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Senate committee passes bill removing capital gains taxes on precious metals

Members of the Senate Education Budget Committee passed legislation on Wednesday that would end state capital gains taxes on gold and silver.

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Ivey appoints Ben Baxley as Elmore County District Judge

Gov. Kay Ivey announced the appointment of Ben Baxley as District Judge in Elmore County on Wednesday.

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Col. John Eidsmoe: Is criminal justice reform an issue for conservative Christians?

Christian conservative constitutionalists support law and order, believing government has a duty to punish crime. But law and order also means the government must follow the law, and the rights of innocent and guilty defendants must be zealously defended.

House Union Vote. Alabama News
Senate bill removing economic incentives from employers who recognize open ballot union elections passes House

Senate legislation that would claw back economic incentives from employers that recognize a labor union selected without using secret ballots passed the House of Representatives on Tuesday.

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Senate approves allowing Biden, Harris on Alabama ballots in 2024

Legislation allowing President Joe Biden to appear on Alabama ballots in the November general election as the Democrat candidate for president was approved unanimously by the Senate on Tuesday.

Mobile Police Chief Paul Prine City Council Alabama News
'Concern is public trust': MPD report released; Still no movement on removal of police chief, council investigation

The Mobile City Council tabled two resolutions Tuesday concerning the police department. The first resolution was to approve an external investigation into the city administration following Police Chief Paul Prine eluding to possible improprieties. The other was to terminate Prine’s employment.

State Rep. Mack Butler. Alabama News
House passes amended bill banning discussion, instruction on gender identity, sexual orientation in public K-8 schools

The Alabama House of Representatives passed amended legislation on Tuesday that would prohibit classroom instruction or discussion of gender identity or sexual orientation in public K-8 schools.

bathroom signs Alabama News
Senate committee passes legislation to codify male, female definitions in state law

Members of the Senate County and Municipal Government Committee passed legislation on Tuesday codifying definitions of male and female into Alabama law with an amendment to address a recent controversy surrounding Huntsville's U.S. Space and Rocket Center's Space Camp.

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Albritton on gambling negotiations: ‘Lots of possibilities, but nothing that has the votes’

Members of a House and Senate conference committee negotiating on gambling legislation will meet publicly Wednesday afternoon for the first time.

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Tuberville, Britt split on aid package sending $60 billion to Ukraine — 'A slap in the face to the Americans who sent us here to represent them'

The U.S. Senate voted 79 to 18 Tuesday night to pass the National Security Supplemental bill with $95 billion in aid to Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan.

House Floor Alabama News
Feud erupts between the House and Senate — Both bodies refuse votes on the other's bills

In an apparent feud between the House of Representatives and the Senate, the House purposefully delayed voting on several Senate bills Tuesday evening, carrying them over to the call of the chair.

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Amended innovation district bill ‘initially’ for new Birmingham biotech project

Legislation allowing the establishment of “research and development corridors” in Alabama was approved by the Senate County and Municipal Government Committee on Tuesday.

Robert Aderholt Speaking Alabama News
Aderholt celebrates financial literacy month by visiting Florence High School students competing in national SIFMA Capitol Hill Challenge

U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville) visited Tuesday with Florence High School (FHS) students participating in the Securities Industry and Financial Market Association (SIFMA) Foundation’s Capitol Hill Challenge program.

Alabama baseball vs Samford Alabama News
Lebron leads No. 23 Alabama baseball to midweek victory over Samford

No. 23 Alabama baseball closed out their last home non-conference of the season with a 14-5 win over Samford.

Resize Alabama News
Auburn baseball earns run-rule victory over Florida A&M

Auburn used an eight-run rally in the bottom of the third inning to pick up a run-rule win over Florida A&M.

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ALGOP chair Wahl: Newsom TV ad depicting pregnant woman arrested on way to abortion a 'shameless political stunt'

Alabama Republican Party chairman John Wahl called a recent TV ad attacking the state's abortion laws "shameless" and "disgusting."

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Case dismissed: Newspaper owner, reporter, others cleared of revealing grand jury secrets in Escambia County

Retired Autauga County Circuit Judge Ben Fuller dismissed cases against Escambia County journalists and a school board member after they were charged with revealing grand jury evidence.

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Jessica Taylor: Women should be furious about Biden’s Title IX changes

We cannot stand by and watch liberal Democrats and this joke of an administration continue to mock, ridicule, disrespect, and put women in harm’s way.

Mark Hoppus of Blink-182 performs at the Coachella Music and Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club on Sunday, April 24, 2023, in Indio, Calif. Alabama News
Huntsville's inaugural South Star music festival lineup to feature Blink-182, Gwen Stefani

The City of Huntsville announced the lineup for the inaugural South Star music festival. Blink-182, Gwen Stefani, Shinedown, Beck, Ludacris, TLC, Jane’s Addiction, Sublime, and Goo Goo Dolls will top the bill of the two-day event, set for Sept. 28-29 in John Hunt Park.

Historic horse racing Alabama News
Legislation legalizing ‘historical horse racing’ machines in Greene County advances in Senate

Members of the Senate Tourism Committee passed legislation legalizing historical horse racing gambling machines in Greene County on Tuesday.

casino gambling Alabama News
Alabama-based The WellHouse human trafficking safe haven opposes gambling effort — Cites 'strong correlation' between human trafficking, casinos, gambling

The WellHouse, an Alabama-based human trafficking support organization, recently came out against the state’s proposed casino gaming legislation for the perceived harmful effects related to human trafficking and sexual exploitation.

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Joey Clark: 'Momma, I’ve been shot'; 'I love you like no other, Mama'

Two different mothers, two different communities, two different tragedies that nonetheless remind us of how unspeakably fragile life can be.  

Baldwin County Bridge Company Alabama News
Bridge builder: Taxpayers getting a good deal on Baldwin County bridge buy

The sale is expected to be completed sometime in May, at which time the toll will be eliminated.

SRO, school police. Alabama News
House to vote on bill allowing local law enforcement to contract SROs for non-public schools

The Alabama House of Representatives is scheduled on Tuesday to vote on a Senate bill that would allow local law enforcement to contract with non-public schools to supply police as School Resource Officers (SROs).

college palestine protests Alabama News
'This has no place on American college campuses or anywhere on U.S. soil': Tuberville, Britt condemn anti-Israel protests at universities

U.S. Sens. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) and Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) came out forcefully on Monday to condemn the recent wave of anti-Israel protests popping up at universities across the nation.

Walker County Sheriff Office Alabama News
ALEA investigating death of inmate at Walker County Jail

On Friday, April 19, the Walker County Sheriff's Office requested the SBI to formally take over the investigation into the death of inmate Siras Jeremain Theus, 47, of Jasper.

UAW picketers Alabama News
State Rep. Arnold Mooney: Labor unions replace hope with hopelessness, jobs with joblessness and opportunities with abandonment

In the next few weeks, employees at the Mercedes-Benz automotive manufacturing plant in Vance, Alabama, will vote on whether to join forces with Detroit’s United Auto Workers union and bring organized labor into the facility or reject the bogus snake-oil hokum that union leaders have repeatedly attempted to sell them.

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