He’s not the first city hall leader make such an aerial arrival.
The state has also announced that it will be forced to terminate coverage altogether on Feb. 1 if Congress fails to act.
After multiple allegations of sexual assault and harassment of minors against Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, a complicated set of elections laws and rules is being used to keep his hat in the ring.
A new report from the Tax Foundation takes a look.
Laws preventing the removal of statues raise questions not only about historical legacy but also about local control and public safety.
In a 302-page opinion, a federal judge in Montgomery condemned the dire conditions faced by prisoners with mental illnesses.
The proximate cause of Robert Bentley’s downfall was not sexual misconduct itself. It was another instance of the coverup being always worse than the crime.
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Scandal-plagued Gov. Robert Bentley accused state Rep. Ed Henry, and other House lawmakers backing the impeachment resolution of playing politics.
A drop in global commodity prices is forcing states and cities to re-examine their recycling programs and goals.
But one reform advocate notes: “Unless the DOJ actually sues some of these places, I don’t think we’re going to see a significant change in the practices on the ground.”
Instead of building a new network from scratch, a different approach will be used in the northern Alabama city.
Here's how states are trying to maximize efficiency for election officials and facilitate the registration process for voters.
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Critics say the move will prevent black residents from getting voting ID documents. But the impacts will have other consequences.
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