‘Better, Brighter, More Dynamic:’ With Numbers Showing Him Behind Incumbent Gov. Kay Ivey, Walt Maddox Reaches out to Young Voters
Walt Maddox kicked off the final week of his campaign for Alabama governor Monday night with a visit to Auburn University, where he spoke with students about issues pertaining to the state’s college-aged demographic.
Recently, Alabama’s Republican secretary of state, John Merrill, got into a Twitter spat with Mallory Hagan, a Democrat running for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, over whether Merrill is suppressing the vote in the state. To have candidates for political office, one of them an incumbent office holder, debate such a contentious issue on Twitter demonstrates how much social media has become a part of the conversations surrounding elections, including the upcoming midterms.
Jefferson County commissioners and Jefferson County Tax Collector J.T. Smallwood have different ideas of who must OK contracts set up by Smallwood. Commissioner David Carrington said Thursday any contract involving Jefferson County government income and expenses must be approved by the commission. Smallwood, an elected official, said he doesn’t work for the commission.
Erica Dunning is proud of her tidy house, built by Habitat for Humanity in a quiet Chalkville neighborhood, and her job working for Jefferson County. But she’s not too proud to admit that, once upon a time, she needed help to make ends meet.
At The U.S.-Mexico Border, Volunteer Medics Step In To Care For Migrants
‘Smells Like Teen Spirit,’ The Anthem For A Generation That Didn’t Want One
Hospitals Chafe Under A Medicare Rule That Reduces Payments To Far-Flung Clinics
A Decade Of Implications At Stake, Supreme Court Hears Census Citizenship Question
Kevin Morby Takes A Hard Look At God In America
Alleged Leader Of Border Militia Facing Federal Firearms Charges In New Mexico
Anaïs Mitchell’s ‘Hadestown’ Musical Makes Its Broadway Debut
Sri Lanka’s Easter Bombings Bring Renewed Violence To A Long-Troubled Country
Supreme Court Will Hear Cases On LGBTQ Discrimination Protections For Employees
Elizabeth Warren Wants To Erase Most Student Loan Debt
Scientists Dig Into Hard Questions About The Fluorinated Pollutants Known As PFAS
Beyond Annoying: How To Identify The Sounds Of A Troublesome Snore
After Democrats Surged In 2018, Republican-Run States Eye New Curbs On Voting