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Quit the spit during ‘Through With Chew Week’

 

The Alabama Department of Public Health encourages smokeless tobacco users to quit the spit during “Through With Chew Week,” February 17-23.

The education campaign to decrease spit tobacco use and increase awareness of the negative health effects of using these products is an annual event begun in 1989 by the American Academy of […]

Newly Appointed Attorney General Steve Marshall Takes Oath of Office, Addresses Public

Newly appointed AG Steve Marshall

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert J. Bentley appointed Marshall County District Attorney, Steve Marshall, to serve as the 48th Attorney General of Alabama. Former Attorney General Luther Strange was appointed to the United States Senate following Senator Jeff Sessions nomination and confirmation as Attorney General of the United States.

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BREAKING: Governor Bentley Appoints Strange to U.S. Senator Seat

Senator Luther Strange

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley announced on Thursday the appointment of Luther Strange to Alabama U.S. Senator. Strange will fill the Senate seat vacated by U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions who was confirmed Wednesday night to serve as United States Attorney General. Previous to the appointment, Strange served as Alabama’s Attorney General, […]

ATTORNEY GENERAL STRANGE: VICTORY FOR RULE OF LAW AS U.S. SUPREME COURT DECLINES TO HEAR CHALLENGES TO ALABAMA’S DEATH PENALTY SENTENCING SYSTEM

Alabama’s Death Chamber

(MONTGOMERY) – Attorney General Luther Strange said the recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court not to hear petitions by three Alabama death row inmates challenging the constitutionality of the State’s capital sentencing law is another victory for the rule of law.

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OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE INDICTMENT OF JEFFERSON COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY-ELECT ON FELONY PERJURY CHARGE

(MONTGOMERY)–Attorney General Luther Strange announced the indictment Friday of Jefferson County’s district attorney-elect, Charles Todd Henderson, on a felony perjury charge. Henderson surrendered this afternoon at the Jefferson County Jail.

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U.S. Attorney Vance Retiring After 25 Years as Federal Prosecutor

US Attorney Joyce White Vance retiring

BIRMINGHAM – U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance announced today that she will retire from the Department of Justice, effective at midnight Jan. 19, after 25 years as a federal prosecutor.

“It has been an honor to serve the Northern District of Alabama as U.S. Attorney for the past […]

Steve Flowers: This Week in Alabama Politics

Alabama’s leading Political Columnist Steve Flowers

This past year in Alabama politics was surprisingly more interesting than was expected. The judicial inquiry commission removed Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore from the bench for telling the probate judges in the state to not perform marriage ceremonies for gay people. He said marriage should be […]

Mo Brooks says Senate should confirm Sessions as next Attorney General

Senator Jeff Sessions

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) attended Senator Jeff Sessions’ U.S. Senate confirmation hearing to convey his unwavering support for Senator Sessions’ future service to America as the U.S. Attorney General.

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Former Governor of Alabama Albert Brewer has died

Former Governor Albert Brewer

The former governor of Alabama, Albert Brewer, died on Monday at the age of 87.

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Steve Flowers: Times have changed in Alabama politics

Alabama’s leading Political Columnist Steve Flowers

Historically speaking, Alabamians have been more interested in the governor’s race than presidential politics.

For years, from 1876 to 1964, we were a totally Democratic state, more so out of tradition than philosophically. The hatred for the radical Republican Reconstruction shackles invoked on the South made an indelible […]