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BP Settlement Brings Help for General Fund

Monday, 06 July 2015
BP Settlement Brings Help for General Fund

By Brandon Moseley  
Alabama Political Reporter

On Thursday, July 2, Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange (R)and Governor Robert Bentley (R) announce...

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Byrne Concerned BP Money May Not Go to Gulf Coast Communities

Monday, 06 July 2015
Byrne Concerned BP Money May Not Go to Gulf Coast Communities

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Thursday, July 2, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley (R) and Alabama Attorney Genera Luther Strange (R) an...

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Global Economy Starting to Show Cracks

Monday, 06 July 2015
Global Economy Starting to Show Cracks

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

The last four days have seen lots of troubling economic news.  On Thursday, July 2, new job numbers are ou...

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Brewbaker Against Gambling Expansion

Monday, 06 July 2015
Brewbaker Against Gambling Expansion

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—As the debate over gambling heats up, one State Senator says he is dead-set against it.

Senate Presid...

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State Rep. Dan Williams Has Passed Away

Monday, 06 July 2015
State Rep. Dan Williams Has Passed Away

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Wednesday, July 1, the Alabama House of Representatives lost one of it’s own when House Member Dan Will...

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Senator Cam Ward Arrested for DUI: Update

Monday, 06 July 2015
Senator Cam Ward Arrested for DUI: Update

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, July 1, Alabama State Senator Cam Ward (R-Alabaster) has been arrested for driving under the in...

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Board Begins Process of Linn Park Confederate Memorial Removal

Friday, 03 July 2015
Board Begins Process of Linn Park Confederate Memorial Removal

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Wednesday, July 1, the Birmingham Parks and Recreation Board voted to begin the process of removing the...

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Judge Granade Orders Probate Judges to Follow Supreme Court Ruling

Friday, 03 July 2015
Judge Granade Orders Probate Judges to Follow Supreme Court Ruling

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, July 1, 2015, Federal District Judge Callie Granade issued orders to all probate judges in the ...

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Cohen Demands Moore Fire Johnson

Thursday, 02 July 2015
Cohen Demands Moore Fire Johnson

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, June 30, the President of the Southern Poverty Law Center Richard Cohen publicly demanded that Al...

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Cavanaugh, Beeker, Palmer Comment on Supreme Court Win for Power Plants

Thursday, 02 July 2015
Cavanaugh, Beeker, Palmer Comment on Supreme Court Win for Power Plants

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Monday, June 29, in what is being called a win for states and power plants, the US Supreme Court ruled ...

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Veteran Lobbyist Sues AEA

Friday, 03 July 2015
Veteran Lobbyist Sues AEA

 

 

By Bill Britt

Alabama Political Reporter 

 

MONTGOMERY— The Alabama Education Association is being sued by a former lobbyist for breech of contract and...

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Dye Sends Letter to Legislators Argues Passage of Lottery, Gaming

Thursday, 02 July 2015
Dye Sends Letter to Legislators Argues Passage of Lottery, Gaming

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—Legendary Auburn coach Pat Dye, has written a letter to the Alabama Legislature explaining his suppo...

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Study Finds Alabama Failing in Best States for Working Moms, Dads

Thursday, 02 July 2015
Study Finds Alabama Failing in Best States for Working Moms, Dads

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY— A data analysis by wallethub.com found that Alabama is not such a good place for working moms and d...

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Strange, Byrne Applaud Supreme Court Ruling on EPA

Thursday, 02 July 2015
Strange, Byrne Applaud Supreme Court Ruling on EPA

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Monday, June 29, the US Supreme Court, in a controversial 5-4 ruling, sided with the energy companies and ...

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Oden Comments on US Supreme Court Decision Rejecting EPA Standards

Thursday, 02 July 2015
Oden Comments on US Supreme Court Decision Rejecting EPA Standards

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Monday, June 29, 2015, the US Supreme Court ruled against new rules by President Obama’s US Environmental ...

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SpaceX Rocket Crashes

Wednesday, 01 July 2015
SpaceX Rocket Crashes

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Monday, June 29 NASA Administrator Charles Bolden issued a statement on the loss Sunday of the SpaceX C...

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Tribe Begins Ad Campaign for Gambling Monopoly

Tuesday, 30 June 2015
Tribe Begins Ad Campaign for Gambling Monopoly

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—The Poarch Band of Creek Indians (PCI) have begun what is reportedly a $4 million dollar advertising...

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Southerners Rally for Confederate Heritage in Montgomery

Tuesday, 30 June 2015
Southerners Rally for Confederate Heritage in Montgomery

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Saturday, June 27, with only three days to organize and prepare supporters of Alabama’s Confederate herita...

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Hearing on Zeigler Lawsuit in Court Thursday

Tuesday, 30 June 2015
Hearing on Zeigler Lawsuit in Court Thursday

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Sunday, June 28, Alabama State Auditor Jim Zeigler (R) announced that a hearing will be held in Montgomery...

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All States to Recognize Same Sex Marriage

Tuesday, 30 June 2015
All States to Recognize Same Sex Marriage

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

In a controversial 5 to 4 ruling, the United States redefined marriage for all fifty states to mean two pe...

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Strange Appeals VictoryLand Decision

Tuesday, 30 June 2015
Strange Appeals VictoryLand Decision

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Friday June 26, Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange appealed a decision by Circuit Court Judge Will...

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Sessions Launches Blistering Attack on Supreme Court’s Gay Marriage Ruling

Monday, 29 June 2015
Sessions Launches Blistering Attack on Supreme Court’s Gay Marriage Ruling

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

US Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) said that the founders did not authorize judges to amend the constitutio...

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Roy Moore to Speak to Kimberly Church on Sunday

Monday, 29 June 2015
Roy Moore to Speak to Kimberly Church on Sunday

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore (R) will be speaking to the congregation at the Kimberly Church of God on ...

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HRC Demands Governor, General Strange Remove Obstacles to Marriage Equality Immediately

Monday, 29 June 2015
HRC Demands Governor, General Strange Remove Obstacles to Marriage Equality Immediately

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter  

On Friday, June 26, the Supreme Court of the United States in a narrow 5-4 ruling voted to strike down al...

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McGregor Wins Court Battle

Monday, 29 June 2015
McGregor Wins Court Battle

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Thursday June 25, Circuit Court Judge William A Shashy dismissed the Alabama Attorney General’s office’...

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