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ALGOP chairman elected RNC vice chairman

Alabama Republican Party Chairman John Wahl was elected to serve as a vice chairman of the Republican National Committee, the state GOP announced. The...

Britt helps land $42M USDA investment for catfish industry

U.S. Sen. Katie Britt helped convince the Department of Agriculture to buy up to $42 million of surplus domestic catfish for nutrition assistance programs...

Cole: Giving taxpayers their money back is ‘good policy’

Since there was surplus revenue in the state budgets last year, there has been discussion among Alabama lawmakers on what to do with the...

Tuberville introduces Educational Choice for Children Act

Before National School Choice Week lets out, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville has joined two other lawmakers in legislation to aid school choice. Joined by Sen....

Anderson seeks Appeals Court seat

Rich Anderson, an appellate prosecutor for the state, is seeking the Republican Party nomination for an open seat on the Alabama Court of Criminal...

Tuberville co-sponsors bills to monitor public health funding

Following months of work to demand transparency from officials, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) cosponsored two bills this week to better account for the...

State GOP leader backs DeSantis call for ‘new blood’ at RNC

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has called for a change in leadership at the Republican National Committee (RNC), Fox News reported Thursday. And Alabama's GOP national...

Carl reintroduces Unleashing American Energy Act

U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) reintroduced the 'Unleashing American Energy Act' Thursday. The bill was originally introduced by Carl in 2021, but the Democratic...

Storm damage: Delegation asks hike in fed share of FEMA aid

Alabama's congressional delegation allied Thursday seeking an increase in the federal cost share for the FEMA Public Assistance program. The letter from the lawmakers is...

Moore: We can’t ‘continue to spend off a cliff’

As the fight over the debt ceiling between the White House and members of Congress continues, both sides seem to holding strong to their...

Ivey issues executive order on transparency

The governor issued an executive order Thursday to promote transparency in the state government. According to a statement from her office, Gov. Kay Ivey signed...

Tuberville cites ‘sore loser syndrome’ in Space Command fight

The continuing protestations by the Colorado congressional delegation against moving the U.S. Space Command to Huntsville, have been called a case of "sore loser...

McCool running for Alabama Supreme Court

Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals Judge Chris McCool is seeking the Republican Party nomination for an open seat on the Alabama Supreme Court in...

Britt re-introduces Full Faith, Credit Act

U.S. Sens. Katie Boyd Britt and Rick Scott reintroduced the Full Faith and Credit Act on Wednesday to address the federal debt crisis. They were...

Strong backs Schiff, Swalwell removal from intel panel

This week, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) expelled Reps. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) from the House Intelligence Committee. “It is my assessment...

Tuberville, Britt join to ban taxpayer funding for abortions

Alabama's U.S. Sens. Tommy Tuberville and Katie Britt joined 45 Senate colleagues Wednesday in introducing the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act to establish...

Stephanie Smith named president and CEO of API

Stephanie Smith has been named the Alabama Policy Institute's president and CEO, it was announced today. She will succeed Caleb Crosby, who is stepping...

Steve Flowers: Legislature organizes for quadrennium

The Legislature had its four-year organizational session this month. It is exactly what the title states: They are organizing for the next quadrennium of...

Britt votes against ‘wokeness’ in DoD

It was a milestone moment Monday for U.S. Sen. Katie Britt. The freshman senator cast her first in the Senate - a "nay" vote on...

Tuberville cites consequences of COVID lockdowns

Calling the COVID-19 crisis "weaponized," U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville called on Congress to end the emergency declaration and vow to never again use such...

AG: Advisory firms’ practices make America ‘weaker’

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall is joining other states in questioning the ESG practices of two proxy advisory companies, International Shareholder Services (ISS) and...

Political leaders promote School Choice Week

National School Choice Week is being celebrated across the country, and many of Alabama's political leaders are using it as an opportunity to call...

Legislators offer economic update to Huntsville

The state's top lawmakers were upbeat on the economy Monday at the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber's Alabama Legislative Update on Monday. House Speaker Nathaniel Ledbetter was...

Ainsworth: ‘People support school choice’

Alabama's lieutenant governor is re-emphasizing his support for more school choice options in the Yellowhammer State. Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth took to Twitter Saturday and...