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Alabama Supreme Court candidate Debra Jones releases campaign’s first digital ad

Calhoun County Circuit Judge Debra Jones, candidate for Alabama Supreme Court associate justice place five, released her campaign's first digital ad of the 2022...

Mo Brooks officially qualifies U.S. Senate candidacy with ALGOP

This past Friday, U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) formally qualified his candidacy for the U.S. Senate with the Alabama Republican Party. Brooks joins former Business...

Beth Chapman: State of the State Cliffs Notes

So, what can be read in five minutes in a column that was said in a 30-minute, seven-page speech – the State of the...

VIDEO: Ivey’s State of the State, U.S. Senate race sees more negative ads and more on Alabama Politics This Week …

Radio talk show host Dale Jackson and political consultant Mecca Musick take you through Alabama’s biggest political stories, including: —What was the purpose of President...

Public Service Commission candidate John Hammock arrested on alleged act of domestic violence

Tallassee Mayor and Public Service Commission candidate John Hammock was arrested Saturday night by the Orange Beach Police Department for an alleged act of...

State Rep. Clouse proposes Medicaid ‘rainy day fund’; Says ‘hard to say’ on Medicaid expansion possibility

With the influx of federal money into state coffers, appropriators in the Alabama Legislature are considering the wisest use of those and other revenues...

Will Ainsworth: Kay Ivey will win reelection in a ‘landslide’

On this week's broadcast of Alabama Public Television's "Capitol Journal," Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth indicated he was very bullish on Gov. Kay Ivey's reelection...

State Sen. Roberts warns some Alabamians on the hook for $87.7M in taxes without prompt legislative action

Some Alabamians could be facing an additional tax burden if the legislature does not act soon, according to State Sen. Dan Roberts (R-Mountain Brook). During...

Guest: Biden EV proposal treats Alabama auto workers as foreigners

The massive “Build Back Better” spending bill (BBB) being considered by Congress includes a proposed tax credit for electric vehicles (EVs) that discriminates against...

‘Space Command belongs in the Rocket City:’ Alabama elected officials champion Huntsville as home of U.S. Space Command

On the one-year anniversary of the U.S. Air Force's announcement that Huntsville would become the new home of the U.S. Space Command, top Alabama...

Watch: Tim James’ first ad for governor fails to mention what he’s actually running against

Greenville businessman Tim James is running for governor. After declaring he is taking on entrenched Montgomery power during his campaign announcement, he forgot to...

State Rep. Matt Simpson elected Alabama House GOP Caucus freshman representative

Thursday, the Alabama House Republican Caucus announced the election of State Rep. Matt Simpson (R-Daphne) as the group's freshman representative. In the leadership position, Simpson...

Examining lawmakers’ proposal for utilization of COVID-19 pandemic relief funding

In the coming days, Gov. Kay Ivey is expected to call for a special session of the Alabama Legislature to address funding priorities concerning...

Tim James campaign drops TV ad — ‘They think there are 50 genders, and they want to teach this crap to our children’

Friday, the Tim James Governor 2022 campaign released its first television spot of the cycle. In the 30-second spot, titled "Fight Back," James relays his...

Gov. Kay Ivey’s reelection campaign releases TV ad taking aim at Critical Race Theory, taxpayer-funded abortions

Gov. Kay Ivey's reelection campaign on Thursday released its second TV advertisement of the 2022 GOP primary election cycle outlining the state's efforts to...

Casey Wardynski officially qualifies AL-5 congressional bid with ALGOP

Casey Wardynski, former assistant secretary of the Army for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, on Thursday qualified his candidacy for Alabama's fifth congressional district with...

7 Things: SCOTUS obliterates Biden’s vaccine mandate, 1-in-4 Alabama students in remote learning, Alabama’s legislative Democrats lay out their plans and more …

7. Tim James coming out swinging Governor Kay Ivey may have the inside track to reelection, but her most serious challenger is Greenville businessman...

Gov. Kay Ivey applauds SCOTUS decision striking down Biden administration’s private employer COVID-19 vaccine edict

Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday issued a response over the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling against President Joe Biden's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for private employers. The...

SCOTUS blocks Biden’s private employer COVID-19 vaccine mandate; AG Marshall, ALGOP congressional delegation celebrate ruling

Thursday afternoon, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a major defeat to President Joe Biden as it struck down his administration's private employer COVID-19 vaccine...

Tim James rips Ivey for failed 2019 I-10 Mobile bridge proposal, ALDOT leadership

Fresh off of his announcement that he would run for Alabama's governor spot on the ballot this year, Greenville businessman Tim James appeared on...

State Rep. Wes Kitchens elected Alabama House Republican Caucus vice chair

Members of the Alabama House Republican Caucus on Wednesday elected State Rep. Wes Kitchens (R-Arab) to serve as the majority party's vice chair. Kitchens' election...

Guest: Increasing EV charging infrastructure supports Drive Electric Alabama

As automobile manufacturers across the globe announced significant investments in electric vehicles (EV) in recent years, it became increasingly important for Alabama leaders to...

State Sen. Chambliss: Rebuild Alabama Act progress ‘going real well’ locally, ‘a little bit slower’ at the state level

During an appearance on Wednesday's broadcast of Alabama Public Television's "Capitol Journal," State Sen. Clyde Chambliss (R-Prattville) offered his assessment of the Rebuild Alabama...

7 Things: 1 million coronavirus cases in Alabama, Biden being panned for his divisive rhetoric, Brooks blames Britt and Shelby for Senator Doug Jones,...

7. VA Governor Ralph Northam likely knows who is actually in the infamous blackface picture Virginia Governor Ralph Northam attracted negative attention when it...