Alabama Republican Assembly endorses Roy Moore

July 28, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, July 26, 2017, the Alabama Republican Assembly (ALRA) announced that they were endorsing former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore (R) for US Senate.

ALRA President Jennifer Montrose cited the need to restore the integrity of the Republican Party based on correct moral and constitutional principles, when announcing the endorsement.  President Montrose said the the Alabama Republican Assembly (ALRA) is proud to endorse Judge Roy Moore for US Senate in next month’s special election. “Judge Moore is a proven fighter, personally and politically, and will stand strong for government that abides by the Constitution” said ALRA President Jennifer Montrose.
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Republican Assembly to meet Sunday

May 2, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Due to the severe weather conditions on Sunday, April 30, across the State today, the Alabama Republican Assembly rescheduled their state meeting to Sunday May 7th at Jim and Nicks Barbecue from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

The Republican Assembly announced, “We will be discussing our strategies for upcoming elections in 2018, and will be holding our officer elections for ALRA President, VP, Secretary, Treasurer, Delegates, 1,2,and 3. We will also be discussing whether or not to endorse specific bills currently in the State Legislature – including Constitutional Carry, pro-life bills, etc. We look forward to seeing you.”
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Bentley Releases Details On Controversial Tax Plan

March 2, 2015

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

In November, Governor Robert Bentley was reelected by the vast majority of the voters in Alabama easily outclassing his Democratic opponent. But was Gov. Bentley reelected because the people of Alabama trust him implicitly to lead them, or were they voting for his first term policies of rightsizing Alabama government, keeping taxes low, and consolidating state agencies?

Governor Bentley recently said in a speech to PARCA that he is going to spend his second term raising taxes on the people of Alabama.
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McClurkin Campaigns For ALGOP Chair

December 29, 2014

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

The 2014 elections are over and the Presidential primaries are still over a year away, but Alabama politics never takes a holiday.  The ALGOP Chair race is already well underway.  Current Alabama Republican Party Chairman Bill Armistead has announced that he will not seek another term.

Already, two candidates have come forward publicly seeking the position:  Mobile County Republican Party Chair Terry Lathan and former State Representative Mary Sue McClurkin from Indian Springs.
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Wallace Announces Candidacy For ALGOP Vice Chair

December 24, 2014

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

The Alabama Republican Party is selecting new officers to lead it forward and to build on the spectacular successes of the last 34 years that has seen the party rise from being a non-factor in State politics to the dominant party in the State.  Don Wallace, the President of the influential Alabama Republican Assembly, announced in an email to members of the Alabama Executive Committee, that he was seeking the position of Vice Chair of the Alabama Republican Party.
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Alabama Republican Assembly Opposes Expansion of Casino Gambling and Lottery

December 1, 2014

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On November 18, 2004, the Alabama Republican Assembly passed a resolution opposing the expansion of casino gambling and a lottery in the State of Alabama.

The conservative group wrote: “WHEREAS, the people and candidates who supported expanded gambling were defeated by a large margin; WHEREAS, some have been reported in the media as saying they would be open to discussing expanded casino gambling and a lottery if the legislature is inclined; WHEREAS, gambling has been shown to hurt families and children, and to increase crime and poverty; WHEREAS, the Republican Party should use our victory to “right-size” government as the Governor has said repeatedly: streamlining government, reducing bureaucracy & red tape, and simplifying our system to make it easier for businesses to grow in Alabama and to produce jobs; THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY the Alabama Republican Assembly that we oppose any expansion of gambling in the State of Alabama.”
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Mathis Denounces Common Core

March 26, 2014

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Republicans are widely divided on whether the controversial Common Core standards should be adopted or not.  On Saturday, March 22 Dr. Chad Mathis denounced Common Core and attacked conservatives who support adoption of the controversial new national education standards.

The conservative Congressional Candidate said in a Town Hall opinion piece that, “You cannot be a rational, true conservative who opposes Obamacare but supports Common Core education standards.”
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Jan Morgan to Speak to Alabama Republican Assembly Saturday

March 26, 2014

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

The conservative Alabama Republican Assembly and Bama Carry will be having a Faith, Family, and Freedom rally on Saturday, March 29.  Noted Second Amendment activist and gun expert Jan Morgan will be the keynote speaker.

Bama Carry wrote on their website, “We need all who can, to come and support Jan Morgan. She’s one of the most motivating speakers you’ll ever hear. You’ll also be able to “rub shoulders” with candidates running for office.  Cost of this is only $20 and covers meal and costs involved.”  That event will be March 29th at 6:00 p.m. at Southern Legacy Barbecue in Hoover at 2943 John Hawkins Parkway.
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Updated: By-Laws Supporters Change Appeal to Republican Executive Committee and Offer Compromise

August 22, 2013

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Bonnie Sachs from Double Springs and Don Wallace from Tuscaloosa wrote a letter to members of the Republican Executive Committee, which they have shared with the Alabama Political Reporter. (Letter is posted at the bottom of this article.)

In it, the pair, who are the sponsors of the by-law change, which allows steering committee members to be removed, explained why they think changing the Alabama Republican Party by-laws is necessary. They point to the statements by Alabama College Republican Federation Chairwoman, Stephanie Petelos, which they say have led to the controversial by-law change proposal. They say that they are amenable to a compromise by-law revision. The pair wrote,
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