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Legislature overrides Governor’s budget veto; Bentley threatens tough Medicaid cuts

MONTGOMERY – This week the Alabama Legislature sent a clear message to Governor Robert Bentley by overturning his veto of the state budget. The...

Alabama bill would toughen penalties on those who assault police

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Wednesday morning, The House Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee of the Alabama House of Representatives approved a series of bills...

Alabama attorney general moves to shut down fantasy sports sites

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- After extended silence, Alabama Attorney General has declared that online fantasy sports betting sites are illegal according to state law. Popular sites...

‘Guns in cars’ bill one step closer to law in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- On Tuesday night, the Alabama Senate passed SB14, 26-7 which would allow law abiding residents to carry a pistol in their...

State takes action to save Alabama racetracks from Obama’s radical environmental agenda

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Attorney General Luther Strange (R-AL) has joined eight other states trying to stop an EPA rule that existentially threatens over forty...

Alabama Lt. Gov: ready to take over “should the need arise”

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The Articles of Impeachment brought against Governor Robert Bentley on Tuesday created a real possibility that he could be removed from...

‘Neglect of duty, corruption, incompetency’ — Here’s what’s in Bentley’s articles of impeachment

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- On Tuesday, State Rep. Ed Henry (R-Harselle) announced in a press conference with several colleagues that the House of Representatives will...

DEVELOPING: Lawmakers begin process to impeach Bentley; Governor calls it ‘grandstanding’

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- At 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Alabama lawmakers took the first steps in the process to impeach scandal-plagued Governor Robert Bentley (R-AL)....

Alabama national guard sent in to help defend U.S. border

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Per request of the U.S. National Guard Bureau, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley (R-AL) has ordered a UH-72 helicopter and three pilots...

Shelby, Sessions join fight against Obama’s illegal amnesty in SCOTUS case

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Alabama's U.S. Senators Richard Shelby and Jeff Sessions are joining in the fight against President Obama's amnesty plan in the U.S....

Liberal students protest famed conservative speaking at Alabama college in the name of tolerance

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- For the second time in two weeks, liberal students at an Alabama college are protesting a conservative speaker delivering remarks on...

Bentley pleads Alabama for forgiveness, says scandal does not affect his work

HARVEST, Ala. -- After his first attempt at reconciliation with Alabama voters fell flat, Gov. Robert Bentley (R-Ala.) on Monday delivered another apology for...

‘Build the Wall!’ — Pro-Trump chalk drawings show up around iconic Saban statue

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Nick Saban has not weighed in on the 2016 presidential race, but Donald Trump supporters on campus at the University of...

Here’s what happened last time the Alabama legislature sought impeachment, 100 years ago

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- After John Purifoy served in the Jeff Davis Artillery of the Confederate Army, he went on to become one of the...

Byrne: ISIS spreads terror while Obama refuses to put forth a clear strategy to defeat them

For over a year now, I have been pointing out that the Obama Administration lacks a clear strategy to defeat the Islamic State of...

Check out the rap sheet on the two Alabama crack dealers Obama just let out of prison

This is not an April Fool's joke. As part of his effort to reform jail sentences for “non-violent” offenders, President Obama on Wednesday commuted the...

Byrne says Obama administration’s newly released ISIS strategy is ‘insulting’

https://youtu.be/EBK9GS23ZTw (Video above: Congressman Bradley Byrne demands Secretary of Defense Ash Carter release strategy to defeat ISIS) WASHINGTON – Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL1), a member of...

Economic developers frustrated as Bentley scandal chases away companies, jobs

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Governor Robert Bentley has become a serious impediment to Alabama's job creation efforts, according to multiple economic development professionals Yellowhammer spoke...

Shelby reveals Obama let two ‘convicted gun-toting drug dealers’ from Alabama out of prison

WASHINGTON -- Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) on Thursday blasted President Barack Obama for commuting the sentences of criminals convicted on gun charges, while simultaneously...

Bentley personally bought ‘burner’ phones sometimes used to avoid surveillance

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Governor Robert Bentley personally bought multiple disposable cell phones -- often referred to as "burners" -- at a Tuscaloosa Best Buy...

Bentley expresses frustration with media, says his actions were ‘not all that egregious’

RUSSELLVILLE, Ala. — In his first one-on-one interview since becoming embroiled in scandal last week, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley told the New York Times...

Bentley’s senior political advisor and mistress Rebekah Mason resigns

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Governor Robert Bentley's senior advisor and mistress has resigned. In a statement released by the Bentley administration, Mason said she plans to...

IMPEACHMENT: Alabama lawmakers angling to remove disgraced governor from office

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Alabama lawmakers are making preparations to bring forth articles of impeachment against Governor Robert Bentley on the grounds that he is...

STUDY: Alabama ranked among states most dependent on the federal government

The U.S. government is basically keeping the state of Alabama afloat, according to a new study researching which states are the most reliant on...