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AHFA releases 5.5% and 6% fixed mortgage rates, down payment assistance

Alabama households with modest incomes will soon benefit from new below-market mortgage interest rates offered by the Alabama Housing Finance Authority’s First Step Mortgage...

Virginia signs NIL law allowing universities to directly negotiate with players

Thursday morning, Virginia governor Glenn Youngkin signed into law legislation permitting Virginia's universities to directly sign student-athletes to Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) deals,...

Alabama’s First Class Pre-K program leads nation in quality for 18th consecutive year

Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education (ADECE)  announced that Alabama’s First Class Pre-K program is once again recognized for...

Innovate Alabama awards nearly $4 million in funding to Alabama small businesses

Innovate Alabama has announced recipients for the fourth round of the Innovate Alabama Supplemental Grant Program, awarding nearly $4 million to 22 small businesses. 17...

Beach express toll bridge in Baldwin County purchased by state, to become free in May

On Thursday, Governor Ivey announced the acquisition of the Foley Beach Express Bridge after finalizing a $60 million purchase from American Roads LLC, with...

‘Not intimidated by competition’ – Alabama Republican Party announces support for Biden ballot access despite DNC timeline issue

On Thursday, the Alabama Republican Party officially backed the legislative fix proposed by Democrats to ensure President Joe Biden will be certified in accordance...

Tuberville says Mayorkas trial was a sham – ‘the worst four hours I have spent up here in three years’

On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate considered the impeachment brought by the House of Representatives against U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. The Democratic majority...

Alabama Senate advances bill to create new supervisory roles for state prisons

On Tuesday, the Alabama Senate County and Municipal Government Committee voted to give a favorable report to legislation creating new supervisory positions at the...

Lineman Appreciation Day marked by state leaders, companies to thank Alabama heroes

When storms impact Alabama, linemen put themselves in harm’s way during treacherous conditions to restore power and provide an invaluable service to the communities...

Alabama Senate committee votes to fix DNC election timeline issue to allow Biden ballot access

On Wednesday, the Alabama Senate Judiciary Committee advanced a bill that would issue a one-time fix for a timeline issue between the conclusion of...

U.S. Senator Katie Britt endorses Caroleene Dobson for Congress

According to an early morning campaign release just hours after officially securing victory in the runoff election, Republican candidate for Alabama's newly-drawn 2nd Congressional...

Caroleene Dobson wins GOP runoff in Alabama’s newly-drawn 2nd Congressional District

First-time political candidate Caroleene Dobson emerged victorious over former State Sen. Dick Brewbaker on Tuesday in a primary runoff election to become the Republican...

Shomari Figures wins Democratic runoff in Alabama’s newly-drawn 2nd Congressional District

On Tuesday night, the Democratic Party chose their nominee to Alabama's newly-drawn 2nd Congressional District in a runoff election between State Rep. Anthony Daniels...

Alabama House passes education budget package, including 2% pay raise

On Tuesday, the Alabama House of Representatives passed bills of the education budget package combined, which allocated over $11 billion to k-12 schools, the...

Brewbaker vs. Dobson: GOP voters choose their fighter in newly-drawn Congressional battleground

Both parties will decide their nominee for Alabama’s newly-drawn 2nd Congressional District on Tuesday as voters cast their ballots in a primary runoff election...

Kay Ivey, five governors unite against UAW’s expansion into the South

On Tuesday, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey, along with the governors of Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas, issued a joint statement amid a...

Gas appliances here to stay: Alabama enacts new law to protect consumer choice

Alabama lawmakers and Governor Kay Ivey took a major step toward preserving the right for families and businesses to choose their own source of...

Alabama A&M welcomes new K-9 officer in latest effort to improve campus security

Alabama A&M is adding several additional campus protection measures after a recent student-officer involved shooting occurred at one of the school's dormitories. The shooting was...

Alabama House passes bill defining man, woman into law

On Thursday, the Alabama House of Representatives passed legislation that would define biological sex as the gender of legal record for purposes of the...

Jackie Zeigler endorses Caroleene Dobson for Congress to fight for education – not indoctrination

On Monday, Alabama State Board of Education Member Jackie Zeigler announced that she has endorsed Caroleene Dobson in the Tuesday, April 16 Republican runoff...

Tuberville presses defense officials for answers over helicopter crash that killed Stephen Dwyer

It's now been several months since a fatal Mediterranean Sea helicopter crash killed five elite U.S. Army Special Operations aviation soldiers. One of those...

Record education budget advances Alabama House committee

Authorizing budgets for the coming fiscal year is the top institutional priority of the House Ways and Means Education Committee. On Tuesday, members of...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama announces cost reduction of asthma inhalers, insulin treatments

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama announced it has reduced the copay on Novolog insulin, Asmanex inhalers, Arnuity Ellipta inhalers, and QVAR RediHalers....

Alabama Senate passes Child Protection Act to combat AI-generated pornography, other states expected to follow

On Thursday, the Alabama Senate passed legislation making artificially-generated child pornography illegal under Alabama law. The legislation passed the Senate unanimously. The bill now...