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Ivey opponents respond after 'biggest regret' comment on gambling

On Monday, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) told 1819 News that her greatest regret about the 2022 Alabama Regular Session is that gambling...

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ACLU and transgender parents challenge the Vulnerable Child Protection Act in court

The Alabama chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) announced on Monday that two Alabama families have filed a lawsuit...

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Failure of gambling legislation Ivey's biggest regret

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) told reporters on Monday that her biggest disappointment in the recent legislative session is that gambling...

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New genomic center at UAB expected to advance medical science

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) held a ceremonial groundbreaking for its new Altec/Styslinger Genomic Medicine and Data...

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NRA-PVF endorses Ivey for reelection

The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) announced its endorsement of Gov. Kay Ivey (R) for reelection. The...

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Blanchard claims that the governor can suspend collection of the state gas tax

The 2022 Alabama Regular Legislative Session is over so any changes in tax policy will have to wait for legislators to return in March...

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Congressman Jim Jordan endorses Casey Wardynski

Republican Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) endorsed retired U.S. Army Colonel and Trump Administration Assistant Secretary of the Army...

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Legislature approves bill allowing alcohol to be sold through drive-thru windows

The Alabama Legislature passed legislation allowing convenience stores to sell alcohol through drive-thru and walk-up windows. House...

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End of Regular Session drowns in debate over wake boarding

Perhaps a fitting end to the 2022 Alabama Regular Legislative Session was a somewhat humorous discussion of wake boarding that went...

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House passes bill to protect children from gender-altering experimental medical treatments

The Alabama House of Representatives on Thursday passed controversial legislation to prevent minors from having their gender medically...

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Amendment to abolish the State Auditor fails in House

The Alabama House of Representatives rejected a Constitutional amendment to abolish the elected position of State Auditor and to transfer...

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Legislature passes Second Amendment Protection Act

The Alabama House of Representatives on Thursday passed controversial legislation forbidding state employees from cooperating with...

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House rejects bill to create more oversight of state health officer

Alabama is one of the few states in the nation where the state health officer is not a member of the governor’s cabinet but is instead...

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Bill to require unemployed to try harder to find work sent to governor

On Wednesday the Alabama House of Representatives passed controversial legislation which would require that anyone receiving unemployment...

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Ivey signs bill ending the business privilege tax for small businesses

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) on Wednesday signed legislation to exempt more than 230,000 small businesses from owing the unpopular business...

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House passes amended legislation to make municipal courts share information

A second piece of legislation was discussed in the State Legislature in the wake of allegations against a Jefferson County town's police...

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Senate passes tax cuts for some retirees

The Alabama Senate voted on Tuesday to cut state income taxes for elderly retirees with 401ks and IRAs. House Bill 162 (HB162) is sponsored...

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Governor Ivey signs Numeracy Act into law

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey (R) on Tuesday signed the controversial "Numeracy Act" math instruction legislation into law. The Act will...

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Senate committee advances the divisive concepts bill

The Alabama Senate Governmental Affairs Committee gave a favorable report to legislation that would ban instruction in divisive concepts...

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House passes telehealth bill

The Alabama House of Representatives passed legislation on Tuesday regarding how the telehealth industry will operate moving forward...

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41 days to apply for absentee ballot for primary election

The Alabama Secretary of State reminded Alabama voters there are only 41 days left to apply for an absentee ballot by mail for the...

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Brandaun Dean says he is “the anti-Trump”

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate recently spoke with 1819 News about his campaign. Dean is the former Mayor of Brighton in Jefferson...

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Auburn University launches new Office of Federal Relations in DC

Auburn University is establishing a more permanent presence in the nation’s capital with the creation of a new Office of Federal Relations...

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House to consider legislation to increase loan repayment award for math and science teachers

Alabama has a crisis in education. The schools are flush with money as the largest education budget in history is about to be replaced...

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Britt releases whitepaper on solving the national debt crisis

On Monday, U.S. Senate candidate Katie Britt released a statement expressing her concerns about the growing national debt and offering...

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Thousands of Alabamians paying more for flood insurance

Beginning on Friday, April 1, thousands of Alabama residents federal flood insurance rates increased. They will be paying more for...

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House to consider legislation to delay implementation of the Literacy Act

The Alabama House of Representatives will consider controversial legislation postponing the enforcement of a provision of the 2019...

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