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State Rep. Reynolds: State wiretapping capability will be a ‘highly effective tool’ to combat drug trafficking

The Alabama Legislature earlier this week passed the "Billy Clardy III Act," which grants wiretapping authority to state and local law enforcement agents specifically...

Senate poll shows Durant with double-digit lead; Trump endorsement to sway majority of undecided voters in Alabama

Former "Black Hawk Down" U.S. Army aviator Mike Durant continues to lead Alabama's 2022 race for the U.S. Senate, according to newly released polling. An...

Gov. Kay Ivey transfers $276M in ARPA funds for broadband expansion

Wednesday, Gov. Kay Ivey announced that the state's portion of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding designated for broadband expansion had successfully been transferred...

Alabama Senate expected to take up bill to address period poverty

The period poverty bill passed unanimously in the House of Representatives in early March, with more than 50 state representatives signing on as co-sponsors....

Tuberville bill to increase service members’ life insurance coverage passes U.S. Senate

Wednesday night, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) successfully passed his "Supporting Families of the Fallen Act" to increase service members’ and veterans’ life insurance...

Trump pulls endorsement of Mo Brooks in Alabama U.S. Senate race

Former President Donald Trump on Wednesday morning withdrew his endorsement of U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks' (R-Huntsville) bid for Alabama's open U.S. Senate seat. Last week,...

Bill prohibiting wake surfing in certain public waters could soon become state law

A bill making its way through the Alabama Legislature would regulate wake surfing throughout the entirety of Alabama's vast public waters. Senate Bill 281, sponsored...

League of Southeastern Credit Unions endorses Dale Strong for Congress

MADISON -- The League of Southeastern Credit Unions has officially endorsed Madison County Commission chairman Dale Strong's Republican candidacy for Alabama's fifth congressional district. The...

Shelby secures billions for Alabama defense, domestic spending in FY2022 omnibus package

Thursday evening, the U.S. Senate passed a $1.5 trillion spending package for fiscal year 2022 by a vote of 68-31. U.S. Sens. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.)...

Alabama Senate passes Sen. Butler’s bill to eliminate state business privilege tax

Thursday, the Alabama Senate passed legislation sponsored by State Sen. Tom Butler (R-Madison) to eliminate the state minimum business privilege tax. Alabama’s minimum business privilege...