Business roundup: headlines from across the state

Here are some of this week's top business stories from across the state: AL.com: Alabama Gas to return $9 million to customers this winter Alabama Gas Corp. customers...

Presidential TV ad roundup: June 16 edition

Jeb Bush:  Title: Making a difference Published: June 14 Tone: Heartfelt on record as governor [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQt_E4acnWo] Rick Perry: Title: Hilary goes to the movies Published: June 14 Tone: Negative ad on...

Donald Trump running for president? 2016 race announcement expected today

With a presidential field approaching 20 high-profile Republicans, the GOP's 2016 class offers voters a little bit of everything. There is the top-tier, a group...

U.S. House of Representatives: June 16-19

The U.S. House of Representatives returned yesterday to consider several minor bills naming post offices and other federal facilities. However the main legislative work begins today,...

New poll: Alabama parents support new national school lunch standards

Alabama voters across multiple sub-sections support newly-implemented federal school lunch standards, according to a poll released this morning by the Kids’ Safe and Healthful Foods...

Alabama rough on quality of family life, new study suggests

Of the all the major cities in America in which to raise a family, some of the most populous in the state of Alabama...

Rick Santorum wishes Jeb Bush well during Alabama campaign stop

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum on Monday said he wished the best to Jeb Bush hours before the former Florida governor announced his White...

Martha Roby to bat for Ronda Walker at annual Congressional Women’s...

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby announced Monday that she will be batting for Montgomery County Commissioner Ronda Walker at the seventh annual Congressional Women’s Softball Game....

Jeb Bush has optimistic message, faces challenges in ’16 bid

Jeb Bush launched a Republican presidential bid months in the making Monday with a vow to get Washington "out of the business of causing...

Scott Beason: Squeaky wheels

The regular session of the Alabama Legislature is over and some folks in our state are looking at the lack of a General Fund...