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House Committee Passes Rescheduling of ATF Repayment

Friday, 24 April 2015
House Committee Passes Rescheduling of ATF Repayment

By Susan Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—On Wednesday, the House Ways and Means Committee gave a favorable voice vote to HB490.

The bill, spo...

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Palmer Votes for Pro-Life Resolution Affecting Washington, DC

Friday, 24 April 2015
Palmer Votes for Pro-Life Resolution Affecting Washington, DC

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, April 21, Congressman Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) voted for a resolution to reject a Washington DC ...

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Zeigler Promotes Elimination of State Agency to Keep Parks Open

Friday, 24 April 2015
Zeigler Promotes Elimination of State Agency to Keep Parks Open

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, April 21 Alabama State Auditor Jim Zeigler (R) introduced his plan to save the State Parks System...

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Alabama Remembers Oil Spill on Fifth Anniversary of Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Friday, 24 April 2015
Alabama Remembers Oil Spill on Fifth Anniversary of Deepwater Horizon Disaster

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Monday, April 20, Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange (R) said in a statement on Facebook:

“Five yea...

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Alabama Senate Passes Joint Resolution Opposing Medicaid Expansion

Friday, 24 April 2015
Alabama Senate Passes Joint Resolution Opposing Medicaid Expansion

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, April 21, the Alabama Senate overwhelmingly adopted Senate Joint Resolution 34, to express the...

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Latest SCOTUS Ruling Means Some Redistricting Assured

Thursday, 23 April 2015
Latest SCOTUS Ruling Means Some Redistricting Assured

 

 

By Bill Britt

Alabama Political Reporter

 

MONTGOMERY—In light of this weeks ruling by the US Supreme Court, the State of Alabama will most assuredly b...

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Zeigler Addresses Tuscaloosa Bamacarry

Thursday, 23 April 2015
Zeigler Addresses Tuscaloosa Bamacarry

 

By Brandon Moseley

Alabama Political Reporter 

 

On Monday, June 21 state Auditor Jim Zeigler (R) addressed an estimated 100 members of BamaCarry at Dre...

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New Chief Deputy “Steel Lady”

Thursday, 23 April 2015
New Chief Deputy “Steel Lady”

 

By Bill Britt

Alabama Political Reporter

 

MONTGOMERY—The Appointment of a new Chief Deputy at the Attorney General’s Office should have all of the croo...

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Fetal Heartbeat Bill Could Change Testing Requirements

Thursday, 23 April 2015
Fetal Heartbeat Bill Could Change Testing Requirements

 

 

By Susan Britt

Alabama Political Reporter

 

MONTGOMERY—Rep. Terri Collins (R-Decatur) has introduced legislation HB405, “The Fetal Heartbeat Bill.” Thi...

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More Money for Private School Students Suggested

Thursday, 23 April 2015
More Money for Private School Students Suggested

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—Under revisions to the Alabama Accountability Act, some private school students will be given a bigg...

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Alabama Real Estate Commission Hires Bob Riley and Associates' Lobbyist

Thursday, 23 April 2015
Alabama Real Estate Commission Hires Bob Riley and Associates' Lobbyist

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—A lobbyist with Bob Riley and Associates has been hired for the Alabama Real Estate Commission, the ...

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Legislature Passes Stolen Valor Law

Thursday, 23 April 2015
Legislature Passes Stolen Valor Law

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Thursday, April 16, the Alabama Legislature passed HB2, the Stolen Valor bill, sponsored by State Represen...

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Rep. Patricia Todd Named State Director for Alabama HRC

Thursday, 23 April 2015
Rep. Patricia Todd Named State Director for Alabama HRC

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—State Representative Patricia Todd (D-Birmingham) as been named State Director for the Human Rights ...

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Agency Says Budget Cuts Threat To Public Safety

Thursday, 23 April 2015
Agency Says Budget Cuts Threat To Public Safety

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY —Projected budget cuts in the General Fund will not only pose a threat to public safety, but will al...

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Governing Elite Will Be Honored

Thursday, 23 April 2015
Governing Elite Will Be Honored

By Bill Britt  
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—Yellowhammer Multimedia announced on Monday, that meteorologist James Spann will be the Master of C...

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Are White Democrats An Endangered Species?

Thursday, 23 April 2015
Are White Democrats An Endangered Species?

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—What was once an endangered species is now all but extinct, that being the elected, white Southern D...

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AG Strange Announces Transition of Chief Deputy AG and Appointment of New Chief Deputy

Thursday, 23 April 2015
AG Strange Announces Transition of Chief Deputy AG and Appointment of New Chief Deputy



(MONTGOMERY) – Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange announced on Tuesday, the departure of long-time Chief Deputy Attorney General, Kevin Turner, a...

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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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