Today is Pearl Harbor Day

December 7, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Today is Dec. 7 and Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is asking that all Alabamians lower our flags today in remembrance of the attack on Pearl Harbor, which precipitated the United States’ entry into World War II.

“At the request of the President, I am directing flags to be displayed at half-staff on Thursday, December 7, 2017, to honor and remember our military members who heroically fought at Pearl Harbor, on December 7, 1941,”  Ivey said. “Seventy-six years ago, Japanese fighter planes attacked the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, destroying much of our Pacific Fleet and killing more than 2,400 Americans. The flags should remain lowered at half-staff until sunset on Thursday,”

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Gov. Ivey remembers Macon County economic development official Harold Powell

November 17, 2017

By Brandon Moseley 
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, Macon County Economic Development Authority Secretary-Treasurer Harold Powell died in Italy during a trip to lure Leonardo Aircraft to build a new manufacturing plant in Macon County.

“It is with great sorrow that I learned today of the passing of Harold Powell Jr. while representing the State of Alabama and Macon County on an economic development mission to Italy,” Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R), who was traveling in Italy with Mr. Powell said in a statement.

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Strange is proud of President Trump’s initiative to refocus EPA

June 12, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, June 7,2017, US Senator Luther Strange announced that he is proud of the effort made by President Trump to loosen air quality standards making compliance within reach for the states. Senator Strange said in a statement, “It is not only possible, but critical, that we allow local economies to thrive while continuing to improve air quality, and I am proud of the initiative taken by President Trump and Administrator Pruitt to refocus the EPA on its original priorities. As a member of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, I am committed to working with my colleagues, like Senator Capito, to deliver a regulatory framework that allows American producers to succeed.”
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