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Tuskegee Announcement Alabama News
Tuskegee Airmen legacy to continue through new advanced flight training program

Republic Airways Holdings and the Leadership in Flight Training Academy are developing a new, advanced flight training program, Gov. Kay Ivey announced Wednesday. The program will be made available to all students this fall.

Property tax Alabama News
Annual 7% property tax assessment increase cap legislation approved by Senate committee

On Wednesday, Senate General Fund Budget Committee members approved legislation capping the increase in property values on annual reappraisals at 7%.

Kyle Calvert Alabama News
Federal trial set for 'pansexual' Antifa man accused of leaving bomb outside AG's office

The Irondale man accused of placing a bomb in front of the Alabama Attorney General’s office pleaded not guilty Wednesday to two felony counts of malicious damage by explosives and one count of possession of an unregistered destructive device.

britt dobson Alabama News
Katie Britt endorses Caroleene Dobson in congressional bid — 'It’s time to send Caroleene to Congress'

U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) announced her endorsement of Caroleene Dobson after Dobson’s victorious bid in the GOP runoff for Alabama’s Second Congressional District.

Joe Biden Alabama News
House, Senate committees approve change to allow Biden on ballot in Alabama in November

Legislation that would allow President Joe Biden to appear on Alabama ballots in the November general election as the Democrat candidate for President was approved by House and Senate committees on Wednesday.

Loxley Alabama News
Certificate of Need: Proposed South Baldwin Regional freestanding ER contested by competition medical facilities

The case was contested in June 2023 and still has not been resolved. Meanwhile, people in the rural areas surrounding Loxley have few health care options.

immigration, border Alabama News
House committee delays vote on Laken Riley Act for the second week in a row

The House Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee voted Wednesday to once again delay voting on legislation that would bolster local law enforcement’s ability to work with federal agencies to enforce immigration laws.

birmingham-southern college Alabama News
House committee advances repeal of Birmingham Southern-inspired loan program

The House Ways and Means Education Committee approved legislation on Wednesday to repeal the 2023 law creating a loan program for universities in financial straits after its designed recipient, Birmingham-Southern College (BSC), permanently shut down.

Alabama Political News Hallmark Farms Alabama News
Senate passes bill establishing new corporation to govern Alabama Farm Center property in Jefferson County

The Senate passed legislation on Tuesday by a 26-0 margin creating the Agriculture Exhibition Center Corporation to manage a proposed Alabama Farm Center in Jefferson County.

Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville questions Air Force Sec. Kendall on why MH-139 helicopter buy cut in half

On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) questioned Air Force officials about their budget requests for the upcoming defense bill, in particular, why the number of MH-139 Grey Wolf helicopters had been cut in half.

Police line crime scene 1 Alabama News
Mother of paralyzed Montgomery shooting victim calls out city council — 'Crime has overridden Montgomery, Alabama'

A massive group of residents descended on the Montgomery city council to rail against rising crime rates after an innocent bystander left paralyzed in Friday shooting.

Rep. Chris England Alabama News
House delays voting on controversial internet sales tax increase while approving tax holiday companion bill

The House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to approve one of a pair of tax-related bills while delaying voting on legislation to raise the state’s internet sales tax.

gambling table Alabama News
House, Senate head to conference committee for negotiations on gambling bills

Members of the Senate voted to join the House in a conference committee to try to find a compromise between differing versions of gambling legislation passed by both chambers. 

Alabama Political News UAW4 Alabama News
Senate approves bill clawing back incentives from companies who voluntarily recognize unionization

Legislation clawing back incentives from companies who voluntarily recognize their employees’ union passed the Senate by a 23-5 margin on Tuesday.

caroleene dobson Alabama News
First-timer Caroleene Dobson wins GOP congressional nomination in AL-2; Faces Democrat Shomari Figures Nov. 5

Newcomer Caroleene Dobson won the GOP nomination for Congress and faces Democrat winner Shomari Figures.

marshall bomber wl Alabama News
AG Marshall: Alleged bombing suspect was motived by anti-conservative beliefs — He 'proclaimed his allegiance to Antifa'

Whether it was meant to kill or simply send a message, Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall told Newsmax on Monday there’s no doubt the suspect who detonated a bomb outside Marshall’s Montgomery office in February was motivated by radical leftist beliefs.

Tuberville at Capitol Alabama News
Tuberville seeks transparency from Biden admin, introduces bill requiring reports on abortions at Department of Veterans Affairs

On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) introduced the VA Abortion Transparency Act, which would impose new abortion reporting requirements on the Department of Veterans Affairs.

collage of 5 mayors Alabama News
Embattled 'Big 10' cities stand to receive influx of cash from proposed internet sales tax increase

Alabama’s “Big 10” cities stand to make a windfall of cash should the proposed online retail tax increase pass the House of Representatives on Tuesday while many of the state’s metro areas remain embroiled in hardship or controversy.

Mobile City Council Alabama News
'It's been a difficult week': Mobile Council shaken amid police chief controversy; Daves not running again

The Mobile City Council began its regular meeting Tuesday with an executive session while embattled police chief Paul Prine took to social media questioning a review of the police department by former U.S. Attorney Kenyen Brown.

Kay Ivey Alabama News
Ivey joins group of governors opposing UAW unionization campaign — 'The UAW has come in making big promises they can't keep — we won't stand for that'

Governor Kay Ivey, along with the governors of Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas, are taking a stand against the United Auto Workers unionization efforts.

Harvest Alabama News
Pastor Ralph Sigler on Harvest Church’s UMC litigation: ‘With each victory we feel more confident that the law is on our side’

Members of Dothan’s Harvest Church are excited about a recent Alabama Supreme Court ruling involving the church’s litigation against the United Methodist Church, according to pastor Ralph Sigler.

vape Alabama News
Anti-vaping bill awaits Senate vote

Legislation that would ban vaping for anyone under 21 in Alabama unanimously passed the House in March but still needs to be approved by the Senate to become law.

tax increase Alabama News
House to consider internet sales tax hike; Pushback from lawmakers expected

The Alabama House of Representatives will deliberate today on two bills: one to raise the state's online sales tax from 8% to 9.3% and the other to provide a one-day tax holiday on certain recreational supplies.

Fairhope Public Library meeting Alabama News
Read Freely co-founder travels from Prattville to Fairhope Library to warn of conspiracy from 'extremists' to move explicit youth books

A large crowd turned out Monday for the Fairhope Public Library’s monthly board meeting. The majority of those in attendance were there to support the library amid controversy over books some say are inappropriate for children and teens.

Sloan Alabama News
Alabama quarterback, AD, SEC coach, Christian leader Steve Sloan dies at 79

Sloan led the Tide in the final regular season game of 1964 and the Sugar Bowl victory over Ole Miss. He continued to quarterback the Tide in 1965, winning the National Title with a 39-28 victory over Nebraska.

Dobson event Ivey Alabama News
Ivey spotted at Dobson for Congress campaign event in Montgomery

The governor of Alabama has not formally endorsed a candidate in the GOP runoff of Alabama's second congressional district. However, Gov. Kay Ivey made an appearance Monday night, on the eve of the runoff, at a Caroleene Dobson campaign event.

Anthony Daniels, Shomari Figures Alabama News
'We do not currently have a statement at this moment': AL-2 Democrat candidates mum on Iranian attack on Israel

The leading Democratic candidates for Alabama's second congressional district, Anthony Daniels and Shomari Figures did not join their Republican counterparts in voicing support for Israel after the attack launched by Iran Saturday night.

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