On Friday, former President Donald Trump reacted to the Alabama Supreme Court's ruling that has led to clinics in Alabama suspending in vitro fertilization (IVF) programs after the Court found IVF embryos were protected under the Wrongful Death of a Minor Act.
During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," Elliott described the possibility of the Senate taking up the House legislation as is as "that ship has sailed."
On Thursday, Alabama Media Group announced it was naming Hollis R. Towns to fill the vice president of content and editor in chief vacancy left by Kelly Ann Scott, who departed for the Houston Chronicle in October.
During the mid-20th century, Phenix City was a notorious haven for prostitution, gambling and organized crime. The beginning of the end came when then-Phenix City resident Albert Patterson was elected to likely become attorney general by running on cleaning up his hometown.
During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," State Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Josephine) said the so-called comprehensive gambling bill that passed the State House of Representatives could not pass in the State Senate as currently written.
On Friday's broadcast of Alabama Public Television's "Capitol Journal," Gov. Kay Ivey weighed in on the first two weeks of the legislative session, which included the House of Representatives' passage of a comprehensive package she endorsed.
Thursday's 67-31 vote for House Bill 152, the enabling legislation accompanying a constitutional amendment on gambling, marked the end of a contentious week for members of the Alabama House of Representatives.
Tuesday, on the syndicated radio program "Right Side Radio," State Sen. Larry Stutts (R-Tuscumbia) signaled his support for Gov. Kay Ivey's school choice legislation, titled the CHOOSE Act.
While the debate over a comprehensive gambling bill is underway in Montgomery, the Republican Party in Alabama's most populous county is making its opposition to the gambling effort known.
This year's Mardi Gras festivities marked the 140th anniversary for the Comic Cowboys, the mystic society operating under the slogan "without malice."
Last year, State Auditor Andrew Sorrell was among the first to endorse Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) for president.
Last week, during a press conference unveiling a comprehensive gambling bill and constitutional amendment, State Reps. Chris Blackshear (R-Phenix City), Andy Whitt (R-Harvest), Sam Jones (D-Mobile) and State Sen. Greg Albritton (R-Atmore) touted polling data from KAConsulting showing broad support for their effort.
During an appearance on Friday's broadcast of Alabama Public Television's "Capitol Journal," Alabama Farmers Federation (ALFA) director of external affairs Brian Hardin questioned lawmakers' desire to expand gambling statewide.
At Saturday's Alabama Republican Party winter meeting, Bill Harris defeated Trump ally John Blanchard and incumbent committeeman Paul Reynolds in an upset.
U.S. Reps. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) and Barry Moore (R-Enterprise), who are both competing for the first congressional district Republican nomination, appeared side-by-side at the February Azalea City Republican Women's meeting on Monday.
On Thursday, U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) released a 30-second spot that apparently responds to his opponent in the first congressional district Republican primary, U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile).
Monday on FBN's "The Evening Edit," U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) derided the so-called border bill deal brokered between Senate Democrats and U.S. Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.).
During an appearance on Newsmax TV's "Sunday Agenda," U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Monrovia) defended House Republican efforts to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.
The free speech climate on Alabama's public four-year college and university campuses is mixed, according to a recent report from the Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression (FIRE).
Lawmakers are expected to take up a comprehensive gambling bill early in the 2024 legislative session set to be underway next week.
Despite speculation about the effort in the House to pass comprehensive gambling legislation, State Sen. Sam Givhan (R-Huntsville) still sees it as a long shot in 2024.
By any standard, the rollout of Alabama's medical cannabis effort over the last two years has not gone well. What started with confusion about the process has transitioned into a series of lawsuits with no end in sight.
For nearly 100 years, U.S. Highway 45 has run from Mobile to the Alabama-Mississippi state line, running parallel to the old Mobile & Ohio Railroad, from downtown Mobile, through Prichard and Citronelle to the state line.
Republicans in the Alabama Legislature are expected to take up a bill to increase the penalties for ballot harvesting in Alabama early in the 2024 session.
On Wednesday, U.S. Reps. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) and Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) squared off against one another in a debate at the Daphne Civic Center on Baldwin County's Eastern Shore.