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BCA head reacts to populism; says employers have rights, business community needs to be heard

During an appearance on Alabama Public Television's "Capitol Journal" this week, Business Council of Alabama interim executive director Robin Stone was asked to react to a "populist" sentiment that is sometimes at odds with the business community.

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Alabama Congressman votes against 'Assault Weapons Ban,' calls it 'unconstitutional'

“This unconstitutional mandate won’t make Americans any safer and will instead result in the disarming of thousands of lawful gun owners who simply want to protect their families and exercise their constitutional rights,” said Rep. Barry Moore.

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AG Marshall blasts Biden administration for 'holding children hostage' to force gender ideology

Saturday, Attorney General Steve Marshall appeared on FNC's "Fox & Friends" to voice his protest over the Biden administration's use of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's school lunch program to advance its gender identity agenda.

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Shelby heads into retirement as Citizens Against Government Waste's 'Prince of Pork'

Leading the way on earmarks was Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Tuscaloosa), the ranking member on the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, who also has a long legacy of bringing home the bacon.

Terri Sewell Alabama News
Sewell votes along with House Democrats to approve 'Assault Weapons Ban of 2022'

“Barely a month after the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in NYSRPA v. Bruen, gun control advocates in Congress are spearheading an assault upon the freedoms and civil liberties of law-abiding Americans," said NRA-ILA Executive Director Jason Ouimet.

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Alabama Republican Summer dinner and meeting date announced

“Kristi Noem is one of America's favorite governors, Herschel Walker has energized people across the country with his common-sense conservative message, and Attorney General Fitch has a remarkable story for her role arguing before the Supreme Court in the case that overturned Roe v. Wade this year. These Republican figures are working hard to restore America, and we look forward to welcoming them to Sweet Home Alabama,” said ALGOP Chairman John Wahl.

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Congress approves NASA Authorization Act

“With strong support from the Biden-Harris Administration as well as this authorization, NASA will continue to advance scientific discoveries, enable sustainable aviation, address climate change, and much more,” NASA Administrator Bill Nelson said.

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Libertarian Party nominee Jimmy Blake to step down from Jefferson County GOP post to focus on gubernatorial bid

Dr. James “Jimmy” Blake is the Libertarian Party of Alabama nominee for Governor of the State of Alabama. He was also elected by Republican voters on May 24 to serve on the Jefferson County Republican Executive Committee.

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Palmer and Moore opposed CHIPS and Science Act, Sewell voted in favor

“This $280 billion unpaid-for bill is a wasted opportunity to combat aggression by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and ignores the record levels of inflation American families are facing,” said Rep. Palmer.

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Fmr Gov. Siegelman urges Alabama Democrats to focus on issues, not campaign on Donald Trump

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," former Gov. Don Siegelman weighed in on the Democratic Party's current challenges to be relevant in Alabama.

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State Sen. Livingston warns 'good possibility' gas tax holiday would not be reflected at the pump

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," State Sen. Steve Livingston (R-Scottsboro) explained how Georgia was able to offer a break from fuel taxes. However, he also argued that if Alabama were to follow suit, those savings might not be realized by the consumer.

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Congressmen and Senator from Alabama criticize Biden economic policies after second quarter of GDP decline

"Biden, Pelosi, and Schumer have only worsened the economic crisis facing Americans with their out-of-control socialist spending and anti-American energy policies," said Rep. Mike Rogers.

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House General Fund budget chair rules out ARPA-based tax break; says relief could come from education budget

According to State Rep. Steve Clouse (R-Ozark), tax relief will not likely be a part of the ARPA appropriations but could come from other sources.

Mo Brooks in baseball game Alabama News
Brooks will start at first base in congressional baseball game tonight

"The Congressional Baseball Game is a great tradition that brings Republicans and Democrats together at the Washington Nationals stadium,” Rep. Brooks said.

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Biden's low approval numbers on economy may impact midterm elections

Biden Administration officials want to redefine recession ahead of GDP report. The President's low economic approval numbers could impact the midterm elections.

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Britt rips Biden White House for effort to redefine recession; blames policies for 'kitchen table crisis'

In comments given to 1819 News, Alabama Republican U.S. Senate nominee Katie Britt criticized the Biden administration for its response to a possible recession and blamed it for the inflationary woes plaguing the U.S. economy.

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U.S. Reps. Rogers, Brooks, Aderholt press DefSec Austin on Communist China's efforts to infiltrate U.S. colleges

U.S. Reps. Mike Rogers (R-Saks), Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) and Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville), along with Republican Study Committee chairman Jim Banks (R-Ind.), sent a letter to Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin earlier this week inquiring why federal funds were going to schools with alleged connections to the Communist Chinese government.

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Marshall sues Biden administration over threat to withhold school lunch money if state does not advance LGBTQ+ agenda

According to the new guidance, schools would risk forfeiting lunch money for their neediest students if they engage in “sex discrimination,” such as having sex-separated bathrooms or sports teams for boys and girls.

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Barry Moore votes against the Right to Contraception Act, calls it unnecessary

“Struggling families in Alabama and all over America are increasingly frustrated and furious at being ignored by tone-deaf Democrats who continue to desperately pump out do-nothing legislation to keep the radicals in their party at bay," said Rep. Barry Moore.

Sessions Alabama News
State Sen. Sessions eyes eliminating business personal property tax

If State Sen. David Sessions (R-Grand Bay) has his way, he would completely eliminate the business personal property tax.

Carl Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Carl: Biden visit with Saudi prince 'embarrassing'

The freshman congressman called it "embarrassing" and referenced accusations from Biden and his allies that the Saudi prince was responsible for the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Meet Britt challenger for Senate: John Sophocleus, Libertarian candidate

John Sophocleus is the Libertarian Party nominee for U.S. Senate. "We aren't going to get out of this if we keep electing Bidens and Trumps.

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Brandaun Dean is running for Alabama Democratic Party chair

Brandaun Dean has announced that he is running for chair of the Alabama Democratic Party.

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Tuberville and colleagues voice opposition to Biden Administration’s new Title IX proposal

Sen. Tuberville joined 20 of his colleagues in a letter to U.S. Department of Education Secretary Miguel Cardona strongly criticizing the department’s proposed rule to change how Title IX is implemented.

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Alabama Congressmembers respond to votes on government spending bill

“I’m so proud to have helped secure millions of dollars in funding for local projects in our district! The funding for these projects responds directly to the needs of our communities, which is why I fought so hard for its inclusion.," said Rep. Sewell.

Palmer Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Palmer says goal of showing 'Hand of Hope' photo was to demonstrate personhood inside the womb

During an interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5 on Thursday, Palmer said he aimed to get an answer to the question about personhood and had attempted to use the famous photograph to make the case that the being in the womb was indeed a person.

Griffith Alabama News
Griffith floats ADP chair candidacy, says Alabama Democrats 'really are stuck on the Edmund Pettus Bridge'

During an appearance on Wednesday's broadcast of Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," former U.S. Rep. Parker Griffith, the Democratic Party's 2012 gubernatorial nominee, expressed his interest in a run for the position.

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