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Senate narrowly avoids blowout in loss to House in Battle of Goat Hill softball game

The Alabama House of Representatives handily defeated the Alabama Senate in the annual softball match on Wednesday night, gaining the body bragging right for a whole year while raising money for a well-loved Alabama establishment.

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Ivey signs into law ban on taxpayer-funded DEI departments

Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law on Wednesday a ban on taxpayer resources from funding Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) offices and training in Alabama public universities, schools, and agencies.

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'A big relief': Tuberville claims victory, says Alabama’s catfish industry safe from Biden administration proposal

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) is claiming success after sending a letter to stop the Biden administration from making a decision that could have put Alabama catfish farmers out of business.

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Ivey signs ballot harvesting ban into law: ‘There will be no funny business in Alabama elections’

Governor Kay Ivey signed legislation banning ballot harvesting into law on Wednesday. 

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Two bills changing State Committee of Public Health, State Health Officer appointments advance in Senate

Two bills changing how the State Health Officer is appointed passed the Senate Health Committee on Wednesday afternoon.

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House Health Committee advances anti-masking legislation

The House Health Committee advanced a bill on Wednesday to prohibit any governmental entities and the State Health Officer from imposing mask mandates.

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Tuberville hopes federal ruling allowing illegal immigrants to own guns will be overturned — 'We need to keep Americans safe'

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville told 1819 News Wednesday that he believes a recent ruling by a federal judge that allows illegal immigrants to own guns in America could be overturned.

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ADEM bailing out Prichard Water Works and Sewer Board to the tune of $5.8 million after years of mismanagement and neglect

The Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) is providing the for repairs to water tanks and sewers, upgrades, design for future infrastructure and financial audits that are well overdue.

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12 Alabamians elected, appointed to Board of National Federation of Republican Women

Alabama will be well represented on the National Federation of Republican Women's (NFRW) Board of Directors in 2024-2025.

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Living History Days at Alabama sites: YOU ARE THERE

Spring 2024 is blooming with historical reenactments and in-person history lessons at four Alabama sites.

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Legislature sends ballot harvesting, DEI prohibitions to Ivey's desk

Tuesday was a banner day for conservative priorities at the Alabama State House.

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Right-to-work incentives bill filed in response to Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz workers’ unionization push in Montgomery, Vance plants

State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur) filed legislation on Tuesday barring businesses from receiving economic development incentives if they voluntarily recognize their employees’ union under certain circumstances.

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Former child nutrition worker, Elmore County BOE member seek answers on misused funds by child nutrition director

A board member and a former employee attempted on Tuesday to appeal to the Elmore County Board of Education (ECBOE) to respond to recent reporting by 1819 News that highlighted financial mismanagement in the ESBOE’s Child Nutrition Program (CNP).

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Katie Britt gives D.C. update at Huntsville Davidson Center — 'A lot of people think that I fight with a little too much passion'

It's already been a busy year for U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) who stopped by the U.S. Space and Rocket Center's Davidson Center in Huntsville on Tuesday to give an update on her work in D.C.

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Gannett drops AP, cutting newswire for Montgomery Advertiser, Tuscaloosa News, Gadsden Times

Gannett, a nationwide network of 200 local newspapers and USA Today, announced Tuesday that it will no longer use the Associated Press. In Alabama, Gannett owns the Montgomery Advertiser, the Tuscaloosa News and the Gadsden Times.

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Mobile’s Three Mile Creek Greenway: Trail of the Month, 6,500 new tree seedlings

Mobile's Three Mile Creek Greenway planted 6,500 tree seedlings to reforest 10 acres. It was awarded ‘Trail of the Month’ by Sweet Trails Alabama.

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House committee delays vote on bill requiring mandatory post-election audits

The Alabama House Ways and Means General Fund Committee voted on Tuesday to delay voting on substituted legislation requiring county probate judges to conduct mandatory ballot audits after every county and statewide election.

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Tuberville punches back at AL(dot)com hit piece regarding Katie Britt's SOTU rebuttal — 'I was proud of her'

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) on Tuesday clarified some remarks he recently made with CNN about U.S. Sen. Katie Britt's (R-Montgomery) State of the Union GOP response.

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Redux: Left-wing activists vent disapproval of Comic Cowboys Mardi Gras parade float signage during Mobile City Council meeting

For the second week in a row, Mobile citizens addressed the city council concerning signs displayed during Mardi Gras by a group called “Comic Cowboys.”

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Mobile City Council fails to pass ordinance regulating pre-dawn raids and no-knock warrants

The Mobile City Council voted on an ordinance banning pre-dawn raids and no-knock warrants Tuesday after months of discussion and debate.

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Federal judge stops another round of subpoenas for conservative groups’ communications, documents in transgender surgery ban lawsuit

Liberal groups lost in court again on Tuesday after U.S. District Judge Liles Burke denied subpoenas aimed at the Eagle Forum of Alabama and the Alabama Citizens Action Program in a lawsuit against the state of Alabama’s transgender surgery ban.

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WATCH: Man busted after ramming Spring Break 'Zero tolerance' sign over and over in Orange Beach

Orange Beach Police arrested a man late Monday after he was caught continuously ramming a $19,500 sign on Foley Beach Express.

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The Battle of Goat Hill: House vs. Senate Charity Softball game with special guests Riley Green, Brodie Croyle

This is the third annual "The Battle of Goat Hill" where members of the Alabama House and State Senate put aside their political differences and duke it out in a softball game to receive not only bragging rights for the year, but to also raise money for The Big Oak Ranch.

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Check your local ballot: 39 counties have no runoff April 16

Tuesday, April 16 is primary runoff date in Alabama. Less than half the counties will have a runoff at all. In the rest, voters can stay home.

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State Rep. Brown: Expect the House to reject Senate gambling bill

Thus far, members from the Alabama House of Representatives have been tepid at best in their reactions to a Senate-passed version of gambling legislation passed earlier this month. State Rep. Chip Brown (R-Hollinger's Island) is pessimistic about its prospects when the Alabama Legislature returns from its break earlier today.

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Bill would allow ABC Board to own warehouses

Legislation by State Sen. Sam Givhan (R-Huntsville) would allow the Alcoholic Beverages Control (ABC) Board to own warehouses used for holding and distributing alcoholic beverages.

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Gambling negotiations continue into second half of session

Negotiations between the House and Senate on gambling legislation will continue as the second half of the 2024 legislative session begins on Tuesday.

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