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House Speaker Ledbetter tight-lipped on actions taken on House floor outbursts: 'That’s between me and that member'

House Speaker Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) remains elusive on whether House members for recent comments on the House floor that have caused resounding drama for the past two weeks.

Bill requiring mandatory ballot audits filed in Alabama House

Legislation that would require mandatory ballot audits by county canvassing boards has been filed in the Alabama House of Representatives.

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Alabama's congressional delegation criticizes Biden border policies, celebrate U.S. House passage of border security bill

Members of Alabama’s congressional delegation took to Twitter on Thursday and Friday to criticize the Biden administration’s border policies and praise the passage of a new border security bill in the U.S. House of Representatives. 

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Speed bump: Anti-ballot harvesting bill slows pace, prolongs gridlock in Alabama House

It was a matter of time before the breakaway progress of the Alabama House's 2023 legislative session hit a speed bump, but last week's passage of State Rep. Jamie Kiel's (R-Russellville) anti-ballot harvesting bill appears to have been that mechanism.

David Cole Alabama News
State Rep. Cole asks for delay days before State House deposition in election lawsuit

Freshman State Rep. David Cole (R-Madison) asked for a stay in the contested election lawsuit on Friday in Madison County Circuit Court a few days before he is scheduled to be deposed at the State House.

Upcoming Fairhope drag show would be illegal if lawmakers pass proposed bill

A planned drag show brunch at Bay Breeze Café, Bar and Grill in Fairhope could be illegal if lawmakers pass a recently proposed obscenity bill.

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Bill to acquire more land for possible new State House passes Senate

A bill that would place more land next to the current Alabama State House under legislative control for possible construction of a new State House passed the Senate on Thursday.

Walker County mom calling for change after daughter threatened with gun at school

A mother at Oakman Middle School said her child was one of three threatened when another student came to school with a gun. Two students were arrested, but Erin Harbin said she was not notified.

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Palmer, Aderholt, Rogers sound alarm over Biden family investigation revealing hidden payouts, links to CCP: 'The web of corruption is starting to unravel'

During a press conference, Comer said the committee had obtained thousands of pages of the Bidens’ financial records revealing links with the Chinese Communist Party and other foreign sources forged during Joe Biden’s tenure as vice president. The records also showed the Bidens received millions of dollars through a "complicated network of companies."

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Tensions erupt in Alabama House — Speaker Ledbetter gavels out, cuts mic of Dem lawmaker

Tensions erupted on the floor of the Alabama House of Representatives on Thursday when House Speaker Nathaniel Ledbetter gaveled out State Rep. Napoleon Bracy (D-Prichard) and cut his microphone for attempting to address already-passed voting legislation.

Interlock Alabama News
Bill that would end ignition interlock requirement for DUI offenders advances in Senate

Legislation that would end an ignition interlock installation requirement for those guilty of drunk driving and participating in a pretrial diversion program passed the Senate Transportation and Energy Committee unanimously on Wednesday. 

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Birmingham City Council approves $1.3 million in parking authority funds to renovate part of abandoned parking deck into a restaurant

The Birmingham City Council approved over $1 million in funds from the Birmingham Parking Authority to go toward renovating an abandoned parking garage for a local restaurant.

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Alabama Port Authority truck driven off into Mobile River; Officer's body recovered

Authorities in Mobile are investigating an incident after a Mobile Port Authority truck went into the Mobile River early Thursday morning.

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Alabama Senate approves unexpected $1 million for Troy’s Johnson Center in education budget

The Alabama Senate approved a $1 million appropriation for Troy University’s Johnson Center for Political Economy last week in its Education Trust Fund budget, but Johnson Center executive director Allen Mendenhall said he only found out about this when a reporter showed him the bill.

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Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall testifies before Congress against ESG investing

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall testified in front of the U.S. House Oversight and Accountability Committee on Wednesday, advocating against the use of environmental, social governance (ESG) criteria in investment decisions.

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Wildlife officials wrangle 6-foot-long alligator spotted near Madison subdivision

An alligator was relocated Wednesday after being spotted near the entrance of a subdivision in Madison, Alabama.

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ALGOP chairman John Wahl praises Senate committee passage of PRICE Act

The Alabama Republican Party (ALGOP) is lauding the comprehensive school choice legislation that passed amended out of senate Committee on Wednesday.

Ultrasound Alabama News
Total abortion ban filed in Alabama House of Representatives

A bill criminalizing abortion as murder and offering "equal protection fo the unborn" was been filed in the Alabama House of Representatives on Tuesday.

ESG Alabama News
Anti-ESG legislation passes Senate committee

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 Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Development Committee on Wednesday.

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Suspect in disappearance of Natalee Holloway to be extradited to Birmingham on extortion charges

Nearly 18 years after the disappearance of Mountain Brook, Alabama teen Natalee Holloway, the suspect in her death is being extradited back to the U.S. on charges of extortion and wire fraud.

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Nugent on Avondale Brewing canceling his show: 'The Michael Moore and Hunter Biden fan club are really upset that I’m in the asset column'

Conservative guitarist Ted Nugent joined North Alabama radio's "Rightside Radio" on Monday to discuss his show being canceled by Birmingham’s Avondale Brewing Company after left-wing activists complained on social media. 

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School choice legislation passes Senate committee with amendment capping expenditures

The Parental Rights in Children’s Education Act passed committee on Wednesday after receiving its second public hearing in a Senate committee.

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Tucker Carlson to host show on Twitter after Fox News ouster

Fresh off his Alabama stop last week, former Fox News host Tucker Carlson has announced a new home for his show.

Alabama Bankers Association Alabama News
Alabama Bankers Association to host ‘Business Case for DEI’ webinar this month

The Alabama Bankers Association is hosting a webinar to argue in favor of diversity, equity and inclusion policies in the state’s financial institutions, as the policies have been the focus of heavy criticism from conservatives around the country.

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Bill to prevent Chinese acquisition of Alabama land passes House of Representatives

MONTGOMERY — A bill to prevent Chinese acquisition of Alabama land passed the House of Representatives on Tuesday, despite pushback on economic consequences.   

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ALGOP Outreach Coalition co-director Belinda Thomas condemns Democratic vice chair Tabitha Isner's defense of 'N-word': 'An insult to every black man and woman'

“To say I was outraged by the racially charged attack on Representative Paschal last week would be an understatement, but as a black woman, I was even more upset by an official of the Alabama Democrat Party defending the use of the N-word to belittle a black official.”

Mary Moore Alabama News
Drama on the House floor: State Rep. Moore blasts Pro-Tem Pringle for comments about Rep. Givan's conduct

State Rep. Mary Moore (D-Birmingham) took a moment of personal privilege Tuesday to lambast Speaker Pro-Tem Chris Pringle (R-Mobile) for comments he made about State Rep. Juandalynn Givan (D-Birmingham) and her behavior on the House floor.

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