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Shelby and Tuberville vote against Sewell’s voting rights bill as it fails in the Senate

Wednesday, the United States Senate failed to change Senate rules in order to advance the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act sponsored...

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Appropriations bill for the ARPA funds introduced

State Rep. Steve Clouse (R-Ozark) filed the appropriations bill that would authorize the state to spend hundreds of millions of dollars...

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Ivey addresses Distinguished Young Women of Alabama

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey (R) on Wednesday stopped by the Distinguished Young Women of Alabama rehearsals, where she offered her testimony...

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The Daily Detail for 1.19.22

Alabama The governor calls for special session within the Alabama legislature's regular session Wetumpka state lawmaker will introduce...

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Alabama Senator wants to prioritize bill to cut stimulus check amounts from state income tax

In 2021, the U.S. Congress passed the American Rescue Act. Americans received tax credit stimulus checks, many wired straight into...

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Erica Thomas: Time for Alabama to channel a little "Towanda"

The 1991 film, “Fried Green Tomatoes” is as southern as it gets. A story from the early 1900s, taking place in a small Alabama town....

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Amie Beth Shaver: Dear Salt, thank you

"Mom. I think you should try it." Easy for her to say, as I stood ankle-deep amid a snowstorm called Izzy, a Saskatchewan Screamer....

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Sen. Greg Reed previews special session

Broadband internet, water and sewage, and healthcare expansions are all on the docket for Alabama’s upcoming special session.   Gov....

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Judiciary Committee considers bill changing how bail is handled

A bill addressing posting bond in municipal court cases received a favorable report on Tuesday from the Alabama Senate Judiciary Committee....

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Rep. Debbie Wood: Waterford Upstart pilot showing positive results in pre-K

It’s no secret: Alabama has a literacy problem. It’s an issue compounded by a global pandemic that continues affecting school districts...

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NCAA rules to govern student-athlete compensation.

House Bill 76 (HB76), which repealed state restrictions on student-athlete contracts, has passed the Alabama House of Representatives....

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Ivey calls a special session

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) on Tuesday signed a proclamation calling the Alabama Legislature into a special session to handle the task...

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Debra Jones Campaign releases video

  Calhoun County Circuit Judge Debra Jones (R) released her first campaign video this week touting her conservative principles and...

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Brooks cosponsors bill to allow states to spend COVID relief dollars on “REAL” infrastructure

Congressman Mo Brooks (R-AL05) announced that he has cosponsored H.R. 5735, Congressman Dusty Johnson (R-South Dakota) and Congresswoman...

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Birmingham Mayor Woodfin fires back at 1819 columnist Phil Williams

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin has apparently taken offense to a column published in 1819 News by Phil Williams, former state senator...

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JUST IN: Saban joins letter urging Manchin to pass voting rights act

Alabama coach Nick Saban joined a number of other well-known sports figures from West Virginia urging West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin,...

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House subs NASA bill with voting rights act

Looking for a way to bypass Senate filibuster rules, U.S. House of Representatives Democrats have decided to sacrifice a NASA provision...

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New legislation seeks to ban ticket quotas for law enforcement

New legislation in the Alabama House of Representatives seeks to remove quotas for traffic citations.   Rep. Andrew Sorrell (Muscle...

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Joey Clark: The unfortunate lesson of bowling alone

A recent shooting at Montgomery’s Bama Lanes on the Atlanta Highway reminds me of two things. First, I am reminded of Robert Putnam’s...

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Krissie Allen: CASEL demonstrates the limits of Social Emotional Learning

There comes a time when we all have to come to terms with our limits — with what is our responsibility, our role, or even our capability....

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Holmes to introduce grocery tax repeal

Alabama is just one of a handful of states that charges sales taxes on groceries. GOP gubernatorial candidate Tim James (R) said that...

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Alabama law enforcement gets $1.6 million to fight drug crimes

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) awarded $1.6 million to continue the fight against illegal drugs and drug-related crime in the state. “Public...

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Alabama tourism announces new all-in-one attraction tickets

Alabama tourism has introduced a new system to make touring the state a more user-friendly experience.   The Alabama Tourism Department...

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Mike Dunn drops out of U.S. Senate race to run for Alabama Senate, endorsing Durant

Iraq War veteran Mike Dunn told 1819 News on Monday that he is running for Alabama Senate District 17 in the Republican primary and...

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Former state lawmaker wants state to increase bond for violent offenders

Former State Rep. Perry O Hooper (R-Montgomery) is asking the legislature and the courts to increase the bail requirements for violent...

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Retired Army helicopter pilot running for HD25

Buck Clemons announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for Alabama House District 25 on Monday. The announcement comes...

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The Daily Detail for 1.18.22

Alabama Third day of Alabama legislative session gets underway today Education Trust Fund and State General Budget proposals to be...

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