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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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Commissioner David Black Opposes Colbert County Tax Increase

Wednesday, 27 May 2015
Commissioner David Black Opposes Colbert County Tax Increase

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Friday, May 21, Colbert County Commissioner, David Black announced that he opposes a proposed 27 percent c...

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Shelby to Visit Tuscaloosa Young Republicans

Wednesday, 27 May 2015
Shelby to Visit Tuscaloosa Young Republicans

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, May 26, US Senator Richard Shelby (R-Alabama) will join the Tuscaloosa Young Republicans for a...

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Planned Parenthood Rallies to Stop Pro-Life Legislation

Tuesday, 26 May 2015
Planned Parenthood Rallies to Stop Pro-Life Legislation

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, May 20, Planned Parenthood led dozens of protestors in front of the Alabama State Capital to pr...

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Lifesaving Bill Passes Health Committee

Tuesday, 26 May 2015
Lifesaving Bill Passes Health Committee

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

The Alabama Legislature routinely decides where billions of dollars are spent and on what it is spent on. ...

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Alabama State Trooper Association Lobby Legislators Not to Pass Austere Budget

Tuesday, 26 May 2015
Alabama State Trooper Association Lobby Legislators Not to Pass Austere Budget

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Wednesday, May 20, the Alabama State Troopers Association (ASTA) announced in a statement that off-duty...

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Hubbard Selling Out (But Not What You Think)

Tuesday, 26 May 2015
Hubbard Selling Out (But Not What You Think)

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

If you have ever wanted to be the landlord of a business with great government connections, hundreds of thousan...

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Attorney General’s Investigator Terminated For Conspiring To Undermine Hubbard Case

Tuesday, 26 May 2015
Attorney General’s Investigator Terminated For Conspiring To Undermine Hubbard Case

 

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter  

MONTGOMERY —A termination letter written by Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange reveals that an investiga...

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Gun Legislation Moving Forward in Senate

Tuesday, 26 May 2015
Gun Legislation Moving Forward in Senate

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Thursday, May 21 saw a lot of movement on gun bills in the Senate.  Senate Bill 14 was passed by the Alaba...

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Legislature Passes Education Budget

Tuesday, 26 May 2015
Legislature Passes Education Budget

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Thursday, May 21, the Alabama legislature passed SB179, the fiscal year 2016 Education Trust Fund budget u...

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Clandestine Strategy Becomes Reality, Just Maybe

Friday, 22 May 2015
Clandestine Strategy Becomes Reality, Just Maybe

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter  

MONTGOMERY—In March, the Alabama Political Reporter wrote of a clandestine strategy to eliminate the Alabama Hist...

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House Passes Austere General Fund Budget

Friday, 22 May 2015
House Passes Austere General Fund Budget

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, May 19, the Alabama House of Representatives passed HB135, the General Fund Budget. The so-cal...

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Roby Meets With Montgomery ‘Ace’ Charles Cleveland

Friday, 22 May 2015
Roby Meets With Montgomery ‘Ace’ Charles Cleveland

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Wednesday, May 20, Lt. Gen. Charles "Chick" Cleveland, fellow "Aces" were honored at the Capitol Wednes...

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Byrne Says he Supports Finding a Long Term Funding Plan for Transportation

Thursday, 21 May 2015
Byrne Says he Supports Finding a Long Term Funding Plan for Transportation

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, May 19, the US House of Representatives passed the Highway and Transportation Funding Act (HR2...

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Sessions Critical of Trade Deals

Thursday, 21 May 2015
Sessions Critical of Trade Deals

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Monday, May 18, US Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) responded to criticism that he has recently received ...

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HB47 Held Over in Committee

Thursday, 21 May 2015
HB47 Held Over in Committee

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, May 19, dozens of second amendment supporters attended a public hearing on major gun legislati...

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Education Budget Comes Out of Committee in House

Thursday, 21 May 2015
Education Budget Comes Out of Committee in House

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, May 19, the House Ways & Means Education Committee easily passed a substitute Education fund ...

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Budgets Moving Forward

Wednesday, 20 May 2015
Budgets Moving Forward

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter  

On Tuesday, May 19, the 2016 fiscal year Alabama General Fund budget HR135 is expected to be on the floor...

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Study Contradicts Political Grandstanding On Welfare Spending

Wednesday, 20 May 2015
Study Contradicts Political Grandstanding On Welfare Spending

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter  

MONTGOMERY—A new working paper series finds that poor parents who receive unconditional cash allocations are mor...

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Gun Bill in Senate Committee

Wednesday, 20 May 2015
Gun Bill in Senate Committee

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, May 19, the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee will consider HB47 which clarifies a number ...

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House Black Caucus Proposes Budget

Wednesday, 20 May 2015
House Black Caucus Proposes Budget

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, May 19, the Alabama House of Representatives is expected to review and debate the General Fund Bu...

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House Committee Holds Public Hearing On Strengthening Chemical Endangerment Law

Wednesday, 20 May 2015
House Committee Holds Public Hearing On Strengthening Chemical Endangerment Law

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—Republican lawmakers hope to strengthen the State’s Chemical Endangerment law, by soliciting doctors...

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Quinn Hillyer Addresses Republican Women of Shelby County on Common Core

Tuesday, 19 May 2015
Quinn Hillyer Addresses Republican Women of Shelby County on Common Core

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Saturday, May 17, columnist and Former Congressional Candidate Quinn Hillyer (R) spoke to the Republica...

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Mental Health Advocates Ask Legislators Not To Cut Services

Tuesday, 19 May 2015
Mental Health Advocates Ask Legislators Not To Cut Services

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter  

Wednesday, May 12, over 250 intellectually disabled Alabamians, their families, caregivers, and advocates...

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