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Weekend Digest- November 4, 2018
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Weekend Digest- November 4, 2018

I hope everyone enjoyed the extra hour of sleep last night, I know I did. Here’s the news you need to know for November 4. 1. Are you ready for Tuesday? Tuesday, election day, is almost upon us, so let’s take a look back at our coverage of the state races to watch this election...

Aderholt works appropriators for disaster aid, stumps for GOP hopefuls
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Aderholt works appropriators for disaster aid, stumps for GOP hopefuls

By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News Republican Congressman Robert Aderholt and his Democratic counterpart on Agriculture Appropriations Congressman Sanford Bishop from Georgia are teaming up to convince their colleagues to authorize more funding to help farmers recover from recent natural disasters. Aderholt chairs the House Appropriations Agriculture Subcommittee and Bishop is the ranking member. Both...

Senate District 10 Race Profile: Craig Ford, Andrew Jones
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Senate District 10 Race Profile: Craig Ford, Andrew Jones

By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News The race for Senate District 10 in Northeast Alabama has turned out to be one of the most closely-watched legislative contests this year. Current State Sen. Phil Williams, a Republican, is stepping down after two terms. Vying for the open seat are State Rep. Craig Ford, a former leading...

Weekend Digest- October 28, 2018
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Weekend Digest- October 28, 2018

Hello Everyone! Here’s your Weekend Digest for Sunday, October 28. 1. Tragedy Strikes Pittsburgh Robert Gregory Bowers killed eight men and three women inside the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday morning. He has been charged with multiple accounts of hate crimes and told police after he was captured that “Jews were committing genocide...

Clarke and McNair vie for House District 97
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Clarke and McNair vie for House District 97

By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News House District 97 sits right in the heart of Downtown Mobile. The seat has been held by Democrat Adline Clarke since 2013 when she won a special election to replace long-serving State Rep. Yvonne Kennedy after her death. The traditionally-Democratic district has since been partially redrawn via court order,...

Weekend Digest- October 13, 2018
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Weekend Digest- October 13, 2018

I hope everyone stayed safe in the wake of Hurricane Michael. Here is the news you need to know for October 14, 2018. 1. Aftermath of Hurricane Michael tolls up After Hurricane Michael’s catastrophic sweep through the Florida Panhandle, one body has now been found in the Mexico Beach area. Mexico Beach in Florida was...

Race Profile: Faust and Mashburn-Myrick for House District 94
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Race Profile: Faust and Mashburn-Myrick for House District 94

By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News Baldwin County’s House District 94 has been a conservative-leaning seat held by Republican State Rep. Joe Faust since 2002. This year, Faust is being challenged by Democratic candidate Danielle Mashburn-Myrick, who hopes area’s growth and local concerns with environmental and education issues can boost her chances of upsetting the...

Weekend Digest- October 7, 2018
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Weekend Digest- October 7, 2018

Well, all I can say is that I’m glad last week is over. Here’s to hoping the next one is better. Here is the news you need to know for October 7, 2018. 1. Kavanaugh Confirmed to Supreme Court. After a stressful and divisive week, this Saturday a vote was called on the Senate floor...