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Update: Bentley May Doom Medicaid, Lottery Siegelman-Style

By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter Update: In what is being described as a bizarre video press release, Gov. Robert Bentley spoke for over five minutes about a Special Session without ever once mentioning the date of the call. Bentley says he will be traveling the State to gather support for a Lottery to feed Read More

Hillary Clinton Receives Democratic Party Presidential Nomination

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter Tuesday, July 26, delegates to the Democratic National Convention chose former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to be the presidential nominee of the Democratic Party. Secretary Clinton is the first woman to win the presidential nomination for either major political party. Both parties have nominated women for vice-president before: Read More

Zeigler and Morrow File Suit to Stop Bentley from Spending BP Dollars on Beachfront Hotel and Conference Center

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter Monday, July 27, Alabama State Auditor Jim Zeigler and State Representative Johnny Mack Morrow (D-Red Bay) filed a bi-partisan civil suit seeking to halt the Bentley administration from spending BP funds without legislative approval on Bentley’s controversial plan to build a $120 million luxury hotel and conference center at Read More

Cam Ward Recognized Nationally for Health Care Reform Efforts

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter Monday, July 25, it was announced that State Senator Cam Ward (R-Alabaster) was presented last week with the Foundation for Government Accountability’s 2016 “Friend of Government Accountability Award” for sponsoring the Alabama Right to Shop Act. The Right to Shop Act would reward patients who utilize high-value health care Read More

Byrne Applauds Major Transportation Grant Awarded to Mobile

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter Tuesday, July 26, US Representative Bradley Byrne today celebrated news that the City of Mobile will receive a $14,465,044 TIGER discretionary grant from the Federal Department of Transportation for the “One Mobile” project, which will reconstruct Broad and Beauregard Streets. Congressman Byrne said, “I am so pleased to report Read More

Bi-Partisan Suit Filed Over “Bentley’s Pet Project”

By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter MONTGOMERY—A bi-partisan civil lawsuit was filed in Montgomery County Circuit Court on Monday, to halt Gov. Robert Bentley’s “unconstitutionally and unlawfully” spending of State funds on the Gulf State Park Project. SEE FILING The complaint, filed on behalf of Democrat State Representative Johnny Mack Morrow (D-Red Bay) and Republican Read More

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Us or Them?

By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter The government has a role in the lives of its citizens, but it should be a government of the people, by the people, for the people, as Abraham Lincoln memorialized at Gettysburg. Of the many lessons learned from Mike Hubbard’s time as Speaker, the failure of his strict mode of Read More

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    The Future of the Supreme Court at Stake

    INSIDE THE STATEHOUSE by Steve Flowers As we have watched and participated in the presidential foray this entire year, an equally important event occurred. The death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia in February is a very important event in American government. Scalia’s unexpected death at 79 could affect the ideological tilt of the Read More

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  • Trump and His Supporters Live Outside Reality

    By Joey Kennedy Alabama Political Reporter Oh, how I’d like to focus this column on the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. How Democrats, despite the Bernie Bros and others, came together pretty quickly. I’d like to write about how marvelous First Lady Michelle Obama’s speech was on Monday night. Absolutely fantastic. And not plagiarized. It’d Read More

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    Joey
    Kennedy

    Trump and His Supporters Live Outside Reality

    By Joey Kennedy Alabama Political Reporter Oh, how I’d like to focus this column on the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. How Democrats, despite the Bernie Bros and others, came together pretty quickly. I’d like to write about how marvelous First Lady Michelle Obama’s speech was on Monday night. Absolutely fantastic. And not plagiarized. It’d Read More

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