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Alabama

Commentary: C-SPAN won’t solve your democracy problem, America | Opinion Columns | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

The one part of Speaker Vote Week that received rave reviews was C-SPAN’s wall-to-wall coverage, with cameras showing live scenes of lawmakers interacting on the House floor. Normally, when the House is in session it controls the cameras that feed into C-SPAN and other news outlets. But without a speaker in place to set House […]

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City Council

Dalton City Council approves Mill Creek Riverwalk | Local News | #citycouncil

City of Dalton officials say a walking and biking trail connecting the Crown Mill area to Haig Mill Lake Park should be finished by this fall. The City Council voted 4-0 Tuesday to award a $2.234 million contract to Northwest Georgia Paving of Calhoun for the project, currently called the Mill Creek Riverwalk. Mayor David […]

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City Council

Pullman city council talks 2023 legislative priorities | Local | #citycouncil

The Pullman City council’s top priority for this year’s session is continuing economic developments through the downtown revitalization. Councilors held a workshop during their regular Tuesday meeting to discuss legislative goals during its 2023 session. Out of many items the city could request, the council narrowed down priorities to those they felt directly affected community […]

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City Council

Dalton City Council to consider contract for Mill Creek Greenway | Local News | #citycouncil

The Dalton City Council meets Tuesday at 6 p.m in City Hall. The council members are scheduled to vote on a contract for construction of the Mill Creek Greenway, a walking and biking trail from Eagle Walk trail to the trail around Haig Mill Lake Park. The Eagle Walk at Mill Creek, a half-mile walking […]

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Alabama

Alabama legislature returns to elect the Speaker of the House and other leaders | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) – A new year means a new legislative session in Alabama and it starts with an organizational meeting at the state house on Tuesday. Lawmakers will approve new rules, appoint members to the committees and elect new leaders, like a new house speaker. Former Huntsville-area State Rep. Mac McCutcheon served as the […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas residents will see income tax breaks in 2023 | State

(The Center Square) – Arkansas’ state income tax is the lowest ever recorded and tax payers will see an immediate benefit when they file in 2023.  The Legislature first agreed to rolling back the income tax from 5.5% to 4.9% in December 2021.  Lawmakers held a special session in August to make the cuts retroactive […]

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City Council

Dalton City Council meets Monday | Local News | #citycouncil

The Dalton City Council meets Monday at 6 p.m. in the council chambers in City Hall. The council members are scheduled to vote on: • Whether to accept a $1,248,426 bid from Shaw Integrated and Turf Solutions to replace the artificial turf on the soccer fields at Lakeshore Park and the Ron Nix Soccer Complex at […]

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Alabama

Biden signs short-term funding bill to avert a government shutdown this week | Politics | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

President Joe Biden signed a one-week stopgap funding bill on Friday to avert a government shutdown, extending the deadline until December 23 to allow congressional negotiators more time to finalize a full-year funding deal. The House approved the measure on Wednesday, and the Senate voted on Thursday evening to pass the bill — a day […]

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Alabama

Republicans hope Ledbetter, Stadthagen bring new conservative leadership to the Alabama House | News | #elections | #alabama

So the Alabama general elections are behind us, and new lawmakers are being sworn in to serve in the Alabama House of Representatives and Senate. There will be 31 freshmen in the House and six in the Senate. In addition, Republicans recently elected new leadership that will take over when they convene in 2023. With […]

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Alabama

Republicans Hope Ledbetter, Stadthagen will bring new Conservative Leadership to the Alabama House of Representatives | News | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

So the Alabama general elections are behind us and new lawmakers are being sworn in to serve in the Alabama House of Representatives and Senate. There will be 31 freshman in the House and six in the Senate. In addition, this past week Republicans elected new leadership that will take over when they convene in […]

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