Ernie Yarbrough of Trinity said he'll turn his attention to the Nov. 8 general election after defeating incumbent District 7 state House Rep. Proncey Robertson on Tuesday in the Republican primary.
In a pair of campaign ads this GOP primary season, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey falsely declares the election was stolen from Donald Trump and accuses the federal government of "shipping illegal immigrants" to the state.
MONTGOMERY — Tuesday's GOP primary ballot has three candidates vying to be the state’s next auditor, a job that will likely include defending the very existence of the office to lawmakers looking to eliminate it to save money.
MONTGOMERY — This year’s primary election on May 24 will feature four Republican candidates vying for secretary of state, one of whom will advance to run against Democrat Pamela Lafitte in November.
MONTGOMERY — A federal judge on Friday blocked part of an Alabama law that made it a felony to prescribe gender-affirming puberty blockers and hormones to transgender minors.
MONTGOMERY — Alabama will ban the use of puberty blockers and hormones to treat transgender minors starting today, barring a ruling by a federal judge on a request to block the law from taking effect.
BOISE, Idaho — Angela Housley was halfway through her pregnancy when she learned the fetus was developing without parts of its brain and skull and would likely die within hours or days of birth, if it survived that long.
Recently out of work Alabamians are receiving unemployment benefits for shorter amounts of time than those in several other Southern states, a recent report says. Even in midst of the pandemic Alabama’s unemployed received fewer weeks of support.
MONTGOMERY — A doctor testified Thursday that there will be devastating consequences for transgender adolescents if Alabama outlaws the use of gender-affirming medications for them, and that their medical providers would face jail time for providing standard care.
Even though she sponsored Alabama's law banning almost all abortions, a Decatur lawmaker said that if Roe v. Wade is overturned she would push for a new law that includes exceptions for rape and incest and that only bans abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detectible.
MONTGOMERY — Alabama officials have signed a $623 million contract to build a new 4,000-inmate prison in Elmore County, part of a sweeping construction plan that will be partly funded by pandemic relief dollars.
MONTGOMERY (AP) — The longest-serving member of the Alabama House of Representatives, Rep. Steve McMillan of Foley, died Thursday after being diagnosed with brain tumors. He was 80 years old.
Incumbent Gov. Kay Ivey has a comfortable lead in recent polling ahead of the May 24 primary, but her GOP challengers have continued to raise significant funds this month, including a massive loan from the primarily self-funded candidate.
An issue briefly discussed but not resolved in the Alabama Legislature’s 2022 session was the uneven distribution of circuit and district judges around the state.
In his first term as Madison County Probate Judge and in his years of work for his predecessor, Frank Barger has witnessed thousands of involuntary commitment hearings for people with mental illness and in crisis.
Next year’s state General Fund budget allocates a record $193.1 million to the Alabama Department of Mental Health, about $65 million more than in fiscal 2020 when lawmakers said the state had “failed” in recent years to address mental health care needs.