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View The Bills Alabama House Democrats Are Prioritizing In 2021

By Brent Wilson on February 24, 2021

The Alabama House Democratic Caucus on Wednesday hosted a Zoom call that discussed their legislative agenda for the current 2021 legislative session.

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Alabama Bill Aims To End Straight Party Voting

By Brent Wilson on February 15, 2021

An Alabama House bill has been submitted that would prohibit straight-party voting in the state. The bill, HB397, currently has 19 sponsors, all Democrats.

Only six states, including Alabama, currently allow the practice…

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Alabama Political Winds Starting to Shift

By Clete Wetli on February 10, 2021 | Opinion

What began as a breeze is starting to shape up as a strong political wind. If Alabama Democrats continue along their new path, the state may be in for some big and positive changes soon.

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Bill Requiring Black History Class In Schools Filed In Alabama

By Brent Wilson on December 22, 2020

Two Alabama House Democrats have filed HB7, a bill that would “require the completion, at a minimum, of a semester-long course studying the events of Black American history, including the history of…

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Alabama House Democrats Actually Hear You

By Clete Wetli on August 25, 2020 | Opinion

Republicans are no longer just ignoring your voice, they are doing everything they can to silence it.

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State Rep. Will Dismukes Honors Dead KKK Leader In Selma As John Lewis Mourned

By Brent Wilson on July 27, 2020

Update: The Alabama Democratic Party has issued a press release that again calls for Will Dismukes to resign.

“Will Dismukes has demonstrated yet again why he is unfit to hold public office,” Alabama Democratic Party…

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Alabama Could See $1.4 Billion “Fiscal Shock” From COVID-19

By Brent Wilson on April 30, 2020

Moody’s Analytics estimates that Alabama would face a fiscal shock of $1.4 billion in a scenario where the COVID-19 pandemic caused a severe recession.

Moody’s Analytics, in an effort to try to provide policymakers and…

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AL House Minority Leader: More Questions Than Answers, Passing Budget Now Irresponsible

By Brent Wilson on April 29, 2020

The Alabama House Minority Leader, Anthony Daniels (D-Huntsville), addressed plans to reconvene the legislative session today. Majority leaders have announced plans to reconvene the regular session on May 4, with plans to pass…

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AL Gov. Kay Ivey’s Terrible Decision Will Cost Lives

By Clete Wetli on April 2, 2020 | Opinion

Gov. Ivey seems to think that her Marie Antoinette response of “let them eat cake” will suffice until the virus magically subsides on its own.

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AL Democratic Officials Call For A Shelter-In-Place Order

By Dakota Layton on March 26, 2020

This week, prominent Alabama Democratic officials including Alabama Democratic Party Chairman Chris England and Alabama House Minority Leader Anthony Daniels have called on Governor Kay Ivey to issue a shelter-in-place order for…

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