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Former Alabama Legislator Charged in Bribery Conspiracy

Oliver Robinson Jr.

BIRMINGHAM – The U.S. Attorney’s Office today charged a former Alabama legislator with accepting bribes from a Birmingham lawyer and an Alabama coal company executive in exchange for advocating their employers’ opposition to EPA actions in North Birmingham, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Robert O. Posey, and other federal officials.

An information […]

OpEd: President’s Infrastructure Focus Good for Alabama; We Must Be Ready

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey

By: Alabama Governor Kay Ivey

The need for infrastructure improvements and advancements across the State of Alabama is critical.

The deterioration of our roads, bridges, waterways, and ports hinders public safety, economic growth, and quality of life. The importance of gaining a portion of the Federal infrastructure investment and putting […]

Marcel Black to Speak at June Democratic Club Meeting

State Rep Marcel Black

Marcel Black, a Democrat, was first elected to the Alabama Legislature in November 1990 and currently is serving a seventh term as a member of the House of Representatives, District 3. District 3 is comprised of portions of Colbert, Lauderdale, and Lawrence counties. During his service, he chaired the Judiciary […]

U.S. Attorney’s Office Reaches Voluntary Compliance Agreement with Pinson to Improve Facilities and Program Access

BIRMINGHAM – The U.S. Attorney’s Office and the City of Pinson have reached a comprehensive settlement agreement under the Americans with Disabilities Act to ensure that people with disabilities have equal access to city facilities and programs, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Robert O. Posey. The agreement, which went into effect Monday, resolves a number […]

Alabama Legislature Passes Bill to Modernize Regulation of Money Transfers,Governor Ivey Signs Into Law

Sen. Arthur Orr

MONTGOMERY- The Alabama Legislature passed SB173/HB215 during the last week of the General Session on May 17, 2017 and then Governor Kay Ivey signed the bill into law. State Senator Arthur Orr (R), 3rd District and Representative Ken Johnson (R), 7th District, sponsored bills in the House and Senate which passed […]

This Week in Alabama Politics

Alabama’s leading Political Columnist Steve Flowers

Well, folks, the field is set for the sprint to fill the open U.S. Senate seat of Jeff Sessions. The primary is less than three months away on August 15. There will probably be a run-off on September 26 and the winner of that GOP run-off will […]

ATTORNEY GENERAL STEVE MARSHALL LEADS GEORGIA AND FLORIDA ATTORNEYS GENERAL IN URGING SENATE TO CONFIRM ALABAMA NATIVE TO U.S. ELEVENTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS

Kevin Newsom

MONTGOMERY – Attorney General Steve Marshall led his counterparts from Georgia and Florida in voicing support for the nomination of Kevin Newsom, former Solicitor General of Alabama, to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

“We write in support of President Trump’s nomination of Kevin Christopher Newsom to the […]

BROOKS TO STRANGE: “REIN IN YOUR DC SWAMP RATS”

US Congressman Mo Brooks

This week, Luther Strange Forces began preparing to unleash millions of dollars in negative attack ads against Congressman Mo Brooks and Judge Roy Moore. An Alabama citizen received a brushfire poll by Strange, took notes, and reported its contents to Congressman Brooks. Brushfire polls help a campaign draft attack ads.

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OPINION: Is the Alabama Department of Corrections hiding facts about execution

MONTGOMERY–Before Ronald Bert Smith’s corpse grew cold – following his patently botched execution by lethal injection on December 8, 2016 – authorities in Alabama launched a campaign of obfuscation and misinformation about what happened to him.

It began when Prison Commissioner Jeff Dunn, himself a witness to Smith’s execution, protested: “Early in the execution, […]

MARSHALL LAUDS FINAL PASSAGE OF FAIR JUSTICE ACT

Alabama’s Death Chamber

(MONTGOMERY)—Attorney General Steve Marshall today praised the Alabama Legislature for its final approval of the Fair Justice Act, advocated by the Attorney General’s Office to streamline Alabama’s decades-long death row appeals process. The House of Representatives approved an amended version on Tuesday and the Senate concurred Wednesday morning. The bill now […]