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Matthew Tyson is a native Alabamian and writer/blogger living in Anniston, Alabama.

Alabama Wiretap Bill Aims To Fight Drug Trafficking In The State

Matthew Tyson | April 5, 2019 Madison County Alabama Drug Bust

Some lawmakers are hoping to stymie the flow of drugs into Alabama this legislative session. On March 21, Representative Rex Reynolds (R – Huntsville) introduced HB275, a bill that would authorize the wiretapping of individuals who are believed to be committing, have committed, or are...

Alabama State Rep. Mike Ball Talks CARE Act

Matthew Tyson | March 29, 2019

In 2014, Rep. Mike Ball (R – Madison) introduced legislation that would go on to become Carly’s Law – a bill that authorized the University of Alabama in Birmingham to conduct a study on the effects of cannabidiol (also known as CBD oil) on patients...

Alabama Lottery Bill To Be Introduced Tomorrow

Matthew Tyson | March 18, 2019 Alabama Lottery

The people of Alabama may soon have a chance to vote on a lottery. Senator Jim McClendon (R, Springville), who represents District 11, plans to submit two bills when the Senate convenes on Tuesday, March 18. Together, they would legalize gambling in the state. “The...

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