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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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Moore Seeks Stay Of Felony Trial (With Petition)

Monday, 21 July 2014
Moore Seeks Stay Of Felony Trial (With Petition)


By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter
 
MONTGOMERY—State Rep. Barry Moore, R-Enterprise, has asked the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals to stay his f...

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Roby Supports Boehner’s Lawsuit to Rein in Executive Branch

Monday, 21 July 2014
Roby Supports Boehner’s Lawsuit to Rein in Executive Branch


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter
 
House Speaker John Boehner, (R) from Ohio, is moving forward with legal actions to ask the court to compe...

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Shelby Blames Border Crisis on Administration's Failure to Enforce Immigration Laws

Monday, 21 July 2014
Shelby Blames Border Crisis on Administration's Failure to Enforce Immigration Laws


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter
 
On Thursday, July 10, 2014, U.S. Senator Richard Shelby, (R) from Alabama, spoke before an emergency meet...

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Palmer Speaks to Birmingham Young Republicans

Monday, 21 July 2014
Palmer Speaks to Birmingham Young Republicans


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter
 
This has been a huge week for Gary Palmer.  On Tuesday, July 15 the longtime Alabama Policy Institute Pre...

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McCutcheon Aids McDaniel Cause

Monday, 21 July 2014
McCutcheon Aids McDaniel Cause


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter
 
Birmingham area engineer, Shaun McCutcheon, is nationally known for his recent victory before the Supreme...

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Hubbard Opponent: I'm a Listener, not a Speaker

Friday, 18 July 2014
Hubbard Opponent: I'm a Listener, not a Speaker


By Lee Hedgepeth
Alabama Poltical Reporter

LEE COUNTY – Shirley Scott-Harris, a recently retired, 14 year professor of Auburn University is Speaker of t...

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State Senator Cam Ward’s Testimony Before the U.S. Congress

Friday, 18 July 2014
State Senator Cam Ward’s Testimony Before the U.S. Congress


By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

WASHINGTON, D.C.---Today, State Senator Cam Ward will testify before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee’s Subco...

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Alabama Leads Nation in K-12 Spending Cuts Since 2008

Friday, 18 July 2014
Alabama Leads Nation in K-12 Spending Cuts Since 2008


By Lee Hedgepeth
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY – A report out by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities shows that since 2008, Alabama has l...

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Palmer Wins Republican Runoff

Friday, 18 July 2014
Palmer Wins Republican Runoff


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter
 
On Tuesday, July 15, Gary Palmer won a powerful mandate from Republican Party voters in the Sixth Congres...

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Low Turnout Runoff Goes As Predicted

Friday, 18 July 2014
Low Turnout Runoff Goes As Predicted


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter
 
Experts including Alabama Secretary of State Jim Bennett (R) were predicting incredibly low voter turnout...

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Former Vice President of Alabama Policy Institute Endorses DeMarco

Wednesday, 16 July 2014
Former Vice President of Alabama Policy Institute Endorses DeMarco


In a stunning rebuke of his old boss Gary Palmer,  the former vice president of the Alabama Policy Institute Michael Ciamarra sent out an email endors...

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