Alabama Political News & Legislation Updates

One day after Senator Doug Jones tweeted a video, giving his latest thoughts on the impeachment process against President Trump, Senator Richard Shelby tweeted that he had signed a resolution condemning House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for withholding the articles of impeachment from the Senate. “Today...

Dakota Layton | January 10, 2020 |
Bradley Byrne with burning trade center towers in background

On Monday, Republican Congressman and 2020 GOP Senate candidate, Bradley Byrne released a new ad titled, “Dale”, named after his veteran brother, Dale, who died of a heart attack in 2013. The ad emotionally references the honorable service of Dale and targets ex-NFL player, Colin...

Dakota Layton | January 10, 2020 |

Mo Brooks is the five-term Republican incumbent for the 5th district of Alabama in the United States House of Representatives. Since his first election, he has faced multiple challenges both from inside and outside his party but has fended them all off fairly easily.  Chris...

Jacob Morrison | January 10, 2020 |

On Thursday, State Representative Chris Pringle (R-Mobile) said he will pre-file a bill known as the “Gender is Real Legislative (GIRL) Act”. The bill would require Alabama public schools to make sure every player in athletic competition is sorted by their gender on their birth...

National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Across the country on January 9th each year, citizens take the lead to show support on National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.  Alabama elected officials and those seeking office took to Twitter to comment on the day and what it means to them. Governor Kay Ivey...

Brent Wilson | January 9, 2020 |
Doug Jones

U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D-Ala.) and Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) today introduced the United States Public Health Service Modernization Act of 2019. This bipartisan legislation would establish a Ready Reserve Corps within the United States Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps to ensure vital health care...

Kay Ivey says she is cancer-free after her doctor gave her the all-clear. She was diagnosed with Stage 1 lung cancer in September. In an ongoing effort to keep the people of Alabama updated on her health, Governor Kay Ivey issued the following statement: “Yesterday,...

Brent Wilson | January 9, 2020 |

After Alabama’s Medical Cannabis Study Commission voted in December to recommend legislation that would legalize and regulate the use of medical marijuana in Alabama, the fight for medical marijuana seemed optimistic, but advocates for this legislation have found a new opponent: Alabama Attorney General, Steve...

A Mobile, AL artist is spreading joy in the new year after raising $1,300 dollars for a homeless shelter in response to two Mobile police officers who went viral in a Facebook post for appearing to ridicule homeless panhandlers that they arrested. The artist, Abraham...

Brent Wilson | January 9, 2020 |

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