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Justin Bogie talks structural tax reform on News Talk 93.1 'News & Views'

Listen to 1819 News Fiscal and Budget Reporter Justin Bogie on "News & Views" with Joey Clark as they discuss the structural tax reform the Alabama Democrats are proposing in pushing for grocery tax relief.

Baby Alabama News
Sean of the South: A mother’s love

“I am a little old woman who lives in an assisted living facility…” her email began. “I had a baby when I was fourteen…” she wrote.

Alta Alabama News
Mobile City Councilman Scott Jones calls for termination of AltaPointe CEO after $7 million verdict in favor of pediatric rape victim

Mobile City Councilman Scott Jones spoke during the council’s regular meeting Tuesday, asking for something to be done about the leadership of AltaPointe Health after a guilty verdict against the company in a civil case.

AL Senate Singleton Bobby Minority Leader Democratic Party website Alabama News
Senate Minority Leader Singleton says expect Dems to 'play more defense,' Questions merits of school choice push

After Tuesday’s Senate meeting, Minority Leader Bobby Singleton (D-Greensboro) spoke to media, giving predictions and stating priorities in the upcoming regular session after the planned special session.  

Conference USA Alabama News
Conference USA Basketball begins Wednesday in Frisco, Texas

C-USA champion Florida Atlantic is the favorite on the men's side with North Texas and UAB close behind.

AL Senate Jones Andrew Facebook Alabama News
State Sen. Jones files bill capping local occupational taxes at 1%

State Sen. Andrew Jones (R-Centre) filed legislation that would reduce existing local occupational taxes incrementally down to 1% and exempt some employees from the tax.

Gary Waters Photo from City of Pelhams Facebook page Alabama News
Pelham Mayor Waters remains tight-lipped on potential Oak Mountain Amphitheatre move — Calls it a 'business decision,' Says city has a plan if move proceeds

On Tuesday, 1819 News approached Pelham Mayor Gary Waters at a Pelham City Council meeting to ask about the city's plans if Live Nation chooses to move forward with a deal that would result in them managing a new amphitheater in North Birmingham instead of Pelham's Oak Mountain Amphitheatre. 

Gov. Kay Ivey State of the state Alabama News
Ivey announces ARPA special session; Talks charter schools, tax rebates in State of the State

Governor Kay Ivey gave her State of the State address on Tuesday, calling for a special session and announcing the state’s plans to raise pay for teachers, plans for tax rebates, expand adoption access and more.

Poole Alabama News
State Finance Director Poole optimistic headed into ARPA special session, Says Ivey 'feels good about it'

State Finance Director Bill Poole spoke to 1819 News about the Governor's office's outlook on the process as it heads to the legislature.

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Amie Beth Shaver talks the Alabama Department of Public Health on News Talk 93.1 'News & Views'

Listen to 1819 News Contributor Amie Beth Shaver on "News & Views" with Joey Clark as they discuss the Alabama Department of Public Health's determination to include controversial COVID shots in childhood immunizations.

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Bryson Ware's hot streak continues in Auburn win over UAB

With SEC play just under two weeks away, Auburn has seven games in seven days and the non-conference test began with a Tuesday night matchup against UAB. The in-state rivals, and coached by former Auburn great Casey Dunn, have struggled as of late and put up a fight, but the Tigers were able to shut down the UAB offense and get some hits of their own, winning 4-1. 

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1819 News Sports Editor Steve Irvine talks UAB sports on Tide 100.9 'Big Noon Sports'

Listen to 1819 News Sports Editor Steve Irvine on Tide 100.9 "Big Noon Sports" with Matt Coulter, Lars Anderson and Christian Miller as they discuss UAB spring football and UAB's prospects in the NCAA tournament.

Alabama Senate Ainsworth Alabama News
Alabama Senate recesses for two weeks in anticipation of special session

Then Alabama legislature gaveled in Tuesday to begin what is shaping up to be a long session but swiftly scheduled a lengthy two-week recess for the as-of-yet unscheduled special legislative session.

Nick Saban, Alabama Alabama News
Saban laments 'pay-for-play' NIL environment in NCAA — 'I don’t think that is even the best thing for the player'

In a recent interview with Sports Illustrated's Ross Dellenger, Alabama head football coach Nick Saban weighed in on the current name, image and likeness (NIL) setup for college athletes.

Mobile City Council Alabama News
City of Mobile unanimously approves $1.5 million to Mobile County DA's Office, despite reluctance from some councilmembers

The City of Mobile approved over a million dollars to go to the Mobile County District Attorney’s Office, despite several councilmen pointing out that the office was the state’s responsibility.

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Mike Pence coming to the University of Alabama in April

University of Alabama YAF to welcome Mike Pence in April.

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Would you be an Alabama prison guard for $55,000 a year?

On Tuesday, the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) announced pay increases for the state's correctional officers.

Governor Kay Ivey Alabama News
Ivey’s proposed budget prioritizes tax rebate, no tax cuts

Gov. Kay Ivey is including a one-time tax rebate, but no permanent tax cut, in her proposed budget for the next fiscal year.

Prison interior Alabama News
Justin Bogie: Did lawmakers choose prison construction over tax cuts?

As lawmakers turn towards a special session allocating remaining ARPA funds, they are claiming that there are no so-called “revenue replacement” funds available for tax cuts. What were almost all the state’s available revenue replacement funds spent on? Prisons.

Avelo Airlines Alabama News
Avelo Airlines to offer direct flights from Mobile to Orlando

Mobile International Airport (BFM) announced Tuesday that Avelo Airlines will soon offer nonstop flights from Mobile to Orlando.

Chris Hunter Alabama News
Joey Clark: Meet Alabama's Hunter Biden — How Chris McCutcheon used Daddy and his connections for self-enrichment while avoiding prosecution

Being the son of a politically-connected father means Chris McCutcheon does have at least one thing in common with Hunter Biden.

ballots Alabama News
Florida, Missouri, West Virginia follow Alabama — States pull out of ERIC system over refusal to address concerns

Multiple states have now pulled out of the Electronic Registration and Information Center (ERIC) after over a year of concerns from state leaders across the nation.

Regions Alabama News
Alabama-based Regions Financial labeled 'medium risk' for discriminating based on differing views

Over 1,000 large corporations received bias ratings from a nonprofit organization seeking to determine how hostile the companies were to particular viewpoints. One Alabama-based corporation was labeled “medium risk.”

State Rep. Jim Hill (R-Moody) Alabama News
State Rep. Hill introduces bill allowing judges to split 30-year prison sentences

State Rep. Jim Hill (R-Moody) has introduced legislation that would allow judges to split the sentences of Alabama inmates sentenced up to 30 years.

Southallouisiana Alabama News
South Alabama falls short in NCAA Tournament bid

South Alabama pushed Louisiana to the end but the Ragin Cajuns escaped with a 71-66 win in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament final.

Uabhelmet Alabama News
Finding the right mixture on the offensive line is an important part of UAB's spring football practice

Brady Wilson and Trey Bedosky are the lone offensive linemen with career starts at UAB.

Dilferspring Alabama News
UAB's first spring practice under Trent Dilfer opened Monday morning

The UAB football team practiced for about three hours in shorts and helmets.

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