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Alabama Lt. Governor Tests Positive For COVID-19

By Brent Wilson on October 21, 2020

Alabama’s Lt. Governor Will Ainsworth has released a statement confirming a positive test for COVID-19.

Ainsworth says he was tested after a member of his Sunday school church group “had acquired the…

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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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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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Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth to Unveil Bill Shortening Appeals Process For Death Row Inmates

By Dakota Layton on February 17, 2020

Alabama Lieutenant Governor Will Ainsworth will unveil legislation on Tuesday that would shorten the appeals process and “expedite” the appeals process for inmates convicted of capital murder and sentenced to death. He will make…

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Kay Ivey State of the State Address

Kay Ivey: State Of The State Address

By Kay Ivey on February 4, 2020

Below is the full prepared transcript of the State of the State Address Kay Ivey delivered. It is not verbatim to how the speech was delivered.

Lieutenant Governor Ainsworth, Pro Tempore Marsh, Speaker…

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Alabama Elected Officials & Candidates Celebrate National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

By Brent Wilson on January 9, 2020

Across the country on January 9th each year, citizens take the lead to show support on National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. 

Alabama elected officials and those seeking office took to Twitter to comment on the…

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Kay Ivey Diagnosed With Lung Cancer

By Brent Wilson on September 19, 2019

Governor Kay Ivey released a statement today saying that doctors have found a malignancy on her lung.

“Within the past few weeks, during a routine exam, my longtime family physician discovered a spot on…

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I-10 Mobile River Bridge and Bayway Project is ‘Dead’

By David Preston on August 29, 2019

On August 28, 2019, the Eastern Shore Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) met to discuss it’s 2020 through 2023 Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP).  The most significant point of discussion was whether to include the Interstate 10…

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