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New House Bill Seeks Star Chamber Powers

Wednesday, 06 May 2015
New House Bill Seeks Star Chamber Powers

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—A new bill sponsored by Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard (R- Auburn) would create a joint-legislati...

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Byrne Proposes Shutting Down Clean Energy Research

Wednesday, 06 May 2015
Byrne Proposes Shutting Down Clean Energy Research

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter  

Friday, May 1, US Representative Bradley Byrne (R-Montrose) proposed eliminating all funding for the Depa...

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BamaCarry Asks for No Compromises on Gun Legislation

Wednesday, 06 May 2015
BamaCarry Asks for No Compromises on Gun Legislation

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Monday, May 4 the pro-gun rights group, BamaCarry, announced in an open letter to state Senator Arthur ...

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Tobacco Tax On Fast-Track

Wednesday, 06 May 2015
Tobacco Tax On Fast-Track

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—On the same day Speaker Mike Hubbard was attending a motions hearing in his felony corruption case, ...

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Bentley Bows to "Obentley" Bashing Blogger

Wednesday, 06 May 2015
Bentley Bows to

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—In a statewide email blast, Yellowhammer News announced, “Gov. Robert Bentley will join us this year...

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Legislature Faces Several General Fund Options

Wednesday, 06 May 2015
Legislature Faces Several General Fund Options

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

State General Fund agencies want more money than the General Fund is likely to have in tax receipts. By mo...

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What Really Happened at Hubbard's Hearing on Thursday?

Wednesday, 06 May 2015
What Really Happened at Hubbard's Hearing on Thursday?

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—Very few media outlets attended Speaker Mike Hubbard’s motions hearing on Thursday, because it was b...

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Palmer Votes for House Budget Resolution

Tuesday, 05 May 2015
Palmer Votes for House Budget Resolution

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Thursday, April 30, the US House of Representatives passed the 2016 budget resolution 226 to 197.  US Repr...

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Rogers Threatens to Filibuster Everything for the Rest of Session Over Waterworks Bill

Tuesday, 05 May 2015
Rogers Threatens to Filibuster Everything for the Rest of Session Over Waterworks Bill

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Thursday, April 30, the Alabama House of Representatives slowed to a crawl when a few members of the Black...

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Marsh Releases Omnibus Gaming Bill, with Opposition on Fifth Floor

Tuesday, 05 May 2015
Marsh Releases Omnibus Gaming Bill, with Opposition on Fifth Floor

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—On Thursday, President Pro Tem Del Marsh (R-Anniston) released a copy of his omnibus gaming bill, wh...

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The V Has Moved

Tuesday, 05 May 2015
The V Has Moved



MONTGOMERY—The State’s most watched political news show, The Voice of Alabama Politics , has moved from its Sunday morning time on ABC, to Sunday evenin...

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Dentists Versus Insurers

Tuesday, 05 May 2015
Dentists Versus Insurers

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, April 29, the Senate Health Committee held a public hearing on SB 295, sponsored by Senator Pau...

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Alabama Gun Rights Network Voices their Support for Compromise Gun Bill

Tuesday, 05 May 2015
Alabama Gun Rights Network Voices their Support for Compromise Gun Bill

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Thursday, April 30, the Alabama Gun Rights Network (AGR) defended the gun bill, HB47, that was crafted ...

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Political, Personal Interests Will Likely Decide Gaming Fate (But Should It?)

Tuesday, 05 May 2015
Political, Personal Interests Will Likely Decide Gaming Fate (But Should It?)

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—The future of gaming in Alabama will be a battle between competing businesses, personal and religiou...

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Stealing The Statehouse?

Monday, 04 May 2015
Stealing The Statehouse?

 

The following stories are part of an ongoing collection of articles researching the possibility of public corruption within the State of Alabama.

Whil...

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Legislature Passes Innovator Liability Legislation

Monday, 04 May 2015
Legislature Passes Innovator Liability Legislation

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, April 28, the Alabama House of Representatives passed SB 80, which has already been passed by the...

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Common Core Opponents Urge Senate Rules Committee to Debate Repeal Bill on Floor

Monday, 04 May 2015
Common Core Opponents Urge Senate Rules Committee to Debate Repeal Bill on Floor

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Wednesday, April 29, the Senate Education Policy Committee narrowly gave a favorable report to Senate B...

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Flat Tax Boom for Rich, Bust for Poor, According to Report

Monday, 04 May 2015
Flat Tax Boom for Rich, Bust for Poor, According to Report

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter  

MONTGOMERY—The idea of a flat tax is being championed by Sen. Bill Hightower (R-Mobile) and other senators as ...

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Red Snapper Season Limited to Just Ten Days

Monday, 04 May 2015
Red Snapper Season Limited to Just Ten Days

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Thursday, April 30, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced that the 2015 Red...

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Legislature Passes Fostering Hope Scholarship Act

Friday, 01 May 2015
Legislature Passes Fostering Hope Scholarship Act

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

The Alabama House of Representatives passed the Fostering Hope Scholarship bill, SB157.  SB157 has already...

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Will Medical Marijuana Be Debated By Alabama Senate?

Friday, 01 May 2015
Will Medical Marijuana Be Debated By Alabama Senate?

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Wednesday, April 22, the Alabama Medical Marijuana Patient Safe Access Act narrowly received a favorabl...

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House Committee Blocks Holtzclaw Legislation to Roll Back Driver’s License Fee Increase

Thursday, 30 April 2015
House Committee Blocks Holtzclaw Legislation to Roll Back Driver’s License Fee Increase

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, April 22, the Alabama House of Representatives Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee vo...

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Legal Schnauzer Blogger Finally Has Legal Champion

Thursday, 30 April 2015
Legal Schnauzer Blogger Finally Has Legal Champion

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter 

MONTGOMERY—After being arrested, detained, found guilty and hit with massive, punitive damages, Legal Schnauze...

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Rep. Ball Says He's a Target for Speaking Out

Thursday, 30 April 2015
Rep. Ball Says He's a Target for Speaking Out

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—The day following his testimony in Lee County, a North Alabama State Representative doubled down on ...

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State Still in General Fund Budget Chaos

Thursday, 30 April 2015
State Still in General Fund Budget Chaos

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

In February, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley (R) announced that the State faced a general fund budget shor...

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