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State Rep. Brown: Numeracy Act passage possible this session

While the Alabama Legislature is still grappling with how it will handle the retention component of the 2019 Literacy Act, some Republican...

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Listen: Ray Melick on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5 discusses governor's race, school choice, gambling

Tuesday, 1819 News' Editor-in-Chief Ray Melick appeared on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show." Melick and host Jeff...

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U.S. Rep. Carl on Ukraine response: Biden does not know how to play offense, stays on defense

On Saturday, the Biden administration announced the approval of $350 million in military aid for Ukraine to help ward off the Russian...

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Literacy Act retention component delay future uncertain, says State Rep. Collins

Uncertainty shrouds the future of the Literacy Act's retention component, according to State Rep. Terri Collins (R-Decatur). Collins,...

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State Sen. Elliott stresses ARPA funding oversight in wake of Prichard Water Board scandal

Gucci and Louis Vuitton handbags, Nike sneakers, firearms and various other luxury items were among the $200,000 in goods seized from...

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Meadows: ‘Our school system statewide is not doing the job that we are paying for them to do'

While much good has come from Republican control of the Alabama government, which began in 2011, one area that continues to dog Republicans...

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Mo Brooks blames Katie Britt, Richard Shelby for border wall construction failure

U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) is continuing his campaign offensive against one of his opponents, former Business Council of Alabama...

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Albritton says three gaming bills ‘ready to drop;’ seeks to create ‘commission’ for existing games

State Sen. Greg Albritton (R-Atmore) vows to take another shot at Alabama’s decades-long gaming saga this session. During an appearance...

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