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Ivey signs anti-ESG legislation into law

Legislation by State Sen. Dan Roberts (R-Mountain Brook) prohibiting state contracts with businesses that boycott specific sectors of the economy based on environmental, social and governance was signed into law by Gov. Kay Ivey on Tuesday. 

Warrior City Hall Alabama News
Warrior Police chief defends officers in video tackling, punching suspect — ‘I know what the video looks like’

Warrior Police Department chief Scott Praytor defended his department after a Birmingham-area television news station obtained a video from an anonymous viewer depicting two WPD officers tackling and punching a suspect repeatedly while on the ground.

Millbrook Alabama News
Millbrook passes one-cent sales tax hike before grocery tax cut bill signed into law

Members of the Millbrook City Council unanimously passed a one-cent city sales tax increase on Tuesday morning at a special-called meeting in an attempt to beat Gov. Kay Ivey’s possible signature on grocery tax cut legislation passed by the House and Senate last week.

Tommy Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville: 'I'm a Trump guy' — Says Biden admin putting us in 'bad trouble' despite claims in recent ad campaign

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) sat down with Fox News Channel's "Fox & Friends" on Tuesday and once again affirmed his support for Donald Trump’s 2024 presidential campaign. 

City of Mobile Alabama News
Citizens speak out against Pride Month event in downtown Mobile; City works with entities to keep out 'vulgar' performances

Several Mobile residents addressed the city council Tuesday requesting an ordinance banning drag shows in public venues where minors could be present.

Roy Brook USE Alabama News
Alabama’s ‘Flag Guy’ misplaces flag while on trip to Gulf Coast

For years, Roy Brook has traveled all over Alabama and neighboring states sharing his love for the nation and the United States flag. But now, Brook is asking for help after he misplaced his flag while on a trip to Florida.

bodycam Alabama News
Bill requiring law enforcement to release bodycam footage under certain circumstances heads to Ivey for signature

The Alabama Legislature has approved a bill that would allow for police bodycam and dashcam recordings to be released to the public under certain circumstances.

Scott Stadthagen Alabama News
Stadthagen: Chinese jet incident demonstrates necessity of Property Protection Act — ‘This is not just about protecting our state. This is about protecting our nation’

State Rep. Scott Stadthagen (R-Hartselle) insisted upon the necessity of the recently-signed Property Protection Act (PPA), which prohibits certain foreign governments from purchasing land in Alabama after a Chinese jet flew dangerously close to a U.S. aircraft over the Taiwan Strait. 

Kenneth Glasgow Alabama News
Sentencing hearing for Dothan pastor, Al Sharpton half-brother Kenneth Glasgow delayed

A United States District Judge delayed the sentencing of Dothan pastor Kenneth Glasgow last week until July.

MS-13 Alabama News
State Rep. Stringer touts 'criminal enterprises' legislation; Warns rise of MS-13 spurred by immigration threatening Alabama small towns

Last week, the Alabama Legislature sent the so-called "criminal enterprises" bill to Gov. Kay Ivey, where it awaits her signature. According to State Rep. Shane Stringer (R-Citronelle), the law will significantly help combat the threat of gang crime.

Noah Galloway Alabama News
Happy with the man he is today: Alabama war hero Noah Galloway talks overcoming challenges and being a family man

1819 News CEO Bryan Dawson sat down with Noah Galloway and the two discussed challenges they have been through in life and as parents.

Antifa Alabama News
Alabama House Republicans want Antifa groups declared ‘terrorist organizations’

Members of the Alabama House Republican Caucus announced on Monday they had unanimously approved a resolution by State Rep. Chip Brown (R-Hollinger’s Island) that calls upon the federal government to officially declare Antifa-affiliated groups “terrorist organizations.”

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2020 Census demographics data show Alabama midpack nationally in dependent population despite increase

The U.S. Census Bureau released demographic data last week highlighting the aging population across the country, which has contributed to a growing proportion of individuals who are potentially dependent on others for sustenance. 

Kenneth Paschal Alabama News
State Rep. Paschal applauds passage of parental rights bill — 'Ensures that the God-granted, decision-making power afforded to parents in raising their children is guaranteed, protected, and preserved'

State Rep. Kenneth Paschal (R-Pelham) applauds the legislature’s passage of his Parent Rights Protection Act legislation as the legislative session winds down.

U.S. Supreme Court Alabama News
U.S. Supreme Court rejects petition by female death row inmate accused of poisoning children

A woman sentenced to death in the killings of two children lost her petition to the United States Supreme Court.

Barry Moore Alabama News
Barry Moore praises judge for blocking Biden-backed pistol brace rule — ‘I will continue to stand against the ATF's assault on law-abiding gun owners!’

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) congratulated a federal judge on Twitter for temporarily blocking regulations imposed by the Biden administration and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) on pistols with stabilizing braces. 

Gadsden Jay Freeman Alabama News
Gadsden State Community College names police chief for new police department

Gadsden State Community College is one step closer to having its own police department now that the school has appointed a police chief.

Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville targeted? New Hampshire man charged with threatening to kill a U.S. Senator over 'blocking military promotions' — 'You’re a dead man walking you piece of f———ing s——t'

Though the senator has not been named, court documents point toward it being U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) since Landry told investigators he was “angry with certain politicians over their handling of important entitlement programs for veterans” and he “saw on the news that U.S. Senator #1 is blocking military promotions.”

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Sojourn Counseling raising money in ‘Run, Ride and Rumble’ event at Cahaba Brewing in Birmingham to provide for individuals with PTSD

Vestavia-based Sojourn Counseling will be hosting its second annual Run, Ride and Rumble for PTSD Awareness on June 10 at Cahaba Brewing in Birmingham.

State Sen. Chris Elliott Alabama News
State Sen. Elliott blasts Ivey for Baldwin County bridge turmoil — 'The buck stops with her,' 'Failure of leadership at the highest level'

Last week, the Alabama Supreme Court dealt a devastating blow to the Ivey administration and the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) regarding its handling of a bridge project over the Intracoastal Waterway in South Baldwin County.

Scrushy Alabama News
Richard Scrushy calls allegations of hiding money via prison inmate ‘hogwash’

Richard Scrushy is ready for the truth to come out, he says, following allegations in court that he is hiding millions he could use to pay what he owes from a civil lawsuit.

Vape Alabama News
Anti-vaping bill stalls in State Senate

Legislation that would establish new fines, fees, and regulations related to the vaping industry in Alabama wasn’t voted on by the Senate after lengthy discussion on the bill Thursday.

Brooks Wayne KBB1 Alabama News
Mo Brooks calls ethics complaint over Chinese election interference claims '100% bogus'; Katie Britt spox: Brooks 'insult to Alabama voters,' 'embarrassment' to ALGOP

Former U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks is on the receiving end of an ethics complaint from State Department of Education vice president Wayne Reynolds after Brooks claimed Communist China played a role in his U.S. Senate Republican primary defeat last year.

Absentee ballot application Alabama News
Ballot harvesting bill still waiting for vote in Senate

Legislation establishing criminal penalties for certain types of absentee ballot assistance is still very much alive or dead depending on who you ask with one day remaining in the legislative session.

Alabama Supreme Court Alabama News
ALDOT 'optimistic' after Alabama Supreme Court denies its emergency motion to resume Baldwin County bridge project

The Alabama Department of Transportation is optimistic about the road ahead concerning the building of a bridge in south Baldwin County.

FAIRHOPE PRIDE Alabama News
Prayer warriors plan to congregate Saturday at park overlooking location of pride festival in Fairhope

A group has formed in reaction to progressive moves being made in the city of Fairhope. Now, the group is planning an event to overshadow a pride festival planned for this weekend.

Will Ainsworth Alabama News
'I really wanted to go further': Lt. Gov. Ainsworth bemoans lack of Senate movement for PRICE Act

Alabama Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth calls Senate failure to pass school choice legislation a disappointment as the session comes to an end.

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