Will President Pro Tem Survive Hubbard Scandal?

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By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—Senate President Del Marsh, R-Anniston, has kept a low-profile regarding the revelation that Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard is under investigation by the State’s Attorney General’s Office.

Marsh reportedly spent six hours testifying before the Lee County Grand Jury in Mid-November, 2013, what he was asked and the outcome of that hearing is unknown.

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Sells Announces Support for Vote on Lottery and School Prayer

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Republican Alabama House District 90 candidate Chris Sells from Greenville announced on Friday that he was supporting statewide votes on: the lottery, school prayer, and other issues.

Sells said that he issued the statement to make clear his position on the right of the people to vote on important issues.  Sells said, “I believe it is the people’s right to vote on issues such as the

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Endorses Palmer

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Monday, September 29, the Gary Palmer for Congress Campaign announced in a written statement that Gary has received the endorsement of the Chamber of Commerce of The United States of America.

The President and Chief Executive Officer of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Thomas J. Donohue said in a statement that he is proud to endorse Palmer’s Candidacy in the Sixth District of Alabama.  “At

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Sessions Accuses Obama of Replacing U.S. Military with Illegal Aliens

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Friday, September 26, Senator Jeff Sessions in a written statement accused President Barack H. Obama of recruiting illegal aliens to directly displace U.S. Service members during a time of dramatic military layoffs.

Senator Sessions said, “With an unprecedented illegal immigration crisis raging, the President announces not enforcement actions to reduce illegality, but yet one more in an

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Your guide to the 2014 proposed Constitutional Amendments

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By Lieutenant Governor Kay Ivey

When Alabamians enter the voting booth on November 4, 2014, they’ll see five proposed statewide Constitutional Amendments at the bottom of the ballot. It’s not uncommon to see Constitutional Amendments on the ballot in Alabama. Our government is set up in a way that puts the power in the hands of the people to make many major decisions that have a statewide impact. Our Constitution sometimes requires

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Vote for a jobs policy that works this November

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By Rep. Darrio Melton

This Saturday will mark one month until the November midterm election. There is a lot at stake for the state of Alabama, and your vote will be important. Even though the president is not on the ballot, it is critical that we still stand up for the issues that matter most to our families.

Over the next several weeks, I want to write about all the reasons why I’m voting for Democrats this November, and all of the

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Ethics Director Denies Complaint Against Hubbard

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By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—In a June, 2014 interview with Inside Alabama Politics, James L. (Jim) Sumner, Jr.,  the Director of the Alabama Ethics Commission, stated that his office had never received an ethics complaint concerning Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard, R-Auburn. However, an ethics complaint against Hubbard was filed with the his office in December, 2013.

(see complaint) 

The over 50 page complaint

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Expect More Fake Outrage from the Hubbard/Riley Spin Machine

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By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—Henry T. “Sonny” Reagan’s brash attempt to tarnish the Lee County Grand Jury and its lead prosecutor, Matt Hart, is yet another ploy by allies of Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard and those alined with former Gov. Bob Riley, to cast doubt and sow confusion into the investigations of Hubbard and his colleagues.

Unfortunately, Hart and Acting Attorney General W. Van Davis are

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ACLU Requests Records from Superintendent’s Social Media Monitoring

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

According to some reports from the Alabama Media Group and its “Huntsville Times” franchise, the Huntsville City schools, under the direction of Superintendent Casey Wardynski, has spent up to $595,000 systematically reviewing the social media accounts of students who attend the public school system. Responding to concerns that perhaps rights have been violated there, the ACLU of

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Advocacy Group Draws Attention to High AIDS Rate in Birmingham

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) is making an effort to draw attention to the fact that Birmingham, Alabama has 17th Highest Rate of HIV Infection in the entire Nation. The group says that they are trying to advance awareness of the epidemic in Birmingham, reduce the stigma of testing positive for the disease and get more people that are infected the treatments that they need.
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