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Huntsville Scientist Skeptical of Global Warming Claims

Tuesday, 21 April 2015
Huntsville Scientist Skeptical of Global Warming Claims

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter  

On Thursday, April 16, the Rainy Day Patriots gathered at Hoover Tactical Firearms to hear from renowned ...

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Sewell Supportive of the Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act

Tuesday, 21 April 2015
Sewell Supportive of the Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, April 14, the Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act (H.R. 650) passed the US House of R...

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The Answer To Alabama’s Fiscal Crisis Lies In Removing Earmarks And Using Commonsense Budgeting Practices

Tuesday, 21 April 2015
The Answer To Alabama’s Fiscal Crisis Lies In Removing Earmarks And Using Commonsense Budgeting Practices

By Rep. Will Ainsworth

Alabama’s General Fund budget, which appropriates taxpayer dollars to non-education state agencies like Medicaid, the Department...

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Black Legislative Caucus Prepares Their Own Redistricting Plan

Tuesday, 21 April 2015
Black Legislative Caucus Prepares Their Own Redistricting Plan

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Thursday, April 16, State Representative John Rogers (D-Birmingham) speaking on the floor of the Alabam...

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Health and Human Services Subcommittee Passes HB56

Monday, 20 April 2015
Health and Human Services Subcommittee Passes HB56

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

 

Wednesday, April 15 House Bill 56 passed out of the Senate Health and Human Services Subcommittee followi...

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Hubbard Motions Hearing Summary

Monday, 20 April 2015
Hubbard Motions Hearing Summary

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter  

OPELIKA—The Motions Hearing in the Hubbard felony public corruption case left little doubt that although the d...

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Byrne and Sewell Reintroduce the Workforce Development Tax Credits Bill

Monday, 20 April 2015
Byrne and Sewell Reintroduce the Workforce Development Tax Credits Bill

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, April 15, US Representatives Bradley Byrne (R-Mobile) and Terri Sewell (D-Selma) have reintrodu...

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Hubbard Says He is Confident There Won’t Be Special Elections

Monday, 20 April 2015
Hubbard Says He is Confident There Won’t Be Special Elections

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Thursday, April 16, the Speaker of the Alabama House of Representatives Mike Hubbard (R-Auburn) addressed ...

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Palmer Critical of Obama’s UN Climate Commitment after Science Committee Hearing

Monday, 20 April 2015
Palmer Critical of Obama’s UN Climate Commitment after Science Committee Hearing

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, April 15, Congressman Gary Palmer (R-Hoover), a member of the Science, Space and Technology Com...

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Brooks Critical of IRS, Would Replace it with Fair Tax

Monday, 20 April 2015
Brooks Critical of IRS, Would Replace it with Fair Tax

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Congressman Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) says that the American people no longer trust the IRS, and that he su...

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Ball Wants To Limit Investigation Into Lawmakers

Monday, 20 April 2015
Ball Wants To Limit Investigation Into Lawmakers

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—For months it has been rumored that certain lawmakers wanted to pass legislation that would limit th...

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State Parks May Be in Danger

Friday, 17 April 2015
State Parks May Be in Danger

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, April 15, after running a campaign touting his successful record of cutting taxes and downsizin...

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Education Budget Debated in Committee: Passes in Senate

Friday, 17 April 2015
Education Budget Debated in Committee: Passes in Senate

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, April 14 the Alabama Senate passed SB179 the Education Trust Fund budget with the unified supp...

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Special Grand Jury Still Empaneled to Investigate Hubbard, Others

Friday, 17 April 2015
Special Grand Jury Still Empaneled to Investigate Hubbard, Others

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter  

MONTGOMERY—After months of testimony, millions of pages of documents, and 23 felony indictments retuned agains...

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Shelby and Sessions Oppose Costly Doc Fix

Thursday, 16 April 2015
Shelby and Sessions Oppose Costly Doc Fix

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

U.S. Senators from Alabama Jeff Sessions (R) and Richard Shelby (R) both oppose the bipartisan “doc fix” b...

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Crumpton Announces Bid to Unseat Shelby

Thursday, 16 April 2015
Crumpton Announces Bid to Unseat Shelby

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

In the 2014 election cycle, Republicans and Democrats were locked in a struggle for control of the United ...

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Public Hearing on Bill for Article V Convention

Thursday, 16 April 2015
Public Hearing on Bill for Article V Convention

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Wednesday, April 15, the House Constitution Campaigns & Elections Committee will hold a public hear...

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House and Senate Have Busy Committee Schedules

Thursday, 16 April 2015
House and Senate Have Busy Committee Schedules

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter  

Wednesday, April 15, is promising to be another busy day of committee meetings in the Alabama Legislature...

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Human Trafficking Legislation Introduced in Legislature

Wednesday, 15 April 2015
Human Trafficking Legislation Introduced in Legislature

 

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, April 7, Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force Chair and State Representative Jack Williams (R...

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GED Numbers Fall By 90 Percent As Costs More Than Double

Wednesday, 15 April 2015
GED Numbers Fall By 90 Percent As Costs More Than Double

 

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY— In 2014, Alabama instituted a new high school equivalency test. Since its implementation the numbe...

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Falls Only Likes Parts of Prison Reform Proposal

Wednesday, 15 April 2015
Falls Only Likes Parts of Prison Reform Proposal

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter  

Thursday, April 9, Jefferson County District Attorney Brandon Falls (R) took questions from the Greater B...

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Roby Angry: "No More Excuses"

Wednesday, 15 April 2015
Roby Angry:

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Monday, April 13, 2015 U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Montgomery) said that she wants to hear, “No mor...

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Lathan Warns Against Complacency

Wednesday, 15 April 2015
Lathan Warns Against Complacency

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Thursday, April 9, Alabama Republican Party chairwoman, Terry Lathan warned against complacency. She as...

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House Now Moves To Save Riley SGO

Wednesday, 15 April 2015
House Now Moves To Save Riley SGO

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—On Wednesday, the House will take up the bill that will expand the Alabama Accountability Act to sav...

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New Court Filings Show Matrix of Overlapping Attorneys May Have Shared Privileged Information

Wednesday, 15 April 2015
New Court Filings Show Matrix of Overlapping Attorneys May Have Shared Privileged Information

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter  

MONTGOMERY—Motions filed Monday in the felony case against Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard show, that throug...

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