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Anti-ballot harvesting bill advances in State Senate

As the contentious 2024 presidential election looms, Alabama Senate Republicans are hoping to outlaw ballot harvesting in one of the first bills put forward this session.

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State Sen. Merika Coleman announces bill to bolster police bodycam transparency

At a Thursday press conference, AL-2 congressional candidate State Sen. Merika Coleman (D-Birmingham) announced plans to file legislation to make police bodycam footage public record. She is dedicating the legislation to a man killed by Mobile police in July.

Sewell and others Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Sewell claims to be 'excited' about Alabama redrawing maps — Says it will have ‘profound implications’ for country, Hakeem Jeffries as House Speaker

U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (D-Birmingham) said she was “excited” on Tuesday for Alabama to redraw its congressional district map following a U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) case earlier this month that requires Alabama lawmakers to create a majority (or close to majority) black congressional district.

Terri Sewell Alabama News
Five candidates who could pose a threat to incumbent U.S. Rep. Sewell for the Democrat nomination in a redrawn congressional district

If Terri Sewell wants to remain in the U.S. House of Representatives, she has her work cut out. But the challenge could come long before the November 2024 general election.

Dadeville Alabama News
State Sen. Hovey warns of efforts 'to try to politicize' Dadeville shooting as Democrats move on gun legislation

State Sen. Jay Hovey (R-Auburn) said on Tuesday that “people are going to try to politicize” the Dadeville shooting, but “we’re never going to be able to legislate morality.”

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Alabama Democratic representative makes move to qualify for Senate

By Brandon Moseley State Rep. Merika Coleman (D) on Tuesday qualified with the Alabama Democratic Party for Alabama State Senate...

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State legislators ponder how to spend billions in federal dollars

By Brandon Moseley Members of both the Alabama Senate and House budget committees were in Montgomery on Thursday for a presentation...