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Roll Call says Shelby 'blew away the rest of the field' on earmarks; Tops in U.S. Senate with $548M

It is his swan song, and outgoing U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Tuscaloosa) made the most of it. According to an analysis from CQ Roll...

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Niagara Bottling to open new facility in Opelika

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) announced on Wednesday that Niagara Bottling LLC, one of the nation’s leading beverage manufacturers, is...

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U.S. Rep. Palmer says Ukraine not a war Russia can win

On Wednesday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky addressed Congress virtually from his office in Kyiv, calling on the United States...

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State general fund budget is in a conference committee

On Tuesday, the Alabama House of Representatives passed the State General Fund budget (SGF). State Sen. Greg Albritton (R-Atmore) is...

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Bill regulates, does not ban wake surfing on Alabama waters, says State Sen. Gudger

According to State Sen. Garlan Gudger (R-Cullman), complaints about the effects of wake surfing top the list of issues the Alabama...

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Tuberville Speaks on Biden Administration’s Iran Nuclear Deal Negotiations

U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-Alabama) recently spoke on the floor of the U.S. Senate about the Biden administration’s ongoing negotiations...

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Senate Committee approves bill to hire 21 new judges

The Alabama Senate Finance and Taxation General Fund    Committee voted to give a favorable report to legislation that would create...

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Senate approves bill allowing increased tax credit for donations to scholarship

The Alabama Senate passed Senate Bill 261 (SB261) Tuesday, raising the current cap on contributions to the Alabama Accountability Act....

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State Rep. Collins says no Common Core in Numeracy Act

Some critics of the Numeracy Act, Senate Bill 171 (SB171), insist it offers an end-around to fund so-called Common Core standards in...

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Tim James promises to eliminate state tax on groceries

Greenville businessman and Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim James promised that eliminating the 4% tax on groceries would be...

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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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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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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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