Archives show Hillary Clinton OK’d tax breaks for nonprofits

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As first lady in the final year of the Clinton administration, Hillary Rodham Clinton endorsed a White House plan to give tax breaks to...

Virus breaches Statehouse email system

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During debate over the state education budget Thursday, House Speaker Mike Hubbard broke in to ask lawmakers to avoid opening state email because of...

Governor signs prison reform into law

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In a ceremony at the state Capitol on Thursday, Gov. Robert Bentley signed into law a long-awaited plan to reform Alabama prisons. Senate Bill...

Federal Judge: Gay couples across Alabama have right to marry

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A federal judge on Thursday ruled that gays and lesbians have the right to marry in all Alabama counties, but placed her decision on...

Tuscaloosa County approves bigger tax breaks for Mercedes-Benz

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Tuscaloosa County officials have approved larger tax breaks for Mercedes-Benz to help offset expansion costs at the automaker's plant in Vance. The Tuscaloosa County Industrial...

Samuel J. McLure: Conviction and Contentment: Surveying Alabama’s Strategies to...

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Using the word orphan to describe children who have been abused and neglected is, let’s be honest, not en vogue. But, and again let’s...

This week in the Alabama legislature: May 19-21

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What happened in the Alabama legislature this week? Plenty. On Tuesday, the House passed a general fund budget  to the Senate for approval. House Bill 135...

2016 prospect Rand Paul in new book: GOP willing to change

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Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul reaches out in his most direct way yet to African-Americans in a new book that highlights his libertarian policies...

Michael Bloomberg comes to Alabama … at least his soda tax...

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Alabama Today is hearing chatter throughout the Statehouse about the introduction of a 10-cent soda tax during the impending Special Session for the budget as a way...

House passes bill to move presidential primaries up to Super Tuesday

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The Alabama state House on Thursday passed SB 240, a bill sponsored by Sen. Quinton Ross that moves the state's two partisan presidential primaries from...