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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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Randall Woodfin Admitted To Hospital With COVID-19

By Brent Wilson on January 4, 2021

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin has been admitted to a hospital due to COVID-19. Woodfin sent out a tweet on December 30th saying that he had tested positive. According to the most recent update by the…

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Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin Positive For COVID-19

By Brent Wilson on December 30, 2020

In a December 30th tweet, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin tweeted that he has tested positive for COVID-19, saying that it had “made its way to my doorstep.”

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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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AL Republicans Seek License Plate Scanners For Police

By Brent Wilson on December 21, 2020

Pre-filed bill SB2, sponsored by six Alabama Republican State Senators, could allow police officers and other law enforcement officers to use license plate scanners on public highways.

The bill is sponsored by…

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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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It’s Not A Monumental Decision

By Clete Wetli on June 9, 2020 | Opinion

The only thing monumental in the discussion about monuments is the monumental lengths that Republicans and conservatives will go in making absurd justifications for their continued existence.

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Huntsville City Council President To Introduce Resolution To Remove Courthouse Confederate Monument

By Brent Wilson on June 8, 2020

On Wednesday, Huntsville City Council President Devyn Keith issued a short statement on Facebook saying that he would be introducing a resolution at Thursday’s city council meeting to support the removal of the…

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Alabama Republican Legislators Seek To Divert COVID-19 Federal Aid To Build New Prison, State House Building

By Brent Wilson on May 7, 2020

As part of the federal government’s COVID-19 CARES Act, Alabama received $1.8 Billion dollars in aid to help the state weather the pandemic and provide necessary funding during hard economic times.

Today, Kay Ivey

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