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Mobile dims chances for Amtrak renewal on Gulf Coast

The project faces a deadline of Feb. 5 for getting local funding to match federal funding.

Walt Maddox says railroad company has derailed talks

An Alabama mayor says a railroad is opposing a proposed site for a new Amtrak station, citing safety concerns.

Kay Ivey holds fundraising lead over opponent Walt Maddox

Incumbent, Republican Governor Kay Ivey is holding a steady financial lead over her gubernatorial opponent, Tuscaloosa Mayor, Democrat Walt Maddox. According to campaign finance reports filed last...

Mobile plans for train station, despite Kay Ivey’s Amtrak snub

Despite Gov. Kay Ivey's recent decline to commit funding to restart the Amtrak passenger train service between New Orleans and Mobile, Ala., the Port City is...

Kay Ivey has literally left the building in an effort to...

After coming under fire from local officials and her Democratic gubernatorial opponent Walt Maddox over her refusal to direct state funds to Mobile to restart...

Kay Ivey fires Southern Rail commissioner after refusing to fund Mobile...

"Y'all aboard?" The Southern Rail Commission proverbially asked Alabama Governor Kay Ivey. Her response? Nope. Last week Ivey declined to commit funding to restart the Amtrak coastal connection....

Mobile City Council asks Kay Ivey for Amtrak money

Members of the Mobile City Council are asking Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey to approve funding to help restart passenger train service between New Orleans...

Alabama balks at funding for restored coastal Amtrak service

Alabama is balking at pledging millions of dollars to help restart passenger train service along the northern Gulf Coast for the first time since...

Winners and losers in Donald Trump’s first budget plan

Military spending would get the biggest boost in President Donald Trump's proposed budget. Environmental programs, medical research, Amtrak and an array of international and...

Bookended by tragedy, Joe Biden’s storied career nears the end

Joe Biden's storied political career will come to an end much the way it started nearly half a century ago: shaped by crushing personal...



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