Friday Jul 25
Montgomery mayor says he would be surprised if Maxwell base is chosen to house immigrant...
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Montgomery's Maxwell Air Force Base may be in consideration to temporarily house hundreds of immigrant children , but Mayor Todd Strange says no federal officials have made a site visit to determine if such a plan would even be feasible.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Roby, Rogers say 'no', Sewell 'yes' to Maxwell AFB housing immigrants
Alabama State University Board of Trustees Chairman Elton Dean announced Thursday in an emotional radio interview with campus radio station WVAS that he is resigning his position on the board.The same Alabama State University Board of Trustees Chairman Elton Dean announced Thursday in an emotional radio interview with campus radio station WVAS that ... (more)
Gender pay gap is even worse for African-American women in Alabama: Today in state...
Women in the workplace earn 77 cents for every dollar a man makes. If that woman is African-American, she can expect the wage gap to be even larger - about 64 cents for every dollar earned by their white male counterparts.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Young Birmingham leaders heading to Washington D.C. for political a boot campa
Yawntreshia Coleman, left, president of the Birmingham Young Democrats, and Arron Jackson, right, president of the Mason City Neighborhood, were selected to attend the Congressional Black Caucus Political Leadership Boot Camp.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Ready to work: U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell expanding job training intitiative to high schools
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- U.S. Rep Terri Sewell is expanding her series of job training and education workshops to include high school students.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
The 'Red Mountain' sculpture by Dmitri Hadzi stood in front of the...
The House passed legislation this week to prevent a statue from being erected in front of a federal courthouse in Alabama due to security concerns.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Shelia Smoot refuses to concede; Sandra Brown declares victory with...
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Incumbent Sandra Little Brown declared victory Tuesday night with a slim 31-vote margin over challenger Shelia Smoot in Jefferson County Commission District 2 race while Smoot refused to concede until all the votes were counted, she said.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
U.S. Rep Terri Sewell endorses Sandra Little Brown in Jeffco Commission District 2 race
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell today endorsed Commissioner Sandra Little Brown for the Jefferson County Commission District 2 seat.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
What to look for: Jeffco Commission District 2 runoff election with Sandra Brown and Shelia Smoot
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Both have name recognition; both have political experience and both are known to fight for what they believe in.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
AL politicians react to Supreme Court birth control ruling
Republican politicians in Alabama lined up on Monday to praise the Supreme Court's ruling that "family or closely held" companies could have exemptions from a part of the Affordable Care Act that requires employers to provide contraceptive coverage as part of their employees' health insurance policies.