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Alabama

Alabama federal delegation split on railway agreement — Tuberville, Shelby side with Democrat Terri Sewell in voting to approve | News | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

After months of delays and intense negotiations, the U.S. Congress approved an agreement with railway unions to avoid a shutdown. On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 290-137 to pass a bill to avert a looming rail worker strike. The House also approved a measure to increase the number of sick days for workers […]

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Alabama

Alabama prison strike in third week amid reports of deaths, murder and staff beating of inmate | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

A strike by inmates in Alabama’s prison system has reached its third week. Unpaid inmates provide the bulk of the labor within the prisons; work stoppages have therefore impacted laundry and meal provisions in addition to other essential tasks. While the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) has been quick to say that the work stoppages […]

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