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Economic development exemption passes House overwhelmingly
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Economic development exemption passes House overwhelmingly

The legislation is seen as essential by the state's economic development community, which argues that treating site selectors like lobbyists and requiring them to publicly disclose their clients will result in Alabama missing out on the next Mercedes, Honda or Mazda-Toyota type projects.

Daily News Digest – April 3, 2019
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Daily News Digest – April 3, 2019

Presented by AT&T   Good morning! It’s going to be a great day. I can feel it. Here’s your Daily News for Wednesday, April 3, 2019.   1. Bills seek benefits changes. Legislation being considered in the Alabama State House could offer better retirement benefits to public school teachers and many city and county government...

Alabama bill would outlaw abortion as lawmakers aim at Roe
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Alabama bill would outlaw abortion as lawmakers aim at Roe

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is the latest Republican-leaning state seeking to enact a strict abortion ban as conservatives take aim at the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion. Energized by new conservatives on the Supreme Court, abortion opponents in multiple states hope to ignite new legal battles...

Shelby presses Trump on Lindh
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Shelby presses Trump on Lindh

Sen. Richard Shelby confirmed via Twitter Monday night that President Donald Trump would support his call for convicted terrorist John Walker Lindh to serve out his full sentence. Shelby had written Trump to express his dismay that Lindh is set to be released from prison on May 23. Lindh is the U.S. citizen who joined...