On Wednesday, Club for Growth Foundation released its annual legislative economic scorecard, which tallied up the 2021 legislative year based on criteria for "economic growth issues."
While many potential factors contribute to the wave of aggressive behavior toward police, State Rep. Shane Stringer (R-Citronelle) suggested synthetic drugs could play a role in irrational behavior.
During an interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," Albritton argued failure by the House of Representatives to pass legislation had been the reason in the past for the lack of progress on the gaming issue.
Earlier this year, the Alabama House of Representatives passed legislation officially known as a ban on "divisive concepts" in the K-12 public school classroom.
From state line to state line, Georgia's portion of Interstate 75 is six-laned. Many of the exits along Georgia's longest Interstate highway, from the suburbs south of Chattanooga, Tenn. to Valdosta, have $1 billion in business investment, ranging from distribution centers to hotels, motels and restaurants. Alabama's version of Interstate 75, which is Interstate 65, pales in comparison.
While the fallout from a Huntsville middle school teacher's drag queen performances still is playing out, Huntsville City Schools has remained tight-lipped on the situation, claiming they were "limited" in what they can share because it was a personnel matter.
On Thursday, Britt addressed the Eastern Shore Republican Women's Club, hitting on immigration, inflation and the threats abroad.
Alabama Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Will Boyd sees this year's Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization decision as having a more wide-reaching impact on long-settled customs beyond abortion and 1972's Roe v. Wade ruling.
Although his days as a member of the Alabama House of Representatives are numbered, State Rep. Andrew Sorrell (R-Muscle Shoals) said he expected a school choice bill to be considered in the upcoming legislative session.
While much of the state had its eyes on the Texas A&M-Alabama matchup in Tuscaloosa on Saturday night, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) was in Minden, Nev. speaking at a rally hosted by former President Donald Trump to promote Nevada Republican U.S. Senate nominee Adam Laxalt's candidacy.
Reportedly, tax revenues into Alabama's Education Trust Fund (ETF) hit a record $10.4 billion, a whopping 20.54% higher than a year earlier.
How Alabama should handle its budget surplus continues to fuel speculation about the possibility of the Alabama Legislature instituting tax relief in the upcoming quadrennium.
Add State Sen. David Sessions (R-Grand Bay) to the list of Medicaid expansion skeptics.
Republican Alabama Senate hopeful Pete Riehm, a fixture on the Mobile talk radio airwaves and 2012 congressional candidate, has some saying SD33 is one to watch in a state with very few competitive general election races.
Monday, in a statement marking the end of the fiscal year, Gov. Kay Ivey teased a possible tax relief plan.
According to State Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Josephine), there is still work to be done regarding the AHSAA.
Just over a year ago, U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) said he was convinced National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases head Dr. Anthony Fauci’s shifting guidance on COVID-19 virus mitigation was financially motivated.
Long-time Democrat strategist James Carville predicted Auburn would name Jackson State head coach Deion Sanders its next head football coach.
Fairhope attorney Brian Dasinger, who represents plaintiffs in federal litigation against Mobile shipbuilder Austal USA and Spanish Fort nursing home Westminister Village for not honoring religious vaccine mandate exemption, dismissed the efficacy of the 2021 law.
Friday, House Republicans rolled out their "Commitment to America" plan, part of the basis for voters giving the GOP control of Congress after this year's midterm elections.
According to former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the Democrats must pay a political price in the November 8 midterm elections for the crisis at the border brought by the Biden administration's border policies.
The fallout continues on a U.S. Department of Justice subpoena targeting Eagle Forum of Alabama in a lawsuit against the State of Alabama for its Vulnerable Child Compassion and Protection Act.
In 2018, more than 1.7 million registered voters participated in that year's midterm elections in Alabama. Secretary of State John Merrill anticipates that many voters will turn out for this year's midterm elections on November 8.
Last month, the Biden Department of Justice, through the U.S. Attorney's office in Birmingham, sent a subpoena to Eagle Forum of Alabama asking to obtain its communications about its support for legislation banning hormone treatments and gender transition surgeries for minors. After the bill's passage in the Alabama state legislature, Biden's DOJ filed a lawsuit against the legislation, and a federal judge subsequently blocked it in May.
Even though Republican U.S. Senate nominee Katie Britt is an overwhelming favorite in her November 8 general election match-up against Democrat nominee Will Boyd, the campaign continues.
State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur), the Senate Education Budget Committee chairman, had previously floated the idea of one-time tax rebates.
Despite getting high marks for his "courageous" response to a 2011 tornado outbreak that devastated his city, Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox had to face some hard truths about Alabama politics in his 2018 run for governor.