Montgomery – Today, the state Senate and House Minority Leaders, Sen. Roger Bedford (D-Russellville) and Rep. Craig Ford (D-Gadsden), urged Gov. Robert Bentley to postpone calling a special session of the legislature after rumors spread through Montgomery that the Governor may call a special session for the end of August. The purported goal of this [...]
The action of a Montgomery County grand jury, regarding what any reasonable person would call illegal activity, confirms that the ethics laws passed by the Republican Supermajority in the closing hours of the Riley administration are a sham.
Upon reviewing numerous documented examples of PAC to PAC transfers, making contributions in the name of another, [...]
Alabama currently has one of the worst job growth rates in the nation. Since 2008, the state has lost a higher percentage of its private-sector jobs than almost any other state in union.
Governor Bentley and the Republican supermajority in the legislature have hung their hats on policies they claimed would “create jobs”. But [...]