This Week In Alabama Politics: Bentley will be known as the “Luv Guv”

Alabama’s leading Political Columnist Steve Flowers

Well, folks, let’s put the final coup de grace to the Robert Bentley six year Governor’s reign and move on. Ole Bentley was quite a story his last two years. He had become the ringleader of a circus and an infamous national cartoon character. The salacious and […]

Bentley announces advisory council on gaming

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Monday issued Executive Order Number 24 creating the Alabama Advisory Council on Gaming. The Council will assess the current state and local laws on gambling, as well as the taxes generated therefrom, and will evaluate the best practices in other states, including the tax revenue structures and the […]

Bentley sends guard to protect US-Mexico border

MONTGOMERY—At the request of the National Guard Bureau, Governor Robert Bentley on Tuesday ordered Alabama National Guard support to protect the U.S. border with Mexico. Alabama will send one UH-72 helicopter and three pilots to Marana, Arizona.