Brent Wilson, Author at Bama Politics

Lee County Board of Education

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….

John Merrill Facebook

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…

Hartselle Medical Center

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…

Alabama House Democratic Caucus

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…

Anniston, Alabama

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…

Gene Smith

Hoover City Council President Gene Smith said in an interview with ABC3340 that the Hoover Police Officer behind the deadly shooting of E.J. Bradford “had no racism in his heart or in his mind”. Gene Smith stated, “If the community was to ever get to…

Scott Walls Sheriff

Scott Walls, the former Marshall County Sheriff, says money left over from the prisoner food budget should be his in a lawsuit filed against the state comptroller. The lawsuit states Gov. Kay Ivey had no authority to change a longstanding practice allowing sheriffs to keep leftover food…

Alabama Congressional Districts, 113th_Congress

A lawsuit filed on June 13, 2018 naming Secretary of State John Merrill and alleging the Alabama U.S. Congressional districts are in violation of Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act has cleared a challenge by the state of Alabama. The court denied the states…

Scott Walls

It appears that former Sheriff of Marshall County Scott Walls owned the domain name associated with the official website of the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office. The domain marshallcosheriff.org was the official website until around January 14th, 2019. That is when Walls changed the DNS entries…

Butler County Vote No To Property Tax Increase Sign

There will be no property tax increase for residents of Butler County after voters voted against it today. The property tax increase being proposed was expected to cost the average Butler County resident an extra $3.75 per month and would have brought property taxes for…