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Tuberville and Britt Alabama News
'Putting a radical leftwing agenda ahead of common sense' — Tuberville, Britt oppose federal rule limiting boat speeds in Gulf of Mexico to protect whales

U.S. Sens. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) and Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) oppose a proposed rule that would establish a 28,000-square-mile Critical Habitat for the Rice’s whale within the Gulf of Mexico.

Chip Brown Alabama News
'Liberal extremism at its worst' — State Rep. Chip Brown slams proposal to restrict Mobile port's operations to protect endangered whales

State Rep. Chip Brown (R-Hollinger’s Island) is taking aim at “far left environmental advocates” for suggested federal regulations that would force the Port of Mobile to shut down its nighttime operations.  

money Alabama News
Ten highest paid state employees in Alabama: Who are they?

Alabama ranked 29 among all U.S. states and territories for average state employee salary in 2021. Nevertheless, its highest-paid employee makes almost double what the highest-paid federal employee makes.

Port of Mobile Alabama News
Port of Mobile ‘closely monitoring’ possible railroad worker strike

The Alabama Port Authority is “closely monitoring” the ongoing labor negotiations between major railroad companies and their employees across the nation, according to a Port of Mobile spokeswoman.

Port of Mobile Alabama News
Shelby predicts 'big boost' in employment, traffic from Port of Mobile expansion

Richard Shelby boasted about the progress of the Port of Mobile during an interview with Mobile NBC affiliate WPMI, He predicted an uptick in business upon completion in the years to come.

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Port of Mobile experiences record increase in volume

By Erica Thomas, Managing Editor The Alabama State Port Authority announced a record increase in volume this year through the Port...