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State Rep. Allen Treadaway: The Alabama Legislature has prioritized public safety, it’s time for some cities to do the same

Mayor Steven Reed wants you to believe that there just isn’t anything he can do. According to him, the violence Alabama’s capital city is experiencing stems from the legislature’s passage of constitutional carry two years ago. 

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'Somebody better start pushing the panic button,' State Rep. Treadaway says of Birmingham violence

Former Birmingham Police assistant chief State Rep. Allen Treadaway (R-Morris) weighed in on current issues facing the Birmingham Police Department following a deadly weekend.

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Former law enforcement officers turned lawmakers respond to Hoover police chief call for stricter penalties following Carlee Russell case

Hoover Police chief Nick Derzis said Friday during a press conference that he plans to go to state lawmakers to try and get penalties changed when it comes to reporting false violent crimes. At least two former law enforcement officers turned state representatives are on board.

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Sean Grehalva: Wrong way on exhibition driving

There is a massive difference in exhibition driving events and finding a safe area to have a little fun. That difference ought to be reflected in the bills.

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Alabama House, Senate pass bills increasing penalties for drag racing, reckless driving

The Alabama House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday to increase penalties for exhibition driving, which has been an ongoing issue for cities like Birmingham over the past year.

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AG Marshall working with lawmakers to draft bill to increase sentences for gang-related crimes

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall is working with Republican lawmakers to bring a set of bills to the Alabama Legislature with the intention of curbing gang violence by increasing sentences for gang-related crimes.

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House Speaker-designate Nathaniel Ledbetter announces intentions for eight more committee chair positions

Republic Caucus nominee for Speaker of the Alabama House of Representatives Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) announced eight more state representatives he intends to appoint to committee chairs if he is elected in January.

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Woodfin, Birmingham-area legislators back bills for more penalties against ‘exhibition driving’

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin and a handful of state legislators announced their intention on Tuesday morning to back a bill in the upcoming legislative session in spring 2023, which seeks to impose higher penalties on reckless driving activities. 

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House passes legislation clarifying EMA provides public safety services

The Alabama House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation clarifying that Emergency Management Agencies across Alabama do...

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Treadaway pre-files riot bill

By Brandon Moseley The 2022 Alabama Regular Legislative session is just 28 days away and already dozens of bills have been pre-filed...