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Wheeler and Toomey Vie for House District 47
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Wheeler and Toomey Vie for House District 47

By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News House District 47 is an open seat now that longtime State Rep. Jack Williams (R-Vestavia) decided to run for Jefferson County Commission. Williams lost in the primary, in no small part due to being indicted as part of a State House bribery scheme. Williams maintains his innocence and many...

House District 28, A Race Between Two Newcomers
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House District 28, A Race Between Two Newcomers

By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News Alabama House District 28 is now an open seat with longtime Rep. Craig Ford deciding to run for Senate. Two political newcomers, Democrat Kyle Pierce and Republican Gil Isbell, are vying to take Ford’s place in what is shaping up to be a competitive election. The district has been...

Weekend Digest- September 23, 2018
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Weekend Digest- September 23, 2018

I had a blast at the Auburn game and had the crazy experience tailgating w/ Attorney General Jeff Sessions at the Stacy tailgate! Todd will have more to share about his visit soon. Here is the news you need to know for September 23, 2018. 1. Was Rosenstein Serious? Did you see this weekend’s bombshell New York Times report...

Beech and Easterbrook vie for House District 65 seat
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Beech and Easterbrook vie for House District 65 seat

House District 65 is not one of the 25 open seats where incumbents are retiring. But it is a competitive district and November could see a close race between incumbent Democrat Rep. Elaine Beech and first-time Republican candidate Brett Easterbrook.

Ivey Receives Endorsement from NFIB
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Ivey Receives Endorsement from NFIB

By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Gov. Kay Ivey on Tuesday received the endorsement of the National Federation of Independent Businesses, which she used to highlight her support for small business and the state’s economic progress. NFIB Alabama Director Rosemary Elebash said that Ivey had received a record-setting 98 percent of support...

Weekend Digest- September 16, 2018
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Weekend Digest- September 16, 2018

I hope everyone had a good weekend! Here is the news you need to know for September 16, 2018. 1. Affects of Florence so far Record amounts of rain have been hailing down on the Carolinas this weekend as, now Tropical Storm, Florence made landfall on Friday. As of Sunday morning, the New York Times is reporting that 14 people have...

Allen, Williams vie for State House in District 89
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Allen, Williams vie for State House in District 89

The race for House District 89 in Pike and Dale Counties is shaping up to be a competitive one this fall. Republican Wes Allen faces Democrat Joel Lee Williams for the seat being vacated by Rep. Alan Boothe, who is retiring after serving 20 years in the Legislature.

Alabama Delegation Remembers 9/11
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Alabama Delegation Remembers 9/11

By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News Yesterday was the 17th anniversary of 9/11. It was a harrowing day that should never be forgotten and a good reminder of how far this nation has come since that devastating day. Here is how the members of Alabama’s delegation chose to commemorate the day: 17 years ago today, our...

Weekend Digest- September 9, 2018
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Weekend Digest- September 9, 2018

I hope everyone had a good weekend! Here is the news you need to know for September 9, 2018. 1. U.S. Open Ends in a fiery argument Serena Williams lost on Saturday to 20-year old Naomi Osaka, keeping Williams from earning the record-tying 24th Grand Slam title. Osaka became the first Haitian-Japanese American to win a Grand Slam...