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Governor Bentley Signed ETF Budget Without Teacher Pay Raise

Monday, 21 April 2014
Governor Bentley Signed ETF Budget Without Teacher Pay Raise

By: Lee Hedgepeth
Alabama Political Reporter

Governor Robert Bentley has announced that he has signed the Education Trust Fund Budget that was approved ...

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House Minority Leader Reacts to ETF Signing

Monday, 21 April 2014
House Minority Leader Reacts to ETF Signing

By: House Minority Leader Craig Ford 

 

“I am disappointed that the Governor’s talk about a pay raise for educators was just more election year rhetoric...

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Hubbard Business Interests Received Almost $3 Million From ALGOP

Monday, 21 April 2014
Hubbard Business Interests Received Almost $3 Million From ALGOP


By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter
 
MONTGOMERY—Since 2002, business interests associated with Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard (R-Auburn) have ra...

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Auditor Candidate Zeigler Speaks in DeKalb County

Monday, 21 April 2014
Auditor Candidate Zeigler Speaks in DeKalb County


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

State Auditor candidate Jim Zeigler (R) campaigned in DeKalb County last week with appearances in Fort Pay...

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Bennett Urges Alabama to Join Compact of States Checking for Voter Duplication

Monday, 21 April 2014
Bennett Urges Alabama to Join Compact of States Checking for Voter Duplication


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Based on recent evidence of double voting discovered in North Carolina, Alabama Secretary of State Jim Ben...

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Feral Hog Problem (Not Politicos, the Other Ones)

Monday, 21 April 2014
Feral Hog Problem (Not Politicos, the Other Ones)


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture John McMillan (R) reported on Facebook that the state of Alabama and f...

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St. Clair Bass Tournament Saturday

Monday, 21 April 2014
St. Clair Bass Tournament Saturday


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Saturday, April 19, 2014 the St. Clair County Republican Party will be holding their 17th annual Logan ...

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Rogers Supports Jettisoning IRS

Monday, 21 April 2014
Rogers Supports Jettisoning IRS


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

U.S. Representative Mike Rogers (R) from Saks wrote a column recently attacking the IRS and demanding refo...

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Moore, Pipkin Spar Over Speaker Hubbard in Coffee County

Monday, 21 April 2014
Moore, Pipkin Spar Over Speaker Hubbard in Coffee County


By Lee Hedgepeth
Alabama Political Reporter

This week, at an event hosted by the Coffee County Republican Club, House Representative Barry Moore and his...

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Stand by Your Man: Alabama Political Wives Channel Wynette

Monday, 21 April 2014
Stand by Your Man: Alabama Political Wives Channel Wynette


By Lee Hedgepeth
Alabama Political Reporter

In a recent rash of public statements, the wives of some Alabama politicians have begun the arduous task of ...

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Former Secretary of the Senate McDowell Lee Has Died

Monday, 21 April 2014
Former Secretary of the Senate McDowell Lee Has Died

McDowell Lee, Sr.
(February 12, 1925 - April 17, 2014)


Official McDowell Lee Obituary
Alabama lost one of its finest sons with the passing of Charles McD...

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Manufacture Alabama and Steel Industry Leaders Show Support for DeMarco

Friday, 18 April 2014
Manufacture Alabama and Steel Industry Leaders Show Support for DeMarco


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter
 
State Representative Paul DeMarco (R) from Homewood has been building momentum for his campaign for Congr...

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Alabama Retail Association PACs Make Initial 2014 Endorsements

Friday, 18 April 2014
Alabama Retail Association PACs Make Initial 2014 Endorsements


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Thursday, April 10, 2014 the Alabama RetailPAC, the Alabama Retail Association’s State political action...

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Attacking the Messenger, Ignoring the Message (And Leaks)

Friday, 18 April 2014
Attacking the Messenger, Ignoring the Message (And Leaks)


By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter
 
MONTGOMERY—The Alabama Foundation for Limited Government is under attack for allegedly violating the Fair Camp...

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Tax Season Reflections on the Growing Cost of Prisons

Friday, 18 April 2014
Tax Season Reflections on the Growing Cost of Prisons

 
Katherine G. Robertson
Alabama Policy Institute 

With the Governor's sign-off, the state's budgets for both the Education Trust Fund and the General Fu...

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Quin Hillyer Endorses Gary Palmer

Friday, 18 April 2014
Quin Hillyer Endorses Gary Palmer


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday National Review   columnist and recent Republican First District Congressional candidate Quin Hil...

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Byrne Reacts to Resignation of Sebelius

Thursday, 17 April 2014
Byrne Reacts to Resignation of Sebelius


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

It was supposed to be the crowning achievement of President Barack Hussein Obama’s presidency.  Franklin D...

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Moore Sought Legislation That Could Have Led To Personal Gain

Thursday, 17 April 2014
Moore Sought Legislation That Could Have Led To Personal Gain


By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter
 
MONTGOMERY—In 2012, Representative Barry Moore (R-Enterprise), along with other House members, sought to inser...

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Shattuck Says He Has Plan to Alter Political Landscape in Washington

Thursday, 17 April 2014
Shattuck Says He Has Plan to Alter Political Landscape in Washington


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter
 
On Friday, Sixth Congressional District Candidate Rob Shattuck released a statement on repealing Obamacar...

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DeMarco Reports $850,000 in Campaign Contributions

Thursday, 17 April 2014
DeMarco Reports $850,000 in Campaign Contributions


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

State Representative Paul DeMarco’s, (R) from Homewood, campaign for Congress continues to impress in his ...

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Holmes Makes More Headlines For Comments

Thursday, 17 April 2014
Holmes Makes More Headlines For Comments


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter
 
Perhaps the most memorable events of this legislative session has been politically incorrect comments by ...

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Federal Judge: Suing Poarch Creek over Gaming is a "Dead End" for Alabama

Thursday, 17 April 2014
Federal Judge: Suing Poarch Creek over Gaming is a


By Lee Hedgepeth
Alabama Political Reporter

A Federal district court judge has issued an order dismissing the Alabama Attorney General's suit against th...

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Alabama Retail PAC Endorses Senator Dial

Tuesday, 15 April 2014
Alabama Retail PAC Endorses Senator Dial


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Senator Gerald Dial’s (R) from Lineville campaign announced in a statement that the Alabama RetailPAC had ...

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PSC Commissioner Jeremy Oden Receives AL Patriots Tea Party Endorsement

Tuesday, 15 April 2014
PSC Commissioner Jeremy Oden Receives AL Patriots Tea Party Endorsement


 
BREWTON – The Alabama Patriots, one of Alabama’s largest Tea Party organizations, announced their endorsement of Jeremy Oden in the race for Public S...

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Alabama New South Coalition Endorses Sewell

Tuesday, 15 April 2014
Alabama New South Coalition Endorses Sewell


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D) from Selma announced in a statement that she has received the endorsemen...

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