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Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson has issued a statement through Twitter for the actions of two Mobile Police Officers, Preston McGraw and Alexandre Olivier, who made national headlines by appearing to ridicule homeless panhandlers that the officers had previously arrested. In the tweets, Stimpson states, “I…

Two Mobile, AL police officers are in hot water after posting an image of themselves that appears to make fun of homeless people they have arrested for panhandling. The Facebook post shows two Mobile police officers holding what they call a “quilt” of signs confiscated…

Doug Jones

Senator Doug Jones partnered with Senator Susan Collins of Maine on the Widow’s Tax Elimination Act of 2019. This bipartisan policy priority became a provision of the National Defense Authorization Act. The bill will head to President Trump’s desk to be signed into law. The…

On Wednesday, December 18, The Doug Jones for Senate campaign joined the local nonprofit Be a Blessing Birmingham to help prepare donations for distribution this holiday season. Be a Blessing Birmingham partners with local businesses to collect and distribute food, clothing, and hygiene items among homeless…

Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday announced that she has awarded grants totaling more than $2.5 million to help homeless Alabamians with immediate housing assistance and to help others who are in danger of becoming homeless. The funding from the federal Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) program…

Part 1: A Dual Childhood I consider myself a center-left individual. Interestingly, I considered myself a center-right individual for many years. However, as the right moved further from the center, my self-identification had to move with it. As a center-left, white male over 40 in…

Hank Aaron Stadium

A group headed up by one of the owners of the Southern League’s Biloxi Shuckers wants to bring minor league baseball back to Mobile. The group also includes support and investment from legendary Baseball Hall of Famers from Mobile, Alabama Hank Aaron and Ozzie Smith….

Former U.S. Attorney General and former U.S. Senator from Alabama Jeff Sessions announced on Tucker Carlson’s Fox News television show that he was throwing his hat into the Republican Primary to try and get his old Senate seat back that is currently held by Doug…

Mobile Air Passenger Traffic Grows

Written by David Preston on November 6, 2019

Mobile Airport passenger traffic grew almost 7.4% in the fiscal year 2019 over the fiscal year 2018. This growth rate is double their normal growth rate for Mobile and over three times the projected growth rate of passenger traffic nationwide. Several factors led to this…

Five Questions with Kiani Gardner

Written by David Preston on October 28, 2019
Kiani Gardner

This article continues an ongoing series of articles where BamaPolitics.com will ask questions of the candidates running for federal office in 2020. These articles are designed to give our readers an introduction to each candidate and give you a better understanding of why they are…