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Alabama Creates Coronavirus Task Force

By Brent Wilson on March 6, 2020

Governor Kay Ivey on Friday announced the formation of a Coronavirus (COVID-19) Task Force of cabinet and state agency officials, as well as disease specialists in an abundance of caution. The task force held…

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Male hands behind prison yard bars, incarcerated captivated person in jail

AL Prisons Reform Should Be Top Priority

By Clete Wetli on February 12, 2020 | Opinion

Now, with the threat of a federal lawsuit and possible takeover of its prison system, Alabama is finally acknowledging that there’s a crisis.

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Anthony Daniels State of the State Address

Alabama Democrat Anthony Daniels Delivers Response To Kay Ivey’s State of the State Address

By Brent Wilson on February 5, 2020

187 years ago, our ancestors looked up into the dark sky and witnessed a meteor shower that inspired family tales, song lyrics, and even license plates.

That was the night that the stars fell on…

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Nancy Worley’s Last Stand

By Clete Wetli on September 23, 2019 | Opinion

The reality is that hundreds of thousands of Alabamians still lack access to affordable healthcare. The reality is that the state has slashed unemployment benefits and continues to neglect people who genuinely need help. The reality is that Alabama needs prison and education reform. In fact, Alabama has real problems and it needs real solutions.

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AL House Minority Leader Daniels Right To Call For Comprehensive Prison Reform

By Clete Wetli on July 15, 2019 | Opinion

The state has known for many years that its prisons were overcrowded and understaffed. Further, it has perennially ignored the widespread abuse and neglect of prisoners in its care.

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Protestors At Anti-Abortion Rally

Alabama House Passes Abortion Ban Bill That Includes Rape, Incest

By Brent Wilson on May 1, 2019

The Alabama House voted 74-3 yesterday in favor of HB 314, a bill that would ban abortions even in cases of rape and incest. Democrats walked out on the vote.

The bills…

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Alabama State Rep. Mike Ball Talks CARE Act

By Matthew Tyson on 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…

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Early Voting by State as of 2019

Alabama Early Voting Part of House Democrats 2019 Legislative Agenda

By Matthew Tyson on March 26, 2019

On March 20, Rep. Thomas Jackson (D, Montgomery) introduced a bill that would authorize early voting in the state of Alabama.

If passed, HB256 would require the governing body of each…

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