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Britt decries Biden's failed policies in SOTU response: 'Our families are hurting. Our country can do better'

U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) gave the official Republican response to President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address Thursday night, saying that too many Americans were hurting thanks to his failed policies.  

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Alabama House passes controversial ballot harvesting bill

The contentious bill restricting ballot harvesting in Alabama cleared the Alabama House of Representatives on Thursday.

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Strong slams Biden for installing security fence at Capitol ahead of State of the Union address while 'refusing to protect' southern border

U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Monrovia) was quick to point out the apparent irony in Biden's attempt to secure his speech while the crisis at the southern border continues.

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Ainsworth praises final passage of CHOOSE Act: 'Alabama now ranks high among the nation's leaders in school choice options'

Alabama's Lt. Governor Will Ainsworth (R) released a statement on Wednesday praising the final passage of the "CHOOSE Act," commonly known as the School Choice bill, which has been making its way through the legislature.

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Get a free tree at Mobile’s Arbor Day March 9

Tree giveaway Saturday, March 9 at Mobile's Langan Park 9 a.m. until all trees gone. Arbor Day

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Ivey signs school choice bill into law

Gov. Kay Ivey signed the CHOOSE Act, a $100 million educational savings account bill, into law on Thursday morning.

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Safe Haven Baby Box opens in Gadsden for parents to surrender infants with no questions asked

A new Safe Haven Baby Box is now open at the Gadsden Fire Station #3.

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Fleetwood Mac tribute at the Ritz in Sheffield March 15: ‘World Turning’

On Friday, March 15, "World Turning," the acclaimed Fleetwood Mac tribute band, performs at the Sheffield Ritz Theatre.

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UAB says animal research 'highly regulated' after USDA inspection report citing trauma, injury

The University of Alabama at Birmingham responded to a report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's inspectors noting multiple citations.

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State Auditor Sorrell pushes State School Board candidate to victory after last-minute entry

Just six months ago, Dr. Allen Long had no idea he would be running for an office in the state of Alabama. But Tuesday night, the Republican brought home a victory after a short campaign for the State Board of Education, District 7 seat.

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What does Katie Britt need to do in her response to Biden’s SOTU?

On Thursday March 7 at 8 p.m. CST, President Joe Biden gives the State of the Union address. Right after, the Republican response airs. It will be delivered by 42-year-old Katie Britt (R-Montgomery).

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Ivey signs IVF immunity protection into law – 'Alabama supports growing families through IVF'

On Wednesday, the State of Alabama passed legislation providing civil and criminal immunity to in-vitro fertilization clinics for death or damage to embryos, which could be defined as children under the state's wrongful death statute, according to the Alabama Supreme Court.

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Senate expected to vote on gambling legislation today

The State Senate will likely consider a gambling constitutional amendment and bill package on Thursday.

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Senate passes $100 million educational savings account bill

The Alabama Senate passed an education savings account bill, the CHOOSE Act, on Wednesday by a 23-9 margin.

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ALFA’s FarmPAC wins with nine out of 10 endorsed candidates

ALFA's FarmPAC endorsed ten candidates in Alabama's Republican primary, and nine won or advanced to the April 16 runoff.

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Constitutional amendment to expedite local bills fails 51-49%

A proposed constitutional amendment to expedite local bills failed 51-49 in the March 5 primary.

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Tuberville praises Trump primary performance — 'Nikki Haley had her 15 minutes of fame, and now she can go back to the real world and get a job'

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) is celebrating former President Donald Trump’s sweeping GOP victory in Tuesday’s primary election, in which Trump handily secured the Republican nomination for president.

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AG Marshall opposes ethics bill — ‘Further empowers an Ethics Commission run amok’

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall came out in opposition to legislation revising the state’s Ethics Act after it passed a House Committee on Wednesday.

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Senate Tourism Committee approves amended lottery, PCI gambling compact legislation

Members of the Senate Tourism Committee passed an amended gambling package on Tuesday night after a three-hour delay.

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Mooney wins ALSDE District 3 seat with focus on parental rights, fiscal responsibility

Kelly Mooney was declared the winner of the Alabama Board of Education District 3 seat Tuesday night.

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Alabama Legislature poised to pass IVF immunity legislation as early as Wednesday

Legislation granting immunity to IVF clinics could possibly come before both the House and Senate for final passage on Wednesday.

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Judicial shakeup: Stewart secures nomination for Chief Justice; Anderson wins seat on Court of Criminal Appeals

After Alabama's Super Tuesday primary election, Republican voters made their choice for the next Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court and to fill the vacancy on the Court of Criminal Appeals.

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$30 million Birmingham-Southern College loan bill passes Senate

A bill that would make another attempt at getting a $30 million loan to Birmingham-Southern College passed the Senate by a 22-5 margin on Tuesday night.

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Barry Moore tops Jerry Carl in AL-1 slugfest

Tuesday's outcome in the first congressional district Republican primary could be used in textbooks to demonstrate the tribalism of Alabama politics.

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Live Updates: Alabama Super Tuesday

Stay tuned to 1819 News for live updates on the Super Tuesday 2024 elections in Alabama.

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Senate continues private negotiations on gambling legislation

Members of the Senate Tourism Committee on Tuesday briefly met without voting on House gambling legislation before recessing to continue private negotiations.

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Software glitch: Over 5,000 voter postcards listed wrong congressional district in Montgomery County, all ballots printed correctly

Over 5,000 voters in Montgomery County had received postcards from the county informing them that they were now in Congressional District 7. That was incorrect. All of Montgomery County is now in CD2. Ballots were printed correctly.

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