Category: Aggregated

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Daily News Digest – January 29, 2018

Good morning from Washington, D.C, where the weather is brisk and decidedly un-swamp-like!  This is your Alabama Daily News digest for Monday, January 29, 2018. 1. Trump’s big moment Well that’s silly. Trump’s big moment? If we have learned anything over the last two years it is that Donald Trump’s presence on the political stage is never-ending. Whether you...

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Daily News Digest – January 26, 2018

Good morning!  What is going on with Taco Bells around here? I’m on the road to Washington, D.C. and using every last bit of my iPhone hotspot connection to bring you your Alabama Daily News digest for Friday, January 26, 2018. 1. Trump ready to deal on immigration President Donald Trump is ready to offer a path to...

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Daily News Digest – January 25, 2018

Good morning! This is your Alabama Daily News digest for Thursday, January 25, 2018. 1. Criminal crack down Attorney General Steve Marshall and local district attorneys have announced the indictments of 11 individuals on multiple drug-trafficking charges. The arrests came after a major joint investigation by state, federal and local law enforcement.  Watch WSFA’s story from Selma to learn more. Marshall also announced he...

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Daily News Digest – January 24, 2018

Good morning! This is your Alabama Daily News digest for Wednesday, January 24, 2018.  1. Leaked Trump memo may spur Alabama infrastructure investment There are unintentional leaks and then there are intentional leaks. It looks like the White House has intentionally leaked a document showing its plans for a major infrastructure initiative – and there are BIG...

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Headlines – January 16, 2018

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER – Montgomery to erect life-sized Martin Luther King Jr. statue this summer. YELLOWHAMMER NEWS – Chief Justice Lyn Stuart will run for reelection. YELLOWHAMMER NEWS – Alabama State Legislature could increase DUI punishments. YELLOWHAMMER NEWS – Law of unintended consequences: McConnell’s meddling in Alabama Senate election may have cost Kentucky Toyota-Mazda. AL.COM – Ivey declares state of emergency...

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Daily News Digest – January 16, 2018

Good morning! This is your Alabama Daily News digest for Tuesday, January 16, 2018.  1. It’s going to snow! We are getting some snow today. It looks like everywhere from Montgomery to the Tennessee line has a decent chance of snow, and the whole state could be below freezing by the end of the day. Gov. Ivey has declared...

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Headlines for January 12, 2018

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER – Alabama Senate GOP agenda includes income tax adjustment. AL.COM – Alabama K-12 school system gets a C+ in new report. YELLOWHAMMER NEWS – Jeff Sessions pledges new look into old administration’s shutdown of drug investigation. YELLOWHAMMER NEWS – State Senator hopes to spur rural broadband development in Alabama with incentive program DOTHAN EAGLE – Now it’s time...

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Headlines- January 11, 2018

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER – Toyota-Mazda plant: Alabama ‘has a plan’ to train 4,000 workers. MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER – House Judiciary sends crime bills to subcommittee. MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER – Task force hopes to save $34 million with overhaul of juvenile justice system. MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER – House committee approves bill revising special U.S. Senate election law. MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER – Ivey seeks 3 percent raise...

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Headlines – January 10, 2018

AL.COM – Sessions’ Justice Department pursuing federal death penalty cases. AL.COM – Gov. Kay Ivey says state of the state is steady, sound. AL.COM – Jefferson County to commit $30 million to downtown stadium. AL.COM – Child care center bill introduced on short first day of session. AL.COM – Doug Jones committee assignments include Health, Homeland Security. AL.COM – Baldwin County...

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Headlines: January 9, 2018

AP: Justices seem to favor Florida in water fight with Georgia AP Trump Takes field at national championship game AP: Source: Romney treated for prostate cancer AL.COM – Toyota-Mazda plant could set off wave of investments. AL.COM – Toyota Huntsville plant produced 700,000 engines last year. AL.COM – Tuscaloosa’s Mercedes-Benz plant produces 3 millionth vehicle. AL.COM – ‘Lackadaisical’: How...