For today’s In the Weeds episode, I am talking with the newly appointed director of the Bureau of Pardons and Paroles Cam Ward. I spoke with Ward on his vision for the agency amidst the concerns over Alabama's crowded prison system and the U.S. Department of Justice's lawsuit against the state over the conditions of its men's prisons.
By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Four Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday called on the Alabama Department of Public Health to improve its COVID-19 vaccine distribution pipeline and recording system. In response, ADPH said the state’s allotment of vaccines is based on population, not rate of distribution. State Sens. Jim McClendon, R-Springville, Greg...
Frustration, Confusion mark early vaccine rollout; State houses prepare for possible violence; Judge deems transgender license policy unconstitutional; GOP parrot far-right talk of civil war; Le Fleur: AL’s environment best it’s been
By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News Former Congressman Bradley Byrne, R-Mobile, is joining the Mobile-based law firm Adams and Reese as a special counsel in his first move in post-congressional life. Byrne is a member of the firm’s Intersection of Business and Government Practice Group, where he focuses on representing a wide range of...
Ivey: Brooks ‘does not speak’ for all Republicans; AG Marshall asks review of his GOP group’s rally involvement; Alabamians 75 and older, first responders to receive COVID vaccine; State House upgrades in time for session; 2nd GOP senator urges Trump to resign
Dark Days of pandemic ahead for Alabama; Congress opening new sessions as virus, Biden’s win dominate; Small-town Alabamian transformed to protest leader; Tuberville joins senate election vote; Birmingham city leaders as help in fighting gun violence
Ivey study group on gambling releases report ;Agreement likely from congress on COIVD relief bill ;AL jobless rate drops to 4.4%, still above 2019 level ;AL to get fewer COVID vaccine doses than expected ;Infant mortality rate rises in AL