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gary palmer Alabama News
Gary Palmer says he is concerned about a 'deliberate or at least a negligent attitude' toward Trump's protection

As more and more comes to light about an attempted assassination of former President Donald Trump while campaigning in Butler, Pa. on Saturday, U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) says there are questions that Congress is going to ask when the time comes.

Orange Beach Mayor Tony Kennon Alabama News
'Hell no': Orange Beach Mayor Kennon scorches pro-gambling lawmakers, warns constitutional amendment would open door to casinos in Baldwin County

Orange Beach Mayor Tony Kennon is among the skeptics who said the measures taken by pro-gambling lawmakers to keep casino gambling out of Baldwin County were not sufficient.

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Senate Pro-Tem Reed on gambling impasse: Senate 'more conservative,' House focused on 'other elements' that raise revenue

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show" on Tuesday, State Senate President Pro-Tem Greg Reed (R-Jasper) applauded the House for its push, noting more was "accomplished this session" than in prior attempts.

Will Barfoot Alabama News
'We've lost respect for law enforcement officers': State Sen. Barfoot says a 'General Patton' needed for some embattled municipal police departments

Senate Judiciary Committee chairman State Sen. Will Barfoot (R-Pike Road) said he agrees with State Rep. Reed Ingram (R-Pike Road), who has proposed one such fix that would have the State of Alabama take over failing law enforcement agencies.

State Sen. Chris Elliott Alabama News
State Sen. Elliott calls for return to design-bid-build for Escambia County mega-prison — 'If it takes longer, so be it'

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," State Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Josephine) said the legislature should reconsider the construction management delivery method used for the Elmore County facility given the rampant cost escalation it allowed for over the past three years.

Nathaniel Ledbetter Alabama News
House Speaker Ledbetter: Legislature to consider fixes for crime plaguing Alabama metro areas in coming session

With two more legislative sessions remaining in this quadrennium, House Speaker Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) told Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show" on Thursday that crime is still on his list of problems to resolve.

Garlan Gudger Alabama News
State Sen. Gudger: Gambling fallout 'is going to be lingering for a little while'

Following the Alabama Senate's failed vote on a conference committee deal on a comprehensive gambling bill, some House members have publicly expressed frustration with their colleagues in the upper chamber.

Aderholt Scott Alabama News
Aderholt backs Tim Scott in Trump veepstakes — 'Serious in his faith, Christian believer'

With 34 days remaining until the beginning of the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, former President Donald Trump is beginning to narrow down his choices for a running mate for the November election.

Appeal to Heaven flag Alabama News
Barry Moore: 'I am calling for an insurrection in a way that I want people to drop to their knees and seek the Creator of the universe to save this country'

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show" on Friday, Moore dismissed any accusation that his tweet of the flag had anything to do with AL(dot)com reporter Howard Koplowitz's idea of insurrection.

Reed Ingram Alabama News
State Rep. Ingram proposes state intervention for failing municipal police departments

During an appearance on Wednesday's broadcast of Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," Ingram laid out his vision for how the law, if enacted, could work.

State Sen. Chris Elliott Alabama News
State Sen. Elliott still 'adamantly opposed' on Medicaid expansion — 'They tried to sneak it in with the gambling legislation'

There have recently been rumblings that Gov. Kay Ivey is considering expanding Alabama's Medicaid eligibility. This would mean a difficult choice for the Alabama Legislature: oppose the Governor with the possibility of political consequences or put the state's stable general fund budget in peril.

U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile). Photo: Erica Thomas. Alabama News
Jerry Carl predicts Alabama Legislature likely to redraw congressional lines again in 18 months after court proceedings

During an appearance on Mobile radio's FM Talk 106.5, the outgoing congressman said he foresees the U.S. Supreme Court giving the Alabama Legislature another shot at drawing congressional districts at some point in the next 18 months.

Caroleene Dobson Alabama News
'Absolute Persecution': AL-2 GOP hopeful Dobson blasts 'lawfare,' says opponent Shomari Figures 'complicit in Biden's weaponized DOJ'

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," Caroleene Dobson, the Republican nominee for Alabama's open second congressional district seat, blasted the weaponization and applauded Marshall and Tuberville for supporting Trump.

State Sen. Chris Elliott Alabama News
State Sen. Elliott on gambling's collapse: 'They got greedy'

Any form of legalized gambling in Alabama will have to wait at least a year, if not longer, after the Legislature declined to pass so-called comprehensive gaming legislation during this year's legislative session.

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Gambling bill not a 'clean' lottery, says former Supreme Court justice

Former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Glenn Murdock pushed back on the notion of the lottery bill being "clean."

State Sen Chris Elliott Alabama News
Elliott: Gambling 'no' vote blowback not going to change my vote

Earlier this week, a so-called test vote on a constitutional amendment required for a comprehensive gambling package failed in the Alabama Senate by one vote.

Ledbetter Alabama News
Ledbetter says he was 'surprised' by Senate's initial reaction to House gambling bill

During an appearance on Wednesday's broadcast of Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," House Speaker Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) said he was "surprised" by the initial reaction to his chamber's gambling effort.

Stan McDonald, Matt Simpson Alabama News
LISTEN: Ethics Commissioner Stan McDonald, State Rep. Matt Simpson trade blows on Mobile airwaves over House ethics bill

Earlier this week, the State House of Representatives passed House Bill 227, sponsored by State Rep. Matt Simpson (R-Daphne). This bill would overhaul the state's ethics law, change penalties for certain offenses, and revise the role of the state ethics commission and the appointment process of the commission's director.

JOHN WAHL Alabama News
ALGOP chair hopes busy Dem races prevent ‘liberal, leftist, woke’ crossover votes

The Alabama Republican Party chairman spoke on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5’s “The Jeff Poor Show” on Primary Tuesday, saying while rain could prevent some from heading to the polls, he is less concerned with voter turnout than he is with crossover voting.

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State Sen. Elliott: I do not think the House gambling bill has the votes to move forward as it is now

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," State Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Josephine) said the so-called comprehensive gambling bill that passed the State House of Representatives could not pass in the State Senate as currently written.

Andrew Sorrell Alabama News
State Auditor Sorrell backs Trump for president — 'Better odds' of beating Biden than Nikki Haley

Last year, State Auditor Andrew Sorrell was among the first to endorse Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) for president.

Barfoot Alabama News
State Sen. Barfoot hopes focus on gambling 'doesn't kill the rest of the session'

Lawmakers are expected to take up a comprehensive gambling bill early in the 2024 legislative session set to be underway next week.

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State Sen. Stutts says medical marijuana rollout 'corrupt or incompetent,' Warns of a 'same situation' with gambling effort

By any standard, the rollout of Alabama's medical cannabis effort over the last two years has not gone well. What started with confusion about the process has transitioned into a series of lawsuits with no end in sight.

Alabama political news highway 45 Alabama News
Would the Alabama Legislature consider mandating how ALDOT prioritizes road improvement projects?

For nearly 100 years, U.S. Highway 45 has run from Mobile to the Alabama-Mississippi state line, running parallel to the old Mobile & Ohio Railroad, from downtown Mobile, through Prichard and Citronelle to the state line.

Garlan Gudger Jr. Alabama News
State Sen. Gudger rejects claim anti-ballot harvesting bill 'criminalizes' assistance; Says federal law protects assistance provisions

Republicans in the Alabama Legislature are expected to take up a bill to increase the penalties for ballot harvesting in Alabama early in the 2024 session.

Moore carl Alabama News
Barry Moore: Jerry Carl's 'everyone has some type of racist in them' remarks 'concerning'

On Wednesday, U.S. Reps. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) and Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) squared off against one another in a debate at the Daphne Civic Center on Baldwin County's Eastern Shore.

Albritton Alabama News
State Sen. Albritton hopes state fiscal track record will propel him to the AL-2 GOP nomination

Based on early polling, State Sen. Greg Albritton (R-Atmore) is one of the three frontrunners in the race for the second congressional district's Republican nomination.

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