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Alabama AG calls out Biden for refusal to allow new domestic oil, gas production

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall on Tuesday called out President Joe Biden for his continued refusal to lift his ban on the...

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House passes largest education budget in history, discussing tax reform

On Tuesday, the Alabama House of Representatives passed an $8.1 billion Education Trust Fund (ETF) budget – the largest in the history...

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State Sen. Livingston blames Biden for higher gas prices, warns of economic fallout

State Sen. Steve Livingston (R-Scottsboro) is familiar with fuel prices and how they can impact a community's economic standing. Livingston,...

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Ag Commissioner Pate: Alabama farmers to feel impact from Russian invasion of Ukraine

Although the Russia-Ukraine conflict is 5,000 miles away, seemingly on the other side of the globe, it will have an impact in Alabama....

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Permitless carry bill not addressed by the House

On Tuesday, the Alabama House of Representatives did not vote on permitless carry, so final passage of the legislation is still up...

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Lawmakers pursuing possible war crime charge against Putin

Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) is an original cosponsor of Congressman Michael Burgess’ (R–TX) resolution, H.Con.Res. 76, expressing...

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Vulnerable Child Protection Act passes out of committee

On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee gave a favorable report to controversial legislation that would protect children from sex-change...

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Tuberville proposal would make Daylight Saving Time permanent

With clocks "springing forward" to observe Daylight Saving Time on Sunday, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) called on his colleagues...

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Lawmakers considering capping ticket revenue for police; Police chiefs react

Police chiefs in Alabama, like Moody Police Chief Thomas Hunt, are watching the 2022 Alabama Regular Legislative Session as some bills...

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State Sen. Jones seeks to end 'regressive' municipal occupational taxes

State Sen. Andrew Jones (R-Centre) is seeking to eliminate occupational taxes that exist in more than two dozen Alabama cities. According...

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Eagle Forum's Gerritson: $92M Numeracy Act promotes Common Core math: 'This bill needs to die'

Eagle Forum of Alabama executive director Becky Gerritson warns the $92 million Numeracy Act is not what it is perceived by some to...

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Ed Packard calls on Legislature to pass election legislation

Ed Packard, Republican Party candidate for Secretary of State, announced his support on Monday for House Bill 204 (HB204) and Senate...

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Q&A: New gambling legislation in the shoe

A gambling bill package was introduced Thursday to the Alabama legislature. SB294, by Sen. Greg Albritton (R-Atmore), is nearly 77...

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House Committee advances bill to codify the requirement of a paper ballot

The House Constitution, Campaigns, and Elections Committee voted last week to advance legislation that would require a paper ballot...

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Education budget to be considered on House floor this week

The Alabama House of Representatives will consider the Education Trust Fund (ETF) budget when it goes into session on Tuesday. The...

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7 Alabama companies recognized for export success

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) recognized seven Alabama companies last week with the Governor’s Trade Excellence Award for their export...

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Legislation would prohibit prescribing medical cannabis to pregnant women

Last year, the Alabama Legislature passed legislation that would set events in motion to make so-called medical cannabis legal in Alabama....

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State Senate Pro-Tem Reed backs proposal to eliminate Alabama's business privilege tax

With less than half the 2022 legislative session days remaining, there are still some bills on the docket under consideration, including...

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Alabama Republican Caucus passes resolution urging Feds to increase US energy, defense

The Alabama State House Republican Caucus passed a resolution “urging the federal government to increase American strength through...

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U.S. Rep. Rogers: Ukrainian military trained to use U.S. weaponry against Russian invaders

Earlier this week, the Biden administration announced it was providing $350 million in lethal aid for Ukraine's defense against Russian...

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State Sen. Stutts bill to target Rebuild Alabama Act gas tax automatic increases

State Sen. Larry Stutts' (R-Tuscumbia) Senate Bill 277 (SB277) probably will not make him popular among some of his colleagues in the...

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NASA and high-tech Huntsville companies could be target for Russian cyber intrusions

With Russian leader Vladimir Putin warning the world that his country is armed with thermonuclear weapons, fears about the Russian...

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Drake Hayes honored as the Turkey Federation’s Wildlife Officer of the Year

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources announced Friday that ADCNR game warden Drake Hayes was awarded the prestigious...

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Gas prices skyrocket with no end in sight

Gas prices continue to rise in Alabama, with no end in sight.   The price of gas has been steadily on the rise for the past year, even...

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Alabama gambling bill unveiled by Albritton

State Sen. Greg Albritton (R-Atmore) finally unveiled his long-awaited gambling bill. This bill is very similar to a bill that Sen....

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Education budget focused on 'underperforming' areas, says House ETF chair Danny Garrett

While the proposed record $8.1 billion Education Trust Fund budget has some questioning the state's fiscal priorities, State Rep. Danny...

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As CBD business grows, so do concerns over access by children

The signs for CBD are everywhere. Literally. Road signs, billboards, gas stations, dedicated stores – CBD has become, by recent estimates,...

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