HB317: The players
Sponsors say key gun bills are dead this session, optimistic about return next year
Speaker: Ainsworth bill to arm teachers scrapped this year
Senate committee gives favorable report to economic developer bill HB317
Senate sends General Fund budget to governor’s desk
Sen. Doug Jones calls on Congress to tackle gun violence in maiden Senate speech
Shelby urges passage of new omnibus spending deal
Jones push secures increased funding for HBCUs as part of proposed spending deal
Palmer says that millions of Americans are reaping the benefits of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
Sen. Richard Shelby honored with state Senate joint resolution
Lieutenant governor bill likely dead for this session
Mike Huckabee campaigns for Scott Dawson
Scandal, blue dogs and the fickle public could change the 2018 election, maybe
Hobson campaign announces county chairs
Former Congressman Terry Everett endorses Barry Moore
Opinion | Countdown to the end of session: Don’t let the screen door hit you
Opinion | AG, commerce secretary hide real problem with economic development bill
Opinion | Piecemeal approach to ethics reform continues, and it’s questionable
Opinion | Crusaders against payday lenders sink to new low
Opinion | Notes on a theme: Nonsense
Opinion | Greed is threatening the daycare bill again
Opinion | Active shooter on campus! Wasp spray may save us
Opinion | Montgomery reappoints disgraced judge, needs new leadership
Opinion | The Alabama House: Making Illegal Lobbying Legal Again
Opinion | Milton McGregor still on the scene
Opinion | Battling the death penalty with Baldwin
Opinion | Checking in on the Alabama Accountability Act
Opinion | Protecting our children
Opinion | When liberals help the poor they do more harm than good
Opinion | Licensing away economic prosperity
By Josh Moon Alabama Political Reporter A new prison bill made its anticipated debut Tuesday, but by the time it hits a Senate committee on Wednesday,...
By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter The push to build four new correctional facilities at the cost of $800 million will soon begin in earnest. Still,...
By Josh Moon Alabama Political Reporter Jim Ziegler has a plan for Alabama’s prison problem. At a press conference Tuesday morning, the Alabama State Auditor laid...
By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter MONTGOMERY—Governor Robert Bentley wants to float $800 million in bonds to build new prisons. Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) Commissioner,...
By Joey Kennedy Alabama Political Reporter I’m often criticized for picking on the Republican political leaders in Alabama. I’m accused of everything from being a Democrat...
By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter In an Op-Ed at al.com, Gov. Robert Bentley signaled, that he may call a Special Session to try, once again,...
By Jack Campbell When recording artist Cher released the hit “Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves” in 1971, she never envisioned that song would characterize the leadership...
By Stephen Cooper Working as an Assistant Federal Defender in Alabama for three years, I visited many state prisons. More often than not, the conditions I...
By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter Tuesday, April 5, the Alabama Senate passed Alabama Governor Robert Bentley’s (R) controversial plan to close sixteen prison and borrow...
By Bill Britt Alabama Politcal Reporter MONTGOMERY—The battle: Design-build vs State-Law-mandated Design-bid-build, for the $800 million prison project has become so contentious, that Gov. Robert Bentley...