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Remembrances of Justice Perry Oliver Hooper Sr.

April 25, 2016   |   Opinion

Former Alabama Chief Justice Perry Hooper, Sr. died yesterday in Montgomery at the age of 91. Perry served as Chief Justice from 1995 to 2001. He was the first Chief Justice to ever be elected as a Republican In Alabama. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Yost, four sons and a litter of grandchildren.Continue Reading

State Auditor Issues Governor Order to Appear; Pursuant to Alabama Code Section 36-16-2

April 21, 2016   |   News2

According to State Auditor Jim Zeigler the Governor Will Have to Respond to Questioning Under Oath, Produce Documents Relating to Mason, Affair April 21, 2016 – Montgomery, Ala. – State Auditor Jim Zeigler issued an order to appear to Governor Robert Bentley, pursuant to the constitutional and statutory powers of his office, today. The orderContinue Reading

Inside Alabama Politics, Volume 31 Number 11 April 19, 2016

April 19, 2016   |   News

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Did The Legislature Vote To Kill My Neighbor?

April 12, 2016   |   Opinion

Commentary – by Jeff Martin Last week the Alabama Legislature overwhelmingly voted to override the Governor’s veto of the state’s General Fund Budget, a budget that was $85 million short to adequately fund Medicaid. What is Medicaid and who receives it? Medicaid is a state/federal program that pays for medical and long-term care services forContinue Reading

ATTORNEY GENERAL STRANGE RELEASES LETTER REGARDING THE POSITION OF STATE OF ALABAMA CONCERNING THE LEGALITY OF ELECTRONIC BINGO MACHINES IN THE STATE

March 30, 2016   |   News2

(MONTGOMERY) – Attorney General Luther Strange released a copy of his response to a March 21, 2016, letter from U.S. Attorney George Beck requesting clarification of the State’s position on gambling concerning electronic bingo machines operated on both tribal and non-tribal lands in Alabama. March 30, 2016 George L. Beck, Jr. United States Attorney MiddleContinue Reading

Ethics Commission Assigns Case Number to Zeigler Complaint

March 29, 2016   |   News2

March 29, 2016 — Montgomery, Ala. – The Alabama Ethics Commission Tuesday replied to the “ethics report” filed by State Auditor Jim Zeigler against Governor Robert Bentley and his senior political adviser Rebekah Caldwell Mason. In the attached letter, Ethics Commission attorney Hugh Evans tells Zeigler that the complaint has been assigned case numbers, andContinue Reading

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