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Fanin Alabama News
Greg Fanin third to announce candidacy in upcoming special election for Alabama's 16th District

Fayette County resident Greg Fanin is the latest to throw his name into the ring for the upcoming special election to fill the now-vacant House seat in the state’s 16th District.

Marshall Alabama News
AG Marshall gives hopeful outlook on defending Alabama law preventing transgender surgeries, medications for minors

At a recent meeting of the Autauga County GOP, Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall spoke at length about his office’s ongoing battle defending Alabama’s blocked law prohibiting transgender surgeries and medications for minors.

Tuberville with Trump Alabama News
'Let him run' — Tuberville continues pushback against looming Trump indictment

As the possibility of a third indictment looms against former President Donald Trump, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) continues railing against perceived efforts to stop Trump from running in the 2024 presidential election.

Autauga GOP Alabama News
Autauga County Commission likely to request opinion from AG Marshall in continued Prattville library drama

The Autauga County Commission is considering receiving an opinion from Attorney General Steve Marshall regarding legal remedies in the ongoing battle over books containing sexually explicit material for minors at the Autauga-Prattville Public Library.

Consent for Kids Fair Alabama News
'Consent for Kids Fair' rescheduled for August – Event features 'consent story hour' and 'pin the ovary on the uterus'

The Alabama Campaign for Adolescent Sexual Health has rescheduled its “Consent for Kids Fair” at the Birmingham Public Library, which is advertised to all ages and set to feature a “consent story hour” and “pin the ovary on the uterus.”  

Trump Tuberville Alabama News
'Nobody’s ever seen anything like this' — Tuberville blasts Trump January 6 grand jury and possible indictment

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) is aiming at the Biden administration after former President Donald Trump reportedly received a letter from Department of Justice special counsel Jack Smith regarding Trump’s involvement in the riots on January 6, 2021.

Steven reed Alabama News
Montgomery Mayor Reed noncommittal on possible congressional run, depending on state's redistricting plan

In a recent radio interview, Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed gave a somewhat evasive answer when asked if he would pursue a congressional run, depending on the outcome of Alabama’s redistricting special session.

Prattville-Autauga Library. Alabama News
'We’ll ask that you sit if you do that again' — Tensions rise at city council meeting in continued fight over sexually explicit books in Prattville library

Tensions flared at a Tuesday Prattville City Council meeting, which led to an interruption from council president Lora Lee Boone, asking a local resident not to describe the content of one of the books in the library.

Carl Alabama News
Jerry Carl announces 'record fundraising total' headed into 2024 election

U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) recently announced his second-quarter fundraising numbers, raising over $600,000 between April 1 and June 30.

Photo from Will Dismukess Facebook page Alabama News
No jail time for former State Rep. Will Dismukes after felony theft of property conviction

Former State Rep. Will Dismukes (R-Prattville) will serve five years of community corrections and two years of probation with no jail time for his Class B felony theft of property conviction earlier this year.

Jody Singer Alabama News
Tuberville, Strong applaud career of retiring director of Huntsville’s Marshall Space Flight Center

Jody Singer, the director of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, announced her retirement on Monday.

Elliott Murray Alabama News
Showdown looms between Alabama Archives, legislature as effort underway to cut $5 million in funding after June LGBTQ+ event

The battle between the Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH) and lawmakers continues after ADAH director Steve Murray sent a letter to lawmakers defending last month’s event celebrating LGBTQ+ history in the state.

Rogers and Strong Alabama News
U.S. Reps. Rogers, Strong applaud House's passage of defense spending package that cut funding for abortions, DEI programs

On Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which included amendments removing DEI training, vaccine requirements and abortion funding from the Department of Defense (DOD).

Birthing Center Alabama News
Advocates speak out against proposed ADPH regulations for birthing centers

Women, doulas, doctors, midwives and other sundry birthing advocates from all over the country, many with children in tow, showed up in Montgomery on Thursday to protest proposed regulatory rules from the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) on birthing centers.

Prattville council Alabama News
Prattville City Council bans reading LGBTQ+ books for minors during public comment, threaten police intervention

Prattville Mayor Bill Gillespie said he was "embarrassed" at hearing the books' content, which is still available for children to read at the local library.

Sorrell, Givhan Alabama News
Former State Rep. Sorrell, State Sen. Givhan lead Club for Growth 2022 legislative scorecard; Democrats receive lowest scores in both houses

Club For Growth Foundation, the conservative advocacy organization dedicated to economic growth and limited government, recently released its 2022 Alabama economic scorecard.

Oxford House Alabama News
Montgomery residents outraged at sober living residents' alleged attempt to lure underaged girls to halfway house

Dozens of residents in McGehee Estates are outraged after residents of a sober living facility allegedly attempted to coax three underage girls into their vehicle.

Victorrus Felder Alabama News
Victorrus Felder seeks to tackle crime in bid for Montgomery mayor – 'It’s just so much chaos in the streets of Montgomery, and nothing is being done'

Victorrus Felder, one of three to vie for the title of Montgomery’s next mayor, recently sat down with 1819 News to discuss his campaign and plans for the city should he win his bid.

Chip Brown Alabama News
'Liberal extremism at its worst' — State Rep. Chip Brown slams proposal to restrict Mobile port's operations to protect endangered whales

State Rep. Chip Brown (R-Hollinger’s Island) is taking aim at “far left environmental advocates” for suggested federal regulations that would force the Port of Mobile to shut down its nighttime operations.  

Steven reed Alabama News
'Outright lies' — ALGOP accuses Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed's campaign of lying in mass text ads

The Alabama Republican Party is accusing Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed's campaign of using deceptive text messages to gain support in next month’s municipal election.

Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville backs legislation increasing penalties for those who steal firearms from federally licensed dealers

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) recently joined Senate colleagues in reintroducing legislation to increase criminal penalties for those who steal firearms from federally licensed firearms and ammunition dealers (FFLs).

Mary Moore Alabama News
State Rep. Moore to AL(dot)com's Whitmire: 'There is no 'new' Black — being Black has always been about being Black'

In a recent opinion piece, State Rep. Mary Moore (D-Birmingham) blasted the opinion of Alabama Media Group’s Kyle Whitmire, in which he claimed, “In Alabama, queer is the new Black.”

Alabama map Alabama News
National GOP Redistricting Trust issues statement in support of Alabama's congressional maps, opposes Supreme Court decision that forced redrawing

The National Republican Redistricting Trust (NRRT) recently shared its Supreme Court brief supporting Alabama’s redistricting efforts with the state’s Permanent Legislative Committee on Reapportionment.

Steve Marshall Supreme Court Alabama News
AG Marshall applauds federal court's decision allowing Tennessee's ban on 'gender-affirming care' to go forward

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals will allow Tennessee’s ban on transgender operations and medicines for minors, a decision praised by Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall, whose office is fighting in federal court for a similar ban in Alabama.  

Gas stove Alabama News
AG Marshall takes aim at Biden administration's 'draconian' policy to phase out gas-powered vehicles over the next decade

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall has joined a coalition challenging President Joe Biden’s “draconian” regulations on emissions.

JOSE PASCUAL-REYES Alabama News
State seeking death penalty for illegal alien charged in 2022 double murder, kidnapping

The state of Alabama is seeking the death penalty for an illegal immigrant charged with multiple counts of kidnapping, murder and abusing a corpse in a series of gruesome murders last year.

Britt Tuberville Alabama News
D.C.-based watchdog group takes aim at Tuberville, Britt as federal health care package looms with threat of further regulation of pharmaceutical industry

The Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) is targeting U.S. Sens. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) and Katie Britt (R-Montgomery), launching a campaign against attempts to regulate aspects of the pharmaceutical industry.

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