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McConnell’s Foreign Companies Raise Questions 

By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter MONTGOMERY—Exotic locations, pirates on the high-seas, and a run for the US Senate sounds like an adventure novel, but a closer look at Senate candidate Jonathon McConnell’s business interests, raises questions about foreign registries and campaign disclosures. McConnell has failed to meet required federal election deadlines, and left out Read More

Shelby Campaign Goes Negative Against McConnell

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter For weeks, Jonathan McConnell has been making accusation after accusation against incumbent US Senator Richard Shelby (R-Alabama).  McConnell has accused Shelby of using his position to enrich himself and his friends.  Despite Shelby’s near perfect conservative voting score record from the American Conservative Union, McConnell has denounced Shelby as Read More

Lottery: The Easiest Vote is to “Let the People Vote”

By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter MONTGOMERY—A packed room on the third floor of the State House was the scene for a public hearing, on a constitutional amendment that would change State law prohibiting a lottery. The Alabama 1901 Constitution specifically forbids a State lottery. Sen. Jim McClendon’s bill is written to allow the people Read More

Palmer Applauds Supreme Court Stay of Clean Power Plan

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter On Wednesday, February 11 US Representative Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) responded to Tuesday’s US Supreme Court’s decision to stay the EPA’s implementation of a controversial Clean Power Plant plan designed to cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants, which is opposed by the State of Alabama. Congressman Palmer said, “Implementing Read More

Public Hearing on Monuments Bill

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter On Tuesday, February 9, the Alabama Senate Governmental Affairs Committee held a public hearing on Senate Bill 13, the monuments bill introduced by State Senator Gerald Allen (R-Tuscaloosa). This bill would create the Alabama Heritage Preservation Act of 2016.  This bill would prohibit the relocation, removal, alteration, renaming, or Read More

SB69 Would Give Legislature Power to Immunize Criminals From Prosecution

By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter MONTGOMERY—Senate Bill 69 would give legislative committees the power to grant immunity for criminal activities. The bill’s intent is to give committees the authority to subpoena documents and testimony from agency heads and others—perhaps an unintended consequence that has raised serious questions in the judicial and law enforcement community. Read More

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Power: Fierce and Fragile

By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter If power is the ultimate currency of politics, it is also a most fierce and fragile commodity. In 2010, the State’s Republican party, led by Mike Hubbard, took the reigns of power from the Democratic majority. In the ensuing years, they ruled quickly, often severely, and in many ways, Read More

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  • Planting Flag for Freedom Everywhere 
  • Dr. King’s Legacy Depends On You
  • Let us turn our thoughts today to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Time to Turn the Page on the Obama Presidency
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    Steve
    Flowers

    Primary Predictions: Not Much Change Expected

    INSIDE THE STATEHOUSE by Steve Flowers We are only a few weeks away from our March 1st primary. We have an early primary date this year due to the fact that we are in the SEC Presidential Primary. Therefore, we will have some say in who will be the GOP and Democratic nominees. Indeed, the Read More

  • Primary Predictions: Not Much Change Expected
  • A Legendary Tale
  • Is is Time for Higher Education To Step Up?
  • Political News from 2015 Will Dominate 2016
  • Once Bitten, Twice Shy
  • Guns and grade inflation

    By Joey Kennedy Alabama Political Reporter I’m sure there are many bills in the Alabama Legislature I’ll take issue with this year. Heck, there will probably be some I support. read more

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    Joey
    Kennedy

    Guns and grade inflation

    By Joey Kennedy Alabama Political Reporter I’m sure there are many bills in the Alabama Legislature I’ll take issue with this year. Heck, there will probably be some I support. read more

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  • Is the glass half full, empty or broken?
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  • Be a Quitter, Mike Hubbard, and Help Your State
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