Alabama Constitution Party to hold summer dinner in Prattville

August 17, 2017

By Brandon Moseley 
Alabama Political Reporter

Saturday, August 26, 2017 the Alabama Constitution Party will hold their annual dinner meeting in Prattville.

The Party announced in a statement, “Ladies and Gentlemen, Saturday, August 26th the Alabama Constitution Party Summer Dinner will be held at Islamorada Fish Company inside the Bass Pro Shop in Prattville, Alabama from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.  Please clear your schedule and be here with us as we make Alabama political history.  This event is open to everyone who loves freedom and wishes to make a difference in the future of Alabama.”

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Isaac Whorton to seek re-election

June 8, 2017

Staff Report

Monday, June 5,2017, Alabama State Representative Isaac Whorton (R-Valley) announced that he is running for re-election in the 2018 Republican primary.

Rep. Whorton was elected in 2014, to represent District 38, which includes sections of Chambers and Lee counties.

Rep. Whorton said in a statement, “I have fought for accountability, transparency, and fiscal conservativism in our State government. I am running for re-election because there are still numerous issues that need to be addressed, and because the public needs representatives who are willing to stand up and challenge the status quo, oppose bad Legislation, and support and sponsor good Legislation that would otherwise never see the light of day. I promise to continue to allow the citizens of District 38 to have a voice in the process, and I appreciate the willingness of my constituents to weigh in on matters of importance to this State.”
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Guess who’s coming to dinner?

May 4, 2017

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

It might come as a surprise, to conservative rural voters, to discover that many Republican members of the House Rural Caucus attended a dinner meeting, sponsored by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC).

The House Rural Caucus is bipartisan, made of Republican and Democratic lawmakers who represent many of Alabama’s rural communities.

The email invitation states, “Amy Herring and Shay Farley will be hosting the dinner on behalf of the Southern Poverty Law Center.”
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Bill Calls for Indicted Leaders Suspension

February 15, 2016

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—A group of 10 State Representatives have sponsored House Bill 220, which would, “automatically suspend a member of the Legislature who holds a leadership position from serving in that leadership position if the member is indicted for a crime that is a felony.”

The bill clarifies that the legislator would retain their position in the body as a member, but would forfeit any leadership roles. This is similar to the rules of the US House of Representatives, and other legislative bodies.
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Whorton to run for House District 38

September 9, 2013

Staff Report

VALLEY— Local attorney Isaac Whorton announced Monday his intention to run for House District 38 in the Alabama Legislature. Isaac, a lifelong resident of Chambers and Lee Counties, has deep ties to the area. His grandfather, W.W. Whorton, Jr., was the first principal of Valley High School, a position he held for over 30 years. Isaac’s mother was a school teacher 25 years, with 24 of those years being served in Chambers County.
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