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3 hrs ago | Alabama Live
First, some background. The D.C. Court of Appeals ruled on July 22 that the subsides under the law - formally called the Affordable Care Act - were illegal on the federal exchange because the statute authorized them only on state-run exchanges.
7 hrs ago | Switched
Pushing back against new Environmental Protection Agency standards limiting carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants, Alabama officials gathered Monday to argue that the new federal policy flouted the Almighty's will by regulating a God-given resource.
12 hrs ago | Alabama Live
About the writer John Archibald is a columnist for the Alabama Media Group. His work appears in the newspaper on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and online at AL.com all the time.
Alabama's refusal to expand Medicaid eligibility to 235,000 uninsured, low-income residents is hindering the state's economic development efforts, experts argued at the Economic Development Association of Alabama's summer conference on Monday.
Alabama lawmakers have drafted legislation to prevent immigrant children from being placed at military bases nationwide.
Alabama Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions warned his colleagues they are fast approaching "a perilous hour" for the separation of powers between the president and Congress, delivering an impassioned denunciation of President Barack Obama's plan to ignore Congress and grant amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants despite opposition from lawmakers.
There are 99 days left until voters in Alabama head to the polls in the general election.
A report that will be released next week will show that about 185,000 working people in Alabama would benefit from Medicaid expansion.
Paving at the Interstate 22 westbound interchange with U.S. 78 will prompt detours through the weekend, according to the Alabama Department of Transportation.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx recently warned that without quick action the Highway Trust Fund will start running out of money in August.
Coffee County Officials say a babysitter has been arrested and is charged with endangering a child after she left three children in a tub alone while she went to the store.
The U.S. federal government has put Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery on a list, along with five other military bases in the U.S., that could make it the next safe haven for the children.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - The A labama Department of Commerce has named Angela Till, a veteran of the Alabama Department of Revenue , as its new deputy secretary of commerce, replacing Linda Swann, who is retiring after 11 years with the agency.
More than 10,000 people in Alabama will get refunds averaging $111 per family from certain health insurance companies, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will announce today.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 08:21 pm
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