Bill to make Forever Wild pay property taxes gets favorable report from House committee

February 8, 2018

By Brandon Moseley 
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, the Alabama House State Government Committee voted to give a favorable report to a bill that would make lands held by the Forever Wild program pay property taxes.

The bill’s sponsor is state Government Committee Chairman Mark Tuggle, R-Alexander City.

Chairman Tuggle said that House Bill 362 is a constitutional amendment, so it has to be voted on by the people of Alabama to go into effect.

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Candidate Byrne speaks with APR about Faith, Family and Congress

June 5, 2013

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—Yesterday, former Alabama State Senator and two-year college Chancellor Bradley Byrne officially entered the race to replace Representative Jo Bonner in Congress. Soon after announcing his candidacy to a packed house at Spanish Fort, Byrne spoke with the Alabama Political Reporter.

“God moves in mysterious ways,” said Byrne of his path toward running for Congress. “I have said many times to other people that God never closes one door without opening another, and it looks to me like God has opened this door for me. I think that I have a responsibility to walk through it,” Byrne said.
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