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'I think we are in good shape': State Sen. Chambliss addresses seemingly slow Elmore County prison construction

In October 2021, Gov. Kay Ivey signed legislation appointing $785 million to build two new 4,000-bed men’s mega prisons in Elmore and Escambia Counties.

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Ray Melick talks the Bibb County officer shooting and related issues on News Talk 93.1 News & Views

Listen to 1819 News Editor-in-Chief Ray Melick on News & Views with Joey Clark as they discuss the new 1819 Sports Editor Steve Irvine, the Bibb County officer shooting, questioning why the state resorted to a bond issue when they had cash for the mega prisons, 1819 The Podcast with Richard Simmons, the Hovey/Whatley election challenge, the Family Court judge in Montgomery who lost custody of her children for excessive punishment, and the recent SCOTUS string of conservative decisions.

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Protesters rally outside of Regions Center in Birmingham, decry prison construction financing

Activists congregated outside the Regions Center in Birmingham on Monday morning to protest the new $725 million bond sale, which will help finance the state of Alabama’s two new mega prisons.

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Governor signs legislation authorizing new mega prisons

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Governor Kay Ivey (R) signed legislation, on Friday, Oct. 1, authorizing the Alabama Department of Corrections...