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McMillan resigns as state treasurer, will head state’s Medical Cannabis Commission; Ivey appoints Boozer to serve remainder of term

State Treasurer John McMillan (R-AL) tendered his resignation to Gov. Kay Ivey (R-AL) as the longtime public servant will take on the role of...

Ted Nugent endorses Jessica Taylor’s U.S. Senate effort

Friday, U.S. Senate hopeful Jessica Taylor announced she earned the endorsement of rock star and Second Amendment activist Ted Nugent. According to a release, Nugent...

Afghan nationals to be placed in Mobile as first group of refugees resettles in U.S.

The Biden administration earlier this week began the process of notifying states on the number of Afghan nationals that are slated to arrive in...

7 Things: COVID-19 treatment limited in Alabama, Decatur councilman tests positive after going to meetings while having symptoms, Afghan refugees headed to Alabama and...

7. California going all-in on restrictions after Newsom survives recall After Los Angeles County implemented a new slate of COVID-19 restrictions earlier in the...

Jim Zeigler: ‘Governor Ivey is not running the Governor’s office — We have a Joe Biden situation in Montgomery’

While polling shows that Gov. Kay Ivey has a commanding lead in the race for Alabama's GOP gubernatorial nod for the 2022 election, according...

State Sen. Chambliss on prison solution agreement: ‘I think we’re there’

Reportedly, lawmakers and members of the executive branch of state government are on the verge of an agreement for Alabama's long-standing prison problem, and...

Walker County Commissioner Keith Davis announces bid for Alabama House of Representatives District 13

Walker County Commissioner Keith Davis has announced his candidacy to represent House District 13 in the Alabama Legislature's lower chamber. Davis announced his campaign at...

State Rep. Debbie Wood announces reelection campaign

State Rep. Debbie Hamby Wood (R-Valley) on Thursday announced her intentions to seek reelection to the Alabama House of Representatives, serving District 38. Wood was...

Alabama State Representative Rex Reynolds appointed to state transportation committee

Alabama State Representative Rex Reynolds (R-Huntsville), District 21 of Madison County, has been appointed to the Alabama Transportation Rehabilitation and Improvement program committee (ATRIP-II). Reynolds...

AL-5 candidate Casey Wardynski attests to witnessing Gen. Milley, ‘deep state’ undermine former President Trump’s authority

U.S. Army General and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley, without the knowledge of former President Donald Trump, on a phone...

Jasper businessman Matt Woods announces candidacy for Alabama State House District 13

Small business owner Matt Woods has announced his intentions to seek election to the Alabama House of Representatives, serving District 13. The seat for which...

State Rep. Connie Rowe to forgo reelection, tapped to serve as senior advisor to Lt. Gov. Ainsworth

State Rep. Connie Rowe (R-Jasper) has announced that she will not seek reelection to the state legislature and instead will be taking on the...

Britt campaign releases first digital ad starring husband Wesley– ‘Katie doesn’t have an ounce of quit in her’

U.S. Senate candidate Katie Britt on Thursday released her campaign's first digital advertisement featuring her husband, 2000s-era University of Alabama football star and former...

7 Things: Democrats side with Milley after reports of bad behavior, COVID-19 made 2020 Alabama’s deadliest year, dust-up in U.S. Senate race and more...

7. More than 200,000 migrant encounters in August According to the latest reports from the Department of Homeland Security, there were 208,887 encounters...

Watch: Fireworks erupt as Katie Britt, Mo Brooks trade jabs over past support for Roy Moore, Donald Trump

In what was perhaps the first in-person dust-up of the 2022 race for the GOP nomination in Alabama's U.S. Senate race, U.S. Rep. Mo...

State Sen. Chris Elliott named Alabama Forestry Association 2021 Legislator of the Year

The Alabama Forestry Association (AFA) has named State Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Daphne) as its 2021 Legislator of the Year. Elliott represents Senate District 32, which...

Tuberville contends Biden administration, not military to blame for Afghanistan crisis — ‘will not get a knock on them because of this’

Republican members of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) held a Tuesday press conference in which the senators railed against the actions taken by...

Ivey wins court battle over federal unemployment compensation

A Montgomery County court gave Gov. Kay Ivey a win this week in a lawsuit seeking to force Alabama back into federally-funded pandemic unemployment...

7 Things: Gen. Milley reportedly involved in collusion, Alabama ICUs down to 50% COVID-19 patients, Ivey takes on Facebook and more …

7. Orr is looking for tax cuts State Senator Arthur Orr (R-Decatur) is trying to find ways to reduce the tax burden. He said...

Tuberville vows to not allow Biden to distract with vaccine mandate — ‘We’re going to hang this Afghanistan deal around their neck until the...

Tuesday, during an appearance on Birmingham radio Talk 99.5's "Matt & Val Show," U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) pledged to make sure President Joe...

Tuberville sings praises of Alabama HBCUs — ‘ultimate opportunity creators for students all across this country’

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) took to the Senate floor on Tuesday to tout the contributions of Alabama's HBCUs (historically black colleges and universities)...

Facebook hits Gov. Ivey campaign post with ban — ‘We fought back and won’

On Tuesday, Facebook unpublished a post from Gov. Kay Ivey's reelection campaign, claiming the post went against their "Community Standards." The post, which has been...

Cavanaugh on Biden vaccine mandate: ‘A desperate move to steal freedom from the American people’

Alabama Public Service Commission (PSC) President Twinkle Cavanaugh lit into President Joe Biden over his administration’s decision to mandate that the nation’s businesses require...

League of Southeastern Credit Unions applauds Alabama congressmen for opposing ‘burdensome’ IRS proposal

The League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates (LSCU) on Tuesday commended Republican members of Alabama's congressional delegation for opposing an IRS proposal which...