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Lyn Stuart becomes State’s second female Chief Justice

By Chip Brownlee Alabama Political Reporter MONTGOMERY — For the first time in Alabama’s history, women are at the helm of two of the State’s Branches of Government. On Wednesday, Gov. Kay Ivey appointed Associate Justice Lyn Stuart to lead Alabama’s judicial system as Supreme Court Chief Justice. Stuart, only the second woman to become chief Read More

An executive amendment from the Governor could hold up controversial adoption bill

By Chip Brownlee Alabama Political Reporter MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey is considering an executive amendment to a controversial bill passed by the Alabama Legislature this week that would give faith-based adoption agencies the right to deny services to same-sex couples. Ivey is considering a relatively minor change to the bill, sources close to the Read More

Legislation threatens Alabama Film Office

By Josh Moon Alabama Political Reporter Math is hard for some people. No one understands that better than Sen. Gerald Dial, who spent the better part of Wednesday giving math lessons – specifically, lessons on how percentages work – to a few legislative colleagues. Dial mainly focused on those colleagues who sought to repeal a Read More

Tom Parker is running for Chief Justice

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter Wednesday, April 26, 2017, Alabama: Supreme Court Justice Tom Parker (R) announced that he is running for Chief Justice. Justice Parker said in a statement, “For twelve years I’ve been honored to serve as a strong, conservative voice on the Alabama Supreme Court. Today, I’m announcing my campaign for Read More

Roy Moore is running for US Senate

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter Wednesday, April 26, 2017, suspended Chief Justice Roy Moore (R) announced that he is running for the US Senate seat in this year’s Special Election. Moore joins a crowded Republican field that includes: state Representative Ed Henry (R-Hartselle), US Senator Luther Strange (R), and former Alabama Christian Coalition President Read More

Strange to co-chair Senate Values Action Team

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter Wednesday, April 26, 2017, US Senator Luther Strange (R) was selected to be the Co-Chairman of the Values Action Team caucus. The Values Action Team Caucus is a leading Force for Pro-Life and Religious Liberty Legislation. Sen. Strange said in a statement, “Religious freedom is what brought early settlers Read More

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The real danger for small loan borrowers

By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter In this Legislative Session, the fight to further restrict payday and other small lending operations began with half-truths, false claims of support, and conservative lawmakers making common cause with the State’s most liberal organization. Under the notion of protecting lower income families, single mothers, and minorities from themselves, a Read More

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  • Separating fact from fiction about “Gun Bill”
  • Politics, public opinion permeate Moore suspension
  • Strange bedfellows huddle to “protect” lower income families, single mothers, and minorities
  • Alabamians have the right to elect their Senators, not Bentley, Washington insiders
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    Joey
    Kennedy

    Some Senators condone animal abuse

    By Joey Kennedy Alabama Political Reporter While supporters of the Alabama Puppy Mill Project were optimistic they could get a bill to regulate the State’s backyard breeders and puppy mills through the Legislature this year, I was doubtful from the start. That’s because too many of our lawmakers respond to lobbyists for the status quo Read More

  • Some Senators condone animal abuse
  • Only one week in, Kay Ivey making some good decisions
  • A boob, but not Rebekah Mason’s
  • Let judicial override be gone forever
  • Jeff Sessions is definitely a mistake, but confirm Neil Gorsuch, and let’s move on
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    Steve
    Flowers

    The race is on for Senate

    INSIDE THE STATEHOUSE by Steve Flowers The decisive move by newly minted Governor Kay Ivey, to declare a Special Election for Jeff Sessions’ Senate Seat this year rather than next year changes the entire complexion of who will sit in that coveted seat. It also redefines the landscape of an ever changing and pivotal Alabama Read More

  • The race is on for Senate
  • A great movie, but would anyone believe it?
  • The Democrat Derby
  • Governor’s Derby
  • Internet tax, roads need attention
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    Josh
    Moon

    Roy Moore has a real shot at the US Senate, but so does a Democrat

    By Josh Moon Alabama Political Reporter Roy Moore is running for US Senate. Moore announced his plans to run for the seat vacated by US Attorney General Jeff Sessions on the steps of the Alabama Capitol building, an audience of a few dozen supporters cheering him on. And because Roy Moore is Roy Moore, he Read More

  • Roy Moore has a real shot at the US Senate, but so does a Democrat
  • Discrimination: We still don’t know what it is
  • Alabama Legislature Recap Week 9: All questions, no answers
  • It doesn’t have to be like this, Alabama
  • Luther Strange and a very bad choice
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    Samuel McLure

    Alabama’s political candidates and their capacity to care for orphans

    By Sam McLure Alabama Political Reporter “Oh I say the measure of a man Is not how tall you stand.” 4 Him, The Measure of a Man, 1995 Alabama has exciting days ahead of it.  Our next US Senator will likely be decided August 15, 2017.  Almost every other statewide elected official and every member Read More

  • Alabama’s political candidates and their capacity to care for orphans
  • SPLC, HRC, and HB 440: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Cosmic Struggle Between Good and Evil
  • “Something wicked this way comes.” A toast to Chief Counsel Katherine Robertson’s vision for a free Alabama
  • A woman is not an incubator
  • Horatio Bunce, GOP Freedom Caucus, and the Libertarian Cause
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