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Argument Alabama News
Nick Treglia: The problem is not civility

I am not saying people cannot disagree, but for any nation to survive, its people must share some values that serve as the foundation of society and can be appealed to and respected.

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Nick Treglia: Freedom’s dirty little secret

People complain about American politics and politicians all the time, but what we don’t want to admit is that it’s our fault. The rhetoric and political landscape that we loathe exists because it wins — we elect it.

Barry Moore Alabama News
Moore introduces legislation encouraging military veteran school resource officers — 'We can better protect our children'

On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) introduced The Securing American Classrooms Act of 2023, a school safety bill.

Protesters for women's rights hold a rally on the Alabama Capitol steps to protest a law passed the week before making abortion a felony in nearly all cases with no exceptions for cases of rape or incest, Sunday, May 19, 2019, in Montgomery, Ala. Alabama News
Alabama abortion providers sue AG Marshall for vowing to prosecute those who assist out-of-state abortions

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall said that under Alabama’s accessory and conspiracy provisions, those who help arrange and fund out-of-state abortions could be held criminally liable.

Moore639 Alabama News
Barry Moore investigating COVID test fraud

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) joined 12 Republican congressmen in sending a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regarding alleged fraud committed by COVID-19 test kit vendors.

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Pelosi is 'the last person we need to be listening to in Alabama' — Speaker Ledbetter reacts to criticism of Alabama congressional map

While on CNN’s State of the Union, Representative Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) blasted Alabama’s new congressional map, calling it “completely, totally ridiculous.”

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Tuberville, Ag Commissioner Pate to hold 2023 Farm Bill discussion public hearings throughout Alabama

In anticipation of the 2023 Farm Bill, Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries Rick Pate and U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) will hold public hearings and discussions for citizens to voice their concerns.

Barry Moore Alabama News
Barry Moore on Schools Not Shelters Act: Children should not be forced to pay for Biden 'disastrous immigration policies'

The bill comes in the wake of a massive surge in crossings at the southern border, which led some cities to house aliens in schools. New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced that he would begin housing aliens in elementary and secondary school gyms due to overwhelmed shelters.

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Tuberville hopes to submit NIL bill soon — 'Our bill is finished, and it's ready to go'

In a call with reporters on Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) announced that his NIL legislation was complete.

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'Jason Aldean is always welcome in Orange Beach!' — Mayor Tony Kennon supports 'Try That in a Small Town'

One supporter of the Country music star is Orange Beach Mayor Tony Kennon, who tweeted, “Jason Aldean is always welcome in Orange Beach!”

Side view portrait of smiling senior man voting in booth on election day and looking at camera, copy space Alabama News
Supporters argue for election audit bill — 'Your vote is sacrosanct, and it has value to you'

Speaking to 1819 News, attorney and HB 457 supporter Robert Garris said, “Every state has adopted some form or has in place a system for initiating a post-election audit, except for Alabama.”

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Sir Charles: If you're trans, God bless you — If you have a problem with them, f--- you'

Former Auburn basketball star Charles Barkley appeared on stage at Harrah's Lake Tahoe Casino and Resort to make statements in support of Bud Light as a boycott of the beer over its partnership with trans influencer Dylan Mulvaney continues.

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John Merrill says involved citizens help secure elections — 'We have to have more citizens that are willing to step up and identify whenever they see something'

According to former Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill, greater community involvement will help keep elections more secure.

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U.S. House Republicans pass bill ending military drag shows, paid abortion leave

“This bill prioritizes a strong national defense, military readiness, and service members' needs over Biden's far-left, woke agenda at the Department of Defense."

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Enterprise Police capture fugitive

Anthony was armed and only surrendered after hours of negotiation. He had been on the run since early Friday morning after escaping a police standoff.

Absentee ballot application Alabama News
State Rep. Kiel 'optimistic' ballot harvesting bill will pass in 2024 — 'We want everybody who's legally able to vote to vote'

Kiel said the legislation would help crack down on ballot harvesting and shore up the most vulnerable aspect of Alabama’s elections.

Enterprise Fire and Rescue Alabama News
Wanted fugitive escapes Enterprise Police standoff

The Enterprise Police Department is currently searching for Shannon Scott Anthony, 40, after he escaped from a police standoff Friday morning.

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Officials say redistricting could hurt Southeast Alabama — 'We just want to be together to preserve our voice as much as possible'

The potential district combination concerns some county officials in the Wiregrass.

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Two Democrats dominate Republican supermajority-led Alabama State Senate in 2023

The Alabama State Senate is assumed to be one of the most conservative legislatures in the country, boasting a 27-to-8 Republican supermajority.

Polaris UTV Alabama News
Geneva County woman sues Polaris for son's wrongful death

A Geneva County woman is suing after her 13-year-old son died when the utility vehicle he was driving overturned.

Archives & History Alabama News
'It's embarrassing to me that we have to have this conversation' — State Sen. Elliott defends defunding Department of Archives and History over LGBT event

After the Alabama Department of Archives and History hosted Dr. Maigen Sullivan for her talk on Alabama’s LGBT history, Senator Chris Elliott (R-Josephine) sponsored a bill to revoke $5 million in funding from the agency over the talk’s sexual content.

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U.S. Rep. Moore warns against accelerated EV transition push — 'I think that sometimes the bureaucrats in D.C. push too far too fast'

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) visited Four Star Freightliner in Dothan on Thursday to observe day-to-day operations and discuss policies affecting the trucking and freight industries.

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State Rep. Stringer defends constitutional carry — 'Permits were just not a good tool anyway'

According to Stringer, leaving the required permit system is not an extreme danger as it was not as safe or foolproof as many believed.

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'Insurance companies are playing way too many games' — Alabama hospitals struggling to be paid for their services

In addition to a shortage of health care providers, Alabama’s hospitals are struggling on the business side due to the convoluted structure of insurance.

Britt Alabama News
U.S. Sen. Britt on SCOTUS decision: Biden administration's student loan debt transfer 'scheme' unfair, unjust and unlawful

Earlier this year, Britt joined several Republican lawmakers in authoring an amicus brief arguing against the forgiveness plan.

Doctor, health, hospital Alabama News
'We are in a crisis time when it comes to workforce' — Alabama faces continued physician shortage

Like most of the United States, Alabama is facing a shortage of doctors in both urban and rural areas.

Dothan Library Alabama News
'The queer, fat girl rom-com of my dreams': Dothan libraries offer LGBTQ books for children, teens

Dozens of books containing LGBTQ content in one form or another are available, with many catering to teenagers, young adults, and children.

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