Uber, Lyft ridesharing in Alabama gets mixed reaction from lawmakers

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Lawmakers can’t agree  whether bringing an app-based ride-hailing service like Uber or Lyft to Alabama is a good thing. Just this week, House lawmakers declined...

AP-GfK Poll: Doubts about Hillary Clinton’s honesty after emails

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Americans appear to be suspicious of Hillary Rodham Clinton's honesty, and even many Democrats are only lukewarm about her presidential candidacy, according to a...

Jeb Bush on Baltimore police charges: ‘The process works’

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said Friday that he trusts the legal process that resulted in charges against six Baltimore officers in the death...

GOP chairman Reince Priebus: Campaign prep just as important as nominee

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Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus cautioned GOP faithful on Friday that they won't recapture the White House if the party gets too obsessed...

Rand Paul says comments about Baltimore were misinterpreted

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Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul built his presidential campaign on being "a different kind of Republican," which has meant an outreach to minority voters. But Paul's...

Jim Zeigler to unveil lawsuit to stop schools using tax money...

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State auditor Jim Zeigler plans a Monday news conference to unveil a lawsuit he's preparing to stop school boards from using taxpayer money to...

Lawmakers say department shouldn’t tax digital transmission

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Alabama legislative leaders are asking the Department of Revenue to cancel its plan to tax digital streaming services in the state. Lawmakers in April sent...

Pulitzer winner Joey Kennedy, wife launch animal advocacy website

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A new website focusing on animal rights launched this week, though the man behind will be familiar to most Alabama advocates and lawmakers. Pulitzer Prize...

#MayDay: 3 bills lawmakers think will boost state’s economic development

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Alabama lawmakers will spend this weekend working through Sen. Del Marsh’s gaming legislation for the state economy. In honor of May Day (or International Workers’ Day),...

ICYMI: This week at the Statehouse

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What happened at the statehouse this week? Glad you asked! Here are a few things you might have missed from week eight of the 2015...