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Greenetrack Alabama News
Ethics Commission refers Greenetrack CEO’s case to District Attorney

Members of the Alabama Ethics Commission unanimously found an ethics violation case involving Luther Winn, Greenetrack CEO, should be referred to a District Attorney on Wednesday.

Trump in Waco, Texas Alabama News
Trump to headline ALGOP event in Alabama this summer

Former President Donald Trump is planning to visit Alabama this summer as part of his campaign to reclaim the White House in the 2024 presidential election.

Space Command Alabama News
SPACECOM commander James Dickinson assures Tuberville, Strong, Britt that Huntsville remains best location for U.S. Space Command HQ; Ohio makes last-ditch effort to host

After meeting with U.S. Space Command commander Gen. James Dickinson, U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Huntsville) said the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force has “some explaining to do” on why it appears to be wavering on choosing Alabama as the permanent headquarters for SPACECOM.

Randy Owen Alabama News
Alabama House of Representatives honors Alabama country music star Randy Owen

The Alabama House of Representatives honored Randy Owen of the country music band Alabama on the final day of the 2023 legislative session.

AL State House Lon Worley Alabama News
Anti-vaping bill not passed before session ends

Legislation that would establish new fines, fees and regulations related to the vaping industry in Alabama wasn’t passed into law this session.

Moms for liberty Alabama News
Conservatives outraged after Montgomery-based far-left SPLC places parental rights groups on 'hate map' with KKK, neo-Nazis

The far-left activist organization, whose input is taken at face value by the FBI and many big tech companies, placed several parental rights groups on its 2022 “hate map,” along with the Ku Klux Klan, skinheads and neo-Nazis.

Mo Brooks blue polo shirt Alabama News
Mo Brooks claps back at ethics complaint, calls 1819 News reporting on comments 'sensationalized opinions'

Former Congressman Mo Brooks is calling for an in-person hearing to oppose the “frivolous complaint” filed against him by Alabama State Department of Education vice president Wayne Reynolds.

Clay Scofield Alabama News
Alabama Legislature passes Scofield-sponsored resolution affirming Huntsville as best location for U.S. Space Command HQ

Alabama Senate Majority Leader Clay Scofield and other state lawmakers are lending their support for locating U.S. Space Command’s permanent headquarters in Huntsville.

Gov. Kay Ivey State of the state Alabama News
Public records bill fails to receive House vote on final day of session; Leadership says Ivey wanted to take a closer look

Legislation placing deadlines on public records request responses in Alabama by State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur) failed to come to the House floor on the final day of the 2023 legislative session.

City of mobile Alabama News
Birmingham, not Mobile, second-most dangerous city in the U.S., according to corrected report

For several months, city officials in Mobile have been working with the FBI to correct crime data that led to an incorrect report stating that Mobile was the second most dangerous city in the United States.

Wes Allen absentee vote Alabama News
Ballot harvesting bill dies in Senate without a vote; Sec. of State Wes Allen: 'I have not received a clear answer' on why it never reached the Senate floor

Legislation establishing criminal penalties for certain types of absentee ballot assistance died in the Senate after never making it on the calendar for a vote in the last days of the session.

Birmingham-Southern College Alabama News
Legislature approves ‘Distressed’ Birmingham-Southern College bailout bill after amendment from governor's office

The Alabama Legislature approved a bill to create a loan program for universities in financial distress after Gov. Kay Ivey returned the previous bill with an executive amendment.

pride on the plains Alabama News
Auburn 'Pridefest' features pantless performers dancing in front of children for cash tips

The Week-long “Pridefest” hosted in Auburn featured a number of public displays of drag, several of which featured children.

Kay Ivey Alabama News
State House, Senate pass tax-free overtime bill with an amendment from Ivey to remove cap, move up sunset date

Legislation exempting the overtime pay of Alabama hourly workers from state income taxes was amended by Gov. Kay Ivey on Tuesday.

ROMANIA 1 Alabama News
Alabama National Guard visits Romanian locals as part of 30-year-old partnership

Soldiers from the Alabama National Guard, the U.S. Army and Romanian Armed Forces came together to visit with locals in Slobozia, Romania.

Limestone County Sheriffs Office Alabama News
Teen accused of outfitting car with stolen blue lights, pulling people over in Alabama, Tennessee

An 18-year-old is charged with impersonating a police officer after he applied for a job as a Limestone County corrections officer.

Baldwin County EMA 2 Alabama News
Baldwin County EMA director resigns; Interim director is confident in smooth transition

Baldwin County EMA Director Zachary Hood turned in his resignation Monday. The County Commission accepted the resignation Tuesday during its regular meeting.

Dale Strong Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Strong 'skeptical' of north Alabama power grid since last winter blackouts; Asks TVA to be ready for summer heat

U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Huntsville) is helping Alabamians beat the heat this summer by ensuring the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is ready for the extra load on the power grid.

AL Governor Ivey Kay Alabama Alabama News
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.

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