Category: <span>Primary</span>

ALGOP committee to meet on SD27 this morning
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ALGOP committee to meet on SD27 this morning

Kenney not being registered, though she attempted to do so when she applied for an Alabama license, has created a lot of angst within the state GOP. Some behind the scenes have said it can’t call itself the party of election integrity while hanging this race on a ballot cast by an unregistered voter.

Prison bond sale falls $200 million short
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Prison bond sale falls $200 million short

State Finance Director Bill Poole told reporters that the state had hoped to "sell a little bit more" but officials were pleased with the result. He said the outcome would not impact the construction and the state still anticipated opening the prisons in 2026. He said the state will look at options for the remainder of the money, including seeking additional funding from the Alabama Legislature or conducting another bond issue when conditions are more favorable.

Daily News Digest – June 30, 2022
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Daily News Digest – June 30, 2022

ALGOP to re-hear Hovey, Whatley arguments in SD-27 contest; Official: 2 deputies wounded in shooting, manhunt underway; Libertarian party gains statewide ballot access; Realtors partner with ASU on real estate credits; Mom of U.S. veteran held in Ukraine speaks to son by phone

Libertarian party gains statewide ballot access 
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Libertarian party gains statewide ballot access 

According to the Libertarian Party of Alabama’s website, “The Libertarian Party of Alabama is committed to America’s heritage of freedom: Individual liberty and personal responsibility, a free market economy of abundance and prosperity, and a foreign policy of non-intervention, peace, and free trade.”

Jan. 6 panel subpoenas counsel who resisted Trump schemes
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Jan. 6 panel subpoenas counsel who resisted Trump schemes

Cipollone is said to have stridently and repeatedly warned the former president and his allies against their efforts to challenge the election, at one point threatening to resign as Trump eyed a dramatic reshuffling atop the Justice Department. One witness said Cipollone referred to a proposed letter making false claims about voter fraud as a "murder-suicide pact." Another witness said Cipollone had warned her that Trump was at risk of committing "every crime imaginable."

Daily News Digest – June 29, 2022
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Daily News Digest – June 29, 2022

SD27: Party decision based on voter’s intent, not registration status; Alabama parolee accused in Guntersville triple slaying up for parole again in August; Former White House aide offers first hand account of Jan. 6; Justices side with doctors convicted in pain pill schemes; US consumer confidence slumps to lowest level in 16 months