The Biden administration should end a COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) provision due to it leading to increased Medicaid enrollment and “costing states hundreds of millions of dollars,” according to a letter sent to President Joe Biden by Gov. Kay Ivey and 24 other Governors on Monday.
When the new Alabama legislative session begins next year, State Rep. Ed Oliver (R-Dadeville) is looking to tackle the issue of “divisive concepts,” like critical race theory, being taught in schools.
Though it carries no legal weight, the select committee voted to recommend charging Trump on four counts. Outgoing U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) said he was surprised he didn’t get a referral, but he thinks he avoided it since he agreed to meet with the committee on one condition.
Two GOP heavyweights find themselves at odds as a December 23 deadline looms over a spending package with potentially more than $650 million in earmarks connected to Alabama.
Friday, Fox Business Network's Larry Kudlow criticized outgoing U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Tuscaloosa) for the earmarks topping $650 million in his final omnibus before leaving Capitol Hill.
Friday, U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) appeared on NewsNation's "Dan Abrams Live" to defend Republican calls for Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas' impeachment.
U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby's (R-Tuscaloosa) last hurrah may not work out as he had planned.
U.S. Rep Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) is encouraging Republicans in Congress to extend the federal funding vote until next session, when Republicans take control of the House.
U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) warns the Ukraine situation will get worse before it gets better.
Governor Kay Ivey called for renewing Alabama’s economic development incentives programs on Wednesday.
Republic Caucus nominee for Speaker of the Alabama House of Representatives Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) announced eight more state representatives he intends to appoint to committee chairs if he is elected in January.
Retiring U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Tuscaloosa) has placed $656 million in earmarks in a bill to fund the federal government through the end of the fiscal year, according to Bloomberg Government.
Newly-elected State Rep. Leigh Hulsey (R-Helena) has been chosen as the freshman caucus leader, months away from the 2023 legislative session.
Last week's defeat of Georgia Republican nominee Herschel Walker to incumbent U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) was emblematic of how the GOP fared in the 2022 midterm election cycle.
Lawmakers are grappling with what to do with a $2.7 billion education budget surplus with the 2023 legislative session around the corner.
In recent weeks, as the 2022 election cycle has wrapped and state government officials look toward 2023, improving public education in Alabama has been named by Gov. Kay Ivey and House Speaker-designate Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) as a top priority.
Mac Gipson, administrator of the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, is retiring at the end of the year after 12 years in the role, according to an announcement by Gov. Kay Ivey Friday.
Last month, U.S. Senate Republicans for the 118th Congress elected current Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to continue leading the Republican caucus in 2023 and beyond.
Last month's loss for U.S. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY) opened one of the top leadership posts among Democrats.
Most of Alabama's Republican congressional delegation opposed banning earmarks for the upcoming Congress.
House Speaker-designate Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) announced more committee appointments to come with the pending election to the Alabama House of Representatives speakership next month.
Despite rumblings suggesting otherwise, incoming House General Fund Budget chairman State Rep. Rex Reynolds (R-Huntsville), who was named to the post last week, said he did not see a "broad expansion" of Medicaid in the near future.
Members of the Joint Legislative Study Commission on Economic Development Incentives recommended at a meeting Monday the Legislature consider increasing the $350 million cap on Alabama Jobs Act economic development incentives and extending the sunset date of the law for another five years until July 30, 2028.
In one of his first interviews since winning the election for who will represent House District 7 in the Alabama Legislature, State Rep. Ernie Yarbrough (R-Trinity) said he was sticking to campaign pledges and putting medical freedom and school choice at the top of his list of priorities.
For years, lawmakers in Montgomery have questioned the role of Alabama's Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) board in ways ranging from its participation in the wholesale and retail marketplaces to how it enforces existing laws and regulations pertaining to the sale of liquor.
With the Republicans on the verge of taking charge of the U.S. House of Representatives on the heels of last month's elections, U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) says it is not time to close the books on the January 6, 2021 incident just yet.
Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) questioned the liability some major Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) ratings companies might have for giving crypto exchange, FTX, “high marks, very high marks for corporate governance” before its recent collapse.