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Kelly Butler Joins Bentley Staff as State Budget Officer

Tuesday, 29 July 2014
Kelly Butler Joins Bentley Staff as State Budget Officer


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, July 22, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley (R) announced in a written statement that Kelly Butle...

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Illegal Aliens to Come to Montgomery

Tuesday, 29 July 2014
Illegal Aliens to Come to Montgomery


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

The Associated Press is reporting that the Governor’s office has been notified that the Federal Emergency ...

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AL.COM Columnist Shares a Drink with Hubbard’s Attorney

Tuesday, 29 July 2014
AL.COM Columnist Shares a Drink with Hubbard’s Attorney

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By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

BIRMINGHAM—J. Mark White is a top white collar criminal defense attorney representing ...

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Environmental Impact Statement Released on I-10 Mobile River Bridge

Monday, 28 July 2014
Environmental Impact Statement Released on I-10 Mobile River Bridge


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, July 22 Congressman Bradley Byrne (R) released a written statement to applaud the release of t...

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Governor Asks for ASU BOT Members Dean and Wiggins to Resign

Monday, 28 July 2014
Governor Asks for ASU BOT Members Dean and Wiggins to Resign


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, July 22 Alabama Governor Robert Bentley (R) sent letters to both Alabama State University (ASU...

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Cost of Accountability Act Over 1,000 Times Higher Than Scholarship Awards Last Year

Monday, 28 July 2014
Cost of Accountability Act Over 1,000 Times Higher Than Scholarship Awards Last Year

By Lee Hedgepeth
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY – Yesterday, the Alabama Department of Revenue released financial statistics revealing the 2013 inc...

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Sessions Says the Republic Faces a Grave Threat from Obama

Monday, 28 July 2014
Sessions Says the Republic Faces a Grave Threat from Obama


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

For months, moderate Republicans have been working with the Speaker of the House John Boehner and recently...

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Strange Campaigns in Moody

Monday, 28 July 2014
Strange Campaigns in Moody


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, July 22, prominent St. Clair County Republicans held a fundraiser in Moody at the Red Diamond ...

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North Carolina Will Rewrite Common Core

Monday, 28 July 2014
North Carolina Will Rewrite Common Core


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, July 22, responding to a rising wave of opposition to the controversial new Common Core, Repub...

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BREAKING: SGO Scholarship Statistics Out, Only Nine Scholarships Awarded Statewide

Monday, 28 July 2014
BREAKING: SGO Scholarship Statistics Out, Only Nine Scholarships Awarded Statewide

By Lee Hedgepeth
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY -- Earlier today, the Alabama Department of Revenue released a report of the income and expenditu...

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"Supremes" Likely to Decide Future of Obamacare…..Again

Monday, 28 July 2014


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, July 22, a federal appeals court ruled that individuals cannot use tax credits or subsidies to...

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Bachus Supports Resolution on International Adoptions

Thursday, 24 July 2014
Bachus Supports Resolution on International Adoptions


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter
 
Congressman Spencer Bachus (R) from Vestavia released a statement after the U.S. House of Representatives...

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Senator Taylor Paid To Fight PCI While Pushing Legislation Against Them

Thursday, 24 July 2014
Senator Taylor Paid To Fight PCI While Pushing Legislation Against Them


By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter
 
MONTGOMERY— Prior to becoming a State Senator, Bryan Taylor advised former Gov. Bob Riley in his fight against...

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Sessions Supports Cruz Border Security Bill

Thursday, 24 July 2014
Sessions Supports Cruz Border Security Bill


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Monday, July 21 Senator Jeff Sessions (R) from Alabama took to the Senate floor to attack the efforts b...

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Armistead Says Democratic Convention in Birmingham Would Show Vast Differences Between the Two Parties

Thursday, 24 July 2014
Armistead Says Democratic Convention in Birmingham Would Show Vast Differences Between the Two Parties


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Members of the Democratic National Convention site selection committee are in Birmingham this week to revi...

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Coach Jones Says He Can Win

Thursday, 24 July 2014
Coach Jones Says He Can Win


By Bill Britt and Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter
 
MONTGOMERY—Coach Terry Jones from Hazel Green is running for the Alabama Legislature in Ho...

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Democrats Hope to Make Case for Medicaid Expansion

Wednesday, 23 July 2014
Democrats Hope to Make Case for Medicaid Expansion


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Alabama’s Democratic Party has taken a beating during the presidency of Barack H. Obama.  In 2008 when the...

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State Will Pay Universal Records Thousands for “Sweet Home Alabama” Rights

Wednesday, 23 July 2014
State Will Pay Universal Records Thousands for “Sweet Home Alabama” Rights


By Lee Hedgepeth
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Tourism Department and the Alabama Department of Transportation have announced that...

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Under Leading GOP Plan, 1 in 5 AL Public Sector Jobs to be Cut

Wednesday, 23 July 2014
Under Leading GOP Plan, 1 in 5 AL Public Sector Jobs to be Cut


By Lee Hedgepeth
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY – After a back and forth flurry of "hypotheticals" between the State's Executive and Legislative ...

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Brooks Asking for Constituents Views on Internet Sales Taxes

Tuesday, 22 July 2014
Brooks Asking for Constituents Views on Internet Sales Taxes


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter
 
Congressman Mo Brooks (R) from Huntsville is asking constituents of Alabama’s Fifth Congressional Distric...

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Rogers Blames Obama for Immigration Crisis

Tuesday, 22 July 2014
Rogers Blames Obama for Immigration Crisis


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter
 
Congressman Mike Rogers (R) from Saks said in a recent statement to constituents that there is a flood of...

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Group Holds Protest Against Illegal Immigration

Tuesday, 22 July 2014
Group Holds Protest Against Illegal Immigration


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter
 
On Saturday, July 19, a group held a demonstration to protest the current border crisis, to urge members ...

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Job Growth Proves Higher in States with Increased Minimum Wage

Tuesday, 22 July 2014
Job Growth Proves Higher in States with Increased Minimum Wage


By Lee Hedgepeth
Alabama Political Reporter

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A nationwide breakdown of job growth released last week by the US Department of Labor con...

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Hubbard Suffers Defeat with Harbison Win

Tuesday, 22 July 2014
Hubbard Suffers Defeat with Harbison Win


By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter
 
MONTGOMERY—Speaker Mike Hubbard and former Gov. Bob Riley poured hundreds of thousands of dollars into the Hou...

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Roby Comments on that Latest Troubling Reports at Central Alabama VA

Monday, 21 July 2014
Roby Comments on that Latest Troubling Reports at Central Alabama VA


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter
 
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R) today commented on what she called the latest revelations of negligen...

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