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ALGOP Chairman: Election loss is ‘a wake-up call for the Republican Party nationally’

Alabama Republican Party Chairman John Wahl reacted to his party losing a seat in the Alabama House of Representatives on Tuesday in a special...

Ronda Walker, Montgomery County Commissioner, endorses Caroleene Dobson in Congressional GOP runoff

Montgomery County Commissioner Ronda Walker announced on Wednesday her endorsement of Caroleene Dobson in the April 16 Republican runoff election for Alabama’s Second Congressional...

Superintendent Mackey: Alabama’s new transparency law might help keep parents engaged in the classroom

Governor Kay Ivey recently signed the Parents Right to Know Act, which will give parents a better understanding of what is being taught to...

Alabama Secretary of State reminds voters of April 16 primary runoff elections

Alabama Secretary of State Wes Allen is reminding Alabamians to register to vote before the upcoming April 16 primary runoff elections. “As Secretary of State,...

Mobile conflicted on marijuana laws as debate continues to loom

Mobile appears to be facing conflicting desires as the debate on how to treat public marijuana offenses continues. Earlier this month, Mobile County Sheriff Paul...

Jon Barganier: Child care is the foundation of Alabama’s workforce

Childcare is an essential resource for Alabama’s working parents, yet the supply of quality, affordable, and accessible childcare is not keeping up with the...

Marilyn Lands wins Alabama House special election over Madison City Councilman Teddy Powell

On Tuesday, Democratic candidate Marilyn Lands defeated Republican Teddy Powell in a special election for the Alabama House of Representatives. District 10, which represents...

Industry investment in Alabama exceeded $6.4 billion in 2023

Governor Kay Ivey announced some exciting economic news for the state on Tuesday. Ivey revealed that in 2023, companies from across the globe invested over...

Biden’s green energy ‘slush fund’ would be cut off if the Senate passes Rep. Gary Palmer’s bill

U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer, Chairman of the House Republican Policy Committee and a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, is calling on...

Alabama political candidate attacked by ‘super liberal’ while campaigning – ‘she charged at me’

A Republican candidate in the upcoming Alabama House District 27 special election, Billy Ray Todd of Guntersville, was reportedly attacked by a woman while...

Birmingham-Southern College to officially close

After a prolonged struggle to secure financial support, Birmingham-Southern College will officially close on May 31, 2024 after a vote from the 168-year-old university's...

Rep. Jerry Carl: Reflecting on Holy Week

Palm Sunday marked the beginning of Holy Week. For those of us who are Christians, this week is a good time to slow down,...

Democratic candidate Marilyn Lands makes final push on progressive issues, GOP’s Teddy Powell keeps focus local

Voters in House District 10 in Madison County go to the polls on Tuesday to vote for their next State Representative. The special election pits...

Beware ‘misleading’ voter registration forms by mail, Alabama Secretary of State cautions

Alabama Secretary of State Wes Allen is calling on voters to maintain increased vigilance after his office received reports of a "misleading" and unsolicited...

Alabama’s regional workforce challenges require regional solutions, Pro Tem Reed says

Now over halfway into the 2024 state legislative session, Senate Pro Tem Greg Reed visited with Alabama Public Television's Capitol Journal last week and...

State Sen. Gudger: Child care is the industry that keeps Alabama working – it’s time to invest in it

Every parent knows that raising a family comes with important decisions: where to send your child to school, what after-school activities they will participate...

Spending bill to prevent partial government shutdown passes; Britt, Tuberville divided

President Joe Biden signed the $1.2 trillion funding bill Saturday that averted a partial government shutdown. The U.S. Senate passed the package of bills early...

Pro Tem Reed ‘very pleased’ with Senate gambling bill

As lawmakers continue to debate the issue of gambling, Alabama's top Senator said he believes the higher chamber did a good job with the...

Speaker Ledbetter reflects on first half of 2024 legislative session

The Alabama Legislature has used 17 of its 30 legislative days in the 2024 regular session. Speaker of the House Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) reflected...

Steve Flowers: Runoffs set for new Second Congressional District primary races

The most interesting and paramount race on the ballot in the March 5 primaries was the one for the new open Second Congressional District. This...

ALFA’s proposal to offer unregulated health plans sparks debate in Alabama Senate over transparency, specifics

On Wednesday, the Alabama Senate Banking and Insurance Committee took up SB232, which would enable the Alabama Farmers Federation (ALFA) to offer health benefits...

Alabama’s U.S. House Republicans vote against ‘reckless’ $1.2 trillion spending package

The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $1.2 trillion government funding bill Friday, which, if passed by the Senate, will avert a partial government...

Alabama Farmers Federation endorses Barry Moore for U.S. Congress

The Alabama Farmers Federation announced its support for Congressman Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) in the upcoming Alabama 1st Congressional District general election on November 5,...

‘God, Team, Me’: Atheist group complains about Alabama high school football team’s motto

The Freedom From Religion Foundation sent a letter to Oak Grove High School in protest of Oak Grove's motto surrounding its football team, "God,...