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Barry Moore Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Moore blames Biden admin for ongoing inflation, high gas prices — 'We're suffering as American people'

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.

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U.S. Rep. Carl demands accountability for Biden's use of strategic petroleum reserve

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.

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Utah lawmaker hopes to mirror Alabama's law on transgender treatment

A doctor who is also a Republican lawmaker in Utah has introduced a bill mirroring Alabama's Vulnerable Child Compassion and Protection Act.

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No, House Majority Leader Stadthagen is not using taxpayer dollars to renovate his State House office

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.

Matt Woods Alabama News
Freshman Legislator Focus: Matt Woods — 'It's hard to not like a lot of what Ron DeSantis is doing in Florida'

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.

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Freshman Legislator Focus: Ernie Yarbrough

Newly-elected State Rep. Ernie Yarbrough (R-Trinity) took an interest in politics from a young age.

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Did Richard Shelby earmark $10 million for his own University of Alabama 'institute'?

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.

John Wahl Alabama News
ALGOP chair Wahl: Republican Party needs ‘fundamental shift’ — ‘We need people who are willing to stand and fight'

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.

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Brooks blasts Shelby over $1.7 trillion omnibus bill; Calls it 'political payback' for special interest groups

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.”

Mobile Causeway Alabama News
Jerry Carl secures $3.5M for Mobile Bay Causeway improvement, but still a 'no' vote on omnibus

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.

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Shelby, Tuberville split on $1.7 trillion government spending bill, opposition expected in the House

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.

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Tuberville on Zelensky speech: Taxpayers need to know that Ukraine funding is ‘being accounted for’

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.

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Tuberville says $1.7 trillion spending package a 'monstrosity,' Rips $47 billion for Ukraine

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.

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Ivey, 24 governors call for ending COVID-19 public health emergency due to rising Medicaid costs

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.

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'I was well within my rights to do what I did' — Brooks dodges ethics referral by Jan. 6 committee; Says Trump criminal charge recommendations 'not surprising'

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.

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State Rep. Ed Oliver predicts 'divisive concepts' bill will 'pass easily' next session

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.

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Richard Shelby, Kevin McCarthy clash over spending bill

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.

Barry Moore Alabama News
Rep. Barry Moore: Biden administration 'the best business partner the Mexican drug cartel has right now'

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.

Kudlow Alabama News
Larry Kudlow: Richard Shelby is blowing up his long-time conservative record in his final weeks

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.

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Alabama delegation split on omnibus as $656M in Shelby earmarks hang in the balance

U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby's (R-Tuscaloosa) last hurrah may not work out as he had planned.

Barry Moore Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Barry Moore encourages Congress to push final budget vote to January when GOP gains control

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.

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Tuberville predicts Ukraine-Russia conflict 'going to get ugly'

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) warns the Ukraine situation will get worse before it gets better.

AL Governor Ivey Kay Alabama 2 Alabama News
Ivey pleads for renewing economic development incentives in speech at legislators' orientation

Governor Kay Ivey called for renewing Alabama’s economic development incentives programs on Wednesday.

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House Speaker-designate Nathaniel Ledbetter announces intentions for eight more committee chair positions

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.

Sen. Richard Shelby Alabama News
Sen. Shelby earmarks $656 million in federal government funding bill

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.

Leigh Hulsey Alabama News
Newly elected State Rep. Leigh Hulsey chosen as freshman caucus leader

Newly-elected State Rep. Leigh Hulsey (R-Helena) has been chosen as the freshman caucus leader, months away from the 2023 legislative session.

Palmer720 Alabama News
Palmer blames 'extreme' candidates, D.C. consultants for GOP's underwhelming midterms

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.

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