Alabama Political News & Legislation Updates

Field of Beans Farm Agriculture Farmer Field Growth

The Alabama Farmers Federation released the following statement on the phase one trade deal that President Trump signed: U.S. President Donald Trump signed “phase one” of a trade agreement with China earlier today which includes a commitment to buy more U.S. agricultural goods including soybeans...

Brent Wilson | January 15, 2020 |
Proud Patriot US Soldier

State Sen. Donnie Chesteen (R-Geneva) has pre-filed a bill, SB 5, for the 2020 legislative session that would allow members of the armed forces from Alabama who are serving outside of the state to claim an income tax deduction on their Alabama state tax bill. According to...

American flag waving for USA

During an appearance on “The Jeff Poor Show,” State Sen. Gerald Allen (R-Tuscaloosa) defended his proposed bill, SB 13, that would require Alabama K-12 schools to play the Star Spangled Banner at least once a week and also at every school-sanctioned sports event. “One of...

After Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall announced his opposition to legislation that would legalize and regulate the use of medical marijuana in Alabama, State. Rep. Mike Ball (R-Madison) responded in a Friday appearance on “The Jeff Poor Show”. “The thing that was so disappointing to...

Kay Ivey & Donald Trump

Under a new Trump administration order, states are required to give consent in order to take in refugees. Alabama is one of a handful of states that has not announced a decision on the matter. President Donald Trump said agencies must get written permission from...

Dakota Layton | January 13, 2020 |
Jeff Coleman

Jeff Coleman has released a new advertisement, his fourth so far, targeting Alabama farmers. Coleman is seeking the 2nd Congressional seat in Alabama currently held by Martha Roby, who is not seeking reelection. Coleman’s ad release comes not long after being endorsed by the Alabama...

Brent Wilson | January 10, 2020 |

In preparation for the 2020 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau is going on a hiring spree looking for temporary workers. The U.S. Census Bureau is looking to hire an additional 1,000 in all areas of Birmingham. Hiring will begin in the next two weeks. Jobs range...

Brent Wilson | January 10, 2020 |

The University of Alabama in Birmingham (UAB) became the first public college in Alabama to support the Birmingham Promise scholarship. This scholarship is Mayor Randall Woodfin’s signature workforce development program that combines apprenticeship and scholarship components through public-private partnerships with area employers. UAB’s participation in...

Dakota Layton | January 10, 2020 |
Bradley Byrne

On Thursday, Congressman Bradley Byrne introduced a resolution to censure House Speaker Nancy Pelosi due to frustration over her refusal to send the two articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate in order to kick-start the impeachment trial. “Speaker Pelosi’s decision to hold...

Dakota Layton | January 10, 2020 |

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