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Citizen claims changes to Mobile Municipal Court code unconstitutional; Council unanimously approves

The City of Mobile has amended its Municipal Court code to bring it up to date and allow all people to work off their fines.

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National GOP Redistricting Trust issues statement in support of Alabama's congressional maps, opposes Supreme Court decision that forced redrawing

The National Republican Redistricting Trust (NRRT) recently shared its Supreme Court brief supporting Alabama’s redistricting efforts with the state’s Permanent Legislative Committee on Reapportionment.

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Medical Cannabis Commission sticks with same licensing methods

Most of the members of the Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission (AMCC) decided on Monday to continue with the same evaluation procedures to award business licenses despite some disagreement and pushback from a few members.

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Alabama Power faces backlash over proposed pumped storage project in St. Clair County — 'Where is your humanity?'

Residents of Steele, Alabama, and the surrounding area gathered at the Rainbow City Community Center Monday night to voice their concerns and strong opposition to a proposed plan by Alabama Power to construct a new hydroelectric facility on Chaldner Mountain in St. Clair County.

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WATCH: Tommy Tuberville rejects CNN's Kaitlan Collins, Democrats use of the term 'white nationalist' — 'I’m totally against any type of racism'

A monicker used by some Democrats and media personalities to demagogue political opponents has been "white nationalist," and U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) has decided to confront it head-on.

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Faith Family Freedom Coalition of Metro Mobile opposing annexation with billboards, yard signs

“Saying this is taxation without representation and this is the way for them to be included is a distortion of what they’re really trying to do."

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Dothan pastor, Al Sharpton half-brother Kenneth Glasgow sentenced to 2.5 years in prison

A federal judge sentenced Kenneth Glasgow, of Dothan, to 2.5 years last week in federal prison for tax evasion, mail fraud, and drug conspiracy charges. 

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'It's embarrassing to me that we have to have this conversation' — State Sen. Elliott defends defunding Department of Archives and History over LGBT event

After the Alabama Department of Archives and History hosted Dr. Maigen Sullivan for her talk on Alabama’s LGBT history, Senator Chris Elliott (R-Josephine) sponsored a bill to revoke $5 million in funding from the agency over the talk’s sexual content.

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RSA's Bronner: 'My hero for 2023' is State Sen. Arthur Orr

Although the two have had an adversarial relationship at times over the years, Retirement Systems of Alabama CEO David Bronner declared State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur) his "hero" for the 2023 legislative session.

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'Deadly' TikTok challenge story repeated by multiple news outlets is dead wrong, says ALEA

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) says a story reported in the Birmingham market and repeated across multiple media platforms was false and inaccurate.

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'I am what I am': Former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Bolin required to run for Jefferson County Commission without a party by his name, but he’s still a Republican

On July 18, Vestavia, Mountain Brook, Homewood and Hoover residents will select the newest member of the Jefferson County Commission in a special election. Former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Mike Bolin says he’s the man for the job.

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Nikki Haley confirms third GOP presidential debate to be held in Alabama — 'By October, you’re going to see a totally different ball game'

Former President Donald Trump is already scheduled to visit Alabama in August, but he may be making a return trip to the Yellowhammer State in October for a GOP presidential debate, according to candidate Nikki Haley.

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How a former Crimson Tide football star survived a shipwreck in the Pacific behind enemy lines in World War II

Many Alabamians spend their July in the company of family and friends by the lake, beach or pool, celebrating American Independence and counting down the days to football season. The summer of 1943 was a much different experience for Alabamian Hugh B. Miller.

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AG Marshall applauds federal court's decision allowing Tennessee's ban on 'gender-affirming care' to go forward

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals will allow Tennessee’s ban on transgender operations and medicines for minors, a decision praised by Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall, whose office is fighting in federal court for a similar ban in Alabama.  

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AG Marshall takes aim at Biden administration's 'draconian' policy to phase out gas-powered vehicles over the next decade

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall has joined a coalition challenging President Joe Biden’s “draconian” regulations on emissions.

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As Alabama's challenges mount, where is Kay Ivey?

Although her social media accounts have been active, very little of Gov. Kay Ivey has been seen publicly recently.

State seeking death penalty for illegal alien charged in 2022 double murder, kidnapping

The state of Alabama is seeking the death penalty for an illegal immigrant charged with multiple counts of kidnapping, murder and abusing a corpse in a series of gruesome murders last year.

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Why is a nonprofit funded by politicians paying for redistricting in Alabama?

A little-known Montgomery nonprofit funded by state legislators, political action committees (PACs) and at least one Congressman is paying for redistricting in Alabama. 

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D.C.-based watchdog group takes aim at Tuberville, Britt as federal health care package looms with threat of further regulation of pharmaceutical industry

The Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) is targeting U.S. Sens. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) and Katie Britt (R-Montgomery), launching a campaign against attempts to regulate aspects of the pharmaceutical industry.

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Ivey sets special election dates for House District 16

Governor Kay Ivey announced special election dates for House District 16 on Friday. 

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U.S. Rep. Moore warns against accelerated EV transition push — 'I think that sometimes the bureaucrats in D.C. push too far too fast'

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) visited Four Star Freightliner in Dothan on Thursday to observe day-to-day operations and discuss policies affecting the trucking and freight industries.

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State Sen. Albritton on increased price for new Elmore prison: 'We have yet to get the full-blown cost on this'

The price tag for the new prison in Elmore County increased by over 50% in March, and the final price has yet to be established by the Alabama Department of Corrections.

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Huntsville's Chandlers Ford Brewing unveils Kay Ivey-inspired beer

Looking for a nice, cold beverage to put in your "real women of politics" Go. Kay Ivey koozie? Well, look no further than Huntsville's Chandlers Ford Brewing's new KIV Sweet Tea Sour.

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$15 million in legal contracts to ADOC defense attorney re-approved

Members of the Contract Review Committee approved on Thursday nearly $15 million in legal contracts between the Alabama Department of Corrections and attorney Bill Lunsford.

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Gilbreath challenges Reed for Montgomery mayor — 'I would love to be able to sit on the corner of my kids’ bed at night and not have our prayers interrupted by gunfire'

Barret Gilbreath, the newly announced candidate for mayor of Montgomery, recently spoke to 1819 News about his motivation for declaring for the 2023 mayoral race.

Contract review committee approves $1.4 million legal contract for Balch & Bingham in ALDOT litigation over Baldwin County bridge project

Alabama's Contract Review Committee held a meeting Thursday during which it approved a $600,000 increase in a legal contract for Balch & Bingham law firm to represent the Alabama Department of Transportation in a Baldwin County bridge dispute.

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WATCH: Joe Biden forgets name of Auburn University when taking a dig at Tuberville

While delivering a speech in West Columbia, S.C., to tout his so-called "Bidenomics," President Joe Biden appeared to take a shot at U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) over his ongoing hold on military promotions.

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