Money from BP is spent

March 1, 2017

by Steve Flowers

We have unbelievable natural resources in Alabama starting with the Tennessee Valley and transcending to the beautiful white sands at Gulf Shores. Many of our natural resources have been exploited over the years. The prime example would be the exploitation of our rich vaults of iron ore discovered in Jefferson County in the early 20th Century. It created the city of Birmingham, the Steel City of the south.
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Bob Gambacurta Found Dead

July 28, 2016

By Susan Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—According to reports, Bob Gambacurta, 71, was found dead on his kitchen floor in Montgomery on Tuesday evening. Children playing in the neighborhood reported seeing him to their parents, who called the Montgomery Police Department. MPD says that they do not suspect foul play, and that the death was most likely from natural causes. A coroner’s report has yet to be released. Those close to Gambacurta suspect he suffered a stroke, noting that he had been experiencing health problems over the last few months.
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Alabama Real Estate Commission Hires Bob Riley and Associates’ Lobbyist

April 20, 2015

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—A lobbyist with Bob Riley and Associates has been hired for the Alabama Real Estate Commission, the State agency responsible for licensing real estate agents in Alabama.

The hiring of Danny Cooper raised eyebrows when his $150,000 contract was first reported by this publication.

It is unclear why the State agency needs a lobbyist, and one 40-year member of the association claims the agency has never had a lobbyist, that he can recall.
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