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Bentley Names More to Staff

Posted: 01/03/2011 - Governor-elect Bentley Names Former Alabama House Speaker Seth Hammett Alabama Development Office Director...Asks Economic Development Partnership President to Head Project to Develop Economic Development Strategic Plan

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Alabama Executes 24 During Riley's Terms as Governor

Posted: 12/27/2010 - There have been 24 executions in Alabama since Bob Riley became governor in January 2003. Alabama Department of Corrections records show that as the most under the watch of any Alabama governor since wounded World War I veteran Frank Dixon was governor from 1939 to 1943.

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Anti-Earmark Mood Costs Alabama $130M

Posted: 12/24/2010 - The anti-earmark mood in Congress cost Alabama universities, defense contractors, cities and counties $130 million.

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AEA Seeks Dismissal of Payroll Deductions Lawsuit

Posted: 12/24/2010 - The Alabama Education Association is seeking dismissal of a lawsuit it filed over an attempt by Gov. Bob Riley's administration to end payroll deductions for the political action committees of AEA, the Alabama State Employees Association and the Alabama State Troopers Association.

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Statehouse or Job: Lawmakers Get 3 Years to Decide

Posted: 12/19/2010 - MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Three legislators won't have to choose for three years between their positions as lawmakers and their jobs in Alabama's two-year-college system.

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Key New Law Ends Free Feasts for Ala Legislators

Posted: 12/18/2010 - MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The tougher ethics standards enacted by the new Alabama Legislature won't end the big cocktail receptions that occur almost every night the lawmakers are in Montgomery.

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Double Dipping Ban Upheld

Posted: 12/17/2010 - The Alabama Supreme Court issued an order Friday denying the Alabama Education Association’s request for a rehearing in the two-year college double dipping ban case.

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Alabama Governor Gets all 7 Ethics Bills

Posted: 12/16/2010 - Outgoing Republican Gov. Bob Riley has won passage of seven ethics bills that he says represent "a giant leap forward for Alabama."

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Alabama House Passes Bill Cutting Off AEA Dues

Posted: 12/15/2010 - The Alabama House has ended a 15-hour round-the-clock filibuster and passed a bill that would cut off the main source of funds for the Alabama Education Association and other groups representing public employees in the state.

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