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Senate Debates Building Giant Pork Barrel Project On Gulf

Wednesday, 03 June 2015
Senate Debates Building Giant Pork Barrel Project On Gulf

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Everyone in Montgomery claims that the General Fund (SGF) is in a state of crisis. The Bentley Administrat...

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Senator on Vacation While Bill to Establish Local Office Passed

Wednesday, 03 June 2015
Senator on Vacation While Bill to Establish Local Office Passed

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—Last week, SB487 passed in the Senate, while the bill’s sponsor was on vacation with his girlfriend....

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UAB Football is Back

Wednesday, 03 June 2015
UAB Football is Back

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, December 2, University of Alabama in Birmingham (UAB) announced that the football was getting ...

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House Renews Magnuson-Stevens, Includes Some Reforms

Wednesday, 03 June 2015
House Renews Magnuson-Stevens, Includes Some Reforms

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Monday, June 1, US Representatives Gary Palmer (R-Hoover), Bradley Byrne (R-Montrose), and Martha Roby (R-...

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Zeigler Questions the Wisdom of Building the Massive Gulf Resort

Wednesday, 03 June 2015
Zeigler Questions the Wisdom of Building the Massive Gulf Resort

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Monday, June 1, State Auditor Jim “Zig” Zeigler (R) joined the chorus of voices asking why the State of...

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Alabama Senator Ward Appointed to National Criminal Justice Board

Wednesday, 03 June 2015
Alabama Senator Ward Appointed to National Criminal Justice Board

 

NEW YORK, NY— Alabama State Senator Cam Ward has been appointed to the Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center's Board of Directors. 

Sen. W...

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Disgraced Judge Fuller Finally Resigns

Tuesday, 02 June 2015
Disgraced Judge Fuller Finally Resigns

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

US Judge Mark Fuller has finally agreed to resign after demands from the public and the Alabama Congressio...

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House Passes Accountability Act Reforms

Tuesday, 02 June 2015
House Passes Accountability Act Reforms

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Thursday, May 28, the Alabama House of Representatives passed SB71 which reforms the controversial Alabama...

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Gaming Bills On Hold

Tuesday, 02 June 2015
Gaming Bills On Hold

 

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Last week came and went and no gaming bills were brought to the floor of either House. With only four leg...

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Right To Try Bill Passes Legislature

Tuesday, 02 June 2015
Right To Try Bill Passes Legislature

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter  

On Thursday, May 28, the House passed the Right to Try Act, which was sponsored by Senator Cam Ward (R-Al...

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Austerity Budget Passes Out of Senate Committee

Monday, 01 June 2015
Austerity Budget Passes Out of Senate Committee

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Wednesday, May 27, State of Alabama agency head after agency head paraded in front of the Senate Financ...

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Riley SGO Bailout On Special Order Calendar

Monday, 01 June 2015
Riley SGO Bailout On Special Order Calendar

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—Just when it looked like time was running out on a Billion Dollar Bob Barack-Style Bailout, it is ba...

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Attorney General Answers Questions In Hubbard Case

Monday, 01 June 2015
Attorney General Answers Questions In Hubbard Case

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—Speaker Mike Hubbard's attorney, J. Mark White, issued a subpoena back in March for Attorney General...

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Senate Finance and Taxation Committee Gives Favorable Report to Redistribution of Use Taxes

Monday, 01 June 2015
Senate Finance and Taxation Committee Gives Favorable Report to Redistribution of Use Taxes

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, May 26, the Senate Finance and Taxation Committee introduced and passed a number of bills that th...

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Palmer Applauds Court Decision Blocking Executive Amnesty

Monday, 01 June 2015
Palmer Applauds Court Decision Blocking Executive Amnesty

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, May 26, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals denied a request by the Obama Administration to imp...

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The V is Back on ABC in Montgomery

Monday, 01 June 2015
The V is Back on ABC in Montgomery

Staff Report
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—“We are pleased to announce that The Voice of Alabama Politics has returned to ABC 32 in Montgomery,”...

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General Fund Budget Goes To Senate Committee

Friday, 29 May 2015
General Fund Budget Goes To Senate Committee

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, May 26, Senate Finance and Taxation Committee Chairman Arthur Orr (R-Decatur) told members of the...

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Hubbard’s Attorneys Sue DOJ for Hart’s Records

Friday, 29 May 2015
Hubbard’s Attorneys Sue DOJ for Hart’s Records

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter  

MONTGOMERY—Speaker Mike Hubbard’s attorneys are suing the Department of Justice to obtain information about th...

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General Fund Chaos Could Dominate Legislative Week

Thursday, 28 May 2015
General Fund Chaos Could Dominate Legislative Week

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, May 26, the Alabama Legislature will reconvene with the General Fund budget still looming.  La...

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Former Chief of Staff, Deputy AG, Investigator, Part of Web in Hubbard Case

Thursday, 28 May 2015
Former Chief of Staff, Deputy AG, Investigator, Part of Web in Hubbard Case

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter  

MONTGOMERY—Untangling the web surrounding the investigation that has led to the arrest of Speaker Mike Hubbard...

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People of Colbert County Send Emphatic Anti-tax Message

Thursday, 28 May 2015
People of Colbert County Send Emphatic Anti-tax Message

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, May 26, Colbert County voters went to the polls and voted down a proposed massive proposed tax...

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House Passes Pro-Life HB527

Thursday, 28 May 2015
House Passes Pro-Life HB527

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, May 26, the Alabama House of Representatives passed House Bill 527 that would prevent abortion pr...

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Current Polls Show Strange Over Davis

Thursday, 28 May 2015
Current Polls Show Strange Over Davis

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter  

MONTGOMERY—The Montgomery mayoral race, until recently, looked to be an exciting contest between incumbent Tod...

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Transportation Secretary Fox Will be in Alabama on Tuesday

Wednesday, 27 May 2015
Transportation Secretary Fox Will be in Alabama on Tuesday

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

US Transportation Secretary Anthony Fox will be in Mobile  on Tuesday , as the special guest of US Represent...

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Shelby, Sessions Vote Against Authorizing Trade Promotion Authority

Wednesday, 27 May 2015
Shelby, Sessions Vote Against Authorizing Trade Promotion Authority

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter  

On Friday, May 22, both US Senators Richard Shelby and Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) voted against giving Tra...

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