Posted: 01/02/2013 - Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley said today that he opposed a bill approved by Congress to avert the fiscal cliff, saying the legislation failed to address the nation's deepening debt.
Updated: 01/02/2013 - U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) released the following statement after voting against a last-minute tax deal crafted by the Senate and Vice President Joe Biden:
Posted: 01/02/2013 - Despite the best effort of far-right Republicans in Congress, including Representatives Bonner, Roby, Rogers, Brooks, Aderholt and Bachus, hardworking families and small businesses across Alabama and the country will start out the New Year protected from steep tax increases.
Posted: 12/28/2012 - The Alabama Democratic Executive Committee will conduct interviews in Montgomery for persons interested in being recommended for appointment to a position in the Obama administration's second term.
Posted: 12/27/2012 - Tens of Millions in Additional Savings Identified: Update on Road to a Billion Dollars in Savings, Pending Legislation
Updated: 12/20/2012 - Alabama Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard (R – Auburn) on Thursday announced a joint hearing of the House and Senate Education policy committees has been scheduled that will focus on the topic of “School Security and Student and Teacher Safety.“
Posted: 12/17/2012 - Alabama officials say the state stands to lose thousands of jobs and millions in revenue for schools if the president and Congress don't reach an agreement before the country goes over the "fiscal cliff."
Posted: 12/10/2012 - Two Republican legislators are planning to push legislation in the upcoming session to prevent elder abuse and increase the penalties for offenders.
Updated: 11/13/2012 - A growing number of petitions in various states are popping up online in support of seceding from the nation. Alabama is one of them.
Posted: 11/12/2012 - The last time Republican Judge Roy Moore was chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, he had a somewhat rocky relationship with legislators who had to approve funding for the courts.
Posted: 11/07/2012 - No election is complete without a few hiccups with voting procedures, that's according to probate Judge Luke Cooley.
Posted: 11/07/2012 - Alabama's voter turnout for Tuesday's election was slightly less than the unusually high performance four years ago.
Posted: 11/07/2012 - Alabama voters have defeated Amendment 4, a measure to remove racist language from Alabama's Constitution.
Updated: 11/07/2012 - All six of Alabama's U.S. House members facing re-election have defeated challengers by wide margins.
Posted: 11/06/2012 - President Obama is spending Election Day in his hometown of Chicago.
Posted: 11/06/2012 - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and wife Ann cast their ballots on this Election Day in Belmont, Mass.
Updated: 11/06/2012 - There are many local and regional races on the ballots, but the banner race is the race for the president of the United States.
Posted: 11/06/2012 - In Alabama, Georgia, and Florida the polls will open at 7am and close at 7pm.
Posted: 11/01/2012 - The chairman of Florida's Democratic Party is asking Gov. Rick Scott to extend early voting in the state through Sunday to ensure everyone has a chance to be heard.
Posted: 11/01/2012 - A judge has dismissed a lawsuit that contended Alabama's $1.7 billion General Fund budget violated state laws requiring balance budgets.
Posted: 11/01/2012 - Former Alabama Chief Justice Perry Hooper Sr. has endorsed fellow Republican Roy Moore for chief justice.
Posted: 10/30/2012 - Four of the justices who served on the Alabama Supreme Court with former Chief Justice Roy Moore are among 10 bipartisan former and current justices who have signed a letter endorsing Moore's opponent in the Nov. 6 chief justice election.
Updated: 10/25/2012 - The last amendment, like a handful of others, focuses only a specific area.
Updated: 10/24/2012 - Amendment number 10 on the 2012 ballot is sponsored by Representative Paul Demarco, and also like number 9, it deals with updating the language of the over-100 year old state constitution.