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State Seeks to Keep False Arguments Out of Hubbard Trial

By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter MONTGOMERY—The State has filed a Supplemental Brief in support of its motions in limine in the felony public corruption trial of Speaker Mike Hubbard. According to the Criminal Law Bulletin, Volume 46, Number 2. “Most commonly, motions in limine are used to strike at objectionable evidence read more

Lawyers for Chief Say Complaints Are Political, Others Disagree

By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter MONTGOMERY— At a media-packed press conference on Wednesday, Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore and his attorneys, called upon the Alabama Judicial Inquiry Commission (“JIC”) to dismiss unfounded and politically motivated complaints filed against him by the Southern Poverty Law Center (“SPLC”), People for the American Way, the Human Rights Read More

Masons Update Ethics Forms

By Susan Britt Alabama Political Reporter MONTGOMERY—Jon and Rebekah Caldwell Mason have updated their Ethics filings to, what appears to be, a more accurate view of their household income, and their involvement in the business world. Statements of Economic Interest (SEI) are filed by State employees annually, and made public. These ethics forms are designed Read More

House Passes New Rules for Impeachment

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter Tuesday, April 27, the Alabama House of Representative passed House Resolution 334 to change the House’s impeachment process. The measure was sponsored by State Representative Matt Fridy (R-Montevallo). Rep. Fridy said in a statement, “When, several weeks ago, a Representative filed Articles of Impeachment against Governor Bentley, it became Read More

St. Clair Bass Tournament Saturday

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter On Saturday, May 7, 2016 the St. Clair County Republican Party will be holding their 21th annual Logan Martin Classic Bass Tournament. St. Clair County Republican Party Chairman Lance Bell said, ‘We have the Bass Tournament and we will need assistance with it.” Freddie Turrentine who is in charge Read More

Criminal Probe into Bentley-Mason Affair Intensifies

By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter MONTGOMERY—Currently, three simultaneous investigations are being conducted into possible wrong doing by Gov. Robert Bentley, and others in his sphere of influence according to law enforcement resource. The Alabama Political Reporter has spoken with several individuals who have been questioned by the FBI, Alabama Ethics Commission, and the State’s Read More

The State Says Hubbard Doesn’t Need Sixth Continuance
Hubbard Defense Files For Continuance Again
Rep. Says Lyin’ Bentley Should Come Clean
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Too Big To Try?

By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter British Prime Minister William E. Gladstone is credited with saying, “Justice delayed is justice denied.” Once again, Speaker Mike Hubbard, who is charged with committing 23 felony acts of public corruption, has asked for a continuance, and it appears Lee County Circuit Judge Jacob Walker, III, may, once again, Read More

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  • Dr. Robert Bentley is Nobody

    By Joey Kennedy Alabama Political Reporter Dr. Doctor Robert Bentley, governor of Alabama, is an embarrassment. He knows that, even as he combs his hair (what little there is) and gets ready every morning. He knows he’s a joke, even if he won’t admit it. And he won’t. He’s a joke. But the good doctor Read More

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    Dr. Robert Bentley is Nobody

    By Joey Kennedy Alabama Political Reporter Dr. Doctor Robert Bentley, governor of Alabama, is an embarrassment. He knows that, even as he combs his hair (what little there is) and gets ready every morning. He knows he’s a joke, even if he won’t admit it. And he won’t. He’s a joke. But the good doctor Read More

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