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Bentley officially orders all Alabama National Guardsmen, recruiting centers, to be armed

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- In the wake of the Chattanooga shooting, in which four Marines and one Navy sailor were killed by a radical Islamist,...

Saban tells this Hillary Clinton story when giving relationship advice to players

University of Alabama head football coach Nick Saban is undoubtedly one of the most powerful people in the state. When he speaks, pretty much...

Alabama Congressional Republicans unanimously support bill defunding ‘Sanctuary Cities’

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In a vote of 241 to 179, the U.S. House of Representatives approved Thursday the "Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities...

Byrne: Congress must no longer sit on the sidelines, should defund Planned Parenthood (Opinion)

As the proud father of four children (and a new grandfather), I have great appreciation for the value of a human life. Every child...

Bentley abolishes ‘gun free zones’ at rest areas, orders signs removed

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Governor Robert Bentley announced Friday afternoon that he ordered all "no weapons allowed" signs removed from Alabama's rest areas after readers...

Alabama congressman’s takedown of MSNBC host named one of the top 50 soundbites of all time

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5mtQyEd-zS4 (Video Above: MSNBC Host Contessa Brewer asks Alabama Congressman Mo Brooks if he has a degree in economics) WASHINGTON -- Friday on the Glenn Beck...

Welcome to the 21st century: Alabama now allowing driver licenses to be renewed online

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The last time you needed to renew your driver license in Alabama how long did you wait in line? Now, many...

Alabama’s Republican Congressmen co-sponsor bills defunding Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON -- Every Republican member of Alabama's congressional delegation has signed on to two bills defunding Planned Parenthood and refusing federal funds to other...

SCOTUS ObamaCare ruling will lead to health insurance premium hikes for 200k Alabamians

Had the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against the poorly-named Affordable Care Act in King v. Burwell, almost 500,000 Alabamians could have been spared the...

ALDOT: Complaints over Alabama rest area ‘gun free zones’ are a ‘distraction,’ AG reviewing

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Yellowhammer News on Monday brought to light the Alabama Department of Transportation's rule making the state's rest areas "Gun Free Zones,"...

Alabama Policy Institute debates: Should the IRS have more power to censor non-profits?

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The Alabama Policy Institute hosted an event Tuesday debating the merits of IRS controls over non-profits and tax-exempt groups that "benefit...

Sessions introduces bill to penalize sanctuary cities, prevent illegal aliens from reentering the country

WASHINGTON -- Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions introduced (R) with Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee chair Ron Johnson (R-WI) Thursday a bill seeking to...

Alabama Attorney General joins the fight against EPA’s ‘extreme’ new water rule

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange (R) announced Wednesday afternoon that the Yellowhammer State is joining with 10 other states to stand...

Mobile mayor meets with Obama, warns failure to reauthorize Ex-Im Bank will cost city jobs

MOBILE, Ala. -- Port City mayor Sandy Stimpson met with President Obama Wednesday to discuss the possible impact on Alabama's economy if the Export-Import...

Alabama Tea Party group leader on Fox News: Obama lied about IRS targeting of conservatives

https://vimeo.com/134250622 (Video Above: Wetumpka Tea Party leader Becky Gerritson on Neil Cavuto responding to the President's claim that conservative groups weren't targeted) WETUMPKA, Ala. --...

Shelby, Sessions warn HHS not to delete Planned Parenthood records ahead of investigation

WASHINGTON -- Alabama's U.S. Senators Richard Shelby and Jeff Sessions on Wednesday signed a letter to Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia...

Byrne blasts burdensome EPA regulations: ‘This is entirely the wrong approach’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KDnoFMGIC8k (Video Above: Congressman Bradley Byrne speaks in favor of clarifying and rolling back burdensome regulations) WASHINGTON -- Representative Bradley Byrne (R-AL1) called on Congress Wednesday...

Brooks demands better data to protect Americans from illegal immigrant criminals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3mbQp42NT-o (Video Above: Congressman Mo Brooks introduces the Arrests Statistics Reporting Act on the House floor) WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Since the controversial comments on illegal aliens...

Conservative Alabama legislators make case for major reforms over tax hikes

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- As Alabama lawmakers debate how to patch the General Fund's $200+ million hole and ensure a sustainable path forward for...

Two North Alabama workers say they were fired over Confederate flag and political correctness gone too far

DECATUR, Ala. -- Two Decatur workers lost their jobs on Monday, and one of them is claiming his Confederate flag is to blame. Phillip...

Sessions & families of Americans killed by illegal aliens deliver stirring remarks in Senate hearing

https://youtu.be/H5I2V4b7C1o (Video above: Sen. Jeff Sessions speaks in a Senate hearing reviewing the Obama Administration's lack of immigration enforcement.) The Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday held...

Bentley orders flags at half-staff to honor Chattanooga shooting victims

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Governor Robert Bentley (R-AL) announced Tuesday on his official twitter account that all flags in Alabama will be lowered to half-staff...

Condoleezza Rice to deliver keynote at significant economic initiative meeting in Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — Dr. Condoleezza Rice, the 66th U.S. Secretary of State, will deliver the keynote address at a November joint meeting of groups...

Some Alabama cities could be doubling their lodging tax: here’s how it hits you (Analysis)

HOOVER, Ala. -- Taxes are on the minds of officials at all levels in the state. Governor Bentley's proposal to raise taxes to fill...