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State Sen. Elliott: Ivey's 'hands-off approach' with ALDOT on Baldwin County bridge project 'shocking'

Montgomery County Circuit Judge Jimmy Pool's ruling last week partially revealed how the Alabama Department of Transportation and Gov. Kay Ivey were interacting on the long-contemplated Intracoastal Waterway bridge project in South Baldwin County.

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State Sen. Stutts: Senate voting on school choice ‘hopefully’ Tuesday

The Alabama Senate will “hopefully” vote on the PRICE Act on Tuesday, according to State Sen. Larry Stutts (R-Tuscumbia).

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Briarwood's Dr. Harry Reeder III leaves legacy of hope and eternal blessings with his own profound words

“I hear a lot of people that say, 'Well, our thoughts and prayers are with you.' Well, I like to say it this way: Our thoughts are with you, but our prayers are for you to the Lord and that he would intervene with His presence, His power and His peace." - Briarwood Presbyterian Church, PCA senior pastor Dr. Harry Reeder

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Ivey on ADPH's Scott Harris transgender legislation remarks: 'I didn't read the speech — but we need to protect our children'

State Health Officer Scott Harris does not want lawmakers to make is office accountable to an elected official like all other state agency heads.

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Event with ‘gender creative fashion show’ for kids canceled allegedly due to backlash, threats

The Alabama Campaign for Adolescent Sexual Health postponed a “Consent for Kids” fair on Saturday that was slated to have included “a gender creative fashion show, in which children can try on different clothes to explore self-expression.”

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Former Alabama star John Croyle launched Big Oak Ranch ministry after receiving some 'pivotal' advice from Coach 'Bear' Bryant

When former Crimson Tide All-SEC defensive end John Croyle was planning to take the next step in his football career into the NFL in 1974, he first went to his coach, the legendary Paul “Bear’ Bryant, for advice.

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State Health Officer Scott Harris rips efforts to make his post accountable to an elected official; Says Medicaid expansion opposition based on a 'racist assumption'

State Health Officer Scott Harris rejects efforts by lawmakers to make his office accountable to an elected official like other state agency heads.

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State Rep. Dubose's transgender sports ban nearing final passage; What is a Woman Act in question with limited legislative days

The bill that would prevent transgender athletes from competing in all non-co-ed school athletics passed the Senate with an amendment over two weeks ago, but it has not made its way back to the House floor.

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State Sen. Givhan: State Health Officer bill has ‘some momentum right now’

Recent comments by Alabama's State Health Officer Scott Harris regarding transgender laws have breathed new life into legislation changing how the state health officer role is appointed.

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Alabama House extends period between primary election and runoff in 2024, a change probate judges wish to make permanent

The Alabama House of Representatives has voted to adjust the runoff date in the 2024 election cycle to prevent collision with Eater, but probate judges want the change to be permanent.

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AG Marshall praises state's anti-ESG bill as he addresses issue nationally — 'This needs to be an ongoing discussion in what we do'

In a recent interview with 1819 News, Alabama AG Steve Marshall said he supported State Rep. Dan Roberts’ anti-ESG bill and was “appreciative” that Roberts was addressing the issue for the state while Marshall focuses on the national level.

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U.S. Sen. Britt slams Biden’s student loan bailout — ‘It’s just completely unacceptable, totally reckless and unethical’

Thursday on Fox Business Network's "Kudlow," U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) discussed President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan and called it “completely unacceptable, totally reckless and unethical.”

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Bicyclists from around the world competing in Calhoun County this weekend

Calhoun County EMA officials warn of traffic impact and safety concerns ahead of Cheaha Challenge

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House bill would create scholarship program for attending non-public schools, capped annually at $45 million

The Alabama Legislature is entertaining legislation that would create a scholarship program for those attending non-public schools.

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Grocery tax cut filed in Alabama House; Speaker Ledbetter anticipates Thursday floor vote

A bill to cut the grocery tax in half over the next four years has been filed in the Alabama House of Representatives.

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Anti-ESG legislation passes State Senate

Legislation by State Sen. Dan Roberts (R-Mountain Brook) that prohibits state contracts with businesses that boycott certain sectors of the economy based on environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies passed the Senate on Thursday.

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AUDIO — State Health Officer Scott Harris in his own words: 'Appalled' by transgender legislation, 'This stuff outrages all of us,' 'A hot button for a certain group of voters'

On Wednesday, 1819 News learned State Health Officer Scott Harris was personally reaching out to lawmakers and other state officials to dispute an 1819 News report regarding remarks he had offered earlier in the week at the so-called "Substance Use and Social Justice Symposium" at the University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB).

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Briarwood Presbyterian Church pastor Harry Reeder killed in car accident

On Thursday, Briarwood Presbyterian Church in Birmingham announced its senior pastor, Harry L. Reeder III, was killed in a car accident.

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ALDOT plans to continue fight for new Baldwin County bridge after judge calls it a 'scheme' wasting millions in public funds

The Alabama Department of Transportation plans to continue the fight for a new, free bridge in Baldwin County after the construction of the bridge was halted Wednesday when Judge Jimmy Pool ordered a preliminary injunction.

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First United Methodist Church-Montgomery considering leaving UMC denomination

Members of the administrative board of First United Methodist Church - Montgomery voted on Wednesday night to begin the discernment process to consider whether or not to leave the United Methodist Church (UMC) denomination.

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Birmingham Mayor Woodfin proposes third cost of living adjustment in the last year, part of $554 million budget

As part of his new $554 million city budget for fiscal year 2024, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin proposed another cost of living adjustment for police and firefighters, which would be the third since last May.

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'What is a Woman Act' public hearing held in House committee

The What is a Woman Act, or House Bill 405 (HB405), which would define man, woman, boy, girl, father, mother, male, female and sex to use the terms in the Code of Alabama, received a public hearing in House committee on Wednesday.

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Shelby Co. GOP backs State Rep. Paschal after a Democratic lawmaker referred to him as an 'n-word'

The Shelby County GOP has come out in support of State Rep, Kenneth Paschal (R-Pelham), after he was the target of racially charged remarks on the floor of the House of Representatives.

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Honduran man in U.S. illegally charged with raping Prattville teen — U.S. Sen. Britt: 'Biden administration is putting families & communities in every corner of Alabama at risk'

The incident reportedly occurred Saturday inside a restaurant on Cobbs Ford Road in Prattville, where the victim alleges she was forced into a bathroom stall in the woman’s bathroom and raped.

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Montgomery beer distributor Bama Budweiser bucks Anheuser-Busch in radio spot — 'We do not support this issue involving Dylan Mulvaney’

A local executive of a Budweiser wholesaler in Montgomery is “upset” about a recent Bud Light promotion involving Dylan Mulvaney, a transgender influencer. 

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Narrowed foreign agricultural land ownership bill passes Senate committee

Legislation that would’ve barred Chinese citizens and entities from owning land in Alabama was amended in the Senate Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry Committee on Wednesday.

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Voices growing as Prattville residents speak to city council for library's acceptance of LGBTQ children's books

The number of parents protesting the inclusion of a number of LGBTQ+ children’s books at the Prattville Autauga Library is growing, with no signs of stopping.

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