More Ethics Complaints Filed on Masons

May 16, 2016

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—More ethics complaints are being filed against Gov. Robert Bentley’s former senior adviser, Rebekah Caldwell Mason, and her husband, Jon.

State Rep. Johnny Mack Morrow (D-Red Bay) has filed new ethics complaints against the Masons, citing their failure to truthfully, fully, and accurately file their Statements of Economic Interest (SOEI) with the State’s Ethics Commission.

“Nowhere in the Ethics Law does it state that the Governor’s girlfriend is exempt from the Law. Nowhere in the Ethics Law does it state that the Governor’s girlfriend’s husband is exempt from the Ethics Law,” said Morrow in an interview with the Alabama Political Reporter.
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Criminal Probe into Bentley-Mason Affair Intensifies

April 27, 2016

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—Currently, three simultaneous investigations are being conducted into possible wrong doing by Gov. Robert Bentley, and others in his sphere of influence according to law enforcement resource.

The Alabama Political Reporter has spoken with several individuals who have been questioned by the FBI, Alabama Ethics Commission, and the State’s Attorney General’s Office. Each person interviewed asked that their name be kept private, because to the ongoing investigation.
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Stabler Receives Huge Pay Increase From BFF

April 22, 2016

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—When Gov. Robert Bentley replaced his long-time friend of 15 years, Spencer Collier, at ALEA, he chose his new “BFF” Stan Stabler.

Stabler’s relationship to Bentley and Rebekah Caldwell Mason has gone from scandalous to prosperous.

Stabler, according to Collier and other ALEA employees, is the man who first reported sexting messages between the Governor and Mason. He reported the incident to then Protective Services Chief Ray Lewis. Lewis, in turn, gave the information to Collier, and he confronted Bentley sometime later.
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Former ALEA Chief Files Civil Suit

April 19, 2016

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—Former Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) Chief, Spencer Collier, wants a Montgomery Circuit Court jury to decide what he is owed for his wrongful termination. He also wants them to hear how Gov. Robert Bentley, Rebekah Caldwell Mason, his replacement Stan Stabler, and others, defamed his character when they “maliciously published numerous false and defamatory statements accusing Collier of misusing State funds, and that ALEA was conducting a ‘criminal investigation’ of Collier,'” according to the lawsuit filed today.
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Morrow Files Ethics Complaint Against Rebekah Caldwell Mason

April 6, 2016

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—An ethics complaint has been filed against Gov. Robert Bentley’s former senior advisor, Rebekah Caldwell Mason, by State Representative Johnny Mack Morrow (D-Red Bay), stating she improperly influenced legislative actions.

Morrow says this animosity Mason has shown towards him began 25 years ago when, as a student in his economics class, she was unhappy with the grades she received.

In the complaint, Morrow recounts actions surrounding a local bill that applied only to Franklin County, a bill that Gov. Bentley had publicly and privately said he would sign. When speaking to alreporter.com, Morrow said, “She was pillow-talk lobbying…that’s caused the problem.”
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Win Free Sex: Distraction

March 24, 2016

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

Former Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Secretary (ALEA), Spencer Collier, held a press conference on Wednesday, where he reiterated Gov. Robert Bentley’s order to lie to the State’s Attorney General, the firings at ALEA, the closing of ongoing criminal investigations into the Bentley Administration and a sitting State Senator. But if you read press reports from around the State about the presser, you would be led to believe it was all about an alleged affair between Gov. Bentley and his unpaid senior advisor, Rebekah Caldwell Mason.
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