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U.S. Rep. Carl: Bipartisan agreement that United States needs to 'do more' for Ukraine

U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile), who was in attendance for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's address to Congress on Wednesday,...

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Bill outlawing unconstitutional executive orders on guns passes House committee

A bill that would provide protection against executive orders on guns is moving through the legislature.    State Rep. David Standridge...

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It's Electric! Mercedes opens new battery plant in Bibb County

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) was in Woodstock on Tuesday to join Mercedes-Benz in officially opening its new battery plant on the automaker’s...

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Mo Brooks campaign blasts ForestPAC poll: 'Trying to put everyone in some kind of herd mentality'

On Monday, ForestPAC, the political arm of the Alabama Forestry Association, released a poll showing U.S. Army veteran Mike Durant...

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'Simple' lottery bill filed in House; Will get consideration this session, says State Rep. Isbell

During Tuesday's broadcast of Alabama Public Television's "Capitol Journal," State Rep. Gil Isbell (R-Gadsden) revealed the Alabama...

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Bill would protect licenses of doctors who practice 'alternative view' on COVID

The Senate Health Committee will hold a public hearing on Wednesday on legislation that would protect doctors with alternative views...

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Senate is likely to take up gambling this week

The Alabama Senate could take up the controversial gambling issue on Thursday. A package of bills would establish 10 casinos in the...

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'The Alabama establishment is about to be shocked': Polling questioned after Ivey landslide

The Alabama Forestry Association released poll results from a poll they commissioned this week. The poll shows incumbent Gov. Kay Ivey...

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Tuberville and colleagues call on Biden Administration to take action to lower record-high fertilize

When weather conditions allow, farmers across Alabama are just beginning to get out into their fields to prepare for the 2022 planting...

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Hoover Police combatting car break-ins, gun thefts

Hoover Police Department (HPD) Chief Nick Derzis is warning the public about the dangers of leaving firearms in unlocked vehicles....

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BREAKING: Multiple students transported after school bus crash in east Alabama

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) is investigating a school bus crash that happened on Tuesday, March 15. The bus crashed off...

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State Rep. South questions AHSAA religious discrimination; Says legislative fix possible

Last month, the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) declined to accommodate Oakwood Adventist Academy in Huntsville, whose...

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Blount County man allowed to keep 'LGBFJB' personalized license plate

  Oneonta native Nathan Kirk will be allowed to keep his personalized tag, which the state of Alabama had initially recalled for "objectionable...

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State Sen. Albritton urges House to consider gambling this year -- 'This needs to be done'

State Sen. Greg Albritton (R-Atmore) is still charging ahead with the package of gambling bills he previewed last month. During an...

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Doctors debate gender transition therapy for minors as legislators debate law

Who should decide what treatments are available for children younger than 19? Should we criminalize doctors for providing treatments...

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'I am very serious': Tim James campaigns in Springville

Gubernatorial candidate Tim James addressed St. Clair County Republicans at an event in Springville hosted by the Conservative Patriots...

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AG Marshall fights to permanently block Biden’s Federal-contractor vaccine mandate

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall (R) announced last week that he filed a brief in support of a lawsuit led by Kentucky seeking...

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House will take up the state general fund package

On Tuesday the Alabama House of Representatives will address the State General Fund budget (SGF) on the House floor. The budget and...

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Alabama House to consider the state general fund budget

The Alabama House of Representatives will consider the fiscal year 2023 State General Fund budget (SGF) on Tuesday. Preparing the two...

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Senate passes bill to eliminate business privilege tax

The Alabama Senate on Thursday passed legislation that would cut taxes on over 200,000 businesses. The bill would exempt most Alabama...

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State House passes bill to ban private sources from funding state elections

The Alabama House of Representatives passed legislation on Thursday that prevents county or state election officials from accepting...

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Majority Leader Ledbetter credits conservative budgeting for state’s strong position

Saturday, House Majority Leader Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) addressed the Mid-Alabama Republican Club (MARC) in Vestavia Hills....

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Legislature could consider version of Florida Parental Rights in Education bill, says state senator

The legislature could soon consider a bill that would rein in discussions about sexuality at the earliest levels of public school in...

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State Sen. Marsh: Gaming bill a 'mandate of the people' – 'They want a chance to address this issue'

Once again, the state Senate is considering so-called comprehensive gaming legislation with the intent of creating a framework to regulate...

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Garrett explains returning $10k AEA donation

No doubt $10,000 can go a long way in Alabama politics. That is why it was noteworthy when State Rep. Danny Garrett returned a donation...

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Skyrocketing gas prices affecting law enforcement

Imagine having to fill up 55 cars every day. That’s the situation faced by Escambia County Sheriff Heath Jackson, whose fleet of patrol...

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United Way, Salvation Army give aid to Ukraine

Alabamians can still help displaced Ukrainian refugees despite an ocean between the two.  The continued hostilities in Ukraine amid...

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