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State Senator Says Bentley Breaking the Law with Gulf State Park Spending

By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter MONTGOMERY—Firebrand Senator Paul Sanford (R-Huntsville) added an amendment to the Gulf State Park Project appropriations bill that sets a deadline for funding. It reads, “If the State of Alabama does not receive or has not been awarded any National Resource Damage Assessment funds or Restore Act funds for the Read More

Sessions Says After Brexit Vote: Now its America’s Turn

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter Friday June 24, US Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) applauded voters in Great Britain for voting in a Thursday referendum to leave the troubled European Union (EU) and said that the American people will get to vote similarly against globalism when they vote in November. Senator Sessions is one of Read More

Byrne Blasts Senate Democrats for Scuttling Zika Funding Bill

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter The Whitehouse, the US House of Representatives and the US Senate have been haggling over details in a bill to provide resources for an emergency response to the Zika virus for weeks. Democrats in the Senate scuttled the compromise bill on Tuesday to provide the necessary funding. U.S Representative Read More

Zeigler Joins Gulf State Park Lawsuit

By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter MONTGOMERY—“Major developments at Gulf State Park that range from a beach environmental center, to a 350-room lodge for family reunions, are under construction and on schedule to open within two years,” Gov. Robert Bentley announced on Monday. But is what Bentley doing, illegal? Where is the money coming from? Read More

Hubbard Sells Auburn Network Building (Guess when?)

By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter MONTGOMERY—On the same day Mike Hubbard was found guilty of 12 felony counts of public corruption, the building that houses his Auburn Network, LLC, sold for a cash price of $810,000.00 to New Life Properties, LLC. Hubbard was co-owner of the building located at 197 E University Drive in Read More

Bentley Responds to Abortion Law Ruling

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter Monday, June 27, the United States Supreme Court ruled in “Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt” that a Texas law regulating abortion clinics goes too far. Alabama had a similar law. The Alabama law had already been ruled unconstitutional by Federal Judge Myron Thompson. After Monday’s ruling, Alabama Governor Robert Read More

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Explain and Denounce

By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter During the thirteen-day trial in Lee County, the Shadow government, ruled by former Gov. Bob Riley, Mike Hubbard and BCA’s Billy Canary, was partially exposed. The race to replace the third head of Alabama’s “Triumvirate of greed,” began just as Hubbard’s hands were cuffed behind his back. One of Read More

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  • Guilty: The System Worked
  • Riley Inc. and their Beloved Pet
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    The Mike Hubbard Saga

    INSIDE THE STATEHOUSE by Steve Flowers The older you get the more you realize that old adages you heard as a child are true. There is a political maxim that says, “power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” It could very aptly be applied to the Mike Hubbard saga. Mike Hubbard was born and raised Read More

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  • It’s Past Time to Lift Cuban Economic, Travel Embargo

    By Joey Kennedy Alabama Political Reporter Ironic, isn’t it, that Republican officials in Alabama are now lobbying for lifting the economic and travel embargo on Cuba? The Republican-controlled U.S. Congress has thus far refused to do so, despite growing calls for the country to ditch the failed policy. Still, good for those state leaders who Read More

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    Joey
    Kennedy

    It’s Past Time to Lift Cuban Economic, Travel Embargo

    By Joey Kennedy Alabama Political Reporter Ironic, isn’t it, that Republican officials in Alabama are now lobbying for lifting the economic and travel embargo on Cuba? The Republican-controlled U.S. Congress has thus far refused to do so, despite growing calls for the country to ditch the failed policy. Still, good for those state leaders who Read More

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