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State Sen. Jones files bill capping local occupational taxes at 1%

State Sen. Andrew Jones (R-Centre) filed legislation that would reduce existing local occupational taxes incrementally down to 1% and exempt some employees from the tax.

Governor Kay Ivey Alabama News
Ivey’s proposed budget prioritizes tax rebate, no tax cuts

Gov. Kay Ivey is including a one-time tax rebate, but no permanent tax cut, in her proposed budget for the next fiscal year.

Demschestnutt Alabama News
Alabama House Democrats call for grocery tax repeal — 'It's a very regressive tax'

Alabama House Democrats called for a repeal of the state’s sales tax on groceries on Monday.

Elmore County High School Alabama News
Alabama Legislature to consider making Elmore County Schools Superintendent an appointed position

Legislation that would make Elmore County Schools Superintendent an appointed position by the school board rather than elected by voters will be considered in the upcoming session that starts this week.

Dothanfeedingscandal Alabama News
Judge upholds termination of Dothan employee involved in feeding scandal

Houston County Circuit Judge Henry “Butch” Binford upheld the termination of a former city of Dothan employee involved in the city’s youth food scandal on Friday.

Robin Stone Alabama News
Robin Stone: New Alliance of Alabama Healthcare Consumers group 'doesn’t have a position' on Medicaid expansion

The Alliance of Alabama Healthcare Consumers “does not have a position on Medicaid expansion,” according to Robin Stone, the group’s new executive director.

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Alabama middle of the pack in region for capital project arrivals in 2022

Alabama finished in the middle of the pack of its region for the number of substantial business projects started in 2022.

Dothanmeteorologist Alabama News
Stalking charges against Dothan meteorologist dropped

Misdemeanor stalking charges against Andrew Clarke, a Dothan meteorologist for WDHN, were dropped on Thursday morning.

Tommy Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville says Selma's Bloody Sunday anniversary ‘turning into a photo-op for the President’

Selma’s Bloody Sunday anniversary is “just turning into a photo-op for the President and a lot of people on the left,” according to U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn).

Marshall Alabama News
Alabama AG Marshall accuses Ethics Commission director of ‘fraud’ in charitable trust lawsuit

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall accused Alabama Ethics Commission executive director Thomas Albritton and other members of a memorial fund of fraud in a civil court motion this week.

Alabama Tax Alabama News
Alabama Dept. of Revenue follows IRS by delaying filing deadline until October for taxpayers in FEMA disaster areas

The Alabama Department of Revenue (ALDOR) is delaying the state tax filing deadline for Alabamians who reside or have a business in federally declared disaster areas in Alabama where damage was caused by severe weather in January. 

Fetterman v Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville 'hates what’s going on' with U.S. Sen. John Fetterman hospitalization

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) said he “hates what’s going on” with U.S. Sen. John Fetterman (D-Pennsylvania).

Selma tornado Alabama News
Tax filing deadlines for Alabamians affected by storms delayed until October

Alabamians in counties under a disaster declaration by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) from January storms now have until October to pay their taxes.

Bibbcountysheriff Alabama News
Bibb County Sheriff, deputy remember fallen deputy, support ‘good-time’ reform legislation

Members of the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office were on hand Thursday at the State House to speak in favor of legislation that would change how state inmates’ “good-time” credits are accrued.

Perry County Courthouse Alabama News
Alabama Attorney General's office takes over Perry County voter fraud case

The Alabama Attorney General’s Office is taking over as prosecutor in a voter fraud case in Perry County.

Guardiancreditunion Alabama News
Guardian Credit Union expanding to Prattville

Guardian Credit Union is planning on expanding into Prattville.

Prison interior Alabama News
2.3% of inmates on early release have reoffended, says Pardons & Paroles Director Cam Ward

Alabama’s mandatory early-release population has a recidivism rate of 2.3 percent a little over a month since the program started, according to the Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles.

Caffateria Alabama News
Dothan employee fired over feeding scandal asks court for job back

A former city of Dothan employee who oversaw an after-school meal program now allegedly under FBI investigation is asking for her job back.

Steve Marshall Alabama News
Alabama AG Steve Marshall, 19 AGs condemn FBI’s label of Catholics as ‘potential terrorists’

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall joined 19 other attorneys general in a letter to U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland and FBI Director Christopher Wray stating their concern over a leaked FBI memo labeling some Catholics as potential “racially or ethnically motivated violent extremists.”

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Twinkle Cavanaugh announces Alabama PSC president re-election bid

Twinkle Andress Cavanaugh announced Monday that she will seek re-election as President of the Alabama Public Service Commission (PSC). 

ADOC2 Alabama News
Former state prison health care provider declares bankruptcy, linked to contract on hold

Corizon Health Services, a former prison health care provider to the state of Alabama, declared bankruptcy this week.

Dothan92 Alabama News
Visit Dothan CEO sentenced to 18 months in prison for bank fraud in Iowa

Visit Dothan President and CEO Aaron McCreight was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Thursday for his role in defrauding a bank while employed in a similar position in 2018 in Iowa.

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Alabama has 4th-highest sales tax burden nationally

Alabama has the fourth-highest state and local combined sales tax rate in the nation in 2023, according to a recent analysis by the Tax Foundation.

4th Judicial Circuit District Attorney Robert Turner Jr Alabama News
District Attorney recuses himself from voter fraud case in Perry County

Fourth Judicial Circuit District Attorney Robert Turner, Jr. has recused himself from a voter fraud case against his cousin, Perry County Commission chairman Albert Turner, Jr.

Steve Marshall Alabama News
Alabama AG Marshall joins lawsuit against ATF’s pistol brace rule

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall joined 24 other attorneys general in a lawsuit on Thursday against U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives seeking to enjoin a recently issued rule regulating pistol braces. 

Sen. Richard Shelby Alabama News
Fmr U.S. Sen. Shelby still has over $6 million in campaign cash

Former U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Tuscaloosa) has the second-most cash-on-hand amongst retired members of Congress, according to a recent Roll Call article. 

Albertturnerjrpic4 Alabama News
Perry County Commission chairman retains District Attorney's father as defense attorney in voter fraud case; Files motion to dismiss

Perry County Commission chairman Albert Turner, Jr.'s new attorney Robert Turner, Sr. has filed a motion to dismiss the voter fraud charges against his client.

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