Schema-Root.org logo

 

  cross-referenced news and research resources about

 Alabama government

Schema-Root.org logo
images:  google   yahoo YouTube
spacer

updated Sun. May 6, 2018

-
Alabama residents think jobs and the economy should be the top priority of the state government, with 34 percent selecting it. Education came in second with 28 percent in favor, and 15 percent chose healthcare. Ten percent chose infrastructure, four percent had immigration, and six percent chose an issue ...
In January of 2009 Hixon went on to work as a Scheduler for a member of the Alabama delegation in the U.S. House of Representatives and stayed on the Hill until January 2012; when she shifted her career from government to the private sector. Hixon began working in Government Relations at Airbus, ...

The leading Democratic contenders for governor spent much — but not all — of a Wednesday night debate agreeing with each other. Former Alabama Chief Justice Sue Bell Cobb, Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox and former state legislator James Fields appeared in the debate hosted by WVTM in ...
The law applies to all “covered entities” which the law defines as “a person, sole proprietorship, partnership, government entity, corporation, nonprofit, trust, estate, cooperative association or other business entity that acquires or uses sensitive personally identifying information. ”The law also applies to any ...
What would happen if an unfriendly nation tried to take down the power grid, or the air traffic control system, or blow up a chemical plant with a cyberattack? How would government agencies respond to such a threat? That kind of war-gaming has been playing out this week in a windowless conference room ...
Douma, the Syrian city where experts believe chemical weapons were used on civilians, has fallen to the government, after the last rebel group that had been fighting Syria's regime there capitulated. As part of the takeover, Syria's main ally Russia said, it will deploy military police in Douma. The news ...

We had to restore integrity to state government. Relationships with legislators and community leaders across the state had to be repaired. Priorities needed to be reexamined and progress had to be achieved. Most of all, the people of Alabama needed a reason to believe in, and trust, their leaders again.
Alabama's best overall performance is its 25th rank in fiscal stability, which considers the credit rating, budget balancing, pension fund liability and liquidity for the state government. That ranking was boosted by the state's eighth-place showing for budget liquidity and its 15th-place spot in government credit ...
“Over the years, Senator Shelby has been a steadfast champion for Alabama's priorities, and I have no doubt his efforts will continue in this prestigious position,” he said in a statement. Stewart said Republicans long have railed against spending, particularly pork-barrel spending. “But when it comes to home, they certainly ...
President Donald Trump is presented with a team helmet by the 2017 NCAA football national champions, the Alabama Crimson Tide, during a ceremony honoring the champions on the White House's South Lawn, in Washington, Tuesday, April 10, 2018. To the right left of the president is head coach Nick ...
Montgomery County is the latest local government to file suit against prescription drug manufacturers and distributors. (Source: ... Beasley Allen has filed similar lawsuits on behalf of a number of Alabama municipalities and counties, as well as several governmental entities in other states. The firm also is ...
(AP) — An Alabama legislator and a lobbyist who once chaired the Alabama Republican Party appeared in federal court Monday on conspiracy charges related to payments made to another lawmaker to advance an insurance bill. State Republican Rep. Jack D. Williams of Vestavia Hills and lobbyist Marty ...
An Alabama lawmaker and a lobbyist charged in a corruption case have attended federal court in shackles. Republican state ... President Donald Trump signed into law H.R. 1625, the Fiscal Year 2018 government funding bill, which ensures funding for the entire federal government through September 30th. This legislation ...
Jack Williams, R-Vestavia Hills, Marty Connors, the former chairman of the Alabama Republican Party, and a California health care executive were arrested today on federal bribery charges. ... Williams knew Hammon had a financial interest, which makes him party to the crime, according to the government.
The jet that Airbus and Bombardier plan to build in coastal Alabama isn't a fighter. ... challenge: After Delta placed a big order for C Series jets in 2016, Boeing filed a 2017 trade complaint alleging that Canadian government support amounted to an unfair subsidy, allowing Bombardier to drop its prices.
This upbringing, the University of Alabama at Birmingham senior said, was “extremely privileged, with a lot of support. I never had that bubble pop.” ... Student Government Association member Mokashi shares a laugh during the 2017 groundbreaking ceremony at UAB intramural fields. Jeff Hansen/UAB).
President Donald Trump signed into law H.R. 1625, the Fiscal Year 2018 government funding bill, which ensures funding for the entire federal government through ... It includes strong funding levels for vital coastal ecosystem programs and makes critical investments for Alabama's farmers and foresters.

Shortly after midnight, the U.S. Senate passed a $1.3 trillion spending package that will keep the government funded through the end of September. The move avoided a government shutdown. The measure strengthens America's national defense by making the largest investment in our Armed Forces ...
"We are encouraged that the Trump administration has agreed to revisit these rules, which threaten property owners' rights to use any land that the federal government could dream that an endangered species might ever inhabit," Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall said in his news release. "These ...
Some lawmakers in Alabama have been trying to make this change for the past couple of years, attempting to get the government out of marriage as much as they possibly can. They've failed the last two attempts, but NPR reports that Republican state Representative Paul Beckman is trying again with HB ...
“We're both serving the last year of our two-(term) limit, which all the constitutional offices of Alabama have. So I had looked at what my future might hold. Young and several other close friends in the state government came to me and asked me if I would consider this,” said McMillan, “and my initial reaction ...
The Alabama Medicaid Agency will ask the federal government to allow it to impose work requirements on the program's relatively small number of able-bodied ... “Alabama Medicaid plans to utilize the resources that have been successful in these programs to assist Medicaid recipients in gaining the tools ...
MONTGOMERY — Alabama State Attorney General Steve Marshall announced a legislation aimed at strengthening the Alabama Ethics Act, also ... Create a clear and definite process through which people serving in government can obtain guidance regarding whether a particular situation falls on that line.
The Alabama state Senate voted 23-3 Tuesday in favor of allowing the Ten Commandments to be displayed on public property. ... Court Chief Justice was ultimately forced from office for failing to comply with the ruling of the federal court that he had to remove the statue from the government building.
The federal government granted authority to the Mississippi Territory to create a state government for its western lands, leading to the creation of the Alabama Territory two days later. The U.S. Congress created the Mississippi Territory in 1798 out of lands north of the 31st parallel formerly claimed by the ...
Deutsche Welle adds: "The hackers reportedly infiltrated the government's 'Informationsverbund Berlin-Bonn' (IVBB) network, a specially designed communications platform that sits separate from other public networks for supposed added security. It's used exclusively by the Chancellery, the German ...
That's how Alabama's government is restricted. If one type of tax or fee begins generating more revenue than needed for its earmarked purpose, while collections from another type of tax lag, that's tough luck: The legitimate government function financed by the second tax - perhaps state police, or maybe ...
The Federal Republic of Nigeria has filed a motion to join a suit filed by more than two dozen former and current students of Alabama State University. The initial federal complaint filed claims Alabama State University absorbed finances allocated to the students by the Nigerian government. The Nigerian ...
VIDEO: 'Conservatism is strong in Alabama and America' — Yellowhammer News editor during speech for think tank .... Republicans took complete control a few years ago and began trimming government, cutting waste, rolling back regulations, making hard choices, balancing priorities. Now, the results: ...
"This voluntary contribution fulfills our pledge to donate profits from foreign government patronage at our hotels and similar businesses during President Trump's term in office," George Sorial, the company's chief compliance counsel, said in a written statement on Monday. A Treasury spokeswoman ...
The Young Women's Christian Association of Central Alabama is a non-profit organization headquartered in Birmingham. The YWCA ... Authorities said Ross agreed to forfeit $198,597 to the government as proceeds of illegal activity, and to pay that same amount in restitution to the YWCA. "Stealing from ...
The maximum SNAP benefit per meal is $1.86. An average meal in Alabama costs up to 43 percent more. The government reports more than 850,000 Alabamians received SNAP benefits every month in 2016. The study says that 37 percent of SNAP households have no income and benefits are the only ...
The first Vietnamese candidate for state office in Alabama, progressive Democrat Quang Do, believes that the key to making Alabama government work for everyone is to educate, reform and empower voters. To fix our education system, we have to reform what's happening outside of the classroom to ...
The Federal Republic of Nigeria has filed a motion to join a suit filed by more than two dozen former and current students of Alabama State University. The initial federal complaint filed claims Alabama State University absorbed finances allocated to the students by the Nigerian government. The Nigerian ...
The Alabama-Coushatta tried then to return to the trusteeship of the federal government - and therein lies the roots of its current problem with the state. The legislation that federally recognized them again in 1987, called the Restoration Act, included an initial provision that made gaming illegal. The tribe ...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Civil rights groups are again challenging a federal judge's ruling that an Alabama law requiring a government-issued photo ID for voting is not discriminatory. Legal counsel for the Alabama NAACP, Greater Birmingham Ministries and minority voters filed an appeal in the U.S. ...
A two-year government study of rats found that even high doses of the plastic additive produced only "minimal effects," and that these effects could have occurred by chance. The finding bolsters the Food and Drug Administration's 2014 assessment that water bottles and other products containing BPA are ...
Claudia Hubbard, a senior at St. James, is Alabama Youth in Government's Governor for 2017-2018. She said she got involved with the program as a freshman in high school. (Source: WSFA 12 News) ...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Federal judges are seeking more information about an upcoming Alabama execution in which the state plans to connect the lethal injection line through the inmate's leg. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals asked Wednesday for additional information as they weigh a request ...
State flags are flying at half-staff today as Alabama mourns the loss of one of our heroes. Mobile Police Officer Justin Billa was killed in the line of duty late Tuesday night. Our prayers are with his family, friends and colleagues in the Mobile Police Department. A memorial fund has been set up in Billa's honor ...
Not one school superintendent who talked with AL.com this week thinks that teachers with firearms is a good idea. "I want a trained professional, which is the school resource officer, that's who I want there," said Madison City Schools Superintendent Robby Parker. School resource officers (SROs) are police ...
Members of Congress in the House serve two year terms, as the House was intended by our Founding Fathers to be the part of the federal government closest to the people. In Alabama, we have seven Congressmen. While some may not realize it, a Member of Congress should serve as their constituents' ...
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey, left, and Huntsville author Homer Hickam, right, were named to the National Space Council's users' advisory group on Feb. ... Made up entirely of non-federal government representatives, the advisory group will support and advise the new National Space Council created by ...
Bridgeforth, who will start her new position in late March, previously served as executive director of VOICES for Alabama's Children. She also previously served as Alabama's government relations director for the American Heart Association and has worked with the U.S. Department of Health and Human ...
When Trump finally unveiled the plan a year after his inauguration, state officials were less impressed. Trump's plan would have the federal government picking up 20 percent of the tap for new building projects, with state governments or private entities picking up the other 80 percent. That's a reverse image ...
Alabama is set to go forward with its planned execution Thursday, but two groups have written to both Gov. Kay Ivey and the federal government asking for the execution to be called off. This week, both the International Commission Against the Death Penalty and the United Nations Special Rapporteurs ...
Huntsville, Alabama, would receive explosive analytics workers and staff. Assistant Attorney General Lee Lofthus told reporters at a news briefing that $2.175 billion from the administration's infrastructure budget would be added to FBI funds previously set aside for the project. He said the total $3.5 billion ...
President Trump proposed on Monday the federal government sell off transmission lines owned and operated by the Tennessee Valley Authority. TVA, headquartered in Knoxville, provides utility services across a seven-state footprint serving about 9 million customers that includes north Alabama.
Alabama currently has only one other school, Carroll High School in Ozark City schools, that has obtained STEM certification. That distinction is getting Winfield, a 1,200-student district in Marion County in northwest Alabama, recognition at the top levels of state government. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey met with ...
After months of lurching from one short fix to another, the measure brings a level of stability to funding the government. But at what cost? We may now see a return to trillion-dollar annual deficits. Here to walk through all this is NPR's White House correspondent Scott Horsley. Hi. SCOTT HORSLEY, BYLINE: ...


 

news and opinion


 


 


 


 


schema-root.org

    usa
     states
      alabama
        government
          offices
          officials
          state board of education

Alabama:
        counties
        government
        higher education
        municipalities
        national guard

cross-references for
government:

Alabama government