The State of Alabama's coffers are flush with cash, at least for now.
According to State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur), chairman of the House Education Trust Fund Budget Committee, Auburn University and the University of Alabama could be working to oppose the legislature's authority over the two schools.
The Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles announced Thursday it was beginning preparations to implement a new statewide electronic monitoring program, which according to a press release, will be capable of monitoring "up to 4,000 people per year" starting in January.
Next week, the Alabama Republican Party executive committee will likely consider a motion to recommend the Alabama Legislature institute a closed primary system to determine the political parties' nominees for future general election nominations,
In 1920, the passage of the 18th Amendment ushered in Prohibition. Soon thereafter, the 19th Amendment gave women the right to vote. It was also the year Sara Narcissa Harris was born in Wilcox County's Possum Bend.
During an appearance on Paul Finebaum's nationally syndicated radio show, also simulcasted on the SEC Network, Sen. Tommy Tuberville responded to Finebaum's suggestion that he and Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) were working on behalf of Alabama head football coach Nick Saban.
U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) has made the defense of Title IX one of his priorities early in his tenure in the Senate.
Alabama Power Company customers will see an increase in their power bills starting this month, which according to the utility, fuel costs are to blame for the increase.
During a Fox News Channel appearance, U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks), who serves as the ranking member on the U.S. House Armed Services Committee, weighed in on an ambitious Communist China as a threat to the United States.
There is a real possibility later in the year and into early 2023 that Gov. Kay Ivey and the Alabama Legislature could move to expand Medicaid eligibility in Alabama, which would come at a considerable cost to state budgets.
“Let’s not waste this historic moment,” the lead sentence in a Hyundai Motor America release said, dated June 19, 2020, marking the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth.
During an appearance on Alabama Public Television's "Capitol Journal" this week, Business Council of Alabama interim executive director Robin Stone was asked to react to a "populist" sentiment that is sometimes at odds with the business community.
Saturday, Attorney General Steve Marshall appeared on FNC's "Fox & Friends" to voice his protest over the Biden administration's use of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's school lunch program to advance its gender identity agenda.
Bunny Drueke, the mother of Alex Drueke, a Tuscaloosa U.S. Army veteran who went to Ukraine to fight against the Russian invasion before being captured, said her son sounded better after receiving a phone call from him a day earlier during an interview with Newsmax TV's Greta van Susteren.
Leading the way on earmarks was Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Tuscaloosa), the ranking member on the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, who also has a long legacy of bringing home the bacon.
During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," former Gov. Don Siegelman weighed in on the Democratic Party's current challenges to be relevant in Alabama.
During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," State Sen. Steve Livingston (R-Scottsboro) explained how Georgia was able to offer a break from fuel taxes. However, he also argued that if Alabama were to follow suit, those savings might not be realized by the consumer.
The Mobile and Eastern Shore Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) unanimously approved moving forward with a $2.7 billion Mobile River Bridge and Bayway proposal unveiled by the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) in June.
According to State Rep. Steve Clouse (R-Ozark), tax relief will not likely be a part of the ARPA appropriations but could come from other sources.
In comments given to 1819 News, Alabama Republican U.S. Senate nominee Katie Britt criticized the Biden administration for its response to a possible recession and blamed it for the inflationary woes plaguing the U.S. economy.
U.S. Reps. Mike Rogers (R-Saks), Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) and Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville), along with Republican Study Committee chairman Jim Banks (R-Ind.), sent a letter to Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin earlier this week inquiring why federal funds were going to schools with alleged connections to the Communist Chinese government.
If State Sen. David Sessions (R-Grand Bay) has his way, he would completely eliminate the business personal property tax.
During an interview that aired Monday on Newsmax TV, Red Land Cotton's Anna Brakefield explained how inflation has made it more expensive for Red Land Cotton to do business.
According to Realtors.com's monthly report for June out last week, Birmingham is second to Pittsburgh, Pa., where the monthly median rent is significantly higher than the cost to buy a home on a percentage basis.
The freshman congressman called it "embarrassing" and referenced accusations from Biden and his allies that the Saudi prince was responsible for the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Cam Ward, the director of the Bureau of Pardons & Paroles, acknowledged there were some blatant lapses in protocol regarding released inmates but said the legislature had offered his agency a tool to prevent some of these incidents in the future.
A report from Reuters on Friday claimed SMART Alabama LLC, a supplier with a manufacturing facility in Luverne, had used child labor in the past.