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The Americans with Charlie LeDuff: The death of the UAW
As you might of heard, the UAW went down to Chattanooga, Tenn. and took a bullet a few weeks ago when non-unionized workers at the Volkswagen plant told them to pack their carpet bags and head north.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Mobile County commissioners lobby for Austal, express relief at flood insurance bill
Mobile County Commissioners Merceria Ludgood and Connie Hudson traveled to Washington D.C. the week of March 3 to represent Mobile County's needs at the national level.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Panel debates bidding process for satellite launches
The federal government saves money by asking companies to bid on contracts for all sorts of work, such as cleaning, consulting and construction.
House-passed flood insurance bill would prevent disastrous premium increases, advocates say
Heavy rain caused flooding in a subdivision off Dawes Lake Road on Saturday, June 9, 2012, in west Mobile, Ala.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Federal budget allows for defense expansion in Huntsville
The federal budget released by President Obama Tuesday could have impacts for Tennessee Valley defense projects.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Speak Out: Thanks to Sen. Sessions
I recently had the privilege of hearing Sen. Jeff Sessions speak at the Chamber of Commerce breakfast at Classic on Noble.
MoveOn.org targets Medicaid expansion 'holdout states' but not Alabama
File photo of MoveOn members and local residents holding a "Cost of Delay" vigil outside of U.S. Senator Richard Shelby's office in downtown Mobile Tuesday Dec. 8, 2009 to urge him to pass health care reform.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Grand Central: Yellen Testimony Suggests Fed on Course to Taper in March
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Thu Feb 27, 2014
Steve Flowers Weekly Article
There are two schools of thought as to what role a U.S Senator should play on the stage in Washington.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Former Sen. Richard Shelby aide hired as vice chancellor of UA System
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - A longtime aide of U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Tuscaloosa, has been hired as an assistance vice chancellor of the University of Alabama System.
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Inside the Statehouse: Key to power in D.C. is seniority
Last week's column expounded on the two different concepts that members of congress perceive their roles to be in Washington.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Sen. Shelby Urges Caution In Military Budget Cuts
Sen. Richard Shelby was in Limestone County this morning. He told reporters there are places to shrink the defense budget, but he says it has to be done carefully.
Sen. Shelby hopes Redstone avoids potential defense cuts
The US Secretary of Defense suggested major cuts to the Armed Forces Monday. If approved, the number of troops would be at their lowest levels since before World War II.
Fast start for new K Street shop
Capitol Strategies Partners, a new venture built by former Denny Miller Associates lobbyists, announced on Monday that it has registered 18 new clients.
Sen. Richard Shelby to visit Elkmont business today as final stop on jobs tour
U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., will stop at Sanp-On Tools in Elkmont today as part of his Alabama Jobs and Industry Tour.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
The week ahead: Feb. 24 - March 2
Monday morning, the murder trial of Joshua Conerly is set to get underway. He is accused of killing Timothy Lanier in February 2011.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Eissmann Automotive adding 120 jobs
Eissmann Automotive North America Inc. will create 120 more new jobs this year. "I am seeing a business in every county to see how I can help them and create more jobs," said U.S. Senator Richard Shelby as he toured Eissmann Automotive North America Inc. Friday.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Exclusive: Union Says It Will Organize Airbus in Alabama and Win in the South
The nation's top aerospace union said it isn't put off by the UAW's failure to organize Volkswagen in Chattanooga, Tenn.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Senator Shelby visits Honda
Bob Crisp/The Daily Home Ted Pratt, Corporate Affairs and Communication Department Manager for Honda Manufacturing of Alabama, leads U.S. Senator Richard Shelby through a tour of Line 1 of the company's production floor Thursday.
Alabama's Republican leaders would oppose efforts to unionize state auto industry, U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby says
U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby, who toured the Honda plant in Talladega County this morning, said he believes most of Alabama's Republican leaders would speak out against any intensified efforts to unionize workers in the state's auto industry.