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Doug Jones Floor Speech on Donald Trump

Doug Jones, Terri Sewell Slam Trump For Lynching Tweet

By Brent Wilson on October 22, 2019

Alabama U.S. Senator Doug Jones and Alabama Congresswoman Terri Sewell took to social media today to denounce a tweet by Donald Trump that compared the impeachment inquiry into Trump as a “lynching.”


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Timothy Ragland Elected First Black Mayor Of Talladega

By Brent Wilson on October 8, 2019

Ragland will also make Talladega history by being the first black mayor of the city. He joins Steven Reed in Montgomery who also made history as Montgomery’s first black mayor.

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Steven Reed

Montgomery Mayor Race: Steven Reed Wins, Becomes First Black Mayor In City’s History

By Brent Wilson on October 8, 2019

Steven Reed will be the next mayor of Montgomery after defeating David Woods in a run-off. Reed’s victory is a historical one, as he will become the cities first black Mayor in…

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New FAA Grants Announced For Alabama’s Airports

By David Preston on September 24, 2019

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today announced that five local airports across the state of Alabama will receive $2.63 million in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants.  The federal funding was awarded by the U.S….

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Alabama Ranks No. 1 For Jobs From Foreign Investment In 2018

By Brent Wilson on September 13, 2019

Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced that a highly respected survey of international corporate investment decisions from experts at IBM Services names Alabama as the top U.S. state for job creation from foreign investment…

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Montgomery, AL

Montgomery Mayor Election: Steven Reed, David Woods Head To Runoff Race

By Brent Wilson on August 27, 2019

Steven Reed and David Woods will head into a runoff to be the next mayor of Montgomery as no candidate received the required 50 percent of the vote to avoid a runoff.

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Kamala Harris To Make Campaign Stops In Birmingham & Montgomery This Weekend

By Brent Wilson on June 7, 2019

U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) will be making campaign stops in Birmingham today and Montgomery tomorrow. Harris is seeking the Democratic nomination for President.

Harris says her focus will be on engaging…

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Alabama Bill To Prohibit Cities From Banning Plastic Bags Fails Procedural Vote

By Brent Wilson on May 7, 2019

Alabama bill SB 244, sponsored by Steve Livingston (R-Scottsboro), which would have prevented any county or city in the state from banning plastic bags, has failed on a procedural vote, 17-13. The…

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Gadsden City Council

Gadsden To Spend $5,000 A Month On Lobbying Firm

By Brent Wilson on February 21, 2019

Gadsden elected officials need help and that help is going to cost tax payers $5,000 per month. The city council voted to hire a lobbying group to advocate on behalf of the city in…

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Hartselle Medical Center

13 Alabama Hospitals Have Closed Since 2010

By Brent Wilson on February 14, 2019

13 Alabama Hospitals have closed down since 2010 due to lack of funding, leaving many without close access to emergency healthcare. Here are the 13 Hospitals that have closed down in Alabama and the reasons…

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