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    Save America rally ramping up for former Pres. Donald J. Trump

    CULLMAN, Ala. – On Saturday, York Family Farm will play host to former President Donald J. Trump's Rally sponsored by Save America and the Alabama Republican Party, beginning at 2 p.m. Rally organizers are stressing the importance of arriving earlier in the day, opposed to...

    “Save America”

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Alabama Republican Party announced Monday that 45th U.S. President Donald Trump will visit Cullman on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021, for a “Save America” rally at the York farm, 1872 County Road 469, venue for Rock the South, which will take...

    Attorney General Steve Marshall hails Supreme Court victory in religious freedom case supported by Alabama

    MONTGOMERY, Ala.—Attorney General Steve Marshall hailed a unanimous decision by the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday, in a lawsuit supported by Alabama, upholding the right of Catholic Social Services to assist in Philadelphia’s foster care system without having to surrender the group’s religious beliefs.    “Alabama and...

    Attorney General Steve Marshall announces court win against Biden administration that lifts ban on new oil and gas drilling on federal lands

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Attorney General Steve Marshall announced that in response to a lawsuit filed by Alabama and 12 other states, a U.S. District Court in Louisiana has ordered the Biden administration to lift its ban on all new oil and gas leasing and...

    Bill calling for vote to make County School Superintendent an elected position passes in State House

     MONTGOMERY, Ala. - House Bill 622, which would change the Cullman County School Superintendent from an appointed post to an elected post, passed the Senate Thursday after having made it through the House of Representatives April 29. Fewer than one in three Representatives took part...

    Alabama faith leaders call on Gov. Ivey to expand Medicaid

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Nearly 300 Alabama faith leaders released a joint letter Thursday calling on Gov. Kay Ivey to expand Medicaid coverage immediately for adults with low incomes. The letter – signed by 278 pastors, imams, sisters and other faith leaders – asks for...

    Senate passes largest General Fund Budget in Alabama history 

     MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama Senate today passed the largest General Fund Budget in the state’s history. Chairman Greg Albritton (R-Atmore), Senators Greg Reed (R-Jasper) and Clay Scofield (R-Guntersville) released the below statements on the passing of this $2,482,799,471 billion budget proposal.    Senator Albritton, chairman of the Senate...

    Federal Government releases preliminary 2020 census finding; Alabama keeps all congressional seats

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The United States Census Bureau on Monday afternoon released its preliminary report on the 2020 census, and Alabama officials are breathing a sigh of relief. Expected to lose up to two Congressional seats, the state’s reported population of 5,030,053 was sufficient...

    Cullman area legislators Stadthagen, Gudger commended by Republican Party for conservative legislation

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Cullman area legislators State Sen. Garlan Gudger and State Rep. Scott Stadthagen last week received the Alabama Republican Party’s Chairman’s Commendation for their support of conservative party values through the sponsorship of a bill requiring athletes in gender-specific sports events to...

    Opinion: Legislative update from Rep. Randall Shedd

    "Major broadband legislation will be addressed again in my committee (House Urban & Rural Development) this coming week. A working group of legislators met with Governor Ivey this past week to make final changes to SB215 carried in the House by Rep. Danny Garrett, R-Trussville. This...