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Senator/Physician Moves to Repeal Law Inspired by His Patient’s Death

Wednesday, 01 April 2015
Senator/Physician Moves to Repeal Law Inspired by His Patient’s Death


By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—A newly-elected OB/GYN State Senator has enlisted the support of six Republican Senate colleagues to...

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Zeigler Charges that Public Dollars were Used to Promote Tax Increase

Wednesday, 01 April 2015
Zeigler Charges that Public Dollars were Used to Promote Tax Increase

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, March 31 voters in Baldwin County go to the polls to decide whether or not they want to pay hi...

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Public Hearing on SB 289 on Monday, April 6

Wednesday, 01 April 2015
Public Hearing on SB 289 on Monday, April 6

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Senate Bill 289 would repeal a 1998 law requiring that insurance companies pay for a 48 hour hospital stay...

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Riley Alabama Figure Head for Florida-Owned SGO

Wednesday, 01 April 2015
Riley Alabama Figure Head for Florida-Owned SGO

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter  

MONTGOMERY—Federal filings show that an Alabama scholarship granting organization (SGO) is actually a wholly o...

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US Supreme Court Rules Retrial in Redistricting Case

Tuesday, 31 March 2015
US Supreme Court Rules Retrial in Redistricting Case


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Wednesday, March 25, the US Supreme Court ruled on behalf of the Alabama Black Legislative Caucus in th...

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Southern Poverty Law Center and Alabama Arise Support President’s Actions on Pay Day Lenders

Tuesday, 31 March 2015
Southern Poverty Law Center and Alabama Arise Support President’s Actions on Pay Day Lenders

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Thursday, March 26, President Barack H. Obama spoke in Birmingham to announce new regulations by the Co...

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Eufaula Coast Guard Team Will Not Be Shut Down

Tuesday, 31 March 2015
Eufaula Coast Guard Team Will Not Be Shut Down

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

The U.S. Coast Guard team that maintains navigation aids along the Chattahoochee River in Eufaula, Alabama...

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Roby Supports Bipartisan Medicare Fix

Tuesday, 31 March 2015
Roby Supports Bipartisan Medicare Fix

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Thursday, Mar 26 a bi-partisan plan to ensure seniors who rely on Medicare aren’t denied access to doctors...

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Revisions to Accountability Act Would Keep Riley SGO from Failure

Tuesday, 31 March 2015
Revisions to Accountability Act Would Keep Riley SGO from Failure

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—Current legislation before the State Senate Finance and Taxation Education Committee changes the ter...

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Democrats Respond to Court Decision on Alabama Redistricting Case

Monday, 30 March 2015
Democrats Respond to Court Decision on Alabama Redistricting Case


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, November 25, the US Supreme Court sent the Alabama Legislative Black Caucus’s case challenging ...

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Text of President's Speech in Birmingham

Monday, 30 March 2015
Text of President's Speech in Birmingham

THE PRESIDENT:  Hello, Alabama!  (Applause.)  Hello, Lawson State Community College!  (Applause.)  Well, it's good to be here.  Thank you so much. 

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Secretary of State John H. Merrill Recognizes Congressman Glen Browder

Monday, 30 March 2015
Secretary of State John H. Merrill Recognizes Congressman Glen Browder

MONTGOMERY—Alabama’s Secretary of State John H. Merrill will recognize former Congressman Glen Browder on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. in the ...

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Shelby Votes for Senate Budget Proposal

Monday, 30 March 2015
Shelby Votes for Senate Budget Proposal

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Friday, March 27, 2015, US Senator Richard Shelby (R-Alabama) announced that he voted in favor of the Sena...

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Palmer Welcomes Obama, Disagrees on Economy

Monday, 30 March 2015
Palmer Welcomes Obama, Disagrees on Economy

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Thursday, March 26, President Barack H. Obama visited Birmingham where he delivered a speech on "Middle...

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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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