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U.S. Supreme Court Police officer stands outside the home of Justice Samuel Alito Alabama News
U.S. Marshals discouraged from arresting leftwing protesters at SCOTUS justices' homes, Katie Britt reveals

A whistleblower within the U.S. Department of Justice has provided material to U.S. Sen. Katie Britt that appears to contradict U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland’s recent testimony regarding federal marshals' response to protests at the homes of U.S. Supreme Court justices.

Britt Alabama News
Britt rebukes federal regulators for recent bank failures — 'You need to be held accountable'

U.S. Sen. Katie Britt put federal financial regulators in the hot seat Tuesday during a Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Development hearing where she grilled them about their handling of the recent collapses of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank.

Garrett Crumby Alabama News
Ivey orders flags to be lowered to half-staff Monday to honor Huntsville police officer killed in the line of duty

Gov. Kay Ivey has ordered flags across the state to be flown at half-staff on Monday, April 3, to honor Huntsville Police Department Officer Garrett Crumby who was killed in the line of duty.

Hunstville PD Alabama News
Huntsville officer shot in the line of duty Tuesday dies from injuries; Suspect identified

“Tonight, our State grieves the death of another member of the law enforcement community—one who, when called upon, ran toward danger in aid of a female victim,” State Attorney General Steve Marshall said.

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall Alabama News
AG Marshall blasts Biden over 'disastrous' immigration policies — 'The open-borders agenda has created a crime wave in our streets'

“Every state, including Alabama, has become a border state due to the disastrous and misguided immigration policies of the Biden administration.”

Orr Alabama News
State Sen. Orr questions $1 billion budget for new Elmore County prison — 'It seems like it’s off the rails'

Some Alabama lawmakers are still reeling from the sticker shock after it was announced the budget for the new prison facility in Elmore County had been increased to nearly $1 billion. 

Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville continues fight to keep biological men from competing in women's sports: 'It’s unfair, it’s unsafe and it’s wrong'

As the left continues to blur the lines between genders, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) is continuing to fight to keep women’s sports safe, fair and for females only.

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‘The best place for Space Command is in Huntsville’ — Battle, Britt, Tuberville push back against Biden’s efforts to reverse decision on U.S. Space Command location

State and federal officials are pushing back against Biden’s reported efforts to keep U.S. Space Command from locating in Huntsville.

Jerry Carl Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Carl calls out Blinken for 'weak response' to Mexican military seizure of Vulcan Materials
Jones with committee Alabama News
Occupational tax bill clears State Senate committee with substitution, amendment

The approved amendment would delay application of the 1% cap for cities with outstanding debt secured by occupational taxes until the January after the final payment on the debt is made.

Ford Alabama News
Gadsden Mayor Ford bemoans effort to eliminate occupational tax as city increases mayor's office budget by 41%

Mayor Craig Ford has seen a 41% increase in his budget while other city departments brace for potential budget cuts.

Ford n Moffat Alabama News
City of Gadsden funding up to $100K annually for DEI director — Expenditure amid occupation tax fight to stave off alleged cash crunch

Ford handpicked Ruth Moffat to helm the new position due to her work as executive director of United Way of Etowah County.

Katie Britt 2 AP Photo by Butch Dill Alabama News
Britt decries 'unlawful' seizure of Birmingham-based Vulcan Materials' facility in Mexico — 'Mexico should be more focused on going after the cartels than law-abiding businesses'

Britt said the Vulcan facility, which is headquartered in Birmingham, was breached and taken over by military and police forces at approximately 5:30 am local time on March 14.

Target Alabama News
City of Prattville drops disorderly conduct charges against street preacher arrested in front of Target

The City of Prattville has dropped all charges against a street preacher who was arrested for using a sound amplifier without a permit.

Alabama guard Kai Spears Alabama News
Fourth Tide basketball player reportedly present at fatal Tuscaloosa strip shooting; University denies report

According to The New York Times, surveillance footage shows that Spears was a passenger in Brandon Miller’s car that was at the scene of the shooting that killed 23-year-old Jamea Jonae Harris.

State Rep. Jim Hill (R-Moody) Alabama News
State Rep. Hill defends inmate early release bill as a 'safe, reasonable approach to take'; Supports giving Pardons & Paroles more funding for electronic monitoring

While the mass early release of prisons has been heavily criticized by other lawmakers and law enforcement officials, Hill, who chairs the House Judiciary Committee, still sees it as a net positive for public safety.

John Wahl and Gov. Ron Desantis Alabama News
Alabama Republican Party sets record at DeSantis fundraising dinner

Over 1,700 people packed into the Finley Center in Hoover on Thursday for the event, which had to be moved from the Birmingham Sheraton to accommodate the large crowd.

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U.S. Sen. Britt blasts Biden for excluding Senate Republicans from banking collapse briefing: 'We have more questions than answers'

“Right now, we have more questions than answers. Why did regulators not see this coming?"

Devyn Keith Alabama News
Huntsville Councilman Keith pleads 'not guilty' to shoplifting; Bench trial set for May 10

According to court documents, Keith also waived arraignment, and a bench trial date has been set for May 10.

James Wilson III Alabama News
Long-time University of Alabama trustee James Wilson III, developer of Hoover's Riverchase Galleria and Montgomery's EastChase, dead at 59

Prominent businessman and long-time board trustee at The University of Alabama (UA) James Wilson III died at his home on March 11 at the age of 59.

Barry Moore 2 Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Moore: School funds better spent locally than by 'inefficient' U.S. Dept. of Education with 'strings attached'

Many Republicans in the U.S. Congress have called for abolishing the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) over its “radical anti-American ideas,” but U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) said the organization’s rampant inefficiency is another reason it needs to go.

Barry Moore Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Moore: House Judiciary Committee to investigate Fauci, Hunter Biden, FBI — 'We’re going to issue the subpoenas and do what we got to do'

The U.S. House Judiciary Committee has previously been accused of favoring talk over action. But committee member U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) said things will be different now that Republicans are back in the majority and have U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan at the helm.

Dale Strong floor speech Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Strong proposes bill to complete construction of southern border wall

“My bill will resume border wall construction and ensure the president cannot withhold resources while sending our troops to the front lines.”

Steve Marshall Alabama News
AG Marshall forming partnerships between law enforcement, prosecutors, nonprofits to fight human trafficking, help victims

When Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall first took office, he made fighting human trafficking in the state a top priority. Though Alabama’s laws are better than they used to be, he said there’s still lots to be done and to learn.

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U.S. Supreme Court to hear case that could impact religious liberty in the workplace

“If Hardison is overruled, it will substantially increase the chances of those people getting justice for being fired when they chose to stand by their religious beliefs.”

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D.C. Circuit rejects appeal to recognize Equal Rights Amendment that could have made abortion a constitutional right

Those opposing the ERA did so for two reasons: The 14th amendment already guaranteed equal treatment under the law, and many feared it would instantiate abortion as a Constitutional right.

Barry Moore Joe Biden at Border Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Moore: Biden’s border policies are ‘creating drug mules’

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) blames the Biden administration’s open-border policies for the influx of migrants as well as the deadly drugs that are being smuggled in.

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