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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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ADMH Commissioner Predicts Collapse of State Mental Health System

Tuesday, 14 April 2015
ADMH Commissioner Predicts Collapse of State Mental Health System

By Amy Hinton 
Alabama Political Reporter 

MONTGOMERY —  At his agency’s legislative budget hearing Wednesday, Alabama’s Commissioner of Mental Health, ...

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Sessions and Durbin Lead Bipartisan Demand for DOJ Investigation

Tuesday, 14 April 2015
Sessions and Durbin Lead Bipartisan Demand for DOJ Investigation

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Thursday, April 9, US Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) joined US Senator Richard Durbin in requesting an ...

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Common Core Debate Will Not Go Away

Tuesday, 14 April 2015
Common Core Debate Will Not Go Away

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Alabama is a Republican State.  Conservative grassroots activists have engaged in relentless political org...

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ADAP Director Warns Bentley, Legislature

Tuesday, 14 April 2015
ADAP Director Warns Bentley, Legislature

By Amy Hinton
Alabama Political Reporter

TUSCALOOSA - Just one day after Alabama’s Commissioner of Mental Health, James Reddoch, addressed the Alabama L...

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