Brent Wilson, Author at BamaPolitics.com

Brent Wilson was born and raised in Huntsville, Alabama and is the founder of BamaPolitics.com.

Kay Ivey Extends Tax Deadline In Alabama

Brent Wilson | March 23, 2020 Financial Advisory, Corporate Tax Planning or Optimization

Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Revenue announced today that the state income tax filing due date is extended from April 15, 2020, to July 15, 2020. Taxpayers can also defer state income tax payments due on April 15, 2020, to July 15,...

Governor Ivey Announces New Runoff Election Date

Brent Wilson | March 18, 2020 American voter putting ballot into voting box.

Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced the Primary Runoff Election would be held on July 14, 2020, due to the concerns surrounding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. “Exercising my extraordinary powers under the Emergency Management Act, I am setting Alabama’s Primary Runoff Election for July 14,...

Gov. Ivey Confident Financial Institutions Can Weather Coronavirus

Brent Wilson | March 17, 2020 Bank credit card, moneys and coins and bank contract on background. Money and concept credit concept

Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday in cooperation with the Superintendent of Banking Mike Hill emphasized measures taken by financial regulators to protect the financial system within the state. The Alabama Banking Department, which oversees operations of our banks, has partnered with its regulated banks to...

AL Democrats Seek Primary Delay; Modernized Elections

Brent Wilson | March 16, 2020 collection of vote badges

The Alabama Democratic Party has joined Secretary of State John Merrill in exploring a brief postponement of the March 31 primary runoff election due to the current situation involving the Coronavirus. It is a prudent course of action in this one specific circumstance. Protecting the health...

Marshall Space Flight Employee Positive For Coronavirus

Brent Wilson | March 14, 2020

A NASA Marshall Space Flight employee in Huntsville, AL, located in Madison County, has tested positive for the Coronavirus according to an email sent out from the Center Director, Jody Singer. Statement NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center is moving into Stage 3 of our agency...

Alabama Medical Marijuana Bill Passes Senate

Brent Wilson | March 12, 2020

Alabama is one step closer to having access to medical marijuana. The Alabama Senate passed SB165 from Senator Tim Melson (R-Florence) with a vote of 22-11. The bill would be the strictest medical marijuana bill to be passed in the United States, requiring patients to...

AL Democrats Seek Medicaid Expansion

Brent Wilson | March 12, 2020 Medical insurance cards on the calculator. Health care costs con

Today, Rep. Laura Hall (D-Huntsville) introduced a bill, HB448, to extend Medicaid coverage for new and expectant mothers for up to a year post-partum, while Rep. Mary Moore (D-Birmingham) introduced a bill, HB447, to fully expand Medicaid coverage. Rep. Neil Rafferty (D-Birmingham) introduced two resolutions...

AL Democrats Look To Tackle Coronavirus And Healthcare Issues

Brent Wilson | March 12, 2020 money doctor

In the next few hours, Rep. Laura Hall (D-Huntsville), Rep. Mary Moore (D-Birmingham), and Rep. Neil Rafferty (D-Birmingham) will hold a press conference to introduce four pieces of legislation that will address the rural health care crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic. The World Health Organization...

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