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Five legislative races to watch on Election Day

While most of the focus will be on national politics next Tuesday given much of Alabama's elections are settled during the primaries, there are a handful of Republican-versus-Democrat contests of which to be aware.

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'I told you so, Alabama': Siegelman laments failed 1999 lottery vote

The winning ticket for Saturday's Powerball lottery drawing will be in excess of $1.5 billion after Wednesday drawing for a prize estimated to be worth $1.2 billion yielded no winner. If Alabamians wish to play, they will have to travel to neighboring states, given Alabama has yet to accept the lottery.

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Mo Brooks slams Democrats over illegal immigration following Pelosi attack — ‘The worm turns’

U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) wasted no time in calling out Democrats over their lax border and immigration policies that ostensibly helped facilitate the attack.

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U.S. Rep. Aderholt: We can't capitulate to Democrats in lame-duck session to pass end-of-year appropriation bills

If, as expected, Republicans win control of the U.S. House of Representatives in the November 8 midterm elections, unfinished business will still be left for the Pelosi-led lame-duck House.

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Tuberville: Pro-open borders Democrats 'trying to wipe Christianity out in this country'

Earlier this week, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) appeared on NewsmaxTV's "The Balance" to discuss threats from illegal immigration, which he and host Eric Bolling argued was being allowed purposefully by the Biden administration and other pro-open borders Democrats.

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Jefferson County GOP chairman hopes voters are paying attention to November 8 general election

Jefferson County GOP chairman Paul DeMarco said local Republicans should pay close attention to the upcoming general election.

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U.S. Rep. Palmer warns Pelosi may maneuver for 'economy-killing policies' in lame-duck appropriations bill

Should the Republicans retake the U.S. House of Representatives in next week's midterm elections, they will still have to deal with a Nancy Pelosi-led House through the end of the year.

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Blackburn, Ainsworth, state lawmakers rally for Katie Britt at Madison campaign stop

Joined by U.S. Senator Marshall Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and a host of other state officials, Britt laid out her conservative plans should she take office, tackling key issues such as border security, reproductive issues, economic woes and education reform.

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'2000 Mules' producer arrested along with True the Vote leader for contempt of court

Alabama native Gregg Phillips was arrested in Texas on Monday for contempt of court related to his work with election integrity group True the Vote.

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State Sen. Orr predicts both tax cuts, rebate — 'So much depends on where we are with the economy in March'

Lawmakers have been mixed in their public comments about what to do with a $2 billion budget surplus.

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State Rep. Clouse touts accomplishments after 2010 GOP State House takeover in bid for House Speaker

State Rep. Steve Clouse (R-Ozark), one of the two Republican candidates for Alabama Speaker of the House, first came to the state legislature in 1994, which was a time when Republicans were making inroads for local elected offices in Alabama.

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Marshall asks SEC for more public comment time after ‘glitch’ on ESG rules

The Securities and Exchange Commission should allow more time for public comments on two Environmental, Social, and Governance proposed rules after previous public comments submitted through an online form weren’t received by the commission due to a “technological error,” according to Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall and 17 other state attorneys general.

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GOP Senate District 33 hopeful Pete Riehm cries foul after Africatown campaign event canceled — 'They don't want to let the people hear from both sides'

Alabama Senate District 33 Republican nominee Pete Riehm says his campaign is the victim of pressure from those who are opposing his candidacy.

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Alabama ranked worst in Southeast U.S. for business tax climate — Last in the nation for its sales tax burden

Alabama has the worst tax climate for businesses in the Southeastern United States, according to the 2023 State Business Tax Climate Index released Tuesday.

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Tuberville rejects calls for apologies — 'I’d apologize if I meant anything about race, but it wasn’t'

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) found himself in the middle of a firestorm for remarks he made earlier this month at a rally staged by former President Donald Trump for Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Adam Laxalt.

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State Rep. Chip Brown urges ‘yes’ vote on Aniah’s Law amendment — ‘It will save lives’

State Rep. Chip Brown (R-Mobile) is encouraging voters ahead of the midterm elections to vote “yes” on Amendment No. 1 regarding Aniah’s law.

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'We’ll take the House back': Tuberville predicts Republicans win big in midterm election

The midterm election is two weeks away, and polls are still showing some races may be too close for comfort no matter which side of the political aisle you’re on.

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State Sen. Gudger: Debt reduction, savings account best use for surplus — 'Just like you'd do in your home'

State Sen. Garlan Gudger (R-Cullman) urges his colleagues in the Alabama Legislature to approach the surplus as if it were one in their household,

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Voter registration for general election ends Monday

Monday, October 24, 2022 is the last day to register for the general election in Alabama.

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Alabama GOP lawmakers less supportive of 'pro-growth' policies than counterparts in neighboring states: Report

A report released Wednesday shows Republican legislators in each of Alabama’s neighboring states — Tennessee, Mississippi, Georgia and Florida — supported more pro-growth policies than Alabama Republican legislators did in 2021.

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‘Rebuild Alabama’ tax hike revenue earns $24 million above initial estimates

A gas tax increase passed from the Rebuild Alabama Act of 2019 raised about $24 million, or 7.5%, more in revenue than initially expected in the most recent fiscal year. 

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Andrew Sorrell, David Sessions top annual Club for Growth legislative scorecard; Only two members break 50%

On Wednesday, Club for Growth Foundation released its annual legislative economic scorecard, which tallied up the 2021 legislative year based on criteria for "economic growth issues."

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State Rep. Oliver: 'Purple district' Republicans 'uncomfortable' with Republican legislation

Earlier this year, the Alabama House of Representatives passed legislation officially known as a ban on "divisive concepts" in the K-12 public school classroom.

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State Sen. Orr: Legislature could move to require more transparency from public school systems on personnel matters

While the fallout from a Huntsville middle school teacher's drag queen performances still is playing out, Huntsville City Schools has remained tight-lipped on the situation, claiming they were "limited" in what they can share because it was a personnel matter.

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Morning Consult: Ivey ranked seventh most popular governor; 9 of top 10 governors from GOP

According to a new poll conducted by Morning Consult, nine out of the top ten governors with the highest approval ratings were Republican. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey ranked 7th.

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Katie Britt vows to support ban on China's buying U.S. farmland – 'Food security is national security'

On Thursday, Britt addressed the Eastern Shore Republican Women's Club, hitting on immigration, inflation and the threats abroad.

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U.S. Rep. Carl warns of Chinese threats with farmland purchases, fentanyl – 'We cannot allow our food chain to be bought up by foreign countries'

Whether it’s buying up U.S. land or poisoning its citizens with deadly fentanyl, the threat China poses to America is hard to ignore. That’s why U.S. Rep Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) recently signed onto a bill that aims to push back against foreign influence.

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