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Respect For Republicans But Not For Democrats

By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter MONTGOMERY—A meeting of the House Sunset Committee rescheduled so that its members could attend the Republican Convention in Cleveland this week. However, an email obtained by the Alabama Political Reporter shows that the Committee’s Republican Chairman, Howard Sanderford (R-Huntsville), is not willing to show the same courtesy to Democratic Read More

Bentley Extends Deadline for ESSA Plan

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter Wednesday, July 19, 2016 Alabama Governor Robert Bentley (R) amended his Executive Order Number 16 so that the Committee preparing the state’s plan to implement the controversial Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) would have more time to prepare their report. Gov. Bentley said in the new order, “By virtue Read More

Cruz Speech Causes Firestorm at Convention

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter Almost a year ago, the big fear among Republicans was that New York City billionaire and reality TV star, Donald J Trump would lose a couple of GOP Primaries and then take his money and 25 percent of the Republican base and run as an independent for the White Read More

“Just the Facts Ma’am” More On eSTART

By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter MONTGOMERY—After reporting on the troubled eSTART time and attendance system, the Alabama Political Reporter received an email from a Director at the Department of Finance saying, “eSTART is the best thing to happen to state government in years. Ziegler is clueless and needs to fire his staff read more

Members of Bi-Partisan Rural Caucus Offer Forum on Speaker Selection

By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter MONTGOMERY—An email from State Representative Johnny Mack Morrow (D-Red Bay), in which he extends an offer from members of the Alabama Rural Caucus, to host an event, “to discuss openly and freely, the selection of a new Speaker of the House,” was sent out yesterday. SEE EMAIL Disgraced former Read More

Bentley Threatens to Call Special Session

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter On Tuesday, July 19, the Montgomery Advertiser’s Brian Lyman reported that Alabama Governor Robert Bentley is planning a special session likely for August or September. Former State Representative Blaine Galliher (R-Rainbow City) referenced the reporting and wrote on Facebook: “Governor announces Special Session for Medicaid will be called late Read More

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Faithful to the Mission

By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter Over the past 24 hours, I have received criticism and “atta boys” for my article “Greene County’s Burden.” Perhaps, I deserve both or neither, but at least people are talking. Before we published the first page on Alabama Political Reporter, we determined our mission would be to inform, educate Read More

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    INSIDE THE STATEHOUSE by Steve Flowers Sometimes when I observe national politics I am enthralled by the magnificent creation of our American government. When our forefathers founded our democracy it was grounded in British parliamentarian philosophy with a unique American blend, which of course omitted a monarchy. Now, 240 years later, it is a very Read More

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  • With Republicans, We Have a Really Bad Combination

    By Joey Kennedy Alabama Political Reporter Yeah, I delayed a day on writing this column, mainly because I wanted to see what direction the Republican National Convention was going to take. We pretty much saw it Tuesday night and Wednesday. It’s a hate fest, and the presumptive Democratic Party presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is the Read More

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    With Republicans, We Have a Really Bad Combination

    By Joey Kennedy Alabama Political Reporter Yeah, I delayed a day on writing this column, mainly because I wanted to see what direction the Republican National Convention was going to take. We pretty much saw it Tuesday night and Wednesday. It’s a hate fest, and the presumptive Democratic Party presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is the Read More

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