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Blanchard launches statewide campaign to repeal the gas tax

Gubernatorial candidate Lindy Blanchard spoke on Tuesday about what she claimed was a critical need to suspend the 2019 gas tax increase....

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Tuberville asks citizens about how higher fuel prices are affecting them

On Friday, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Alabama) released a new ‘Coach on the Street’ video, where the Senator speaks with Americans...

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Ben Harrison formally launches campaign for State House

Former Limestone County Commissioner Ben Harrison (R) formally announced the kickoff of his campaign for Alabama House District 2 (HD2)...

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Ed Packard asks Alabamians to serve as poll watchers

Alabama Secretary of State candidate Ed Packard is calling on Alabama’s voters to serve as poll watchers for his campaign in the May...

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Robin Litaker campaigns in Shelby County for PSC

Retired educator Robin Litaker is “sick of state agencies”.  Litaker is running for the Public Service Commission (PSC) Place 2 position,...

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Senate poised to exempt farmer’s grain bins from ad valorem taxes

The Alabama Senate could take up legislation to exempt farmers’ grain bins from ad valorem taxes as soon as Tuesday when the legislature...

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McLamb campaigns for PSC in Shelby County

Stephen McLamb is challenging incumbent PSC Commissioner Jeremy Oden (R) in the Republican primary for the Alabama Public Service Commission...

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Tim James opposes gambling expansion

Gubernatorial candidate Tim James announced that he opposed both the expansion of casinos in the state as well as the lottery. James...

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GOP gubernatorial candidates urge legislators to reject the Numeracy Act

Gubernatorial candidate Tim James released a statement Thursday calling for members of the Alabama Legislature to vote against the...

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U.S. Rep. Aderholt says 'There's a lot of kinship between Alabama and Ukraine'

After the collapse of the old Soviet Union, missionaries made their way into the old Soviet bloc countries seeking to revive the Christian...

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Bill banning certain persons from assisting voters passes House

Candidates and poll watchers may soon no longer be able to assist people with voting in municipal elections after House Bill 239 (HB239)...

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School choice substitute passes Senate, severely limits options

A substitute for the school choice bill has passed the Alabama Senate, much to the dismay of school choice supporters.   School choice...

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Lew Burdette campaigns in St. Clair County

Gubernatorial candidate businessman Lew Burdette spoke to the St. Clair County Republican Party at the regular meeting in Pell City...

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Clay Scofield: Alabama’s early broadband planning, investments paying dividends

Alabama’s efforts to expand rural broadband in the last five years have given us a head start on bringing additional households online...

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Self-imposed gun control being considered by lawmakers

Voluntary gun prohibition is among the list of gun bills being considered by the Alabama legislature.   On Wednesday, House Bill 462...

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Wiretapping bill in the name of fallen officer headed back to House

A bill that would allow wiretapping in certain drug crimes has passed the Alabama Senate with amendments and will be sent back to the...

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Blanchard cites education and crime as reasons to vote for new leadership

Republican gubernatorial candidate Lindy Blanchard emphasized education and law and order in a recent press release. “For education,...

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Scott Stantis: Your lips say 'no,' but your politicians say 'yes!'

Scott Stantis lives in Birmingham and is currently the editorial cartoonist for The Chicago Tribune. He previously was the staff cartoonist...

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State Sen. Barfoot: School choice issue is not going away

Last month, State Sen. Del Marsh (R-Anniston) introduced what he deemed to be the "mother of all school choice bills," formally known...

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Dean Odle says Ivey restricting churches during pandemic led him to gubernatorial run

One of the candidates who has made a splash in the 2022 contest for Alabama's GOP gubernatorial nod is Opelika pastor Dean Odle. Odle's...

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Woodall objects to surplus utility tax dollars going to the general fund

Public Service Commission (PSC) candidate Brent Woodall (R) was in Winston County Saturday night. There he campaigned for Republican...

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Ivey campaigns in Winston County

Incumbent Republican Gov. Kay Ivey (R) was the keynote speaker at the Winston County Republican Party annual Ronald Reagan Dinner on...

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Fred Joly kicks off State House campaign in HD3

Retired Air Force officer and former Colbert County Republican Party Chairman Fred Joly recently kicked off his campaign for Alabama...

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Common Sense Campaign endorses Zeigler

The Jim Zeigler for Secretary of State campaign announced on Sunday it received an endorsement from the Common Sense Campaign (CSC)....

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Tim James opposes gambling bill

Alabama Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim James announced on Friday that he opposes the expansion of gambling in Alabama, following...

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Dean applauds Democrats removal of Williams from the Senate race

The Alabama Democratic Party removed former college professor Victor Williams from their primary ballot for his professed support of...

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One step closer: Alabamians could soon carry concealed pistols without permit

The Alabama Senate has passed a substitute for the controversial permitless carry bill, putting it one step closer to becoming law...

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