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  1. Infighting revealed in Alabama corruption probeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | ABC 33/40

    A lawyer for Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard is calling for an investigation into comments attributed to a state prosecutor. An employee of the attorney general's office said prosecutor Matt Hart told him that he was going to take down Hubbard and dismantle former Gov. Bob Riley's political "machine."


  2. Assistant Attorney General Wanted Out Of SubpoenaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago |

    By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter MONTGOMERY - Court documents unsealed on Wednesday, revel that Deputy Attorney General, Henry T., Reagan, unsuccessfully tried to quash his subpoena to testify before the Lee County Grand Jury. The grand jury is investigating possible criminal activities committed by Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard and others.


  3. Alabama Governor Bob Riley Sought to Annihilate Corruption WhistleblowerRead the original story

    Yesterday |

    On the second of July, 2010, judicial whistleblower Kathryn Bauman Rubenstein was removed from US Airways Flight 3855 by Birmingham, Alabama airport police when in transit from Birmingham to Philadelphia, as she fled to New York fearing for her life. The background to this distressful event lies within judicial and political corruption in Houston County, AL, when it was detected by Bauman Rubenstein and tied directly to former Alabama governor Bob Riley, who was governor at the time the discovery was made.


  4. Alabama Accountability Act grants 2,800 scholarships statewideRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    Of the 2,800 scholarships granted statewide as a part of the Alabama Opportunity Scholarship Fund, 240 were in Jefferson County. Students in Jefferson County received 240 out of the 2,800 statewide scholarships granted as a part of the Alabama Opportunity Scholarship Fund, according to the AOSF.


  5. Gov. Rileya s group awards 1,474 scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WALA

    An organization headed by former Gov. Bob Riley has awarded nearly 1,500 scholarships for students to attend private schools rather than failing public schools. The Alabama Opportunity Scholarship Fund released enrollment figures Monday along with an audit report by an accounting firm saying none of its board members, including Riley, received any money.


  6. Gov. Bob Riley calls Alabama Accountability Act 'success story on steroids'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Alabama Live

    Former Gov. Bob Riley, meets with members of the Alabama Opportunity Scholarship Fund on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Montgomery, Ala.


  7. McClendon Campaign Ads Are Attack Ads With Players From Out of DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 |

    McClendon, hand chosen to run by Bob Riley and Mike Hubbard. Both of which are under investigation by a Grand Jury for using their office for personal gain.


  8. What's your take on the future of the AEA? columnists speak on Hubbert's revelations: editorial roundtableRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Alabama Live

    A stunning letter from Paul Hubbert, founding father of the Alabama Education Association, warns that the organization is in dire straits: "With great reluctance, but with absolute conviction of its necessity, I write this letter to you to inform you of the immediate danger, in fact crisis, in which our association finds itself." I've had a few hours to try to digest Paul Hubbert's stunning letter to the governing board of the Alabama Education Association, where essentially the founding father of AEA warns that the organization he built into arguably the most influential force in state politics is on the verge of collapse.


  9. This day in Huntsville history: Groundbreaking held for $40 million downtown hotel projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Alabama Live

    The convention hotel project would inclulde a 1,100-foot canal, an arched bridge over the waterway and a climate-controlled skyway to the Von Braun Center. Gov. Bob Riley, hotel executive John Q. Hammons and state Tourism Director Lee Sentell joined Mayor Loretta Spencer, City Council members and others this morning for the groundbreaking.


  10. The mother's milk of politics in the race for governor has dried up: OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | Alabama Live

    I've written that there is seemingly little interest in the race for governor between incumbent Republican Robert Bentley and Democratic challenger Parker Griffith. There are a number of possible reasons for the lack of interest and I'll go into some of them as we move forward with coverage but right now I want to point out what may be one of the most important: Or rather the lack of money that has gone into the walk up to the campaign, particularly on the part of Democrat Parker Griffith.


  11. Senior Alabama lawmaker praises film incentives, wants to close loophole in lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | Alabama Live

    Alabama's film incentive program did more than just dole out millions of dollars to production companies to lure A-list actors such as John Cusack and Bruce Willis to the state.


  12. Why did Alabama pay a law firm $72,000 to determine median household income? Let me Google that for you: opinionRead the original story

    Monday Aug 25 | Alabama Live

    In a few seconds on the Internet, you can find median household income in Alabama, but Google can't explain why that answer cost the state $72,000.


  13. State hires law firm to help determine median income to set legislators' payRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Alabama legislators will be paid the median household income for the state beginning after this year's elections, and the state has hired a law firm to help determine the amount, the Montgomery Advertiser reported.


  14. The Ten Commandments are on display in the Capitol; watermelon with the governor; and a 2014 fight expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Alabama Live

    I started the week thinking about watermelons, one of this region's favorite foods.


  15. Alabama system of getting severely injured to the right hospital just got betterRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | Alabama Live

    Getting to the right hospital at the right time with severe injuries is what the Alabama Trauma System is about, linking ambulances and hospitals.


  16. Idiots In Power Cost Houston County Another $ 80,000.00Read the original story

    Aug 11, 2014 |

    HOUSTON COUNTY: The Houston County Commission voted this morning to appropriate $ 80,000.00 to the Houston County Water Authority.


  17. Speaker Mike Hubbard announces departure of Josh Blades, his chief of staffRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Mike Hubbard, speaker of the House of Representatives, said on Monday that his chief of staff, Josh Blades, will step down on Friday to pursue work in the private sector.


  18. Inside the GOP: Gasping at the thought Mike Hubbard might have to goRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2014 | Alabama Live

    It's the reaction to the bomb that went off earlier today when the Washington, D.C. based on-line news organization, Politico , reported that an internal investigation at the powerful Republican State Leadership Committee found: "...alleged misconduct by multiple RSLC officials during the crucial 2010 election cycle: It charged that national RSLC ... (more)


  19. Republican state auditor candidate Jim Zeigler reports one cent in campaign accountRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2014 | Alabama Live

    The Republican nominee for state auditor today filed a campaign finance report showing a balance of one cent in his campaign account.


  20. The Guy Who Wants To Be Over Alabama Ethics Commission - Well He Has Questionable Ethical IssuesRead the original story

    May 20, 2013 |

    Prior to becoming a State Senator, Bryan Taylor advised former Gov. Bob Riley in his fight against the State's gaming industry.