Brent Wilson, Author at BamaPolitics.com

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

Huntsville Plans Pilot Electric Scooters Program In Downtown Area

Brent Wilson | August 27, 2019

The City of Huntsville has been monitoring the growing use of electric scooters in cities across the country and is proposing a downtown pilot program. “We are interested in mobility opportunities for our residents and scooters have the potential to provide another transportation option,” said...

Alabama to Open European Office to Advance Economic Development

Brent Wilson | August 27, 2019

Governor Kay Ivey announced today that the Alabama Department of Commerce has opened a business development office in Stuttgart, Germany, to enhance the state’s strategic efforts to attract European companies considering job-creating investments in the U.S. Christoph Doerr, an experienced German businessman who spent seven...

Van Smith Wins GOP Primary For House District 42

Brent Wilson | August 22, 2019

Van Smith won a GOP primary election to fill the House District 42 seat left vacant when Jimmy Martin passed away earlier this year. In Autauga County Van Smith received 73.48 percent of the vote, with 579 votes. The other candidates’ totals were: Allen Caton...

Vuteq to Create 200 Jobs at Huntsville Plant

Brent Wilson | August 21, 2019

Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced that global automotive supplier Vuteq USA plans to invest more than $60 million to open a manufacturing facility to serve the Mazda Toyota Manufacturing U.S.A. (MTMUS) auto assembly plant in Huntsville, AL. Japan-based Vuteq, which has operated in North...

Madison County Receives Highest Credit Rating Upgrade Ever

Brent Wilson | August 16, 2019

Madison County Commission Chairman Dale W. Strong announced today Madison County, Alabama has received an upgrade in its credit rating from Moody’s Investors Service (Moody’s) resulting in the best – and highest – credit rating in the history of Madison County. Moody’s upgraded Madison County...

Gov. Ivey Signs Alabama Medical Marijuana Bill

Brent Wilson | June 10, 2019

Gov. Kay Ivey signed SB 236 into law today. The bill, sponsored by Tim Melson (R-Florence), will set up a commission to study the best path forward for legalizing medical marijuana in Alabama. Dustin Chandler, whose daughter Carly inspired Caryl’s Law, posted on Facebook thanking...

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