Beckman urges Judiciary Committee to restart Bentley impeachment hearings

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

State Representative Paul Beckman (R-Prattville) has joined State Auditor Jim Zeigler’s call to restart the halted impeachment of embattled Alabama Governor Robert Bentley.

“I believe the committee needs to restart its work and resolve this issue already,” Beckman told Inside Alabama Politics. “I feel like the Governor, possibly with help from the attorney general, is trying

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New Group Say’s Voters Should Decide Republican Nominee

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Wednesday, March 9, members of GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s Alabama campaign held a press conference at the Alabama Statehouse denouncing efforts by GOP insiders to try to snatch the Republican presidential nomination from Trump’s populist campaign at a brokered GOP convention.

Former State Representative Perry Hooper Jr. (R) is the national spokesman for the group. He said

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House Holds Afternoon Session to Close Week

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

The Alabama State Legislature failed to get a quorum on Tuesday or Wednesday because of the weather that prevented so many legislators from reaching Montgomery. On Thursday however both the Alabama House and Senate were able to go into session at 1:00 pm.

Following the short session State Representative Christopher John England (D) from Tuscaloosa said, “House has adjourned until Tuesday (2/4)

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Beckman/Farley Want To Protect Candidates From Coercion

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By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY— Republican Representatives Paul Beckman and Allen Farley are sponsoring HB282, a bill designed to help put some teeth into the Laws under the Fair Campaign Practice Act, (FCPA).

If the Beckman/Farley bill becomes law, it would make it a felony to make threats of physical harm, damage property, trespass on property, steal or destroy campaign signs and/or equipment. It would also make

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