Author: Todd Stacy (Todd Stacy)

Home Todd Stacy
More federal help for state COVID-19 needs?
Post

More federal help for state COVID-19 needs?

With the election now over and two months before a new government is seated, some in Alabama's congressional delegation say more federal help to states for the coronavirus pandemic could be on the way during the intervening period, depending on various factors. 

In the Weeds w/ Tommy Tuberville, Alabama’s next senator
Post

In the Weeds w/ Tommy Tuberville, Alabama’s next senator

By TODD STACY, Alabama Daily News Today I spoke with Tommy Tuberville, who last week defeated incumbent Democrat Doug Jones to win election to the United States Senate. Do we call him Senator-elect? I don’t know, people are awfully sensitive about the office-holder-elect thing right now. But, it’s a fact that Tuberville would rather be...

Daily News – November 6, 2020
Post

Daily News – November 6, 2020

Biden eases ahead in Georgia, Trump attacks election process; Ivey extends mask order, makes changes for business occupancy; $60 million state historic settlement with Terminix; Georgia Senate runoffs could shape senate majority; Inside Alabama Politics

Inside Alabama Politics – November 6, 2020
Post

Inside Alabama Politics – November 6, 2020

Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh rocked the Alabama political world last week by telling The Anniston Star he would not be seeking a seventh term in 2022. (Kudos, by the way, to The Star for the big scoop). This week,  we asked Marsh, the Senate’s top leader since 2010, what that means for Senate leadership for the next two years.

Alabama virus deaths hit 3,000 as cases rise, hospitals fill
Post

Alabama virus deaths hit 3,000 as cases rise, hospitals fill

By JAY REEVES, Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s death toll from the coronavirus pandemic topped 3,000 on Wednesday as both cases of COVID-19 and hospitalizations continued rising and state officials weighed whether to extend a mandatory mask order. The Department of Public Health reported 3,006 people had died since the start of the...

Post

Former Alabama judge pleads guilty to theft, ethics charges

ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — A one-time north Alabama judge accused of stealing from a courthouse fund and a conservatorship account has pleaded guilty to theft and ethics charges. Former Limestone County District Judge Douglas Patterson entered the plea Friday ahead of his trial scheduled for later this month, the Decatur Daily reported. Patterson, 38, resigned...