Alabama politicos praise President Trump

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Friday, January 20, 2017, Donald J. Trump was officially sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. Most of Alabama’s congressional delegation congratulated the new President.

US Representative Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) said, “Congratulations to Donald J. Trump, the 45th President of the United States! President Trump gave a great speech today, and I look forward to helping him

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Unpacking Black districts may have little effect on Legislature

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Friday, January 20, 2017, a three judge federal court panel ruled that the State of Alabama violated the US Constitution when it drew three Alabama Senate Districts and nine House Districts following the 2010 census and are barred by the court from using those districts as presently drawn in future elections. This means redistricting now become a major task for the Legislature during this 2017

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Thomas White has died

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Friday, January 20, 2017 Alabama Governor Robert Bentley (R) released a statement on the death of State Comptroller Thomas L. White, Jr.

Gov. Bentley said. “I am saddened to learn of the death of State Comptroller Thomas L. White, Jr. Just a few days ago, I spoke with his family and my thoughts and prayers are with him. Tom passed away yesterday, from a brief illness. For more than four decades

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Breaking: Eleventh Circuit rules 12 Alabama State Districts must be redrawn 

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By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

Today, the State of Alabama was notified by the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. They found that 12 State Senate and House Districts will need to be redrawn before the 2018 General Elections while House seats will not.

A three-judge panel ruled in favor of Alabama Black Legislative Caucus in their challenge of the Constitutionality of the GOP’s 2012 redistricting

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Bentley will attend Trump Inauguration

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Friday, January 20, 2016, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley (R) is attending the inaugural ceremonies for President-elect Donald J. Trump (R).

Gov. Bentley said in a statement: “I am honored and excited for the opportunity to attend the historic inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States. As the Governor of Alabama, it is a privilege to witness this

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Trump appoints Sonny Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Thursday, January 19, 2017, President-elect Donald J. Trump (R) nominated former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue (R) to be the next US Secretary of Agriculture

US Representative Martha Roby (R-Montgomery) applauded President-elect Donald Trump’s selection saying that Perdue is an experienced leader who is very familiar with and dedicated to the interests of farmers.

Congresswoman Roby said, “Governor

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Robert E. Lee Event on Saturday

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

The Alabama Sons of Confederate Veterans are honoring the life of General Robert E. Lee on Saturday, January 21, 2017, at the State Archives building in Montgomery.

The group announced in a statement, “Come Celebrate ROBERT E. LEE DAY January 21st at the Archives auditorium we will celebrate Robert E. Lee Day. The event will begin at 9:15 am with music by the Tallassee String Band. Our featured

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Bentley announces block grant to reduce crime in Dallas County

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, January 18, 2017, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley on Wednesday awarded a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to the Dallas County Commission. The $300,000 grant will assist the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office in reducing violent crime.

Gov. Bentley said in a statement, “We try to help local law enforcement and local district attorney’s offices reach their goals

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Sewell snubs Trump inauguration

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Wednesday, January 28, 2017, US Representative Terri Sewell (D from Selma) announced that she would join fellow Democrats boycotting the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump (D) on Friday, January 20.

Congresswoman Sewell said, “Prayerfully, I have decided NOT to attend the inauguration. While I stand with my constituents in standing up for John Lewis, I am also deeply saddened by

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Roby joins Defense Appropriations Subcommittee

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

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