Brent Wilson, Author at Bama Politics

The Rebuild Alabama ACT has passed and has been signed into law. The Rebuild Alabama Act has officially been released and while the gas tax has been the most talked about issue related to the Act, the bill calls for other increases as well. Check…

The Alabama Senate has adjourned meaning that it is now very likely that Gov. Kay Ivey will call a Special Session in order to make it easier to pass the gas tax bill. The House is expected to also follow suit. The gas tax bill…

Jerry Carl who is currently the Mobile County Commission for District 3 has announced he will be running for the U.S. Congress District 1 seat that will be vacated by Bradley Byrne. Byrne recently announced his campaign to challenge Doug Jones for his Senate seat…

Goodloe Sutton has stepped down and his replacement may surprise some people considering the rhetoric he has spewed through his newspaper. The man became internationally known after his call for the KKK to ride again in the Democrat-Report which is based in Linden, AL. Sutton…

Gadsden elected officials need help and that help is going to cost tax payers $5,000 per month. The city council voted to hire a lobbying group to advocate on behalf of the city in the upcoming legislative session, according to the Gadsden Times. The initial…

The Lee County special election to renew existing property taxes for schools has passed. The tax renewals help fund Lee County, Auburn and Opelika schools as well as the Lee County Youth Development Center. The taxes are expected to generate around $12 million per year….

Secretary of State John Merrill is never one to shy away from a debate or argument on Social Media. He enjoys it, though he has been sued for blocking people on Twitter. Late Thursday evening he was tagged by Facebook user Julia Siergiey Juarez in…

13 Alabama Hospitals have closed down since 2010 due to lack of funding, leaving many without close access to emergency healthcare. Here are the 13 Hospitals that have closed down in Alabama and the reasons why they shut down. Randolph Medical Center – Closed 2011…

This month Alabama Democrats want to hear from you. The Alabama House Democratic Caucus will be hosting 5 Town Hall events across the state in preparation for the upcoming Alabama Legislative Session. The events are as follows. Clarke County Town Hall & Listening Session On…

USA Today covered the 50 worst cities in America according to 24/7 Wall St., which created an index of over two dozen measures to identify the worst cities to live in. 5 Alabama cities made the cut with two breaking into the top 10. Here…