Category: Digest

Weekend Digest, July 29, 2018
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Weekend Digest, July 29, 2018

Hello! Welcome to another weekend edition of the Daily Digest. The worst thing about Sunday afternoons is knowing Monday morning is coming. But at least you’ll be informed as you start the week! I’m Caroline Beck and here is your Daily News weekender for July 29, 2018. 1. To Debate or Not to Debate? Democratic candidate...

Daily News Digest, July 27, 2018
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Daily News Digest, July 27, 2018

Good morning and Happy Friday! Here’s your Daily News for July 27, 2018. 1. Congress: TCB Congress was taking care of business this week before leaving town for the August recess. Career Tech The House passed and sent to the president’s desk an updated and reformed Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. This bill funds and supports...

Daily News Digest – July 26, 2018
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Daily News Digest – July 26, 2018

Good morning!  Here’s your Daily News for Thursday, July 26, 2018. 1. Davis indicted in Trina case.  State Rep. Randy Davis was indicted Wednesday on bribery charges as part of the Trina Health case. Davis represents the Spanish Fort/Daphne area and was retiring from the Legislature this year. Prosecutors say he advocated for legislation requiring Blue Cross Blue Shield...

Daily News Digest – July 24, 2018
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Daily News Digest – July 24, 2018

Good morning!  Here’s your Daily News for Tuesday, July 24, 2018. 1. Getting provisional.  Today, probate judges from throughout Alabama will be officially counting their county’s votes – including provisional votes – for the July 17 runoff. For two Alabama legislative races – House District 38 in Chambers & Lee Counties, and House District 102 in...

Daily News Digest – July 23, 2018
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Daily News Digest – July 23, 2018

Good morning! Here’s your Daily News for Monday, July 23, 2018. 1. POTUS tweets Iran.  That escalated quickly. Late last night, President Trump tweeted the above to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. What threat is he responding to? Rouhani reportedly told a group of diplomats that “America should know that peace with Iran is the mother of all peace, and...

Daily News Digest – July 20, 2018
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Daily News Digest – July 20, 2018

Good morning and Happy Friday! Here’s your Daily News for July 20, 2018. 1. What’s going on with Russia? It has been a weird week in American-Russian relations. The post-Helinski damage control has been difficult for the White House, mostly because President Trump doesn’t seem to be on the same page as his advisers and...

Daily News Digest – July 18, 2018
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Daily News Digest – July 18, 2018

Good morning! The Primary Election is over and thank heavens it is. Lot’s of election info below so please bear with me. Here’s your Daily News for Wednesday, July 18, 2018. 1. What Happened.  U.S. Rep. Martha Roby defeated former Rep. Bobby Bright for a lopsided 68-32 reelection runoff victory. Read Caroline Beck’s story HERE. Attorney General Steve...

Daily News Digest – July 17, 2018
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Daily News Digest – July 17, 2018

Good morning! It’s (finally) Election Day and polls are open. Don’t forget to vote! Here’s your Daily News for Tuesday, July 17, 2018. 1. Tough to watch.  President Trump’s public appearance during a summit with Russian President Vladamir Putin didn’t go so well. It was tough to watch the president, when asked about Russian interference...

Daily News Digest – July 16, 2018
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Daily News Digest – July 16, 2018

Good morning! France won the World Cup, but more importantly today is the start of SEC Media Days. Here’s your Daily News for July 16, 2017. 1. POTUS meets w/ Putin.  President Donald Trump is meeting with Russian President Vladamir Putin today – well, right now actually. Putin was late (he’s notorious for that) and made Trump wait for...

Daily News Digest – July 13, 2018
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Daily News Digest – July 13, 2018

Good morning and Happy Friday the 13th! Hope you’re not a Friggatriskaidekaphobic. Here’s your Daily News. 1. Swing and a miss for Troy King.  What Happened Former Attorney General Troy King, who is running to get his old job back from current Attorney General Steve Marshall, lost a court case to his opponent Thursday. King sued to...