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Flowers: Defense spending important for Alabama

During the Great Depression and coming out of World War II, the Deep South had immense power in Washington. We were fortunate to have...

Tuberville, Shelby ramp up efforts to block ‘invasive’ Biden administration IRS proposal

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) in late September announced legislation which would block a Biden administration proposal to increase the federal government's ability to...

ALGOP chair John Wahl urges Alabama Legislature to act on Biden vaccine mandate

On Friday, Alabama Republican Party chairman John Wahl spoke out for the legislature, which is set to convene a special session on reapportionment next...

TVA employees to resign, retire over Biden vaccine mandate; Potential for instability at Bellefonte Nuclear Plant

U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-TN) has sounded the alarm over some Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) employees' intentions to resign or retire rather than conform...

Alabama Republican Party launches statewide minority outreach coalition

The Alabama Republican Party (ALGOP) on Thursday announced that it had formed a leadership team implement and execute outreach strategies in an effort to...

7 Things: Florida Gov. DeSantis fighting vaccine mandate, Alabama’s holiday spending will be huge, Britt slams Biden and more …

7. Bannon has been held in contempt The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to hold Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress as...

MyPillow CEO Lindell doubles down on Alabama voting machine concerns

Last month, MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell visited Secretary of State John Merrill to raise his concerns about the integrity of Alabama's election system. Previously, Lindell...

GOP U.S. Senate hopeful Katie Britt: ‘Biden has lost his mind and lost his way’

During an interview that aired during Wednesday's broadcast of "The Jeff Poor Show" on FM Talk 106.5 in Mobile, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Katie...

State Sen. Sessions: Biden could declare a ‘state of emergency,’ remove regulations to alleviate some supply chain issues

There's no part of the economy that is immune to the supply-chain disruptions around the U.S. economy, especially here in Alabama. The impact has been...

Frances Taylor launches campaign for Alabama House of Representatives District 20

Frances Taylor, former chair of the Alabama Federation of Republican Women, on Thursday announced her intentions to seek the GOP nomination for the Alabama...

7 Things: White House wants 5-year-olds vaccinated, Alabama Legislature still ready to move on Critical Race Theory, Tuberville takes aim at January 6 commission...

7. Colorado will do everything to keep Space Command from coming to Alabama U.S. Space Command was announced as coming to Huntsville, but...

Dale Jackson: Ivey has to act or she will lose votes (at least mine)

Governor Kay Ivey supported "stay at home" orders, mask mandates and restrictions for children. Alabamians supported her. There was legitimate fear early on during this...

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore requests DOD secretary immediately delay military vaccine mandate

Many have expressed concern over the Biden administration's requirement for U.S. military personnel to become vaccinated against COVID-19. A member of Alabama's congressional delegation...

Tereshia Huffman announces bid for Alabama House of Representatives District 56

Tereshia Huffman, member of the Birmingham Water Works Board (BWWB), has announced her candidacy to seek the Democratic nomination for the Alabama House of...

Alabama Farmers Federation announces string of endorsements for state legislature races

FarmPAC, the political arm of the Alabama Farmers Federation (ALFA), on Wednesday rolled out its first slate of endorsements for incumbents seeking reelection to...

U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl demands action from Biden on illegal immigration, says president has ‘failed to address the crisis at our border’

U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) on Wednesday announced that he had sent a letter to President Joe Biden in which he demanded answers regarding...

Tuberville slams Biden on border crisis, says cartels operate ‘a multi-billion-dollar business along our border’

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) on Tuesday took to the Senate floor to blast the Biden administration over the crisis which continues to engulf...

House Majority Ldr Ledbetter urges caution on future state budgets as federal money dries up, economic hurdles arise

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," House Majority Leader Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) discussed concerns that could create...

State Rep. Oliver on legislative efforts to halt Critical Race Theory: ‘We’re trying to stop indoctrination’

Earlier this year, State Rep. Ed Oliver (R-Dadeville) declared his intentions to restrict the teaching of so-called Critical Race Theory in public education and...

7 Things: Mike Durant enters U.S. Senate race, no plans for big COVID-19 haul in Alabama, January 6 committee doing ‘work’ and more …

7. Alabama is one of the most unhappy states NiceRX has released a study of the happiest states in the country, and unfortunately,...

Alabama specialty courts awarded $1.5M from McKinsey & Company opioid settlement

Attorney General Steve Marshall (R-AL) on Monday announced that he had awarded $1.5 million from a settlement relating to the deadly opioid crisis to...

Examining Q3 candidate fundraising for U.S. Senate, Fifth Congressional District races

With the third quarter officially in the books, candidates seeking election to federal office are looking to bolster their campaigns by posting strong fundraising...

Shelby opposes Senate Democrats’ partisan approach to appropriations process, says bills ‘are filled with poison pills’

U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL), vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, on Monday announced his opposition to Democrats' partisan approach to the...

7 Things: Brooks still up big in U.S. Senate race, Tuberville floats use of National Guard for supply chain issues, AG Marshall wants DOJ...

7. Racial justice group wants HPD accountable for woman entering a van in their parking lot After the death of Christina Nance, the group...