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Republican, Democratic legislators back Jobs Act economic incentives cap increase, extension

Members of the Joint Legislative Study Commission on Economic Development Incentives recommended at a meeting Monday the Legislature consider increasing the $350 million cap on Alabama Jobs Act economic development incentives and extending the sunset date of the law for another five years until July 30, 2028.

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Will Ainsworth wins reelection as lieutenant governor of Alabama

Lt. Governor Will Ainsworth has won reelection against Libertarian opponent Ruth Page-Nelson.

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Lt. Gov. Ainsworth: I-65 widening from Tennessee line to Mobile 'should have been done decades ago'

From state line to state line, Georgia's portion of Interstate 75 is six-laned. Many of the exits along Georgia's longest Interstate highway, from the suburbs south of Chattanooga, Tenn. to Valdosta, have $1 billion in business investment, ranging from distribution centers to hotels, motels and restaurants. Alabama's version of Interstate 75, which is Interstate 65, pales in comparison.

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Joey Clark: 8 bold predictions on the future of Alabama politics

Though I possess no special gift of foresight, allow me to venture a few small predictions about the future of Alabama politics. 

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Lawmakers reluctant to support removing Alabama Jobs Act economic incentives cap

The Alabama Jobs act has been in the spotlight since proposals to remove the caps on the tax credit incentives provided for corporations who decide to set up shop in the state. 

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Ainsworth: Economic incentives not 'corporate welfare'; Says impact could mean tax cuts, positive trickle-down effect

Lieutenant Gov. Will Ainsworth, who chairs the economic incentives study committee, insists the economic benefits are a net positive for the state and should not be dismissed as corporate welfare.

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Alabama Republican leaders backing Trump after FBI raid

“Yesterday’s raid by the Federal Bureau of Investigations on President Donald Trump’s personal residence was a clear use of excessive force by a regime that continues to show a double standard. Republicans are harassed and demonized, while Democrat officials get a pass. The raid on President Trump’s home is outrageous," the Alabama Republican Party said in a statement.

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Lt. Governor candidate criticizes controlled media, power company influence and gangster rap

The Alabama Libertarian Party has ballot access this year and Ruth Page-Nelson is the Libertarian candidate for Lt. Governor. Nelson faces incumbent Will Ainsworth. There is no Democrat running in the race.

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Ainsworth addresses Mid-Alabama Republican Club

Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth spoke to the Mid-Alabama Republican Club on Saturday where he addressed a large number of topics.

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Credit Unions endorse Ivey, Ainsworth and Marshall

The League of Southeastern Credit Unions (LSCU), representing Alabama credit unions and their more than 2.3 million members, announced...

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'Keep Alabama working': Ivey kicks off re-election campaign

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) was at the historic Lloyds Restaurant on U.S. Hwy. 280 in Shelby County Thursday to kick off her re-election...

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State races begin to take shape with just one week left before deadline

With just one week left to qualify for office with either of the two major political parties, most of the announced candidates have...

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Statewide constitutional office candidates report robust fundraising

By Brandon Moseley The Alabama Secretary of State’s office released the latest campaign finance reports on Friday. The incumbent Governor....

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Alabama Retail Association makes endorsements for statewide candidates

By Brandon Moseley Alabama RetailPAC, the Alabama Retail Association’s state political action committee, on Thursday announced their...