli Prime Minis...

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Sen. Sessions Outlines Welfare Reform Plan

Monday, 23 March 2015
Sen. Sessions Outlines Welfare Reform Plan

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Wednesday, March 18 U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R from Alabama) spoke in favor of a welfare reform plan...

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Senate Committee Approves Bill Setting Rules for Article V Constitution Convention

Monday, 23 March 2015
Senate Committee Approves Bill Setting Rules for Article V Constitution Convention

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, March 18 the Senate Constitution and Election Committee met to address how Alabama will deal wi...

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Charter Schools Bill Passes Alabama House: Next Stop is Governor Bentley

Monday, 23 March 2015
Charter Schools Bill Passes Alabama House: Next Stop is Governor Bentley

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

In 2012 charter schools legislation crashed and burned in the Alabama legislature.  A modest charter schoo...

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Young Republican Federation of Alabama Convention to be Held in Birmingham

Monday, 23 March 2015
Young Republican Federation of Alabama Convention to be Held in Birmingham

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Thursday, March 12 Greater Birmingham Young Republicans Chair Jackie Curtiss announced that the YRFA 20...

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Criminal Investigators are at Work in Central Alabama VA Scandal

Monday, 23 March 2015
Criminal Investigators are at Work in Central Alabama VA Scandal

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Thursday, March 19 U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R from Montgomery) issued two statements after revelat...

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