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Gov. Roby? It doesn't sound like Alabama Congresswoman is ruling out 2018 run: Today in state politics
This much we know: Voters will be deciding between Republican incumbent Gov. Robert Bentley and Democrat Parker Griffith in November.
8 hrs ago
Read why Superintendent Tommy Bice says he accepted a $52,000 raise
State School Superintendent Tommy Bice said today he accepted his contract extension, which came with a $52,000 raise, because it will enable him to be bolder in working with the governor and Legislature to get support for public education.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Baxter Plans Multi-million Dollar Expansion In Alabama
Officials from Baxter, Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley and Opelika officials announced the nearly $300 million expansion of its Opelika manufacturing facility on Wednesday.
Campaign booster for Alabama Gov. Bentley was lobbyist for Corizon, prison health care contractor targeted in lawsuit
Photo from 'Cruel Confinement' report released this morning by the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program.
Gov. Bentley awards grant to help those affected by layoffs
Gov. Robert Bentley announced on Thursday that grant money will be awarded to support those affected by layoffs and downsizing.
Alabamians are literally paying for Bentley's decisions: Reader opinion
It was very generous to have Chris Christie come to Alabama and praise Governor Bentley for reducing state expenditures approximately $1 billion yearly.
Bentley, Griffith make pitch to commissioners
Republican Gov. Robert Bentley and his Democratic opponent, former U.S. Rep. Parker Griffith, will make dueling campaign speeches in Orange Beach.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
"Why not Birmingham?" Mayor William Bell explains logistics, feasibility behind city's bid for 2016 Democratic National Convention
Birmingham's bid to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention is backed by a feasibility plan that includes stacks of maps, 3D video imagery and plans for major renovations to meet the requirements.
Here's what Parker Griffith says he would do if the Legislature repeals Common Core
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Parker Griffith said he supports Common Core academic standards in public schools and would try to block any legislation that would repeal their use in Alabama.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Germany's Bolta building $50 million plating plant in Alabama
Bolta first announced the project in September, when Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley said the new plant could employ more than 350 by 2016.
Forget Alabama job stats, for Gov. Bentley there's only one number that matters: opinion
For the last nine months, I've written the same column so often that I can almost turn it into a fill-in-the-blank exercise - Alabama job numbers and Gov. Robert Bentley's job performance.
Baxter Announces Hemodialysis Dialyzer Expansion in Opelika, Alabama
Baxter International Inc. announced today that it plans to expand its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Opelika, Ala., to help address the growing global demand for dialyzers, a critical component used in hemodialysis therapy .
The Trussville Tribune
Northern Beltline progress in Pinson: Landscape - changes every day'
The area just off Alabama Highway 75 in the Pinson area by Palmerdale United Methodist Church is vast, the walls of red-orange dirt built high.
Daily Mountain Eagle
Reed explains delay in ATRIP projects in Walker County
Sen. Greg Reed gave an impromptu update on two bridge restoration projects during Monday's meeting of the Walker County Commission.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Not a caretaker governor: Bentley promises further action on jobs, roads and prisons if re-elected
Despite an unemployment rate going in the wrong direction and state budget concerns, Gov. Robert Bentley told a gathering of news media on Monday afternoon that he will grapple with the state's problems as he claims he has in his first term, and will change things for the better.
It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a Gov. Bentley cartoon caption contest
About the writer JD Crowe is the statewide cartoonist for the Alabama Media Group.
'Beautiful day': Fairhope rededicates community park, anchored by new splash pad
FAIRHOPE, Alabama -- It was a dream nearly 20 years ago that developed what would become Fairhopers Community Park, and over the weekend a new dream was realized.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
The Daily News-Record
#1 - Pols Don't Get Economics
President Obama rejoiced that Airbus is "building new planes in Alabama." a SAirbus is in right-to-work Alabama because capital, being mobile, goes where it is wanted and stays where it is well-treated.
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley soars across the globe, and so do collateral costs
About the writer John Archibald is a columnist for the Alabama Media Group. His work appears in the newspaper on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and online at AL.com all the time.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Fairhope celebrates grand re-opening of city park
Alabama Governor Robert Bentley and other political and civic leaders were on hand Saturday morning for the re-dedication ceremonies of the re-opening of the Fairhope Community Park, but it was the children and their parents who were celebrating the most.