State Rep. Chris Sells, R-Greenville, said he has no plan to bust up the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, the statewide agency that absorbed the functions of 12 different police forces three years ago.
U.S. Rep Mike Rogers, R-Saks, has signed on with a group of Congressmen who accuse Russia of violating the treaty that ended the Cold War — a group also calling for U.S. missile deployments in response to Russia’s actions.
PELL CITY -- The Pell City Council during a special called meeting Wednesday approved applying for a $150,000 National Endowment for the Humanities grant. The money would be used to develop a digital history of Avondale Mills.
Earlier this week, Governor Robert Bentley presented a proposed budget that slashed all spending for Science in Motion in the 2018 fiscal year. Without the program, science teachers would lose a cost-effective way to enhance student learning in high schools across the state, area educators and program operators say.
Alabama state House Majority Leader Micky Hammon, R-Decatur, barely passed a confidence vote by House Republicans on Wednesday, one of Hammon’s opponents claims.
The Alabama Forestry Commission warns that the state’s pine forests may in the long term see widespread harm from a persistent drought that began last summer.
The Alabama Senate delayed debate Thursday on a bill that would have protected monuments older than 50 years old from being altered, removed or renamed.
An inspection of 17 Alabama prisons found that not a single one has a working fire alarm, a state contractor revealed at a conference for lawmakers in Montgomery on Wednesday.
Alabama judges would be unable to impose the death penalty if a jury recommends against it under a bill approved by a House of Representatives committee Wednesday.
Attorney General Steven Marshall announced Wednesday that he is recusing himself from the "current investigative matter relating to Gov. Robert Bentley," acknowledging that there is indeed an investigation of the governor.
People who attack police officers would face increased penalties under a bill introduced Wednesday in the Alabama House of Representatives. If that bill becomes law, it will be known as the Justin Sollohub Act, after the Anniston police officer who was killed in 2011.
An inspection of 17 Alabama prisons found that not a single one has a working fire alarm, a state contractor revealed at a conference for lawmakers in Montgomery Wednesday.
Alabama universities that don't comply with immigration law would lose all state funding under a bill passed 72-28 by the Alabama House of Representatives Wednesday.
Two Cullman County lawmakers say they’re trying to restart the impeachment of Gov. Robert Bentley because of the governor's appointment of former attorney general Luther Strange to the U.S. Senate and Bentley’s continued association with Rebekah Mason, a former aide with whom he has been accused of having an affair.
Sen. Del Marsh, R-Anniston, wants to increase the tax credits available to people and companies who donate money for private-school scholarships under Alabama’s school choice law.
The agency plans a campaign this year to garner more parents, and has a goal of 80 — nearly twice as many as they’ve ever had before.
Area government officials say that while they aren't getting huge amounts of money, the new tax stream has grown and is enough to help in the face of rising costs and stagnation of other revenue sources.
Enrollment in Alabama's prison-based technical college has dropped because of inmate riots and the cancellation of classes that prepare inmates for college level courses, a state official says.
The appointment, announced late Friday afternoon, fills the vacancy left when former Attorney General Luther Strange was sworn in as U.S. senator Thursday. Strange in turn was appointed — by Bentley — to replace former senator Jeff Sessions, who took office Thursday as U.S. attorney general under President Donald Trump.