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WTVM 9 Columbus
Alabama legislation could limit abortion access in stateBy MELISSA BROWN Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama Gov. Robert
Alabama legislation could limit abortion access in state
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 2 hours ago
By MELISSA BROWN Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has until mid-May to decide on legislation that could shutter two of the state's largest abortion providers. The Republican-held House of Representatives on... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
All lanes of I-22 open after deadly tractor-trailer accident in Walker Co.legislation could limit abortion access in stateAlabama legislation could limit
All lanes of I-22 open after deadly tractor-trailer accident in Walker Co.
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 4 hours ago
legislation could limit abortion access in stateAlabama legislation could limit abortion access in state Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has until mid-May to decide on legislation that could shutter two of the state's largest abortion... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
A look at what passed and failed in the '16 sessionCommissioner Stephanie Azar said the agency will be cutting services without ad
A look at what passed and failed in the '16 session
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 4 hours ago
Commissioner Stephanie Azar said the agency will be cutting services without additional funding. MARIJUANA OIL Gov. Robert Bentley signed into law legislation to decriminalize marijuana oil for people who use it as a treatment for... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Massive potato spill shuts down part of I-77 for hourslegislation could limit abortion access in stateAlabama legislation could limit
Massive potato spill shuts down part of I-77 for hours
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 9 hours ago
legislation could limit abortion access in stateAlabama legislation could limit abortion access in state Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has until mid-May to decide on legislation that could shutter two of the state's largest abortion... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Kim's Kids: Music lover Kahir wants a Big Brother interested in video gameslegislation could limit abortion access in stateAlabama legislation could limit
Kim's Kids: Music lover Kahir wants a Big Brother interested in video games
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 12 hours ago
legislation could limit abortion access in stateAlabama legislation could limit abortion access in state Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has until mid-May to decide on legislation that could shutter two of the state's largest abortion... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Alabama legislation could limit abortion access in statelegislation could limit abortion access in state Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley h
Alabama legislation could limit abortion access in state
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 14 hours ago
legislation could limit abortion access in state Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has until mid-May to decide on legislation that could shutter two of the state's largest abortion... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Let your inner child play at Heart Gallery Alabama's Kid at Heart fundraiser May 6familiesLeni's Law 'mission accomplished' for some lawmakers, families On Wedn
Let your inner child play at Heart Gallery Alabama's Kid at Heart fundraiser May 6
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 16 hours ago
familiesLeni's Law 'mission accomplished' for some lawmakers, families On Wednesday while session winded down, Gov. Robert Bentley signed "Leni’s Law," which decriminalizes CBD oil for those impacted by chronic diseases. On Wednesday while... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Power outage reported in North HuntsvillefamiliesLeni's Law 'mission accomplished' for some lawmakers, families On Wedn
Power outage reported in North Huntsville
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 16 hours ago
familiesLeni's Law 'mission accomplished' for some lawmakers, families On Wednesday while session winded down, Gov. Robert Bentley signed "Leni’s Law," which decriminalizes CBD oil for those impacted by chronic diseases. On Wednesday while... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
A look and what passed and failed in the '16 sessionCommissioner Stephanie Azar said the agency will be cutting services without ad
A look and what passed and failed in the '16 session
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 16 hours ago
Commissioner Stephanie Azar said the agency will be cutting services without additional funding. MARIJUANA OIL Gov. Robert Bentley signed into law legislation to decriminalize marijuana oil for people who use it as a treatment for... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Only North Alabama clinic to offer abortion services faces closurefamiliesLeni's Law 'mission accomplished' for some lawmakers, families On Wedn
Only North Alabama clinic to offer abortion services faces closure
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 17 hours ago
familiesLeni's Law 'mission accomplished' for some lawmakers, families On Wednesday while session winded down, Gov. Robert Bentley signed "Leni’s Law," which decriminalizes CBD oil for those impacted by chronic diseases. On Wednesday while... Read more
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Al.com
Conversation of the Day: Bentley signs medical cannabis oil bill; is it a good move?Leni's Law is now official. Gov. Robert Bentley has signed into law a bill to
Conversation of the Day: Bentley signs medical cannabis oil bill; is it a good move?
Al.com / Posted 17 hours ago
Leni's Law is now official. Gov. Robert Bentley has signed into law a bill to allow people with debilitating medical conditions to use cannabidiol, which is made from the same plant as marijuana. Leni's Law expands on a bill passed two years ago... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
What's Right With Our Schools: Wagons for Children's HospitalfamiliesLeni's Law 'mission accomplished' for some lawmakers, families On Wedn
What's Right With Our Schools: Wagons for Children's Hospital
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 18 hours ago
familiesLeni's Law 'mission accomplished' for some lawmakers, families On Wednesday while session winded down, Gov. Robert Bentley signed "Leni’s Law," which decriminalizes CBD oil for those impacted by chronic diseases. On Wednesday while... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Shoals man to serve life in prison for killing two women in 2014familiesLeni's Law 'mission accomplished' for some lawmakers, families On Wedn
Shoals man to serve life in prison for killing two women in 2014
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 18 hours ago
familiesLeni's Law 'mission accomplished' for some lawmakers, families On Wednesday while session winded down, Gov. Robert Bentley signed "Leni’s Law," which decriminalizes CBD oil for those impacted by chronic diseases. On Wednesday while... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
A look and what Alabama legislation passed and failed in 2016Commissioner Stephanie Azar said the agency will be cutting services without ad
A look and what Alabama legislation passed and failed in 2016
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 18 hours ago
Commissioner Stephanie Azar said the agency will be cutting services without additional funding. MARIJUANA OIL Gov. Robert Bentley signed into law legislation to decriminalize marijuana oil for people who use it as a treatment for... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Memorial service held for Gulf Shores, Troy football player Nathan HarrisfamiliesLeni's Law 'mission accomplished' for some lawmakers, families On Wedn
Memorial service held for Gulf Shores, Troy football player Nathan Harris
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 19 hours ago
familiesLeni's Law 'mission accomplished' for some lawmakers, families On Wednesday while session winded down, Gov. Robert Bentley signed "Leni’s Law," which decriminalizes CBD oil for those impacted by chronic diseases. On Wednesday while... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Woman dies in accident during granddaughter's driving lessonfamiliesLeni's Law 'mission accomplished' for some lawmakers, families On Wedn
Woman dies in accident during granddaughter's driving lesson
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 19 hours ago
familiesLeni's Law 'mission accomplished' for some lawmakers, families On Wednesday while session winded down, Gov. Robert Bentley signed "Leni’s Law," which decriminalizes CBD oil for those impacted by chronic diseases. On Wednesday while... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Spotters play crucial role for Golf Channel at Yokohama Tire LPGA ClassicfamiliesLeni's Law 'mission accomplished' for some lawmakers, families On Wedn
Spotters play crucial role for Golf Channel at Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 19 hours ago
familiesLeni's Law 'mission accomplished' for some lawmakers, families On Wednesday while session winded down, Gov. Robert Bentley signed "Leni’s Law," which decriminalizes CBD oil for those impacted by chronic diseases. On Wednesday while... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Consumer Reports: The best paint for your moneyfamiliesLeni's Law 'mission accomplished' for some lawmakers, families On Wedn
Consumer Reports: The best paint for your money
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 19 hours ago
familiesLeni's Law 'mission accomplished' for some lawmakers, families On Wednesday while session winded down, Gov. Robert Bentley signed "Leni’s Law," which decriminalizes CBD oil for those impacted by chronic diseases. On Wednesday while... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Former teacher convicted of sexting teen arrested for working near daycarefamiliesLeni's Law 'mission accomplished' for some lawmakers, families On Wedn
Former teacher convicted of sexting teen arrested for working near daycare
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 19 hours ago
familiesLeni's Law 'mission accomplished' for some lawmakers, families On Wednesday while session winded down, Gov. Robert Bentley signed "Leni’s Law," which decriminalizes CBD oil for those impacted by chronic diseases. On Wednesday while... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Leni's Law 'mission accomplished' for some lawmakers, familiesfamilies On Wednesday while session winded down, Gov. Robert Bentley signed "L
Leni's Law 'mission accomplished' for some lawmakers, families
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 19 hours ago
families On Wednesday while session winded down, Gov. Robert Bentley signed "Leni’s Law," which decriminalizes CBD oil for those impacted by chronic diseases. On Wednesday while... Read more
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Al.com
Birmingham council scrambling as new law threatens leadershipIt's going to get ugly up in Birmingham City Hall. Uglier, I mean. City Hall
Birmingham council scrambling as new law threatens leadership
Al.com / Posted 19 hours ago
It's going to get ugly up in Birmingham City Hall. Uglier, I mean. City Hall was buzzing Thursday after Gov. Robert Bentley signed a bill limiting some of the powers of the City Council. The bill requires the council president and the council... Read more
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Al.com
Birmingham council scrambling as new law threatens leadershipIt's going to get ugly up in Birmingham City Hall. Uglier, I mean. City Hall
Birmingham council scrambling as new law threatens leadership
Al.com / Posted 19 hours ago
It's going to get ugly up in Birmingham City Hall. Uglier, I mean. City Hall was buzzing Thursday after Gov. Robert Bentley signed a bill limiting some of the powers of the City Council. The bill requires the council president and the council... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Bentley says he's not giving up on prison billDepartment. Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley says he disappointed in the failure
Bentley says he's not giving up on prison bill
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 20 hours ago
Department. Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley says he disappointed in the failure of his prison construction bill, but said he "will not give up on... Read more
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Al.com
2 of Alabama's 3 largest abortion clinics may be forced to closebe forced to close because of a bill passed Wednesday by the state legislature
2 of Alabama's 3 largest abortion clinics may be forced to close
Al.com / Posted 21 hours ago
be forced to close because of a bill passed Wednesday by the state legislature and expected to be signed into law by Gov. Robert Bentley. Abortion clinics in Huntsville and Tuscaloosa are located within 2,000 feet of public schools grades K-8,... Read more
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Salon.com
Harsh history: Alabama county may cover up slavery muralsCarolina officials removed a Confederate flag from their Statehouse lawn after
Harsh history: Alabama county may cover up slavery murals
Salon.com / Posted 23 hours ago
Carolina officials removed a Confederate flag from their Statehouse lawn after the massacre, and Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley ordered Confederate flags removed from his state’s Capitol grounds. An African-American attorney in... Read more
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ABC News
Harsh History: Alabama County May Cover up Slavery MuralsCarolina officials removed a Confederate flag from their Statehouse lawn after
Harsh History: Alabama County May Cover up Slavery Murals
ABC News / Posted 23 hours ago
Carolina officials removed a Confederate flag from their Statehouse lawn after the massacre, and Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley ordered Confederate flags removed from his state's Capitol grounds. An African-American attorney in... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Often-secret donors spend big to push elected officials' pet projectsAlabama Gov. Robert Bentley (Photo: Julie Bennett, AP) By Fredreka Schouten an
Often-secret donors spend big to push elected officials' pet projects
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 23 hours ago
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley (Photo: Julie Bennett, AP) By Fredreka Schouten and Mary Troyan, USA TODAY WASHINGTON — The Alabama political scandal that has cost the state’s governor his marriage and now threatens his job has thrust politicians’... Read more
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Al.com
Alabama cemetery owner can now sell caskets, funeral supplies without a licensebe made of eco-friendly materials like untreated cardboard or wood, silk or bam
Alabama cemetery owner can now sell caskets, funeral supplies without a license
Al.com / Posted 23 hours ago
be made of eco-friendly materials like untreated cardboard or wood, silk or bamboo. Champion said the bill signed by Gov. Robert Bentley is a "victory for The Good Earth, every citizen in our state and the entire country." "It confirms the other... Read more
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Al.com
Kay Ivey makes national '50 Most Influential Female Republicans' listwhether the number on the list constituted a ranking. The blurb on Ivey did no
Kay Ivey makes national '50 Most Influential Female Republicans' list
Al.com / Posted 23 hours ago
whether the number on the list constituted a ranking. The blurb on Ivey did not mention the scandal surrounding Gov. Robert Bentley, whom the Alabama House is taking steps to impeach amid an alleged affair with his senior political adviser... Read more
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Al.com
Bentley doesn't rule out special session; says 'rest' needed firstGov. Robert Bentley said this morning he would forge ahead with trying to fix A
Bentley doesn't rule out special session; says 'rest' needed first
Al.com / Posted 23 hours ago
Gov. Robert Bentley said this morning he would forge ahead with trying to fix Alabama's prisons and with reforms to state's Medicaid program. The governor spoke to reporters about 11 hours after his ambitious plan to build new state prisons died on... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Often-secret donors spend big to push elected officials' pet projectsAlabama Gov. Robert Bentley (Photo: Julie Bennett, AP) By Fredreka Schouten an
Often-secret donors spend big to push elected officials' pet projects
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted yesterday
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley (Photo: Julie Bennett, AP) By Fredreka Schouten and Mary Troyan, USA TODAY WASHINGTON — The Alabama political scandal that has cost the state’s governor his marriage and now threatens his job has thrust politicians’... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Often-secret donors spend big to push elected officials' pet projectsAlabama Gov. Robert Bentley (Photo: Julie Bennett, AP) By Fredreka Schouten an
Often-secret donors spend big to push elected officials' pet projects
The Record Searchlight / Posted yesterday
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley (Photo: Julie Bennett, AP) By Fredreka Schouten and Mary Troyan, USA TODAY WASHINGTON — The Alabama political scandal that has cost the state’s governor his marriage and now threatens his job has thrust politicians’... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Often-secret donors spend big to push elected officials' pet projectsAlabama Gov. Robert Bentley (Photo: Julie Bennett, AP) By Fredreka Schouten an
Often-secret donors spend big to push elected officials' pet projects
Naples Daily News / Posted yesterday
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley (Photo: Julie Bennett, AP) By Fredreka Schouten and Mary Troyan, USA TODAY WASHINGTON — The Alabama political scandal that has cost the state’s governor his marriage and now threatens his job has thrust politicians’... Read more
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USA Today
Often-secret donors spend big to push elected officials' pet projectsand now threatens his job has thrust politicians’ growing use of often-secretly
Often-secret donors spend big to push elected officials' pet projects
USA Today / Posted yesterday
and now threatens his job has thrust politicians’ growing use of often-secretly funded nonprofits into the spotlight. Gov. Robert Bentley’s former aides created the tax-exempt Alabama Council for Excellent Government last year to promote the... Read more
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Al.com
New questions emerge about Bentley's Vegas trip, Republican Governors Association's influenceThe Republican Governors Association (RGA) has given Gov. Robert Bentley far mo
New questions emerge about Bentley's Vegas trip, Republican Governors Association's influence
Al.com / Posted yesterday
The Republican Governors Association (RGA) has given Gov. Robert Bentley far more money than any other governor since Bentley and his former adviser and alleged mistress Rebekah Mason attended RGA's annual conference in Las Vegas in November. The... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Cuts looming for Ala. Medicaid as legislative session comes to a closethat funding, but we didn't." Alabama lawmakers approved a $1.8 billion 2017 G
Cuts looming for Ala. Medicaid as legislative session comes to a close
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted yesterday
that funding, but we didn't." Alabama lawmakers approved a $1.8 billion 2017 General Fund budget despite a veto from Gov. Robert Bentley. The spending plan gave Alabama Medicaid $700 million. That figure is $85 million shy of what the agency says... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Medical marijuana oil decriminalized in AlabamaMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley on Wednesday signed legisla
Medical marijuana oil decriminalized in Alabama
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley on Wednesday signed legislation into law to allow medical marijuana oil in the state. The law, which will decriminalize possession of cannabidiol produced in other states, will go into effect June... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Cuts looming for Ala. Medicaid as legislative session comes to a closethat funding, but we didn't." Alabama lawmakers approved a $1.8 billion 2017 G
Cuts looming for Ala. Medicaid as legislative session comes to a close
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted yesterday
that funding, but we didn't." Alabama lawmakers approved a $1.8 billion 2017 General Fund budget despite a veto from Gov. Robert Bentley. The spending plan gave Alabama Medicaid $700 million. That figure is $85 million shy of what the agency says... Read more
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Al.com
Gov. Robert Bentley signs medical cannabis oil billGov. Robert Bentley has signed into law a bill to allow people with debilitatin
Gov. Robert Bentley signs medical cannabis oil bill
Al.com / Posted yesterday
Gov. Robert Bentley has signed into law a bill to allow people with debilitating medical conditions to use cannabidiol, which is made from the same plant as marijuana. The bill, known as Leni's Law, expands on a bill passed two years ago, known as... Read more
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Al.com
Hubbard lawyer says plea deal rumors are bogushas used his Facebook page as a platform for lobbying grenades at various Alaba
Hubbard lawyer says plea deal rumors are bogus
Al.com / Posted yesterday
has used his Facebook page as a platform for lobbying grenades at various Alabama politicians, including Hubbard and Gov. Robert Bentley. Last month, Watkins said on Facebook that he had heard of a plea deal in the offing, and on Tuesday, he... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Lawmakers Approve Grandparents Visitation Rightsvisitation rights with their grandchildren. State senators approved the bill T
Lawmakers Approve Grandparents Visitation Rights
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted yesterday
visitation rights with their grandchildren. State senators approved the bill Tuesday on a 20-9 vote. It now goes to Gov. Robert Bentley for his signature. Courts have twice struck down earlier versions of the Grandparents Visitation Act. The... Read more
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Al.com
New grandparent visitation bill passes in Alabama LegislatureCounty involving a grandmother who went to court seeking visitation with two of
New grandparent visitation bill passes in Alabama Legislature
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
County involving a grandmother who went to court seeking visitation with two of her grandchildren over the objections of the children's mother. The bill now moves to Gov. Robert Bentley for signing. The Associated Press contributed to this re... Read more
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Al.com
Whose history does Alabama Sec. State John Merrill want to protect?was John Merrill, too. This time, though, he was speaking at a Confederate Memo
Whose history does Alabama Sec. State John Merrill want to protect?
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
was John Merrill, too. This time, though, he was speaking at a Confederate Memorial Day program, blasting Gov. Robert Bentley's decision last year to take down the Confederate flags flying on the Alabama capitol grounds after the murder... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
Another family-values politician gets his dueI have been writing about for years in South Carolina. As if taking a cue from
Another family-values politician gets his due
Charleston City Paper / Posted 2 days ago
I have been writing about for years in South Carolina. As if taking a cue from former Gov. Mark Sanford, Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has been caught in a shabby, shameless — hmm — relationship with a staff member some 30 years his junior.... Read more
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Al.com
Legislature passes bill to research hemp as cash cropGov. Robert Bentley could sign it into law. The bill, by Rep. Ken Johnson, R-M
Legislature passes bill to research hemp as cash crop
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
Gov. Robert Bentley could sign it into law. The bill, by Rep. Ken Johnson, R-Moulton, authorizes the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries to administer research, including studies by state universities, on developing hemp as a crop that... Read more
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Island Packet
Oil spill bill, Medicaid fix stumbles at session's endlegislators "need to act quickly to prevent these Medicaid cuts from becoming a
Oil spill bill, Medicaid fix stumbles at session's end
Island Packet / Posted 2 days ago
legislators "need to act quickly to prevent these Medicaid cuts from becoming a reality later this year." Last month, Gov. Robert Bentley and Azar laid out potential Medicaid cuts if additional funds weren't secured, including harsh options such as... Read more
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Al.com
Will Leni's Law become law? Medical marijuana bill under review by Gov. Robert BentleyGov. Robert Bentley is reviewing Leni's Law but no decision has been made yet o
Will Leni's Law become law? Medical marijuana bill under review by Gov. Robert Bentley
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
Gov. Robert Bentley is reviewing Leni's Law but no decision has been made yet on whether he will sign it into law, according to the governor's office. Bentley's spokeswoman Jennifer Ardis said in an email to AL.com on Tuesday that the bill that... Read more
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Al.com
Bentley scandal: Legislators hit wall in pursuit of 'Wanda's desk'One thing is clearer every day in the soap opera that is the administration of
Bentley scandal: Legislators hit wall in pursuit of 'Wanda's desk'
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
One thing is clearer every day in the soap opera that is the administration of Gov. Robert Bentley: You can't make this stuff up. And you wouldn't if you could. So there I am today, standing in the hallowed halls of the State Capitol, reminding... Read more
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Al.com
UTC Aerospace Systems bringing 260 jobs to southwest Alabamacounty and the city," Marc Duvall, president of UTC Aerospace Systems' Aerostru
UTC Aerospace Systems bringing 260 jobs to southwest Alabama
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
county and the city," Marc Duvall, president of UTC Aerospace Systems' Aerostructures business, said in a statement. Gov. Robert Bentley praised the company in a statement and said its Foley facility is one of its most innovative and productive... Read more
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Al.com
Baldwin official: Removal of wall around governor's house 'not about politics'The Baldwin County Commission isn't looking for a political opportunity "pile o
Baldwin official: Removal of wall around governor's house 'not about politics'
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Baldwin County Commission isn't looking for a political opportunity "pile on" to Gov. Robert Bentley by insisting that the state remove a wall at the gubernatorial beach house, one of its members said Tuesday. Bentley, said Chris Elliott, "has a... Read more
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