Ballot harvesting crackdown passes Alabama House

Lawmakers in Alabama have pushed a bill that would make it a crime for organizers and activists to accept payment for processing absentee ballot applications from non-family members. It would also be a crime for businesses or nonprofits to pay people to harvest ballots in Alabama. Governor Kay Ivey expressed support for the proposal in […]

Parents’ Right to Know: Classroom transparency law passes Alabama House

On Thursday, the Alabama House of Representatives voted with bipartisan support to require teachers to post their classroom curriculum online so parents can see what their children are learning and being presented with. passed the bill. The Parents' Right to Know bill is sponsored by Senate Pro Tempore Greg Reed (R-Jasper). The bill was passed […]

Forestry Association endorses Jeana Ross in House District 27

The Alabama Forestry Association (AFA) announced its endorsement of Gina Ross in the special election for Alabama House District 27, which covers part of Marshall County. Ross is a lifelong resident of Marshall County. She and her husband currently live in Guntersville. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education from the University […]

Former Trump White House Official Told To Report To Jail Next Week

Former Trump White House official Peter Navarro has been ordered to report to a Miami prison by March 19 to begin his four-month sentence, according to a court filing Sunday. In February, U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta denied Navarro's request to suspend his prison sentence as he appeals his conviction for contempt of Congress for […]

California races will be pivotal in determining House control

Barring divine intervention or the West Coast being underwater, President Biden will easily win California in the November election. But if he, or Donald Trump, the likely Republican nominee, secures a second term in the fall, the future of both policy issues will depend largely on which party controls Congress, and the current U.S. Republicans […]

State’s IVF law sparks debate, highlights District 10 House election

Amid a whirlwind of legislative activity, the Alabama Republican Party announced new legislation aimed at addressing the fallout from a controversial Alabama Supreme Court decision regarding in vitro fertilization (IVF). But critics say the bill, recently signed by Republican Gov. Kay Ivey, does not fully protect reproductive rights. This legislative action highlights the intense national […]

House passes bill prohibiting DEI programs, divisive concepts

After two hours of debate on Thursday, only one Black lawmaker voted in favor of SB129, a bill targeting diversity, equity and inclusion programs, in the Alabama House of Representatives. All other black senators voted against the bill. Only two white members participated. Rep. Neil Rafferty (D-Birmingham) and Rep. Philip Ensler (D-Montgomery). Mr. Lafferty is […]

Chaos Erupts Outside White House, Capitol Building Just Before SOTU

Chaos erupted between pro-Palestinian demonstrators and Washington, D.C., authorities outside the White House on Thursday night ahead of President Joe Biden's State of the Union address, according to video footage. Footage posted on Twitter shows various moments of confusion between activists and police officers gathered at the ceasefire protest. the beginning Around 6 p.m., demonstrators […]