Category: Aggregated

Weekend Digest- March 10, 2019
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Weekend Digest- March 10, 2019

Happy Sunday everyone. Here is your Daily News for March 10, 2019. 1. Quite a margin: Gas Tax sails in the House The Alabama House passed the gas tax/infrastructure plan by a margin of 84-20 on Friday. Though debate lasted for more than six hours and criticisms came from both sides of the aisle, the...

Weekend Digest- March 3, 2019
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Weekend Digest- March 3, 2019

Today is the 54th anniversary celebration of the Bridge Crossing Jubilee in Selma. A lot of big political figures will be there to give speeches and you can watch the events live HERE.  Here is your Daily News for March 3, 2019. 1. Congress members take civil rights pilgrimage Today activists, lawmakers and big name...

Weekend Digest- February 24, 2019
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Weekend Digest- February 24, 2019

Here is your Daily News for February 24, 2019. 1. GOP votes on gas tax The Alabama Republican Party held elections yesterday and voted to re-elect Terry Lathan from Mobile as chairwoman. They also voted to formally oppose raising the state’s gas tax, even without the caveat about decreasing other taxes. That resolution brought by...

Weekend Digest- February 17, 2019
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Weekend Digest- February 17, 2019

Here is your Daily News for February 17, 2019. 1. New FEMA Director Prattville native Jeff Byard has been nominated by President Trump to head the Federal Emergency Management Agency after it’s former director, Brock Long, resigned earlier this week. Byard has held several positions with the Alabama Emergency Management Agency before he joined FEMA...