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A further look at revelations in final report on scheme to smear Pouncey

By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter A recently exposed internal investigation by the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE), alleges five individuals devised a “scheme” in July of 2016, to deny Dr. Craig Pouncey a fair chance of being selected as the State Superintendent of the Department of Education. The internal investigation also found that Read More

Judge Moore Interview

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter Friday, June 23, 2017, Republican US Senate candidate Judge Roy Moore took time to speak with The Alabama Political Reporter (APR) and answer a number of issues across a wide spectrum of issues likely to face the Senate. APR: You recently expressed some concerns with the secret Senate healthcare bill Read More

Alabama Hospital Association opposes Senate Healthcare Bill

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter On Friday, June 23, 2017, the Alabama Hospital Association released a statement opposing the Senate Republicans healthcare bill that was released on Thursday. The Alabama Hospital Association wrote in a statement: “Alabama’s hospitals support meaningful reforms that will enhance our State’s health care delivery system and support access to Read More

Ainsworth launches campaign with down-home flair, commitment to ethics, jobs, and reform

By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter On Saturday evening, a packed house at Guntersville City Hall celebrated with State Rep. Will Ainsworth as he announced his candidacy for Lieutenant Governor. He said, “After a lot of prayer, and a lot of council, it’s time for a new day in Alabama, and I’m excited to announce Read More

Boeing to add 400 more jobs in Alabama

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter Governor Kay Ivey (R) and her team were at the Paris Air Show last week working to continue to grow Alabama’s booming aerospace industry. One of the largest aerospace employers in the world, Boeing Co. has a large presence in the state of Alabama. Currently Boeing has about 2,700 Read More

State Rep. Will Ainsworth to run for Lieutenant Governor

By Staff Alabama Political Reporter State Rep. Will Ainsworth is expected to announce his candidacy for Lieutenant Governor on Saturday at a kick-off rally in Guntersville. Ainsworth, a first term Representative who represents Marshall, Dekalb and Blount Counties, is now running to oversee the Alabama Senate and be second in line to the Governorship. In Read More

Rep. Johnny Mack Morrow to focus on education in challenging Sen. Larry Stutts in District 6
Judge Moore wants full repeal of Obamacare
Nicole Jones running for Senate District 7
Luther Strange: “Obamacare is in a Death Spiral”
Reaction to Oliver Robinson’s guilty plea
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A further look at revelations in final report on scheme to smear Pouncey

By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter A recently exposed internal investigation by the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE), alleges five individuals devised a “scheme” in July of 2016, to deny Dr. Craig Pouncey a fair chance of being selected as the State Superintendent of the Department of Education. The internal investigation also found that Read More

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    Joey
    Kennedy

    “What can the Internet do for us?”

    By Joey Kennedy Alabama Political Reporter Congratulations to Josh Moon, my colleague at The Alabama Political Reporter, for taking a couple of journalism awards from the Alabama Associated Press Managing Editors group. Those aren’t Moon’s first awards, and they likely won’t be his last. Showing nothing but class, Moon put the awards in the correct Read More

  • “What can the Internet do for us?”
  • Yes, we must have better gun control
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  • A study in taxation. Again.
  • Honesty is the best policy – Duh!
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    Steve
    Flowers

    One for the record books

    INSIDE THE STATEHOUSE by Steve Flowers The much-anticipated 2018 election contests have been pushed back by about three months due to the unanticipated race for Jeff Sessions’ senate seat. This ongoing contest will occupy the news through late September. It was previously thought that June 6 would be the opening bell since fundraising for next Read More

  • One for the record books
  • Governor’s race shaped by unforeseen forces
  • Remembering the great
  • Sprint to August 15
  • Handicapping the field
  • by
    Josh
    Moon

    The cost of a “cheap” Alabama worker

    By Josh Moon Alabama Political Reporter Your wife looks cheap. You drive a cheap car. He was wearing a cheap suit. Insults, right? That’s usually the case when you refer to something or someone as “cheap.” You don’t mean it as a compliment. Here’s one more people shouldn’t be taking as a compliment: Cheap Alabama Read More

  • The cost of a “cheap” Alabama worker
  • Oliver Robinson shouldn’t go to jail alone
  • A sad day for education in Alabama
  • An apology for white people
  • Quality journalism comes in many different forms
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    Samuel McLure

    A Disquisition on greed in politics, Part 2: Examples of greed in Alabama politics

    By Sam McLure Alabama Political Reporter Politics is No Place for the Invisible Hand of Capitalism In the early 20th century, G.K. Chesterton responded to a newspaper inquiry which asked readers to send in answers to a pressing question: “What is wrong with the world?”  Chesterton’s write-in response was, “Dear Sir: Regarding your article ‘What’s Read More

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