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Tuberville calls for additional crypto regulations after FTX collapse

Congress should act to pass regulations on cryptocurrencies after the recent collapse of a large cryptocurrency exchange sent shockwaves through the industry, according to Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn).

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Ivey taps Alabama 'Big Mule' powerbrokers for inaugural committee co-chairs

Governor Kay Ivey is set to be sworn in for her second full term in office on Jan.16, 2023. However, her inaugural committee resembles a who's who list of some of Alabama's top powerbrokers.

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U.S. Rep. Carl says House Republicans plan to investigate Hunter Biden, Dr. Fauci — ‘It’s looking just so dirty’

U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) said he’s ready to put the pressure on the Democrats regarding Hunter Biden, Dr. Anthony Fauci and committee memberships.

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Speaker-designate Ledbetter: 'Serious' gaming bill unlikely in 2023

According to House Speaker-designate Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville), you might want to think twice about betting on the passage of a gaming bill this upcoming legislative session.

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Ledbetter to retain McCutcheon chief of staff Mark Tuggle for role

On Wednesday, State Rep. Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville), the Republican nominee for House Speaker for the next quadrennium, announced former State Rep. Mark Tuggle (R-Alexander City) would serve as his chief of staff if elected as speaker during the organizational session early next year.

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Conecuh County Sheriff's race in question by candidate after second recount ends in incumbent's favor

The race for sheriff in Conecuh County is being contested after one of the candidates questioned some ballots in the race that ended in a tie.

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Marshall, 21 state AGs petition for health care worker vaccine mandate repeal

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall and 21 other state attorneys general filed a petition last week with the federal government to repeal its healthcare worker COVID-19 vaccine mandate.

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Mo Brooks not backing Trump's 2024 bid — Tuberville backs former president '100 percent'

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville is doubling down on his support of former President Donald Trump’s 2024 presidential race, while U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks is looking elsewhere for a potential candidate.

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State Sen. Givhan: Expect movement on legislation to change how state health officer is selected

The turnover in the Alabama Legislature headed into the new quadrennium, combined with new leadership in the House of Representatives, has made State House expectations somewhat of a wildcard for 2023 and beyond.

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Tuberville says he is 'excited' Trump is running; Calls McConnell 'a good leader'

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) confirmed Thursday that he will continue to support Donald Trump in the former president’s recently-announced bid for president in 2024.

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Ivey hires BCA lobbyist as legislative affairs director in second term

Gov. Kay Ivey is hiring Drew Harrell, Business Council of Alabama’s Vice President of Governmental Affairs, to lead her legislative affairs team for her second term.

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McConnell wins Senate Minority Leader re-election; Britt noncommittal on support

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) was re-elected to his leadership position Wednesday, defeating U.S. Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla). 

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Mississippi plans income tax elimination while Alabama plans temporary rebate

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves (R) announced Tuesday his plans to further reduce the state's income tax until it is entirely eliminated over the next four years.

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Conecuh County Sheriff's race ends in tie after provisional ballots counted; Winner could be decided with coin toss

The race for sheriff in Conecuh County ended in a tie after provisional ballots were counted a week after the general election, according to the Conecuh County Probate Judge.

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Tuberville backs McConnell in Senate leadership battle despite continued support for Trump

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) said he plans to vote for Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) despite continued support for former President Donald Trump.

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Britt tells 'Fox & Friends' few thought her win was possible — Vows to fight for 'our children and our children's children'

U.S. Senator-elect Katie Britt said it is surreal to be the first woman elected to the Senate for Alabama. Britt made an appearance on "Fox & Friends" Sunday, just before attending orientation in Washington.

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Alabama AG Marshall elected RAGA chair

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall was elected Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) Chairman by his Republican attorneys general colleagues at a meeting over the weekend, according to a press release. 

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Alabama Democrat infighting: Party split over race, generational divide says vice-chair Tabitha Isner

The Alabama Democratic Party has struggled to gain political momentum across the state since it last held legislative majorities in 2010, and that's partly due to continued infighting and dissension amongst the ranks.

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State Sen. Orr: If the people of Alabama want school choice, they certainly need to speak out to help move that needle

With now-former State Rep. Charlotte Meadows' (R-Montgomery) loss on Tuesday and the retirement of long-time former State Sen. Del Marsh (R-Anniston), the future of a school choice bill making it through the Alabama Legislature in the future is very unclear.

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House Speaker-designate Ledbetter: Education, adoption, fentanyl, waterways among priorities in new quadrennium

On Thursday, Republicans in the Alabama House of Representatives voted for Rep. Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) to serve as the next Speaker of the House.

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Alabama Power top donor to incoming Speaker Ledbetter’s PAC in 2022

Alabama Power Company was the top donor to the political action committee (PAC) of incoming Speaker of the House Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) in 2022.

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Nathaniel Ledbetter to serve as Alabama's next Speaker of the House

Rep. Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) was elected Thursday as the new Speaker of the Alabama House of Representatives.

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Tuberville names Mary Blanche Hankey chief of staff

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) has named a new chief of staff to replace Stephen Boyd, who was Tuberville’s first announced hire before he took office.

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ALGOP chair John Wahl declares midterms a 'very good night' for Alabama Republicans — 'We won every statewide position'

With election results still coming in around the country and many voters wondering which political party will take majorities in the U.S. Congress, Alabama GOP chairman John Wahl has already claimed victory in the Yellowhammer State.

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Mo Brooks blames Republican leaders for lackluster midterm performance; Praises DeSantis as lone ‘shining star’

Republicans went into the midterm election Tuesday hoping to take back Congress from Democrats in a “red wave.” When that didn’t happen, many began speculating about what led to the low performance, but Sen. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) said the GOP has no one to blame but themselves.

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Conecuh County Sheriff's race comes down to 1 vote; Recount planned

The race for sheriff in Conecuh County hangs in the balance over one vote, not including provisional ballots.

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State Rep. Chip Brown thankful voters approved Aniah's Law — 'It is a piece of legislation that I became emotionally involved with'

Brown said over the years, he has grown close to Blanchard’s family. He added that he spoke to them Tuesday night after learning of the passing of the amendment.

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