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Former Marshall County Sheriff Scott Walls Sues To Keep Jail Food Funds

By Brent Wilson on February 1, 2019

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…

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Alabama Gerrymandering Lawsuit Continues After Judge Rejects States Challenge To Jurisdiction

By Brent Wilson on January 30, 2019

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…

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Marshall County Sheriff Office Website Taken Offline By Former Sheriff Scott Walls

By Brent Wilson on January 30, 2019

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…

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Butler County Property Tax Increase For Schools Voted Down

By Brent Wilson on January 29, 2019

There will be no property tax increase for residents of Butler County after voters voted against it today.

Amendment 3 (worth 3 mills)YES- 1,131NO- 3,364Amendment 202 (worth 3 mills)YES- 1,098NO- 3,370…

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Anniston City Council Member Ben Little Indicted On Ethic Charges

By Brent Wilson on January 29, 2019

A Calhoun County grand jury filed an indictment Jan. 22 in which Ben Little is charged with voting on city legislation in which he knew he had a conflict of interest and on…

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Alabama State Auditor Jim Zeigler Attacks Kyrsten Sinema’s Appearance As “Improperly Attired”

By Brent Wilson on January 26, 2019

Update: Jim Zeigler has edited his original post to remove “improperly attired”.

Recently reelected Alabama State Auditor Jim Zeigler and potential future candidate for United States Senator took to Facebook to attack…

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Libertarian Party Files Suit Against Alabama Claiming Discrimination Against Minor Parties

By Brent Wilson on January 24, 2019

Citing AL Election Code, the Libertarian Party of Alabama (LPA) has filed suit in the U.S. District Court, Alabama Middle District, alleging the State of Alabama discriminates against “minor parties” and independent candidates, by charging…

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Leeds Voters Turn Down Property Tax Increase

By Brent Wilson on January 22, 2019

Leeds voters on Tuesday turned down a property tax increase to help fund city schools and build a new municipal center, as well as an athletic complex at the high school.

The tax increase…

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Gadsden City Board of Education

Gadsden Voters Approve Electing School Board Members

By Brent Wilson on January 22, 2019

Gadsden went to the polls today to decide whether or not Gadsden City School Board members should be elected to their position or appointed.

As of writing, nearly 69 percent of voters have…

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Welcome To BamaPolitics.com

By Brent Wilson on January 10, 2018

Today BamaPolitics is launching in what will be a never ending journey to provide the most reliable source of information for Alabamians when it comes to politics in the state of Alabama. Whether you wish…

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