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State Sen. Stutts: Probably a ‘yes’ on prison construction; Not in favor of adding sentencing reform issues

Another one of the Alabama Senate districts that could be a net loser if the legislature passes the prison proposal before it in next...

Alabama GOP congressmen slam House Democrats’ passage of sweeping abortion rights bill

The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved the passage of the Women's Health Protection Act, which legislatively solidifies a woman's right to an...

Alabama congressional delegation votes 4-3 opposing House version of 2022 NDAA

The U.S. House of Representatives Thursday night passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2022. The annual legislation appropriates funding for...

7 Things: Ivey releases agenda for special session, Shelby says shutdown will be avoided, committee investigating U.S. Capitol riot issues subpoenas and more …

7. Special envoy resigns over the open border not being open enough Daniel Foote, President Joe Biden’s special envoy to Haiti, has resigned over...

‘Very little work’ needed on Perry County Correctional Center says Pardons & Paroles Director Cam Ward

Part of the prison proposal set to be discussed in next week's special session of the Alabama Legislature is the state's purchase of the...

Ivey announces special session agenda regarding prison infrastructure funding, criminal justice reform

Governor Kay Ivey (R-AL) on Thursday officially issued a proclamation calling for a special session of the Alabama State Legislature to address the state's...

Tuberville promotes student utilization of apprenticeship programs — ‘It gives them an opportunity’

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-AL), during a Wednesday Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions subcommittee hearing, promoted the use of apprenticeship programs as an...

State Rep. Sorrell seeks to reform Certificate of Need Review Board — ‘It’s centralized government planning’

State. Rep. Andrew Sorrell (R-Muscle Shoals) has long advocated for reforms to the Alabama Certificate of Need (CON) Review Board, which exercises the authority...

State Sen. Beasley: ‘I am going to use everything in my power’ to stop the closure of prison facilities in my Senate district

State Sen. Billy Beasley's (D-Clayton) Senate District 28 could be one of the big losers if a proposed prison plan is approved during a...

7 Things: Alabama’s coronavirus trends looks better, Brooks still leading in Senate race, Biden approval rating continues to slide and more …

7. Treatment of Haitian migrants is worse than slavery, apparently As Border Patrol agents have struggled to get control of the situation at...

State Rep. Clouse: ‘Conservative’ prison plan could see construction begin on Elmore, Escambia County facilities ‘probably around February’

With Monday's special session approaching, more details are surfacing about what the end result may look like if the Alabama Legislature green lights a...

Early GOP U.S. Senate poll shows Mo Brooks with a 41%-11% lead over Katie Britt

On Wednesday, The Washington Examiner's David Drucker revealed the results of a ballot preference survey for next year's Alabama U.S. Senate Republican primary. The poll,...

State Sen. Sam Givhan lands Alabama Forestry Association endorsement in reelection bid

The Alabama Forestry Association on Wednesday announced its endorsement of State Sen. Sam Givhan (R-Huntsville) in his reelection bid to the Alabama State Senate,...

Tuberville, GOP colleagues introduce legislation to increase servicemembers’ life insurance coverage

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-AL), along with two of his fellow Senate Republican colleagues, has introduced a bill increasing the U.S. Department of Veterans’...

AG Marshall, State Sen. Orr unite forces to combat ‘Big Tech censorship’ of Alabamians

Efforts are underway in the state of Alabama to address growing concerns over what many see as censorship by way of social media companies...

Lynda Blanchard: Democrats singing that same old debt-limit song

When Johnny and I first married, times were tough. He was in school, and I was working a minimum-wage job. We had to watch...

U.S. Reps. Brooks, Moore rail against House Democrats’ partisan passage of debt ceiling increase

House Democrats Tuesday night passed a continuing resolution which would fund the federal government through early December and raise the $28 trillion debt ceiling. Garnering...

7 Things: Alabama averaging over 100 coronavirus deaths per day, America not being put first by Biden at the UN, Ivey optimistic about the...

7. Democrats are totally not anti-Semites Not content with attempting to kill an infrastructure bill over the inability to get votes for a much...

Shelby announces $4.3M FAA grant allocation for infrastructure upgrades at five local Alabama airports

U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL) on Tuesday announced the allocation of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants which will serve to benefit the infrastructure needs...

Alabama Forestry Association endorses State Sen. David Sessions’ reelection campaign

The Alabama Forestry Association (AFA) on Tuesday announced its endorsement of State Sen. David Sessions (R-Grand Bay) in his reelection bid to the Alabama...

Tuberville seeks to shield military, federal civilian employee pensions from Chinese Communist Party exposure

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) took to the Senate floor on Monday to force a hearing on President Joe Biden's nominees to the Federal...

Local roads and bridges get major boost from Rebuild Alabama

"When we invest in our roads and bridges, we are investing in our people and our future" When Gov. Kay Ivey awarded the most recent...

Wendy Draper announces bid for Alabama State Senate District 12

Wendy Ghee Draper on Monday announced her intentions to seek election to the Alabama State Senate, representing District 12. The seat for which Draper is...

Ivey, GOP governors request meeting with Biden over southern border — ‘It’s past time we address this crisis’

Gov. Kay Ivey (R-AL) on Monday joined 25 of her fellow Republican governors in requesting President Joe Biden meet with them regarding their concerns...