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About 70 people braved the frigid weather Saturday afternoon to rally in a Birmingham park against Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley's adamant refusal to expand Medicaid in the state.
In this photo taken Oct. 28, 2013, Gov. Robert Bentley addresses members of the Alabama State University Board of Trustees during a meeting of the board on the campus in Montgomery, Ala.
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The Alabama Supreme Court has ruled the state prison system can charge work release inmates for providing transportation to their jobs and other associated costs.
Workers across Alabama and the Southeast have proven their mettle when it comes to building cars, and they can have the same kind of success building planes, said a longtime economic developer for the region.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama --- Jeremy Oden, appointed last year to fill a vacancy on the Alabama Public Service Commission, has announced he will seek a full term.
Alabama's health insurance program for education employees is looking at a $220 million shortfall in funding for the next fiscal year, which may have to be made up by requiring many participants to pay more.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 5, 2013 - U.S. Representative Martha Roby, R-Ala., has accepted an assignment to the House Committee on Appropriations, a development she called a challenging responsibility but a unique opportunity.
Talked with Dr. Mathis yesterday: he's one of the guy's running for Alabama's opening seat in the Sixth District.
In a major victory for Alabama conservatives, the Alabama Southern Baptist Convention passed a resolution questioning the federal Common Core curriculum and the control of the federal government over state curricula and testing in classrooms.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama --- The Alabama House Republican Caucus today released its 2014 legislative agenda, which House Speaker Mike Hubbard of Auburn said would help businesses and the state's economy.
Over the last several months, liberal politicians, members of the media, hospitals and even the head of Alabama's retirement system have renewed their calls for Alabama to expand Medicaid under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Animal activists in Florida are calling for measures to protect greyhounds in the racing industry.
University of Alabama System Chancellor Robert Witt, seen in this file photo, was unanimously appointed today to lead the Alabama Council of College and University Presidents.