As of noon Tuesday, Mo Brooks was retired from the U.S. House of Representatives. He is now focusing on family and enjoying life at the lake in Guntersville. But after representing Alabama’s Fifth Congressional District for five terms, he will likely stay aware of what’s going on in Washington.
State-level elected officials have vowed to make improving Alabama's public education a priority in 2023. However, specifics have not been forthcoming as of yet. State Sen. David Sessions (R-Grand Bay) said he would like to see "discipline" return to the classroom.
U.S. Rep.-elect Dale Strong will have to wait at least one more day to be sworn in as the House of Representatives continues its search for a Speaker.
While the race for who will control the gavel in the U.S. House of Representatives continues to play itself out, Republican nominee U.S. Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), who is at the moment short of the 218 votes required to clinch the Speaker race, has a top Alabama Republican backing his effort.
State Auditor-elect Andrew Sorrell encouraged the Alabama delegation to “vote no” for Kevin McCarthy for Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, provided that the Republican moderate does not fully concede to rule changes proposed by more conservative representatives.
Four out of six Alabamian Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives announced their support for Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) for Speaker of the House Monday night, despite opposition from more conservative Republicans.
With just days until the new Congress is sworn in, which should give Republicans control of the U.S. House chamber, plans for the new GOP majority are starting to take shape.
The opioid epidemic continues to claim lives nationwide, and law enforcement and lawmakers in south Alabama are working together to act.
"Ultimately, the reason that the left wants to push CRT amongst little kids is simply they want to sexualize them."
U.S. Rep. Barry Moore puts the blame for high gas prices and rising inflation on the Biden administration and its continuing infusions of cash into the economy.
U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) appeared on Fox Business Network on Thursday to question President Joe Biden's use of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve shortly before the 2022 midterm elections, which he said suggested political motivations were at play.
A doctor who is also a Republican lawmaker in Utah has introduced a bill mirroring Alabama's Vulnerable Child Compassion and Protection Act.
According to a report initially from 256 Today's "Off the Record" writer A.B. Alloway and reiterated by Yellowhammer News' Dale Jackson, it appeared that taxpayers would be "stuck with the repair bill." As it turns out, that's not true.
Incoming State Rep. Matt Woods (R-Jasper) managed to win the Republican primary for House District 13 without a runoff against four other opponents in May.
Somewhat unnoticed among the estimated $666.4 million in earmarks, as calculated by CQ Roll Call, secured by outgoing U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Tuscaloosa) was a line item for $10 million for the University of Alabama.
ALGOP chairman John Wahl said the issues with the RNC run deeper than whoever holds the chair position and there needs to be a “fundamental shift” from within the party.
Long before the I-10 Mobile Bayway opened in 1978, what is known as the Causeway served as the major thoroughfare across the Mobile Bay between Mobile and Baldwin Counties.
After passing through the U.S. Senate with the help of 18 Republicans, including outgoing Sen. Richard Shelby, the $1.7 trillion omnibus spending bill now goes to the House of Representatives, where U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) said he expects a similar scenario to play out thanks to the “debt junky wing of the Republican Party.”
Outgoing U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Tuscaloosa) voted in favor of the $1.7 trillion government spending package. His Alabama counterpart, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn), voted against it.
U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) said he was “not really fired up” about the approximately $45 billion in funding for Ukraine in the proposed $1.7 trillion federal spending bill ahead of a planned speech by Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky to Congress on Wednesday night.
Members of Congress now have had more than 24 hours to review the language of a $1.7 trillion omnibus spending package with a December 23 deadline fast approaching.
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.