Sat05232015

Last updateFri, 22 May 2015 6am

  • ja-news-1
  • ja-news-2
  • ja-news-3

In Case You Missed It

Clandestine Strategy Becomes Reality, Just Maybe

Friday, 22 May 2015
Clandestine Strategy Becomes Reality, Just Maybe

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter  

MONTGOMERY—In March, the Alabama Political Reporter wrote of a clandestine strategy to eliminate the Alabama Hist...

Read more

House Passes Austere General Fund Budget

Friday, 22 May 2015
House Passes Austere General Fund Budget

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, May 19, the Alabama House of Representatives passed HB135, the General Fund Budget. The so-cal...

Read more

Roby Meets With Montgomery ‘Ace’ Charles Cleveland

Friday, 22 May 2015
Roby Meets With Montgomery ‘Ace’ Charles Cleveland

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Wednesday, May 20, Lt. Gen. Charles "Chick" Cleveland, fellow "Aces" were honored at the Capitol Wednes...

Read more

Byrne Says he Supports Finding a Long Term Funding Plan for Transportation

Thursday, 21 May 2015
Byrne Says he Supports Finding a Long Term Funding Plan for Transportation

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, May 19, the US House of Representatives passed the Highway and Transportation Funding Act (HR2...

Read more

Sessions Critical of Trade Deals

Thursday, 21 May 2015
Sessions Critical of Trade Deals

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Monday, May 18, US Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) responded to criticism that he has recently received ...

Read more

HB47 Held Over in Committee

Thursday, 21 May 2015
HB47 Held Over in Committee

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, May 19, dozens of second amendment supporters attended a public hearing on major gun legislati...

Read more

Education Budget Comes Out of Committee in House

Thursday, 21 May 2015
Education Budget Comes Out of Committee in House

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, May 19, the House Ways & Means Education Committee easily passed a substitute Education fund ...

Read more

Budgets Moving Forward

Wednesday, 20 May 2015
Budgets Moving Forward

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter  

On Tuesday, May 19, the 2016 fiscal year Alabama General Fund budget HR135 is expected to be on the floor...

Read more

Study Contradicts Political Grandstanding On Welfare Spending

Wednesday, 20 May 2015
Study Contradicts Political Grandstanding On Welfare Spending

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter  

MONTGOMERY—A new working paper series finds that poor parents who receive unconditional cash allocations are mor...

Read more

Gun Bill in Senate Committee

Wednesday, 20 May 2015
Gun Bill in Senate Committee

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, May 19, the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee will consider HB47 which clarifies a number ...

Read more

House Black Caucus Proposes Budget

Wednesday, 20 May 2015
House Black Caucus Proposes Budget

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, May 19, the Alabama House of Representatives is expected to review and debate the General Fund Bu...

Read more

House Committee Holds Public Hearing On Strengthening Chemical Endangerment Law

Wednesday, 20 May 2015
House Committee Holds Public Hearing On Strengthening Chemical Endangerment Law

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—Republican lawmakers hope to strengthen the State’s Chemical Endangerment law, by soliciting doctors...

Read more

Quinn Hillyer Addresses Republican Women of Shelby County on Common Core

Tuesday, 19 May 2015
Quinn Hillyer Addresses Republican Women of Shelby County on Common Core

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Saturday, May 17, columnist and Former Congressional Candidate Quinn Hillyer (R) spoke to the Republica...

Read more

Mental Health Advocates Ask Legislators Not To Cut Services

Tuesday, 19 May 2015
Mental Health Advocates Ask Legislators Not To Cut Services

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter  

Wednesday, May 12, over 250 intellectually disabled Alabamians, their families, caregivers, and advocates...

Read more

Jackie Curtiss Elected Chairman of Young Republican Federation of Alabama

Tuesday, 19 May 2015
Jackie Curtiss Elected Chairman of Young Republican Federation of Alabama

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Saturday, May 17, the Young Republican Federation of Alabama held their convention in Birmingham.  Alab...

Read more

Tax Increase Package Pulled at Last Minute: Could Come Back

Monday, 18 May 2015
Tax Increase Package Pulled at Last Minute: Could Come Back

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, May 12, the Republican controlled Alabama House of Representatives opened the legislative day ...

Read more

Bill To Overturn Public Works Bid Law Moves Forward

Monday, 18 May 2015
Bill To Overturn Public Works Bid Law Moves Forward

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—What do big money, big construction and no-bid public works projects have in common? A keen interest...

Read more

US House Passes 20 Week Abortion Ban

Monday, 18 May 2015
US House Passes 20 Week Abortion Ban

Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Wednesday, May 13, H.R. 36, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act which bans abortion after 20 week...

Read more

HB56 Moves out of Senate Committee

Monday, 18 May 2015
HB56 Moves out of Senate Committee

 

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter 

On Wednesday, May 13, the Alabama Senate Judiciary Committee voted to give a favorable report to HB 56, ...

Read more

Committee Rejects Plan to Raid Rolling Reserve

Monday, 18 May 2015
Committee Rejects Plan to Raid Rolling Reserve

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter 

Wednesday, May 13, the Senate Finance and Taxation Education Committee voted against a controversial plan...

Read more

One Ball, Two Strikes For Hubbard’s Legal Team

Monday, 18 May 2015
One Ball, Two Strikes For Hubbard’s Legal Team

 

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—The trial judge in Speaker Mike Hubbard’s felony corruption trial has granted a motion to limit one...

Read more

Palmer Votes for Congressional Review of Iran Sanctions Deal

Monday, 18 May 2015
Palmer Votes for Congressional Review of Iran Sanctions Deal

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Thursday, April 14, 2015, the U.S. House of Representatives voted for the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Ac...

Read more

House General Fund Committee Passes Lean Budget

Monday, 18 May 2015
House General Fund Committee Passes Lean Budget

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Thursday, May 14, the House Ways & Means General Fund Committee passed a budget with no increases. ...

Read more

Gaming Bill Receives Favorable Report

Monday, 18 May 2015
Gaming Bill Receives Favorable Report

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

A plan being promoted by Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh (R-Anniston) to use a lottery and casinos at t...

Read more

Marsh To Tweak Gaming Bill After Public Hearing

Friday, 15 May 2015
Marsh To Tweak Gaming Bill After Public Hearing

By Susan Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—Sen. Del Marsh (R-Anniston) held a public hearing on his gaming bill, SB453 on Tuesday, during the ...

Read more

 

 © Copyright 2014 Alabama Political Reporter LLC