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Two Alabama legislators endorse DeSantis for president in 2024 after Tuscaloosa debate

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis picked up endorsements from two Alabama legislators on Thursday.

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Birmingham Water Works Board manages to maintain current structure despite devastating year in 2022 and legislative attempts to clean house

If Alabama lawmakers had passed HB177 this legislative session, the current members of the Birmingham Water Works Board could have been fired and replaced. The bill would’ve also altered the qualification and appointment structure of the board.

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State Rep. Carns proposes bill to terminate current Birmingham Water Works Board members — ‘Their governance needs to be overhauled’

After a year of crisis at the Birmingham Water Works, two state legislators representing part of the Birmingham area are trying to alter the qualifications for serving on the Birmingham Water Works Board (BWWB) and make the utility regional. That means the Alabama Gov. would gain the authority to appoint three of its members.

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Alabama Farmers Federation makes more endorsements

By Brandon Moseley The Alabama Farmers Federation announced more endorsements of Republican incumbents in the state legislature. The...

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Alabama city unable to follow suit and extend terms

By Brandon Moseley Two weeks ago, the Mountain Brook City Council voted to extend their terms and the term of Mayor Stewart H. Welch...

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Alabama House passes congressional redistricting plan

By Brandon Moseley The Alabama House of Representatives passed the Congressional redistricting plan on Monday. Several alternative...