Supply chain, weather issues mean lean harvests for Alabama farmers; Blanchard to announce switch to governor's race Tuesday; Jo Bonner to skeptics: "Meet me halfway"; Early reports on Omicron encouraging; Bowls take shape
By TODD STACY, Alabama Daily News MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Lynda Blanchard, the former U.S. Ambassador and current candidate for the U.S. Senate, will officially switch races and announce her candidacy for governor on Tuesday, Alabama Daily News has learned. Sources with knowledge of Blanchard’s plans say the event will take place in Wetumpka, the small...
Bama beats the odds, rolls into playoff; Tim James running for governor; Hovey to challenge Whatley for State Senate; Alabama Farmers Federation marking 100th anniversary; BP oil spill fund: $103M to projects in 3 Gulf states
Lawmakers discuss how to handle ARPA funds; Government shutdown averted; Retired Alabama deputy killed in shooting recalled fondly; Jobs report: Sluggish hiring in November; Playoff spot on the line as Alabama faces Georgia in Atlanta
SCOTUS hears arguments on abortion restrictions; McCarty won't seek reelection to state school board; Police: FedEx packages found in woods at second Alabama site; Ivey honors Alabama's first Black poet laureate; Parnell reflects on 100 years of Alabama Farmers Federation
Some programming news; ‘Drive Electric Alabama’ campaign promotes EVs; Confederate group opposing suit over Tuskegee monument site; Conservatives eagerly await Supreme Court abortion arguments; Powell's warning: Fed to tighten credit faster than expected
Union to get do-over vote at Amazon's Bessemer facility; Bill would keep GOMESA funds in Mobile, Baldwin; Parole rate drops further; FedEx driver questioned about hundreds of packages in woods; Biden: Omicron variant cause for concern, not panic
New law to infuse billions for Alabama infrastructure; Retiree bonus bills back for 2022 session; Talladega Forest wildfires 90% contained, trails reopen; Omicron variant: what we know and what we don't; SECCG week: Smart dismisses 6-game losing streak against Tide
Now or later? What will happen with remaining ARPA funds? Will Blanchard pull the trigger?
Mo' monuments, mo' problems; Business versus populists. Who holds sway? AEA flexes money muscle; Legislative race update; Senate race update; Potpourri
Bill targets social media companies over free speech; Man arrested on charges of injuring Alabama trooper; WSFA donates historic items to Archives; Climate provisions in focus as budget plan goes to Senate; Biden's political standing worries Dems about 2022, 2024
Biden budget plan could close 'coverage gap' for 300K Alabamians; McClammy wins father's former seat without a contest; Former guard sentenced for bringing meth into prison; Trustees vote today on UAH interim president; Ivey promotes key executive staff
As written, the budget also extends tax credits for the uninsured in the 12 states that have not expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, including Alabama. The White House estimates that will allow 4 million Americans to afford private insurance through the healthcare.gov exchange, including 300,000 in Alabama.
Convicted former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard told people he was innocent and "held my nose" as he signed a letter apologizing for his crimes, according to state prosecutors who used Hubbard's own phone calls and emails from prison to cast doubt on his claims of remorse as he seeks early release.
Labor shortage hitting state agencies; Biden signs $1T infrastructure deal; Marshall sues to stop Biden health care worker vaccine mandate; Lawsuits challenge new legislative, congressional lines; Ivey names Liz Filmore chief of staff