While some Republicans are urging the party to reevaluate its stance on abortion for the sake of winning elections in the wake of the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization U.S. Supreme Court decision, U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) thinks the high court's ruling that leaves it up to the individual states is the proper approach.
During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," Moore said he expected a decision in the coming weeks but was currently focused on U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan's (R-Ohio) bid for House Speaker.
Despite the Ivey administration's best efforts, the so-called West Alabama Corridor that would complete a four-lane route between Mobile and Tuscaloosa with a price tag approaching $1 billion remains a controversial use of public dollars.
Although it remains unknown how a three-judge panel will rule in federal court on Alabama's recently redrawn congressional lines, some interested parties are preparing for the 2024 election cycle.
On Wednesday, the Baldwin County Bridge Company significantly hiked the tolls on its Beach Express bridge connecting Orange Beach to point north on the Foley Beach Express.
During the 2023 regular legislative session, Gov. Kay Ivey and some members of the Alabama Legislature urged discretion on state finances when determining what would be appropriate for the budget surpluses from fiscal year 2022.
Alabama will find out within the next few weeks its fate regarding a three-judge panel's review of the congressional maps created by the Alabama Legislature last month after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled maps drawn in 2021 violate the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Governor Kay Ivey has one ally in her bid to finish a four-lane route between Tuscaloosa and Mobile.
Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the National Defense Authorization Act by a 219-210 vote.
Last month, the Alabama Education Association (AEA), the labor union for Alabama's public K-12 school teachers, claimed victories defeating school choice and a handful of tax cut measures during the 2023 legislative session.
With the conclusion of the 2023 legislative session, speculation about the future of gambling in Alabama is heating up, even though there is a long way to go until the 2024 legislative session.
The Alabama Department of Archives & History (ADAH) caught several lawmakers' attention after hosting a luncheon last week about Alabama's LGBTQ history.
Sine die came and went without House Bill 209 (HB209), legislation that would have cracked down on so-called ballot harvesting, getting a vote on the State Senate floor.
Last week, the Alabama Supreme Court dealt a devastating blow to the Ivey administration and the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) regarding its handling of a bridge project over the Intracoastal Waterway in South Baldwin County.
The window for the passage of proposed legislation prohibiting minors from attending drag shows has passed for the Alabama Legislature in 2023.
Montgomery County Circuit Judge Jimmy Pool's ruling last week partially revealed how the Alabama Department of Transportation and Gov. Kay Ivey were interacting on the long-contemplated Intracoastal Waterway bridge project in South Baldwin County.
While Alabama continues its streak of low unemployment tallies, it also struggles with workforce participation.
During an interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show" later on Wednesday, Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth, a pro-school choice advocate, likened the process to the so-called "Free the Hops" effort, which, in part, led to the growth in the number of craft beer breweries in Alabama. The effort took many years but eventually succeeded.
Last month, State Rep. Jamie Kiel (R-Russellville) introduced a bill to offer income tax credits for those who donated to pregnancy resource centers.
Next week, the Alabama Legislature is expected to proceed with a final vote on extending its economic incentives program, which state-level policymakers have touted as vital to the state's economic success.
Widening Alabama Highway 53 from Huntsville to Ardmore, U.S. Highway 45 from Prichard to the Mississippi state line and Alabama Highway 167 from Troy through Enterprise to the Florida state line are just a few of the long-discussed projects scoffed at by Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) officials over the years.
According to U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile), federal resources are being allocated to the so-called woke agenda, some of which runs counter to the beliefs of many Americans. Carl hopes to soon put an end to it.
Late last month, State Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Josephine) pre-filed a bill to postpone a law initiating a mandatory release date for some inmates to 2030, removing any retroactive benefits to inmates.
Although he has been in office for only a few days, Secretary of State Wes Allen has some legislative priorities in mind for the 2023 session.
State-level elected officials have vowed to make improving Alabama's public education a priority in 2023. However, specifics have not been forthcoming as of yet. State Sen. David Sessions (R-Grand Bay) said he would like to see "discipline" return to the classroom.
Law enforcement officials are searching for answers on the heels of the fatal shooting in downtown Mobile on New Year's Eve that resulted in one dead and nine injured.
Last week's defeat of Georgia Republican nominee Herschel Walker to incumbent U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) was emblematic of how the GOP fared in the 2022 midterm election cycle.