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Governor Kay Ivey Declares Special Session For Gas Tax

By Brent Wilson on March 5, 2019

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…

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Trump CPAC Speech Shows GOP Is Lost

By Clete Wetli on March 4, 2019 | Opinion

The GOP is no longer the party of conservatism. It’s certainly not the party of Lincoln anymore and it’s not the fabled, shining city on a hill envisioned by Reagan. It’s now more like a gaudy casino that has been hijacked by Trump and his enablers.

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Jerry Carl of Mobile To Seek Bradley Byrne’s Congressional Seat

By Brent Wilson on February 27, 2019

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…

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Alabama GOP About To Eat Crow Over Proposed Gas Tax

Alabama GOP About To Eat Crow Over Proposed Gas Tax

By Clete Wetli on February 25, 2019 | Opinion

After years of vociferously attacking any type of taxation or revenue increase for public services as inherently evil, the Alabama GOP is awkwardly poised to battle a rhetorical nightmare of its own creation. It ironically…

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Goodloe Sutton Selects African American Woman As Publisher & Editor

By Brent Wilson on February 22, 2019

Goodloe Sutton has stepped down and his replacement may surprise some people considering the rhetoric he has spewed through his newspaper.

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Gadsden City Council

Gadsden To Spend $5,000 A Month On Lobbying Firm

By Brent Wilson on February 21, 2019

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…

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Lee County Board of Education

Lee County School Property Tax Renewal Passes

By Brent Wilson on February 19, 2019

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…

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Sec. of State John Merrill Argues Over Voter Fraud On Facebook

By Brent Wilson on February 15, 2019

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

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Hartselle Medical Center

13 Alabama Hospitals Have Closed Since 2010

By Brent Wilson on February 14, 2019

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…

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Calhoun County Alabama Courthouse

Calhoun County Elected Officials Enjoy Decades of Tax Payer Paychecks Despite Continued Decline

By Matthew Tyson on February 13, 2019 | Opinion

In a recent USA today article, five Alabama towns were listed among the 50 worst place to live in America. My hometown of Anniston, AL managed to sneak in the top 10 at…

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