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Clyde Chambliss Alabama News
State Sen. Chambliss: Elmore County mega prison project 'moving along really well'

Construction on a new 4,000-bed prison in Elmore County is “moving along really well,” according to State Sen. Clyde Chambliss (R-Prattville).

Dale Strong at southern border Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Strong on U.S.-Mexico border visit: 'It’s worse than you can imagine'

U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Huntsville) joined the other Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee on a trip to El Paso, Texas to witness the ongoing border crisis firsthand.

Devyn Keith Alabama News
Accused shoplifter Devyn Keith removed from Huntsville City Council's finance committee, has travel request denied — 'It is easy to be guilty before proven innocent'

Huntsville City Councilman Devyn Kieth was removed from the council’s finance committee and had a travel request denied on Thursday during his first full council meeting since being arrested and accused of shoplifting from local Walmarts.

Nate Oats presser Alabama News
Bama coach Nate Oats forced to apologize for 'unfortunate remarks' regarding Brandon Miller's alleged involvement in Darius Miles murder case

Alabama men’s basketball coach Nate Oats apoligized Tuesday evening for comments he made earlier that day regarding one of his player’s alleged involvement in a shooting that took place last month.

Tuberville Alabama News
U.S. Sen. Tuberville condemns Biden's executive order creating 'agency equity teams' — 'It's all about control'

They’re trying to make everybody the same, and that’s not going to work. It has no chance of surviving. This country can’t survive with that type of philosophy.

Andrew Jones Alabama News
State Sen. Jones considering 1% cap on occupational taxes as compromise with mayors — 'I’d like the whole enchilada, but politics is the art of compromise'

While some state officials argue for tax cuts in light of Alabama’s $2.7 billion budget surplus, State Sen. Andrew Jones is look for relief elsewhere by eliminating occupational taxes.

Craig Ford v Andrew Jones Alabama News
Gadsden Mayor Ford, State Sen. Jones battle over effort to phase out occupational taxes — 'Taxes on people for the privilege of being employed'

Occupational taxes are local taxes businesses and service providers pay to operate within a municipality. For Gadsden, they account for nearly 30% of the annual budget — roughly $15 million.

Trans soldier Alabama News
Tuberville promotes bill banning trans soldiers — 'Our service members must be as capable and deployable as possible'

“The world is on the brink of a major conflict, and America’s military must be ready to fight at a moment’s notice. Now is not the time to socially experiment with our armed forces at the expense of readiness, morale, and our national defense.”

TikTok China Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Strong: 'You don't need government to tell you that TikTok is a threat to America'

U.S. Rep. Dale Strong said the best thing outside of outlawing the app would be for Americans to simply stop using it.

Dale Strong Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Strong comments on 'Ukraine fatigue' — 'My concern is about America'

Strong said the recent Chinese spy balloon incident should serve as a wake-up call that the U.S. needs to be ready to defend itself.

Clay Scofield Alabama News
State Senate Majority Ldr Scofield proposes putting $2.7 billion surplus in trust fund — 'There's too much uncertainty right now'

Scofield suggested placing the money into a trust fund, which would accrue a “considerable amount” of interest. He said Alabama is already “one of the lowest taxed states in the country.”

Gov. Kay Ivey Alabama News
Ivey doubles down on support for prisoner early release law — 'Those who oppose this measure are for the unfettered release of criminals'

After a bill was pre-filed in the Alabama Senate to roll back the prisoner early release law that went into effect last month, Gov. Kay Ivey doubled down on her support of the law by saying it is for the good of public safety.

Fighter Jet Alabama News
Three UFOs shot down over North America — 'These objects clearly pose a national security and safety risk,' U.S. Rep. Aderholt says

Days after the U.S. shot down a Chinese spy balloon that had crossed into American airspace, three more unidentified flying objects were blasted out of the sky after being detected over North America.

Keith2 Alabama News
Embattled Huntsville City Councilman Devyn Keith's supporters take to social media after shoplifting charge — 'White supremacy culture'

Some offered encouragement and prayer while others tried to claim Keith was the victim of a racially-motivated arrest.

Devyn Keith Alabama News
Huntsville City Councilman Devyn Keith issues formal apology, declines to comment on shoplifting charges — 'I promise to be a better man tomorrow than I am today'

"I didn’t come here to discuss anything. That's what court is for. What I've owed you is accountability, and I will never be distracting from the business of this great city.”

U S Rep Jerry Carl Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Carl calls out Biden's plan to deal with border crisis as 'BS'; Lays out possible GOP strategy

U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl was among the many Republicans who took offense at some of the claims and accusations during President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address Tuesday night.

Gary Palmer Alabama News
Watch: U.S. Rep. Palmer gets in Green New Deal jab as lights go out during Twitter hearing

His quick-witted comment was met with laughter by his fellow congressmen who were gathered to discuss Twitter’s banning of conservative voices while allowing bad actors, like Iran’s ayatollah Ali Khamenei, to continue to post.

Joe Biden state of the union Alabama News
Alabama Republicans blast Biden over State of the Union speech — 'Americans deserve better!'

President Joe Biden sparred with vocal Republican members of Congress during his State of the Union address Tuesday night as he touted his accomplishments while promising to tackle issues like gun violence, the fentanyl crisis and hidden airline baggage fees.

Marshall Alabama News
AG Steve Marshall: Accountability is key to addiction recovery

On Wednesday, state Attorney General Steve Marshall sat down with 1819 News CEO and host of the 1819 News Podcast Bryan Dawson for a wide-ranging interview, during which they discussed how accountability is the key to drug recovery.

Aderholt Palmer Britt Alabama News
Aderholt, Britt, Palmer among 196 U.S. Congress members who received funds from FTX

The three are among 196 congressmen who took money from the now-bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange.

Steve Marshallon 1819 pod Alabama News
AG Steve Marshall: Alabama prosecutors can 'fill the void' left by federal government on mandatory sentencing

Alabama’s Attorney General Steve Marshall sees mandatory minimum sentences as a valuable tool for curbing crime properly applied.

I Stock 458615641 Alabama News
Blount County DA blasts Bureau of Pardons & Paroles for removing convicted murderer ankle monitor days after early release — 'Just very frustrating'

According to the DA, when her office reached out to the Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles for information about a convicted murderer released in Blount County, she was told he no longer had an ankle monitor and was considered “low risk.”

Coosa bridge Alabama News
Lt. Gov. Ainsworth asks U.S. Dept. of Transportation to fund new bridge over Coosa River for Southside, Rainbow City

He is putting his full support behind the cities’ and state’s application for the RAISE grant to construct a new northbound bridge that will more efficiently and more safely handle the area’s growing traffic.

A small sample of Hamilton 68-sourced stories Alabama News
Latest 'Twitter Files' release implicates major media outlets in pushing false claims of Russian bot influence — includes the 2017 Alabama U.S. Senate race

“Before, we could only speculate. Now we know: the ‘Russian threat’ was, in this case at least, just a bunch of ordinary Americans dressed up to look like a Red Menace."

School choice Alabama News
Stutts, Yarbrough to carry Eagle Forum-backed 'PRICE Act' school choice bill — 'Keeps the money with the child'

School choice is looking to be a hot topic in the upcoming state legislative session, and the Eagle Forum has already helped draft a bill to get the discussion going on day one.

Ye is right chalk message Alabama News
University of Alabama condemns antisemitic messages found written in chalk around campus

The watchdog organization Stop Antisemitism is asking the University of Alabama to investigate anti-Jewish messages seen written in chalk around the Tuscaloosa campus.

1819 Life on Wheels 1 Alabama News
Life on Wheels helps prevent over 360 abortions — 'That’s the power of ultrasound'

“When a woman changes her mind after seeing the ultrasound, we call that an interception. But if they come to Christ, that’s a pick six.”

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