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Tying Strange to Tide may come with problems

By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter A red “Make America Great Again” cap is featured in a new mail piece for Republican U.S. Sen. Luther Strange. But there is a big problem with Big Luther’s ad because the stylized “A” in America is the registered mark of the University of Alabama and may not be Read More

Brooks votes for Moore in absentee ballot

By Samuel Mattison Alabama Political Reporter With a little more than week till the election, U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Huntsville, voted for former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore today in the U.S. Senate race on his absentee ballot. Brooks said Moore is the best choice in the race and said he believes his Read More

Sentance out, Richardson in as superintendent

By Josh Moon Alabama Political Reporter Out with the new, in with the old at the Alabama State Department of Education. State school board members on Thursday accepted the resignation of Michael Sentance, ending a tumultuous one-year tenure, and selected former superintendent Ed Richardson to take over on an interim basis. “I’m very excited that Read More

Judge seeks open seat on Court of Civil Appeals

By Samuel Mattison Alabama Political Reporter A judge announced that she would seek a soon-to-be vacated seat on the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals on Thursday. Chirsty Edwards, who currently serves as a judge on the Alabama Tax Court, made the announcement that she will seek the seat on Thursday. Edwards said she wants to Read More

Ivey announces construction of new whiskey factory in Troy

By Brandon Moseley  Alabama Political Reporter Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced that the makers of Clyde May’s Alabama-style whiskey plan to consolidate operations in Troy, Alabama, where the company will build an artisan distillery, rack houses and a bottling hub, as well as a tasting experience center designed to attract tourists. Read More

We should hold law enforcement officers to a higher standard

By Josh Moon Alabama Political Reporter On the video, the man is on his knees, his hands bound behind him, but he is calm, barely moving. Suddenly, another person in the room walks over and hits the bound man. Hard. Unable to defend himself, he starts to slump forward, curling his body into a fetal Read More

Realtors PAC endorses Senator Luther Strange
More conservative elected officials endorse Moore
Gov. Kay Ivey’s campaign releases first video, ‘My Sweet Home, Alabama’
Roby says appropriations fully funds National Defense and down payment on Border Wall
AEA sues State Department of Education over MPS takeover
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Does a pariah deserve even a Pyrrhic victory?

By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter A recent issue of “The Business Advocate,” a publication which is a part of the Business Council of Alabama, features a full-page photo of Chairman Billy Canary with a headline proclaiming, “Business Council Governmental Affairs Conference Best Ever.” The commanding picture with its fraudulent headline is an example of Read More

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  • All that wasted time
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    Joey
    Kennedy

    US Sen Jones: It could happen

    By Joey Kennedy Alabama Political Reporter Could a Democrat win a U.S. Senate race in Alabama? At least one poll says it could happen, if either former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore or U.S. Sen. Luther Strange, former state attorney general, win the upcoming Republican Special Election primary runoff for Senate, to be Read More

  • US Sen Jones: It could happen
  • A hurricane season gone bad
  • Bemoaning our post-truth society
  • Change may be coming to Birmingham
  • I’m dreaming of a Purple Christmas
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    Steve
    Flowers

    Time for BCA’s Canary to go

    By Steve Flowers Inside the Statehouse As I mentioned last week, we will have a plethora of political contests to follow next year, and the field is beginning to formulate. The governor’s race is always the marquee event. However, the most important races will be for the 35 State Senate and 105 House of Representatives Read More

  • Time for BCA’s Canary to go
  • Election season: It’s going to be a doozy
  • Too close to call
  • We’ve got a runoff
  • There’s very little difference 
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    Josh
    Moon

    Analysis: Montgomery intervention failing despite local support

    By Josh Moon Alabama Political Reporter There is a misconception with the state takeover of Montgomery Public Schools. Everyone seems to think that MPS officials don’t want it. That’s untrue. Board members made it clear this week that even those who are currently actively engaged in an ongoing AEA lawsuit against the intervention are open Read More

  • Analysis: Montgomery intervention failing despite local support
  • We should hold law enforcement officers to a higher standard
  • Sentance’s resignation: There’s one person to blame
  • When voting in Senate special election, think of yourself
  • ASU expected to name Quinton Ross president, but not without needless controversy
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