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Mike Pence Alabama News
Pence voices support for locating U.S. Space Command HQ in Alabama: 'There’s only one place it should be'

Former vice president and current 2024 presidential candidate Mike Pence gave his support for locating the permanent U.S. Space Command (SPACECOM) headquarters in Alabama.

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Aderholt secures language in spending bill to halt development on SPACECOM in Colorado until official, permanent decision is made

Aderholt announced Tuesday he was able to include the item in the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs fiscal year 2024 spending bill following a review and approval by the United States Air Force.

Space Command Alabama News
SPACECOM commander James Dickinson assures Tuberville, Strong, Britt that Huntsville remains best location for U.S. Space Command HQ; Ohio makes last-ditch effort to host

After meeting with U.S. Space Command commander Gen. James Dickinson, U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Huntsville) said the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force has “some explaining to do” on why it appears to be wavering on choosing Alabama as the permanent headquarters for SPACECOM.

Clay Scofield Alabama News
Alabama Legislature passes Scofield-sponsored resolution affirming Huntsville as best location for U.S. Space Command HQ

Alabama Senate Majority Leader Clay Scofield and other state lawmakers are lending their support for locating U.S. Space Command’s permanent headquarters in Huntsville.

Space command Alabama News
Report: Congress moves to block funding to expand temporary Space Command HQ in Colorado as Alabama HQ decision is threatened

In the latest salvo in the ongoing battle over choosing a permanent home for U.S. Space Command, Alabama lawmakers have reportedly drafted a bill to block funding the continued growth of the temporary headquarters in Colorado.

Space Command Alabama News
Alabama House members send letter to U.S. Air Force Secretary supporting congressional investigation into delay on U.S. Space Command decision

Several members of the Alabama House of Representatives sent a letter to U.S. Airforce Secretary Frank Kendall voicing their support for U.S. House Armed Services Committee’s investigation into the ongoing delay in choosing a permanent home for U.S. Space Command Headquarters.

Finley Battle Mac Alabama News
Huntsville, Madison City, Madison County leaders alarmed by revelations about Space Command delay — 'Blatant attempt to skew independent findings and use highly questionable tactics'

Public officials in Madison County were alarmed by the information revealed Thursday after the U.S. House Committee on Armed Services announced it would launch an investigation into the ongoing delays in choosing a permanent U.S. Space Command (SPACECOM) Headquarters.

Rogers and Strong Alabama News
Rogers, Strong launch investigation into ongoing delays in U.S. Space Command decision

U.S. Reps. Dale Strong (R-Huntsville) and Mike Rogers (R-Saks) are spearheading a House Armed Services Committee investigation into what’s causing the continued delays in picking a permanent headquarters for U.S. Space Command.

Britt and Lloyd Austin Alabama News
Britt implores U.S. Sec. Def. Austin to move U.S. Space Command HQ to Huntsville: ‘Do not prove Xi Jinping right’

During a hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Kate Britt (R-Montgomery) further criticized the Biden administration’s plans to reverse course on moving U.S. Space Command headquarters to Alabama, and she directly addressed U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin about why it rightfully belongs in Huntsville.

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‘The best place for Space Command is in Huntsville’ — Battle, Britt, Tuberville push back against Biden’s efforts to reverse decision on U.S. Space Command location

State and federal officials are pushing back against Biden’s reported efforts to keep U.S. Space Command from locating in Huntsville.

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Ray Melick talks the spendthrift Alabama legislature 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 World Games, the U.S. Space Command's move to Huntsville, the USS Alabama's deck renovation, the spendthrift Alabama legislature, and the apparent upcoming recession.