It sounds like the start of a joke: What do a Democrat, Libertarian, independent, write-in candidate, and other non-Republicans have in common? The answer: They cannot run as a Republican for six years.
Last week, with the State Democratic Executive Committee electing Randy Kelley as the new chairman of the Alabama Democratic Party, long-time party boss Joe Reed showed that he was back in charge.
Birmingham is experiencing its third year in a row of high homicide rates.
Wellborn Cabinets announces plans for $17 million plant in Oxford. The new facility will create 414 new jobs in the Talladega Calhoun County area.
“Alabama budgets are in a great shape. We are in a better position to weather a storm than we were ten years ago," said Kirk Fulford with the Fiscal Office of the Legislative Services Agency.
Registration for Hunting 101 Workshops are now open.
U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) joined House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) and U.S. Reps. Michael McCaul (R-Texas), Mike Turner (R-Ohio), and James Comer (R-Ky.) in commemorating the occasion in an op-ed posted on Fox News.
The Alabama Republican Party intends to spend twice in this cycle what it spent electing Republicans in the last cycle.
Ask anyone with insight into the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC), and they'll tell you it is understaffed.
The Alabama Republican Executive Committee passed a resolution honoring the conservative majority of the U.S. Supreme Court for several recent landmark decisions.
Mountain Brook has elections for 3 of its 5 City Council seats on Tuesday, Aug. 23.
Wahl: "This use of force was uncalled for and incredibly disrespectful of a former president. Our membership stands with President Trump as he faces this injustice."
On Saturday, Huntsville Pastor Randy Kelley was elected chairman of the Alabama Democratic Party.
The Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission adopted rules and regulations for the new Alabama medical marijuana industry at the Commission's August meeting.
The Farm to School program seeks to increase the amount of locally produced foods served through child nutrition programs, while also educating children about how their foods are harvested and made.
“I am a young face, but not a new face. I have spent the last two years serving on the DNC,” said Alabama Democratic Party Chair candidate Josh Coleman. “I have been head of the Young Democrats. I have been involved in campaigns at the local city council level, city wide, for the state House, and statewide.”
"Prayer in Alabama Schools is not a partisan issue but an issue that all Alabama Legislators can support," said sponsors of a Republican Executive Committee resolution urging the Legislature to pass a school prayer statute.
“I am pleased that the Board has denied Jimmy Spencer parole for the crimes for which he is currently serving two life sentences,” said AG Marshall after the Alabama Pardons and Paroles Board denied parole to career criminal Jimmy O'Neil Spencer. Spencer is accused of killing three people in Guntersville during his last parole.
“Yesterday’s raid by the Federal Bureau of Investigations on President Donald Trump’s personal residence was a clear use of excessive force by a regime that continues to show a double standard. Republicans are harassed and demonized, while Democrat officials get a pass. The raid on President Trump’s home is outrageous," the Alabama Republican Party said in a statement.
The Alabama-CIO has endorsed Yolanda Flowers for Governor, Will Boyd for Senate, Rick Pate for Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries, and a mix of Democrats, Libertarians, and Republicans.
The Alabama Libertarian Party has ballot access this year and Ruth Page-Nelson is the Libertarian candidate for Lt. Governor. Nelson faces incumbent Will Ainsworth. There is no Democrat running in the race.
James "Jimmy" Lambert is the new executive director of the Alabama Sheriff's Association. Lambert has spent the last decade as an investigator for the Alabama Attorney General's Office following a career with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
“Under no circumstances should Jimmy O’Neil Spencer be given parole,” Ivey wrote to the Board. “Spencer is a career criminal who is still awaiting trial for killing three innocent people after he was wrongfully granted parole in November 2017.
"The reality is the brunt of any new revenue will come from small business owners and low to middle-income Americans who often lack access to a tax lawyer who could help them navigate the audit process,” said Sen. Tommy Tuberville.
Tabitha Isner is asking the State Democratic Executive Committee to elect her as the new chair of the Alabama Democratic Party in their organizational meeting on Aug. 13.
Will Boyd is running for U.S. against Republican Katie Britt and Libertarian John Sophocleus in the Nov. 8 general election.