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Inside Alabama Politics – September 7, 2021

Inside Alabama Politics – September 7, 2021

'Getting close' on a prison deal; How PACs are faring entering the cycle; Will James make a run for gov? Will Blanchard? More Pitts & Perkins drama; Counties ask for $10M reimbursement from state for county jail strains; Connie Rowe moving upstairs? Review: Dino’s or the Bar Formerly Known as Bud’s.

Analysis: What we learned from the latest Daily News poll

Analysis: What we learned from the latest Daily News poll

Since our Alabama Daily News audience is filled with politicians and politicos, we try to offer quality polling every so often to find a glimpse into the mind of the Alabama voter. The timing of this most recent survey with Cygnal was based on the GOP Senate primary finally appearing to be settled, the campaigns for state lawmakers just getting underway and a potential special session on prisons in the coming weeks or months.

Inside Alabama Politics – August 16, 2021

Inside Alabama Politics – August 16, 2021

State leaders are getting close on a prison plan; General Fund, ETF revenues up, but budget leaders watching delta variant; Trump rally begets opportunities, headaches; ALDOT transfers road money to admin fund; Field for HD 20 expands, but will Sanderford run? Carnley makes it a race in SD 31; Updated chart on who's running and who's not.

Inside Alabama Politics – July 28, 2021

Inside Alabama Politics – July 28, 2021

Could 'lost revenue' be used in prison fix? Special session update; How would COVID-19 affect a special? ‘Legislative blackout’ on campaign fundraising shrinks to 2 weeks; What Congressional Democrats' $3.5T budget package could mean for Alabama Medicaid; The List: Who's Running, Who's Not; Who will be House Education Budget Chair? This Matrix lawsuit is a doozy; Big Bud's news; Potpourri

More lawmakers decide on election for 2022

More lawmakers decide on election for 2022

The 2022 general election may be more than a year away, but the primaries take place next May and party qualifying ends in January. That means now is decision time for many state lawmakers on whether or not to seek another term in office.

Rusty Glover enters State Auditor race

Rusty Glover enters State Auditor race

The State Auditor's race is shaping up to be one of 2022's most competitive contests. Glover is joining current state Rep. Andrew Sorrell, R-Muscle Shoals, and Kimberly pastor Stan Cooke in the Republican primary.

Inside Alabama Politics – April 27, 2021

Inside Alabama Politics – April 27, 2021

Senate 2022 update
Census: By the skin of our teeth
When will the election be?
More on Merrill
Let’s talk about earmarks
What’s next on prisons
Legislative math: Medical Marijuana and gambling
Ed Henry is back and he has a PAC
New podcast
RIP Bud Skinner
Potpourri

ADN Inside Politics: State of play on gambling

ADN Inside Politics: State of play on gambling

Alabama lawmakers are ready to move forward with a bill calling for a statewide vote on a lottery - and only a lottery. According to multiple state senators, Senate Bill 320 will reach the Senate floor today when the body gavels in at 2:30 p.m. Yet, mere hours before debate begins, negotiations on a path forward on the issue of gambling are still very much in flux.

Inside Alabama Politics – Thursday, January 21

Inside Alabama Politics – Thursday, January 21

We all thought 2020 was a doozy, but the first three weeks of 2021 have given the worst year ever a run for its money. One silver lining for political junkies is that there is more going on politically than anytime in recent memory. 
That's what we cover here at Inside Alabama Politics, and we're honored to have you along for the ride. 

Inside Alabama Politics – December 3, 2020

Inside Alabama Politics – December 3, 2020

By our count, this is fifth edition of Inside Alabama Politics to speculate on the possibility of a special session of the Alabama Legislature to take care of unfinished business from the COVID-curtailed 2020 Regular Session. There are good reasons for that.

Inside Alabama Politics – November 6, 2020

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.

Bud’s to renovate, reopen

Bud’s to renovate, reopen

For decades, politicos have frequented the Fairview Avenue watering hole to blow off steam from the legislative session and suck in some smoke. Lawmakers, lobbyists, big time officials and small time upstarts have come to Bud's to hug, clink glasses and get along, while the very serious gentlemen in the Corner solve the world's problems.