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Shelby, Tuberville accuse bank of ‘targeting’ Americans’ firearm purchases

Amalgamated Bank should “expect Congressional oversight” over its role in creating a new merchant category code specifically for gun and ammunition retailers, according to a letter sent to Priscilla Sims Brown, Amalgamated’s CEO, last week signed by U.S. Sens. Richard Shelby (R-Tuscaloosa) and Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn).

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Sens. Shelby, Tuberville split on continuing resolution vote

Alabama’s U.S. Senators Richard Shelby (R-Tuscaloosa) and Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) were recently at odds over legislation to avoid a government shutdown.

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Tuberville cautious about Shelby-supported electoral reform bill

A bill aimed at electoral reform made it out of committee in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday with the help of Sen. Richard Shelby. Sen. Tommy Tuberville said he wants to wait and see what's in the bill before deciding how to vote.

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Proposed federal red snapper rule decreases Alabama catch limit

A proposed federal rule could dramatically limit red snapper fishing opportunities if enacted next year.

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Shelby heads into retirement as Citizens Against Government Waste's 'Prince of Pork'

Leading the way on earmarks was Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Tuscaloosa), the ranking member on the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, who also has a long legacy of bringing home the bacon.

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Palmer and Moore opposed CHIPS and Science Act, Sewell voted in favor

“This $280 billion unpaid-for bill is a wasted opportunity to combat aggression by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and ignores the record levels of inflation American families are facing,” said Rep. Palmer.

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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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Alabama state leaders react to Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade

“Because neither the United States Constitution nor the Alabama Constitution provides a right to abortion, Alabama laws that prohibit abortion and that have not been enjoined by a court are in full effect," said Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall (R). "For those laws that have been halted by courts, the State will immediately file motions to dissolve those injunctions. Any abortionist or abortion clinic operating in the State of Alabama in violation of Alabama law should immediately cease and desist operations.”

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Shelby, Tuberville slam U.S. Senate gun bill – 'Legislation raises serious constitutional concerns'

Alabama's two members, U.S. Sens. Richard Shelby (R-Tuscaloosa) and Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) were not among the 15 Republicans who voted with the Democrats on a so-called gun safety bill passed by the Senate on Thursday.

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Shelby says Biden military funding request fails to keep pace with inflation

Last week, U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Tuscaloosa) dinged the Biden administration for its Navy and Marine Corps funding request during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense hearing.

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Mo Brooks accepts massive Republican endorsements on eve of Alabama primary

Congressman Mo Brooks received a bevy of support from veritable conservative celebrities, while Mike Durant kept the campaign wheels moving on the eve of Alabama’s Republican Primary.  

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Shelby, Brooks, and Tuberville applaud report confirming Redstone Arsenal is the best place for Space Command

On Tuesday, the Department of Defense (DoD) Office of Inspector General (IG) released its report confirming that Redstone Arsenal is the best place for Space Command Headquarters (SPACECOM HQ).

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Mobile businesswoman running for U.S. Senate

The race to replace Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby has been dominated by Katie Britt, Mo Brooks, and Mike Durant, but there are other...

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Airbus and Lockheed Martin announce partnership to build Air Force tankers in Mobile

Airbus and Lockheed Martin announced on Monday that they have formed a partnership to compete to produce tanker aircraft for the U.S....

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Tuberville and Shelby resolution commemorating ALFA’s 100th Anniversary

The U.S. Senate passed a resolution that U.S. Sens. Tommy Tuberville and Richard Shelby introduced in honor of ALFA’s 100th anniversary....

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Shelby and Tuberville vote against Sewell’s voting rights bill as it fails in the Senate

Wednesday, the United States Senate failed to change Senate rules in order to advance the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act sponsored...

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Katie Britt officially qualifies in Senate race, has no plans to slow down

U.S. Senate candidate Katie Boyd Britt formally qualified with the Alabama Republican Party to run for Senate in the 2022 primary on...

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Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid dies

Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada) passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 28. Reid, age 82, passed away after a battle...

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Tuberville and Shelby praise passage of National Defense Authorization Act

By Brandon Moseley The Senate passed the Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Wednesday by a vote of 89 to 10....

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Tuberville and Shelby vote against bipartisan effort to raise debt ceiling

By Brandon Moseley U.S. Senators Richard Shelby and Tommy Tuberville, both Republicans from Alabama, voted against a resolution to...

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Biden’s banking regulation nominee withdraws after GOP opposition

By Brandon Moseley President Joseph R. Biden’s (D) nominee to lead the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Saule Omarova,...

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Alabama Senators vote to block Biden’s OSHA rule requiring vaccines

By Brandon Moseley The U.S. Senate voted to reject President Joseph R Biden’s (D) COVID-19 vaccine mandate for larger businesses....

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Britt Campaign launches Farmers For Britt Coalition

By Brandon Moseley Republican U.S. Senate candidate Katie Boyd Britt’s campaign announced on Wednesday the launch of “Farmers for Katie...

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Real estate investors buy a greater share of single family homes

By Brandon Moseley According to a study by Seattle-based Redfin Corp., real estate investors bought 90,215 homes worth a combined $63.6...

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Shelby commends Appropriation Chairman Leahy on his retirement announcement

By Brandon Moseley U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Alabama) released a statement commending Appropriations Committee Chairman Patrick...

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Jo Bonner named President of the University of South Alabama

By 1819 News The University of South Alabama (USA) Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted to hire former U.S. Congressman Jo Bonner (R-Mobile)...

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Shelby: Democrats’ partisan bills threaten FY22 appropriations process

By Brandon Moseley U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Alabama) voiced his displeasure with how Senate Democrats are posting their Fiscal...