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Joe Biden state of the union Alabama News
Alabama Republicans blast Biden over State of the Union speech — 'Americans deserve better!'

President Joe Biden sparred with vocal Republican members of Congress during his State of the Union address Tuesday night as he touted his accomplishments while promising to tackle issues like gun violence, the fentanyl crisis and hidden airline baggage fees.

Aderholt Palmer Britt Alabama News
Aderholt, Britt, Palmer among 196 U.S. Congress members who received funds from FTX

The three are among 196 congressmen who took money from the now-bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange.

Orr Alabama News
State Sen. Orr says BCA, other business community players now behind Medicaid expansion push

Medicaid expansion proponents have a new ally in their effort, according to State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur).

Danny Garrett Alabama News
State Rep. Garrett: State's dependency on sales, income taxes over property taxes poses challenge for permanent tax cuts

As seems to be the case with many lawmakers, State Rep. Danny Garrett (R-Trussville), the House Education Trust Fund Budget Committee chairman, is down on the prospects of permanent tax cuts under the current budgetary circumstances.

Givhan Alabama News
State Sen. Givhan: Prattville HS, other classroom 'divisive concepts' situations making the case for school choice

State Sen. Sam Givhan (R-Huntsville) warned school choice opponents that some deviations from the set curriculum, including an assignment for 10th graders at Prattville High School revealed last week, will strengthen the argument for school choice in Alabama.

Richard Shelby Alabama News
University of Alabama names policy institute, faculty endowment after Richard Shelby — Earmarked millions for university in 2022 omnibus bill

Before retiring in January, former U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby earmarked $10 million for the University of Alabama (UA) to create a “public service and leadership institute.” Now, UA has decided to name the institute after Shelby.

US House of Rep Moore Barry Facebook Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Moore: 'Accountability is coming' on Biden border policy

Moore told Newsmax that fentanyl, which is killing Americans on a daily basis, is bleeding into the United States because of insecure borders.

Kelisa Wing, Mike Rogers Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Rogers blasts DOD 'woke' school admin who said she was 'exhausted by 99% of the white men in education'

U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) is going after a Department of Defense (DOD) education official over remarks she made on Twitter about white people.

Tommy Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville addresses NIH, public health research oversight bills in Wednesday news conference

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) addressed the media on Wednesday to discuss two public health oversight bills that he signed last week.

School choice Alabama News
Stutts, Yarbrough to carry Eagle Forum-backed 'PRICE Act' school choice bill — 'Keeps the money with the child'

School choice is looking to be a hot topic in the upcoming state legislative session, and the Eagle Forum has already helped draft a bill to get the discussion going on day one.

Barry Moore Alabama News
'Real soon': U.S. Rep. Moore says GOP's congressional oversight, investigations imminent

It has not been quite a month yet since Republicans have officially taken charge of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Palmer720 Alabama News
Palmer: Classified document saga 'goes all the way back to Hillary Clinton' — 'Should be of concern to both parties'

During an appearance on Fox News on Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) said all, regardless of party affiliation, should be concerned about how sensitive documents were being handled.

Will Ainsworth bus Alabama News
Ainsworth touts strong support for school choice — 'Parents decide what’s best for their child'

"A student's success shouldn't be determined by their zip code."

Gary Palmer Alabama News
U.S. House unanimously passes Palmer-sponsored legislation to increase government transparency

“The American people have been kept in the dark about legally binding agreements made by federal agencies for too long,” Palmer said.

Wes Allen screenshot Alabama News
Secretary of State Wes Allen: Alabama doesn’t need ERIC for secure elections

Wes Allen said the state’s elections would get along just fine using its own checks and balances.

State Rep. Susan DuBose (R-Hoover) Alabama News
State Rep. DuBose: School choice to be hot topic in 2023 legislative session; State in 'good position' for change

This week is National School Choice Week, and some Alabama officials are highlighting the need for expanding educational options for all students.

Katie Britt Alabama News
Katie Britt casts first vote as a U.S. Senator against Biden nominee for DoD post

On Monday, U.S. Senator Katie Britt voted not to confirm Brendan Owens to serve as Assistant Secretary for Energy, Installations and Environment in the Department of Defense.

Aderholt Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Aderholt: Congress needs to cut Biden's unnecessary spending to solve debt limit

“[S]ome members of Congress won’t really focus on trying to cut spending unless they’re really pushed to the wall,” Aderholt said.

dale strong Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Dale Strong reflects on first two weeks in office — 'Pretty impressive for a freshman'

It’s been two weeks since he was sworn into office, and U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Huntsville) said he’s proud of what he’s been able to accomplish so far as a freshman representative.

Mo Brooks Alabama News
Mo Brooks responds to Jerry Carl over pay raise comments: 'He should not degrade his office by being so untruthful'

Former U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks has a bone to pick with U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile).

Dale Strong Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Dale Strong: Solution to debt limit must include spending cuts

U.S. Congressman Dale Strong said Congress needs to work on a solution to the debt limit, one that cuts spending nationwide.

Mike Rogers Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Rogers urges White House to ‘approve without delay’ missile system to Ukraine manufactured by his largest campaign donor

U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) wants President Joe Biden to send more weapons to Ukraine, including a missile system that happens to be manufactured by his largest campaign contributor. 

Chrismccool Alabama News
McCool running for open Alabama Supreme Court seat

Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals Judge Chris McCool announced Wednesday that he will seek the Republican Party’s nomination for an open seat on the Alabama Supreme Court in the March 2024 primary election.

Mo Brooks, Jerry Carl Alabama News
Mo Brooks would be celebrating pay raise if he were still in Congress, says U.S. Rep. Carl

"I guarantee, if Mo Brooks was still in office, he would be the first one screaming ‘We need it, we deserve it.’”

Barry Moore Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Barry Moore appointed to House Judiciary Committee as Biden classified document probe begins

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) has been appointed to the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, which recently announced a probe into Pres. Joe Biden’s mishandling of classified documents.   

(US House of Rep. Aderholt Robert/Facebook) Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Aderholt to chair Appropriations subcommittee with 'largest pool of non-defense government spending'

U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville) has been picked to chair the Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee.

Dale Strong Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Dale Strong nominated to House Armed Services Committee

Freshman U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Huntsville) announced on Monday his nomination to serve on the House Armed Services Committee (HASC).

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