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Daily News Digest – June 28, 2021
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Daily News Digest – June 28, 2021

State making progress to reach 500,000 newly credentialed workers; RIP Sonny Callahand; How does moratorium affect high-vacancy Alabama? Bipartisan infrastructure deal appears back on track after Biden walk-back; US airstrikes target Iran-backed militias in Syria, Iraq

Bargainers say have policing ‘framework,’ but issues remain
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Bargainers say have policing ‘framework,’ but issues remain

Congressional bargainers said Thursday they've agreed to a bipartisan framework for overhauling policing procedures, producing an upbeat but bare-bones statement that provided no details, conceded that disagreements remained and left uncertain their prospects for crafting a compromise that has eluded them for a year.

Daily News Digest – June 22, 2021
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Daily News Digest – June 22, 2021

'Words cannot explain' tragedy of crash; Kids Count: Alabama 47th in nation for child well-being; Sorrell makes Auditor bid official; Supreme Court win for college athletes in compensation case; Fight over filibuster to begin on elections overhaul bill

Daily News Digest – June 21, 2021
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Daily News Digest – June 21, 2021

Investigators seek answers in 'horrific' crash; Biden and Congress return for summer grind; Inflation: the policy and the politics; 'Obamacare' survives again: Supreme Court dismisses big challenge; Lee County man shot, killed after pointing gun at police

A first-of-its-kind broadband partnership in West Alabama
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A first-of-its-kind broadband partnership in West Alabama

Two years ago, the Alabama Legislature passed and Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law a plan to allow utilities to use their existing infrastructure to expand high-speed broadband internet into underserved rural areas of the state. By piggybacking fiber cables on the vast networks of electricity lines, the thought went, it could help allay the costs of running fiber and reduce barriers to expansion.

Daily News Digest – June 9, 2021
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Daily News Digest – June 9, 2021

State of the State House: Officials consider what to do with building in disrepair; Another COVID side effect: Many kids head to summer school; Biden ends GOP infrastructure talks; In Mexico, Harris defends against criticism over border; Feds gauging interest in Gulf of Mexico wind power

Daily News Digest – June 8, 2021
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Daily News Digest – June 8, 2021

Alabama's lagging vaccination rates a concern; Katie Britt announces run for U.S. Senate; New testing, 'implied consent' law changes target drugged drivers; Harris to Guatemalans: 'Do not come. Do not come'; Saban inks new 8-year deal through 2028 season

Katie Britt announces run for U.S. Senate
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Katie Britt announces run for U.S. Senate

In a campaign announcement video released Tuesday, Britt said she would "put Alabama First and never apologize for it, championing pro-jobs policies that increase opportunity for hardworking families in every corner of our state. Because we don’t just need a senator from Alabama, we need a Senator for Alabama.”

Daily News Digest – June 7, 2021
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Daily News Digest – June 7, 2021

Congress returns; Pendergrass to challenge Dismukes for State House; Alabama Air National Guard gets first female general; Testimony: Man led police to son's body after public plea; Selma-to-Montgomery march camps top list of endangered sites