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Britt Tuberville Alabama News
'Yet another attack on Alabamians’ constitutionally protected religious liberty': Britt, Tuberville fire back at Freedom From Religion Foundation

U.S. Sens. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) and Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) have recently spoken out against the unfolding drama between the state of Alabama and the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF).  

Kay Ivey Alabama News
'We will not be intimidated': Ivey fires back at FFRF after complaints over college religious activities

Governor Kay Ivey on Friday sent a letter to the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), defending two Alabama universities after the FFRF sent letters opposing faculty engagement in religious activities.

Books Alabama News
Autauga GOP passes resolution fighting against 'obscene, sexually explicit' books for minors at local library

The Autauga County GOP approved a resolution on Thursday, backing those opposing sexually explicit books made available to minors in the Autauga-Prattville Public Library.

Terri Collins Alabama News
House Education Policy chair Terri Collins supports changes to third-grade reading requirements, not concerned about holdbacks

House Education Policy Committee chairwoman State Rep. Terri Collins (R-Decatur) is all-in on the recent adjustment to third-grade reading tests for Alabama students.

Nancy Buckner, Eric Mackey Alabama News
DHR commissioner Nancy Buckner, State Education Superintendent Eric Mackey named in lawsuits against youth residential facilities

Alabama Department of Human Resources commissioner Nancy Buckner and Alabama Department of Education Superintendent Eric Mackey were recently named in several lawsuits claiming violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act in residential treatment facilities.

Anne DiPrizio Alabama News
WATCH: Woman pours water on former State Rep. Kyle South's head during public hearing — Has lengthy disruptive history

The woman who poured a container of water over former State Rep. Kyle South has a lengthy history of disruptive behavior at various events across the state.

Tuberville Alabama News
'Democrats can’t have it both ways' — Tuberville calls Senate Democrats' bluff with Wednesday military confirmation vote

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) plans to call Senate Democratic leadership’s bluff on Wednesday by calling for the individual confirmation of a Marine Corps Commandant while maintaining his hold on all military confirmations over the new Department of Defense abortion policy.

Nancy Pack Alabama News
State library director contradicts previous statements on ALA relationship, defends DEI in libraries in response to Ivey letter

In her response letter to Gov. Kay Ivey, Alabama Public Library Service (APLS) director Nancy Pack expressly contradicted previous statements made to 1819 News regarding the state library’s connection with the American Library Association (ALA).

Tuberville1025 Alabama News
Tuberville plans to force military confirmation vote on Senate floor

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) has reportedly secured enough Senate support to bring the promotion of a Marine Corps Commandant to the floor for a confirmation vote.

Brock Colvin Alabama News
State Rep. Brock Colvin pre-files bill banning government mask mandates

State Rep. Brock Colvin (R-Albertville) pre-filed a bill on Tuesday that would prohibit government-compelled mask mandates in Alabama.

John Wahl Alabama News
ALGOP chair Wahl joins votes to file brief in support of Donald Trump amid threats to 2024 presidential eligibility

At a recent special meeting of the Republican National Convention, Alabama GOP chairman John Wahl voted to file an amicus brief in support of former President Donald Trump in legal battles attempting to disqualify him in his presidential run.

Katie Britt Alabama News
Britt blasts Biden for allowing Iranian president to visit U.S.

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi entered the United States for the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City on Monday.

Collage of Alabama GOP congressional delegation Alabama News
Some Alabama GOP congressional members receive failing scores on pro-Ukraine report card

A recent report card from a pro-Ukraine GOP organization rates Alabama GOP congressmen based on their support for Ukraine during the current conflict against Russia, with several failing.

School Kids Alabama News
State Sen. Orr hopes state education board decision to lower third-grade reading requirements not designed to benefit 'the adults in the system'

The Alabama State Department of Education recently lowered the third-grade reading score required to pass students to the fourth grade.

Tuberville Alabama News
Report: Only 12 people took advantage of DOD abortion policy causing Tuberville's military holds

Members of the U.S. Senate and the Department of Defense (DOD) continue to defend the DOD policy, funding travel expenses and time off for service members who travel for an abortion, despite very few taking advantage of the option.

Band Director. Alabama News
Watch: Birmingham PD tases Minor High's Football band director

A recent video has emerged that allegedly shows Birmingham Police Department officers deploying a Taser against a Minor High School band director before his arrest and subsequent criminal charging.

Terry Lathan Alabama News
Ron DeSantis selects former ALGOP chair Terry Lathan to serve as state campaign chair

Republican presidential hopeful Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) recently tapped former Alabama Republican Party chairwoman Terry Lathan to serve as his campaign's Alabama chairman.

Garlan Gudger Jr. Alabama News
State Sen. Gudger pre-files controversial ballot harvesting bill for 2024 regular session

Controversial ballot harvesting legislation that caused significant stir in the 2023 regular legislative session has already been pre-filed for the 2024 legislation.

ARPA Alabama News
AG Marshall applauds court decision blocking Treasury Dept. from further pursuing tax mandates in ARPA funds

On Thursday, a three-judge panel of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals denied a full review panel for the U.S. Treasury Department in a longstanding, Alabama-led lawsuit challenging tax-break restrictions in the federal COVID stimulus bill called the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).

Chip Brown Alabama News
State Rep. Brown files bill to close loopholes, regulate insurance cancellation requirements

State Rep. Chip Brown (R-Hollinger’s Island) announced on Thursday that he had pre-filed legislation for the 2024 legislative session that would require all insurance companies operating in Alabama to formally provide customers a written notice at least 90 days before canceling, reducing or non-renewing their property coverage.

Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville all-in on Biden impeachment probe after meeting with House Oversight Committee members

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) has come full circle on supporting the congressional impeachment inquiry against President Joe Biden.

Brenda palmer Alabama News
Former Montgomery Public School financial officer pleads guilty to fraud, lying to AG's office

On Tuesday, former Montgomery County Public Schools interim chief school financial officer (CSFO) Brenda Palmer pleaded guilty to two felony ethics charges and two felony counts of lying to the Attorney General's Office about a matter under investigation.

APLS Alabama News
Alabama Public Library Service adds collation policy for possibly sexually explicit books

The Alabama Public Library Service (APLS) recently voted to enact a book collation policy as statewide voices grow in opposition to sexually explicit books for minors.

Unite Auburn Alabama News
Thousands gather for 'Unite Auburn' — Event concludes with wave of student baptisms

Auburn University's Neville Arena hosted a massive crowd of nearly a thousand people across the age spectrum on Tuesday night for the "Unite Auburn" event featuring several speakers and a worship band performance. 

Alabama Supreme Court Justice Sarah Stewart. Alabama News
AG Commissioner Pate endorses Supreme Court Justice Sarah Stewart in bid for chief justice

Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries Rick Pate recently announced his endorsement of Supreme Court Justice Sarah Stewart in her campaign to be Alabama’s next chief justice.

Biden closeup Alabama News
'We need answers and accountability for his wrongdoings' — Alabama GOP federal delegation praise Biden impeachment inquiry

Several members of Alabama’s congressional delegation came out Tuesday to fully support the impeachment inquiry.

Vote Here sign voting election by Erica Thomas Alabama News
Qualifying for political candidates to begin in October as state gears up for 2024 election

Candidate qualifications for Alabama’s Republican candidates in the 2024 election cycle will begin in October as the states gear up for several pivotal elections.

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