Category: Aggregated

Daily News Digest – April 11, 2018
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Daily News Digest – April 11, 2018

 Good morning! That sound you hear is my Auburn brethren choking on their coffee. Here’s your Daily News for Wednesday, April 11. 1. Trump’s got nothin on the Bear, Paul.  The Alabama Crimson Tide football team had its big day at the White House yesterday. Having perhaps a bigger day were the scores of Alabama politicians and politicos who live in...

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Daily News Digest – April 10, 2018

 Good morning! Man, that was quite a Monday. Here’s your Daily News for Tuesday, April 10. 1. One year since Bentley’s resignation. Today marks one year since former Gov. Robert Bentley resigned from office in scandal. 2017 will always be remembered as the year Alabama consistently made national headlines for all the wrong reasons. Many might have...

Daily News Digest – April 9, 2018
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Daily News Digest – April 9, 2018

 Good morning! This is your Daily News for Monday, April 9. Click to Subscribe for Free 1. It’s happening: Shelby takes over Appropriations this week.  Sen. Richard Shelby’s ascent to Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee should be complete this week. Here’s what’s about to happen… This afternoon, Members of the Senate Appropriations Committee will meet to nominate a...

Daily News Digest – April 5, 2018
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Daily News Digest – April 5, 2018

Good morning! Happy Masters week (and Happy Birthday, Dad). This is your Daily News for Thursday, April 5. 1. The Bentley investigation is over.  Like that troubled relationship you knew just wasn’t right, the Bentley investigation is finally over. Supernumerary District Attorney Ellen Brooks – who was called out of retirement to take over the investigation – announced that the...

Daily News Digest – April 3, 2018
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Daily News Digest – April 3, 2018

Good morning! GIFs today are themed on NBC’s superb performance of Jesus Christ Superstar. Don’t read too much into them, I just liked the show. Here’s your Daily News. 1. Lawmaker, lobbyist arrested in alleged bribery scheme. Pretty big, pretty shocking: State Rep. Jack Williams andMarty Conners, a lobbyist who was ALGOP chairman 15 years ago, have been charged by...

Daily News – April 2, 2018
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Daily News – April 2, 2018

Good morning! I hope you and your family had a great Easter. It’s Monday, April 2, and this is your Daily News. 1. Jacksonville & Calhoun County hoping for federal help with cleanup. Jacksonville and Calhoun County continue to clean up after the devastating storms that rolled through on March 19. Amazingly, there was no loss of life...

Daily News Digest – March 29, 2018
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Daily News Digest – March 29, 2018

Good morning! Praise the Lord and pass the Cracker Jack, it’s Opening Day for Major League Baseball. Go Cubs Go. Here’s your Daily News for Thursday, March 29. 1. More like “Sine Don’t,” amirite? Bad blood in House / Senate delays session another day. Boy, that really escalated quickly.  State lawmakers have been talking for weeks about how the relative...

Daily News Digest – March 27, 2018
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Daily News Digest – March 27, 2018

 Good morning! Sorry I’m late. Lots of news today. It’s Tuesday, March 27, and this is your Daily News. Click to Subscribe for Free 1. Here we go: last days of session, part one By this time 48 hours from now, the 2018 Regular Session will be done-zo. Well, at least we think so. A few notes...

Daily News – March 23, 2018
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Daily News – March 23, 2018

Good morning! This is your Daily News for Friday, March 23.  1. Trump Tariffs Take Toll “This is what a trade war looks like.” Stock markets took a tumble Thursday, in large part due to fears that President Trump’s new trade policies will spark a debilitating trade war with China. The Dow fell by more than 700 points – it’s fifth...

Daily News Digest – March 22, 2018
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Daily News Digest – March 22, 2018

Good morning! This is your Daily News for Thursday, March 22.  1. Guns are done The teacher carry bill is dead. Rep. Will Ainsworth and House Speaker Mac McCutcheon both blamed Democrats for threatening filibuster the bill, yet there wasn’t a whole lot of enthusiasm for passing it within the House GOP Caucus. Gun control bills are also...