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Clyde Chambliss Alabama News
Chambliss reappointed as State Senate Majority Whip

State Sen. Clyde Chambliss (R-Prattville) was recently reappointed to the position of Senate majority whip after a Birmingham organizational session of state senators.

Palmer Wilkins Alabama News
Congressional candidate Gerrick Wilkins criticizes opponent U.S. Rep. Palmer for NDAA passage

The recently passed military spending budget continues to be a linchpin for Alabama’s upcoming 2024 congressional election, as candidates continue to use the spending bill to contrast individual positions on vital issues.

Givhan Alabama News
State Sen. Givhan: Bill changing State Health Officer appointment coming in 2024, despite recent ADPH rule change

State Sen. Sam Givhan (R-Huntsville) says he still plans to file a bill changing the appointment method of the State Health Officer despite a recent administrative rule passed by the Alabama Department of Public Health limiting the emergency powers of the State Health Officer.

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State library board creates form for residents to submit alleged inappropriate books for review

The Alabama Public Library Service (APLS) has officially provided an online form where Alabama residents can submit book titles they believe may contain sexually explicit or obscene materials.

Sewell Alabama News
Transcript shows U.S. Rep. Sewell repeatedly interrupted IRS whistleblower when confronted with evidence of illegality by Joe Biden connected to son's business dealings

U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (D-Birmingham) recently questioned an IRS whistleblower Joseph Ziegler on whether or not there was evidence of wrongdoing by President Joe Biden. However, Ziegler had trouble answering due to Sewell's repeated interruptions.

Chris Pringle Alabama News
House Pro Tem Pringle proposes bill to prohibit licensing boards from paying employees to keep silent on illegal, unethical activity

House Pro Tempore Chris Pringle (R-Mobile) is looking to clean up Alabama's licensing boards with a pre-filed bill prohibiting boards and state agencies from paying off employees not to report wrongdoing.

Dothan Library board Alabama News
Debate continues for Dothan residents over 'obscene,' 'pornographic' books at public library

Concerned residents gathered on Wednesday to petition the Dothan Houston County Library Board to remove books from the library that many residents consider obscene or pornographic.

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State lawmaker, health care advocates speak out against proposed ADPH COVID reporting rules at public hearing

One state lawmaker and several healthcare advocates attended a public hearing by The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), protesting a series of proposed rule changes surrounding reporting requirements for COVID-19.

Caroleene Dobson Alabama News
VIEWPAC endorses Montgomery attorney Caroleene Dobson in AL-2 bid

The Value in Electing Women Political Action Committee has officially endorsed Caroleene Dobson, one of the few Republican candidates running in the newly drawn second congressional district in the 2024 election.

fentanyl Alabama News
Legislature to reconsider fentanyl bill next session after wrong version signed into law

The Alabama House of Representatives will bring back up a bill passed last year that was left unenforceable after a technical error that led to the wrong version of the bill being signed into law.  

U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Huntsville) Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Strong language to halt Biden admin decision to waste millions in U.S.-Mexico border wall materials included in NDAA

U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Huntsville) included a provision in the recent military defense budget to expedite the utilization of currently unused construction material meant for constructing a wall on the Southern border.

Doctor, health, hospital Alabama News
Health advocacy group opposes proposed ADPH COVID reporting rule; ADPH claims rule lessens reporting requirements

The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is considering a rule change to amend certain COVID-era reporting criteria that has some in the state sounding the alarm over “draconian tracking measures.”

Pills Alabama News
Montgomery nursing home employee charged with stealing over 1,000 pills through fraudulent opioid prescriptions

A former Montgomery nursing home employee was recently indicted for theft of over 1,000 Hydrocodone tablets from a Montgomery area nursing home, while she was employed as the facility’s director of nursing.

Tuberville Alabama News
'It’s deep state': Tuberville rips Democrats blocking subpoena of Jeffrey Epstein flight log

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tubervile (R-Auburn) recently announced support for efforts from U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) to subpoena the flight logs of Jeffrey Epstein.

Barry Moore, Jerry Carl Alabama News
Barry Moore 'looking forward' to upcoming debate with congressional opponent Jerry Carl

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) is looking forward to defending his record as “the first elected official in the nation to endorse President Donald Trump” in an upcoming debate against congressional opponent U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile).  

Kay Ivey and Scott Harris Alabama News
State Rep. Colvin files anti-mask mandate bill — 'I think people are smart enough to make decisions for themselves'

State Rep. Brock Colvin (R-Albertville) has pre-filed a bill in the Alabama House of Representatives that would prohibit any governmental entities and the State Health Officer from imposing mask mandates.

Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville denies capitulating to Democrats over military holds – 'I didn‘t cave to anybody'

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) is rejecting claims that he caved to the Democrats by dropping the vast majority of his military holds in protest of the DOD’s abortion policy it revised early this year.

Barry Moore, Jerry Carl Alabama News
Barry Moore, Jerry Carl scheduled to debate in January as both vie for congressional seat

U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) will face his congressional opponent, U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise), in a January debate as both continue to vie for Alabama’s first congressional district.  

Autauga County Commission Alabama News
Autauga County Commission fills recent library board vacancies

After a slew of recent resignations, the Autauga County Commission selected three replacement board members for the embattled Prattville-Autauga Library Board of Trustees.

Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville drops military holds – 'When you change the rules, it’s hard to beat somebody'

After nearly a year of holding up military promotions, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) announced Tuesday that he is releasing his hold on leadership nominees except for four-star generals.

gun in holster Alabama News
State Rep. England prefiles bill to add criminal penalties to Alabama's constitutional carry law

State Rep. Chris England (D-Tuscaloosa) has pre-filed a bill to create criminal punishments for failing to declare the presence of a weapon to law enforcement.

Heritage backs Tuberville's push to remove DOD abortion policy in national defense budget

The conservative advocacy group Heritage Action for America recently backed U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) in calling for the upcoming national defense budget to remove the DOD’s policy funding of abortion-related expenses for servicemembers who live in states with restrictive laws.

Tommy Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville dismisses Alabama Democrats Hitler comparison — 'I don’t listen to these people'

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) responded recently to a social media post by the Alabama Democratic Party that compared the Senator to Adolf Hitler.

Caroleene Dobson Alabama News
National Cattlemen's Beef Association endorses Montgomery attorney Caroleene Dobson in AL-2

The National Cattlemen's Beef Association has officially endorsed Caroleene Dobson, one of the few Republican candidates running in the newly drawn second congressional district in the 2024 election.

Rosa Parks Alabama News
State, federal leaders honor state holiday honoring Rosa Parks — 'Her courage transcends politics'

State and federal leaders across the political spectrum took time on Friday to commemorate the life and legacy of the famed civil rights leader and Alabama native Rosa Parks.

Britt Tuberville Alabama News
Britt, Tuberville urge Education Secretary Cardona to address antisemitism in K-12 schools

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) and Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) recently joined other Senators in imploring the Biden Administration to address “growing antisemitism” toward Jewish children in K-12 schools across the country. 

Gay books Alabama News
Entire Prattville-Autauga library board has resigned since drama began over sexually explicit children's books

A recent series of resignations has left the Prattville-Autauga Library board with no remaining members since residents first began objecting to sexually explicit books in the children’s section of the public library.

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