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HB377 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill HB377 concerning Wine, manufacturers, authorized to ship wine directly to Alabama residents, permitting of wine fulfillment centers, require importers and manufacturers of wine to enter into exclusive franchise agreements with wholesalers, to provide for reporting requirements and penalties, Secs. 28-3A-6.1, 28-3A-6.2, 28-8A-1 to 28-8A-11, inclusive, added; Sec. 28-1-4, 28-3-1 am'd.
Virginia Applebaum
Virginia Applebaum is a Democratic candidate from Birmingham, AL running for office in the Alabama State Senate District 14 Special election.
SB361 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill SB361 concerning Pardons and Paroles Board, may expend funds for recruitment and training of law enforcement officers, Sec. 15-22-24 am'd.
SB187 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill SB187 concerning Disabled access parking placards and license plates, prohibits duplication, forgery, sale, or transfer to unentitled individual, criminal penalties, Sec. 32-6-233 am'd.
SB213 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill SB213 concerning Jefferson Co., retirement system for county employees, reemployment with county, benefits not reduced if reemployed two years after retirement or after two years of reemployment, certain provisions for reduction amended and repealed, Sec. 45-37-123.54 am'd; Sec. 45-37-123.105 repealed
HB134 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill HB134 concerning State of Emergency, religious organizations exemption provided under certain circumstances
2021 Montgomery, AL City Council District 1 Election
2021 Montgomery, AL City Council District 1 Election results and candidate information for Alabama voters.
Edwin “Ed” C. Bertarelli
Edwin "Ed" C. Bertarelli is a candidate from Montgomery, AL running for office in the Montgomery, AL City Council District 1 election.
Carlton L. Avery
Carlton L. Avery is a candidate from Montgomery, AL running for office in the Montgomery, AL City Council District 1 election.
Tijuanna Adetunji
Tijuanna Adetunji is an Independent candidate from Montgomery, AL running for office in the Montgomery, AL City Council District 1 election.
Terri Collins
Terri Collins is a Republican from Decatur, AL who currently serves as an Alabama State Representative for District 8.
2022 Alabama State House District 8 Election
2022 Alabama State House District 8 Election results and candidate information for Alabama voters.
SB168 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill SB168 concerning Etowah Co., beer tax, distrib, to local boards of education further specified, Sec. 45-28-20 am'd.
SB286 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill SB286 concerning Courts, Twenty-third Judicial Circuit, Nineteenth Judicial Circuit, Twenty-eighth Judicial Circuit, additional circuit judge, DeKalb County, district judge, compensation and benefits, election
SB165 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill SB165 concerning Public records, Alabama Public Records Act created, method of request for public records and manner of appeal, established, Office of Public Access Counselor, established, Secs. 36-12-40, 36-12-41 repealed
Jonathan Realz
Jonathan Realz is a Libertarian candidate from Dothan, AL running for office in the 2022 Alabama 2nd Congressional District election.
Tony Toni Wright
Tony Toni Wright is a Democratic candidate from Mobile, AL running for office in the Mobile, AL City Council District 1 election.
2021 Mobile, AL City Council District 1 Election
2021 Mobile, AL City Council District 1 Election results and candidate information for Alabama voters.
John Westbrook, Jr.
John Westbrook, Jr. is a candidate from Mobile, AL running for office in the Mobile, AL City Council District 1 election.
Kevin King
Edwin “Ed” C. Bertarelli
Edwin "Ed" C. Bertarelli is a candidate from Montgomery, AL running for office in the Montgomery, AL City Council District 1 election.
Carlton L. Avery
Carlton L. Avery is a candidate from Montgomery, AL running for office in the Montgomery, AL City Council District 1 election.
Jonathan Realz
Jonathan Realz is a Libertarian candidate from Dothan, AL running for office in the 2022 Alabama 2nd Congressional District election.
Tony Toni Wright
Tony Toni Wright is a Democratic candidate from Mobile, AL running for office in the Mobile, AL City Council District 1 election.
John Westbrook, Jr.
John Westbrook, Jr. is a candidate from Mobile, AL running for office in the Mobile, AL City Council District 1 election.
Kevin King
Johnny Allen
Johnny Allen of Vernon, AL is a Republican who currently serves as Lamar County, Alabama Commissioner for District 1.
Jeff Long
Jeff Long of Vernon, AL is a Republican who currently serves as Lamar County, Alabama Commissioner for District 4.
Brandi Lester
Brandi Lester is a Democrat who currently serves as Hale County School Board District 5 in Hale County, Alabama.
Larry Woods
Larry Woods is a Democrat who currently serves as Hale County School Board District 4 in Hale County, Alabama.
Ryan Renaud
Ryan Renaud currently serves as a School Board Member for District 4 in Huntsville, Alabama.
Verlander Jones
Verlander Jones is a Democrat who currently serves as Hale County School Board District 3 in Hale County, Alabama.
Christopher T. Carter
Christopher T. Carter is a Democrat who currently serves as Hale County School Board District 1 in Hale County, Alabama.
Arthur L. Crawford
Arthur L. Crawford is a Democrat who currently serves as in the state of Alabama.
Patti Rhodes
Patti Rhodes of Greensboro, AL is a Democrat who currently serves as Hale County, Alabama Commissioner for District 4.
Joe Lee Hamilton, Jr.
Joe Lee Hamilton, Jr. of Greensboro, AL is a Democrat who currently serves as Hale County, Alabama Commissioner for District 3.
Donald R. Anderson, Jr.
Donald R. Anderson, Jr. of Greensboro, AL is a Democrat who currently serves as Hale County, Alabama Commissioner for District 2.
Scott Hallman
Scott Hallman of Moundville, AL is a Democrat who currently serves as Hale County, Alabama Commissioner for District 1.
Chad Young
Chad Young is a Republican who currently serves as Cleburne County School Board Superintendent in Cleburne County, Alabama.
Chad Smith
Chad Smith is a Republican who currently serves as Cleburne County School Board Member in Cleburne County, Alabama.
ElectionDate
2021 Alabama State House District 78 Special ElectionJune 22, 2021
2021 Alabama State Senate District 14 Special ElectionJuly 13, 2021
2021 Alabama State House District 73 Special ElectionJuly 13, 2021
2021 Montgomery, AL City Council District 1 ElectionJuly 13, 2021
2021 Tuscaloosa, AL City Council District 7 Special ElectionJuly 27, 2021
2021 Dothan, AL Mayor ElectionAugust 03, 2021
2021 Dothan, AL City Council District 1 ElectionAugust 03, 2021
2021 Dothan, AL City Council District 2 ElectionAugust 03, 2021
2021 Dothan, AL City Council District 3 ElectionAugust 03, 2021
2021 Dothan, AL City Council District 4 ElectionAugust 03, 2021
2021 Dothan, AL City Council District 5 ElectionAugust 03, 2021
2021 Dothan, AL City Council District 6 ElectionAugust 03, 2021
2021 Dothan, AL City School Board District 1 ElectionAugust 03, 2021
2021 Dothan, AL City School Board District 2 ElectionAugust 03, 2021
2021 Dothan, AL City School Board District 3 ElectionAugust 03, 2021
2021 Dothan, AL City School Board District 4 ElectionAugust 03, 2021
2021 Dothan, AL City School Board District 5 ElectionAugust 03, 2021
2021 Dothan, AL City School Board District 6 ElectionAugust 03, 2021
2021 Dothan, AL City School Board Chairman ElectionAugust 03, 2021
2021 Mobile, AL Mayor ElectionAugust 24, 2021
2021 Birmingham, AL Mayor ElectionAugust 24, 2021
2021 Birmingham, AL City Council District 1 ElectionAugust 24, 2021
2021 Birmingham, AL City Council District 2 ElectionAugust 24, 2021
2021 Birmingham, AL City Council District 3 ElectionAugust 24, 2021
2021 Birmingham, AL City Council District 4 ElectionAugust 24, 2021
2021 Birmingham, AL City Council District 5 ElectionAugust 24, 2021
2021 Birmingham, AL City Council District 6 ElectionAugust 24, 2021
2021 Birmingham, AL City Council District 7 ElectionAugust 24, 2021
2021 Birmingham, AL City Council District 8 ElectionAugust 24, 2021
2021 Birmingham, AL City Council District 9 ElectionAugust 24, 2021
2021 Birmingham, AL School Board District 1 ElectionAugust 24, 2021
2021 Birmingham, AL School Board District 2 ElectionAugust 24, 2021
2021 Birmingham, AL School Board District 3 ElectionAugust 24, 2021
2021 Birmingham, AL School Board District 4 ElectionAugust 24, 2021
2021 Birmingham, AL School Board District 5 ElectionAugust 24, 2021
2021 Birmingham, AL School Board District 6 ElectionAugust 24, 2021
2021 Birmingham, AL School Board District 7 ElectionAugust 24, 2021
2021 Birmingham, AL School Board District 8 ElectionAugust 24, 2021
2021 Birmingham, AL School Board District 9 ElectionAugust 24, 2021
2021 Mobile, AL City Council District 3 ElectionAugust 24, 2021
2021 Mobile, AL City Council District 1 ElectionAugust 24, 2021
2021 Mobile, AL City Council District 2 ElectionAugust 24, 2021
2021 Mobile, AL City Council District 4 ElectionAugust 24, 2021
2021 Mobile, AL City Council District 5 ElectionAugust 24, 2021
2021 Mobile, AL City Council District 6 ElectionAugust 24, 2021
2021 Mobile, AL City Council District 7 ElectionAugust 24, 2021

Unfinished Business in the Alabama House

By Clete Wetli on June 3, 2021 | Opinion

Somehow, Republicans even managed to make a mockery of the old saying, “The House always wins”, by completely screwing up lottery and gaming legislation.

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Source: Leighton Ku and Erin Brantley, The Economic and Employment Effects of Medicaid Expansion Under the American Rescue Plan (Commonwealth Fund, May 2021). <a href="https://doi.org/10.26099/x6zp-g424">https://doi.org/10.26099/x6zp-g424</a>

Report: Medicaid Expansion Would Create 28,500 New Jobs in Alabama in its First Four Years

By Cover Alabama Coalition on June 2, 2021

As an engine for job creation, Medicaid expansion in its first four years would create nearly 80% as many jobs as exist in Alabama’s automobile and auto parts manufacturing industries, an Alabama Arise analysis of…

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A New Strategy Could Send an Alabamian Democrat to the Senate

By Jonah Rank on May 12, 2021 | Opinion

True or False: In a red state, a Democrat can win only if he is White, heterosexual, Christian, and moderate.

False.

Perry Bacon Jr. predicted Ossoff and Warnock winning Georgia’s special…

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Lack of health insurance heightened COVID-19’s impact on Alabama communities

By Cover Alabama Coalition on April 29, 2021

Lack of health insurance coverage was a key factor in the spread and toll of COVID-19 in Alabama, according to a Families USA report, The Catastrophic Cost of Uninsurance, updated last…

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Alabama Medical Professionals Call on Governor Kay Ivey to Expand Medicaid

By Cover Alabama Coalition on April 8, 2021

More than 300 Alabama medical professionals released a joint letter Wednesday calling on Gov. Kay Ivey to expand Medicaid coverage immediately for adults with low incomes. The letter – signed by doctors, nurses, psychologists, dentists,…

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Here We Go Again, Alabama: Bad Solutions for Imaginary Problems

By Clete Wetli on March 22, 2021 | Opinion

Vowing to repair that which is not broken has become the new tactic for conservatives to advance their agenda of voter suppression…

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Hunter Pepper Facebook Post

Decatur Councilman Hunter Pepper Joked About Running Over Black Protesters

By Brent Wilson on March 5, 2021

Decatur, AL City Councilman Hunter Pepper joked on Facebook in 2018 about running over black protesters in Hoover, AL, at a time protests were happening over…

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A noose hanging freely in a room

Alabama, Where Good Bills Go to Get Lynched

By Clete Wetli on March 5, 2021 | Opinion

Let’s be perfectly crystal clear here: The only monuments in question are CONFEDERATE monuments.

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Live Tuscaloosa, AL Municipal Election Results

By Brent Wilson on March 2, 2021

Tuscaloosa, AL polls close at 7 PM and results are expected soon after the polls close. We are tracking each contested election which you can follow by viewing the links below. Each…

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Donald J. Trump

ALGOP Seems to have Misplaced Its Priorities

By Clete Wetli on March 2, 2021 | Opinion

No matter, it sure sounded good to his base and he was able to squeeze in a few references about how Trump magically made America great again.

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