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State Rep.-elect Yarbrough pushes for more school choice

A newly elected state representative says he believes one of the top issues for him is school choice. State Rep.-elect Ernie Yarbrough (R-Trinity) represents District...

Tuberville threatens hold on military nominees over abortion policy

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville is threatening to hold up military nominees over the Pentagon's decision to pay for travel expenses to troops and their...

Speaker nominee announces more committee chairs

State Rep. Nathaniel Ledbetter, the Republican Caucus nominee for Speaker of the Alabama House, announced a second round of State House committee chairs Wednesday. Because...

Hooper apologizes for ‘regrettable conduct’

Former State Rep. Perry Hooper Jr. (R-Montgomery) issued a public apology Tuesday over his role in an alleged sexual abuse incident which took place...

Moore wants answers on COVID vaccine mandate for military

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore has again called on Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin to rescind a COVID vaccine mandate for the military. The Enterprise Republican said...

Legislative leaders call for renewal of economic growth programs

A pair of key economic incentives programs has garnered bipartisan support in the Legislature, earning the endorsement of the highest-ranking leaders. The Alabama Jobs Act...

Britt on Twitter files: Big Tech ‘colluded’ with Dems

U.S. Sen.-elect Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) has slammed Big Tech's efforts to conspire with Democrats to censor conservatives over the recent release of Twitter files. “The...

AG rejects moratorium on executions: ‘Justice delayed is justice denied’

The state will continue to carry out capital punishment while Gov. Kay Ivey conducts a "top-to-bottom review" of Alabama's execution protocol, Attorney General Steve...

State Rep.-elect Kerry Underwood calls for more forensic labs in Alabama

A newly elected state representative and former mayor is highlighting a problem that harms law enforcement investigations across the Yellowhammer State. State Rep.-elect Kerry Underwood...

Rep. Jerry Carl: Big Tech’s massive overstep

Like many of you, I was not shocked by the release of the Twitter files over the weekend. If you are unfamiliar with what the...

Justice Will Sellers: A birthday no one celebrates

One hundred years ago this month, delegates from various parts of the old Russian Empire met in Moscow to create the Union of Soviet...

Rep. Moore demands Biden address fentanyl crisis

In a letter to President Joe Biden, U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Mobile) is urging the White House bolster border security efforts and combat the...

Dr. Daniel Sutter: A pandemic amnesty?

Brown University economist Emily Oster recently suggested a “pandemic amnesty” for “the many important choices we had to make under conditions of tremendous uncertainty.” Her...

Battle touts quality of life in State of the City address

HUNTSVILLE — In a year of the city receiving accolade after accolade nationally and internationally, Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle said one particular mention was...

Flowers: Alabama’s Big 10 Mayors are influential

Students of Alabama political history will rightly remember the 2022 midterm election. This election saw the majority of Alabama voters cast their ballots for Katie...

Strong: ‘Everything (Trump) said he’d do … he did it.’

This week, U.S. Rep.-elect Dale Strong (R-Huntsville) announced his endorsement of former President Donald Trump’s for his run for the White House again in...

Tuberville backs ‘regulatory framework’ for cryptocurrency

Comparing the recent cryptocurrency problem to a football game with no rules, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville said it's time for the government to regulate...

Alabama-backed case upholds USAF COVID-19 vaccine exemption

A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday to uphold the right of U.S. Air Force members to seek religious exemptions to the COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Alabama...

Tuberville: Climate activists ‘not living in reality’

While Americans continue to see increased energy costs, the Biden administration is pushing forward with its climate agenda that many claim further exacerbates the...

DOJ: Alabama man indicted on Iran sanctions violations

An Alabama man has been indicted on 15 counts relating to an illegal business scheme, which includes violating U.S. sanctions against the Islamic Republic...

Helena Duncan named Business Council of Alabama president & CEO

Helena Duncan has been named president and CEO of the Business Council of Alabama, the organization announced Wednesday. Duncan began her career at BCA, the...

Carl supports removing certain Democrats from committees

The Republican nominee for Speaker of the House, Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), is getting support from Republicans for his decision on future committee assignments in...

Speaker-designate Ledbetter announces major committee chairs

Speaker-designate Nathaniel Ledbetter, the GOP Caucus nominee for speaker of the Alabama House, announced Wednesday his intended chair appointments to crucial chamber committees. The appointments...

Wesley Britt joins Fine & Geddie governmental affairs firm

Wesley Britt, husband to U.S. Sen.-elect Katie Britt (R-Montgomery), has joined the  governmental affairs and legislative services firm of Fine, Geddie & Associates. A former...