Despite the rule changes meant to streamline the legislative process at the beginning of the year, lawmakers successfully clogged debate in the House, halting a bill that would criminalize holding a mobile phone while driving.
According to U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-AL), a close confidant of former President Donald Trump, Trump keeps up with what is happening, especially as the 2024 presidential election cycle gets underway.
U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) joined the majority of Alabama’s congressional delegation in condemning the indictment handed down by a New York grand jury against former President Donald Trump.
On Monday, State Auditor Andrew Sorrell announced his endorsement for Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL), an unannounced but likely Republican presidential candidate in 2024.
U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) issued an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal on Sunday defending his hold on general and flag officer nominations on the Senate floor in response to a Department of Defense policy that uses taxpayer dollars to fund abortions.
One of former President Donald Trump's most outspoken proponents throughout the indictment saga has been Alabama's own U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise).
As the fallout from former President Donald Trump's indictment continues, U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) is falling in line with his Republican colleagues and expressing frustration.
“Welcome to the club, [Donald Trum]. In honor of the fact that the Manhattan DA could indict a ham sandwich next, I will be handing them out tomorrow in Longworth 1504 at noon. All are welcome!”
Everybody else does it, so we have to. Basically, that is what Republican lawmakers have told constituents about the state's use of economic incentives, which they will readily acknowledge in theory, is a gross violation of free market economics.
U.S. Sen. Katie Britt put federal financial regulators in the hot seat Tuesday during a Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Development hearing where she grilled them about their handling of the recent collapses of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank.
Recently, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) came under fire from Democrats, such as Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) for his hold on general and flag officer nominations on the Senate floor in response to U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin’s policy that uses taxpayer money to fund abortions.
The Business Council of Alabama announced its new four-year “Renew Alabama” plan last week, promising to continue lobbying the state legislature to keep offering payments and tax credits to select private businesses.
Some Alabama lawmakers are still reeling from the sticker shock after it was announced the budget for the new prison facility in Elmore County had been increased to nearly $1 billion.
State and federal officials are pushing back against Biden’s reported efforts to keep U.S. Space Command from locating in Huntsville.
After a year of crisis at the Birmingham Water Works, two state legislators representing part of the Birmingham area are trying to alter the qualifications for serving on the Birmingham Water Works Board (BWWB) and make the utility regional. That means the Alabama Gov. would gain the authority to appoint three of its members.
Some of Alabama’s freshmen legislators are describing bullying and intimidation from leadership as they were welcomed into the state house, having been discouraged from disagreeing with GOP leadership.
The approved amendment would delay application of the 1% cap for cities with outstanding debt secured by occupational taxes until the January after the final payment on the debt is made.
Mayor Craig Ford has seen a 41% increase in his budget while other city departments brace for potential budget cuts.
President Joe Biden issued his first-ever veto on Monday to reject a bill that would have reversed a rule instituted by his own administration that allowed money managers to use environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors when making retirement investments on a client’s behalf.
State Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Josephine) spoke Monday at the March 2023 South Baldwin Chamber Leadership Series luncheon.
Ford handpicked Ruth Moffat to helm the new position due to her work as executive director of United Way of Etowah County.
U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) co-sponsored a bill that might encourage Americans to enter a trade career instead of pursuing careers requiring degrees from four-year universities.
Britt said the Vulcan facility, which is headquartered in Birmingham, was breached and taken over by military and police forces at approximately 5:30 am local time on March 14.
The GOP Oversight Committee released subpoenaed financial records that show multiple members of the Biden family received a total of over $1 million potentially tied to a business associate who was doing business with a Chinese energy company.
Alabama is one of the only states to charge a sales tax on “essential” foods like milk and eggs, but as food prices soar due to inflation, one state senator has drafted a bill to lift the tax burden.
While the mass early release of prisons has been heavily criticized by other lawmakers and law enforcement officials, Hill, who chairs the House Judiciary Committee, still sees it as a net positive for public safety.
While speaking to the Business Council of Alabama on Tuesday morning, Speaker of the Alabama House of Representatives Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) gave his support to expanding economic incentive programs for select businesses in the state.