Wednesday, September 2, 2015

The Alabama News Network Mailbox

AG Industry, Food and Safety could be in Jeopardy with more State Budget Cuts
It's a more than 70 billion dollar industry that keeps Alabama growing.

Grade Changing Hearing Held for Lee High School Principal Dr. Pharrams
A well-liked Montgomery Public Schools principal is in the hot seat over allegations of grade changing.

Gov. Bentley Speaks about Divorce Publicly for the First Time
Gov. Robert Bentley says his divorce is a private matter and thanked people for their prayers in what he described as a "difficult time."

Ford Plans to Introduce Lottery Bill in Special Session
House Minority Leader Rep. Craig Ford (D-Gadsden) says he plans to introduce a lottery bill during the special session of the Legislature.

Gov. Bentley Making First Public Appearances Since Divorce Filing
Gov. Robert Bentley is making his first public appearances since his wife filed for divorce last week.

City Breaks Ground on Phase 2 of Lanier Place on Westside
The dirt is moving and construction is underway for phase two of Lanier Place off E.D. Nixon Avenue.

Second Special Session Called, Will Lawmakers Pass a Budget this Time?
In exactly one week, lawmakers will reconvene for a third time to try to pass a general fund budget.

Montgomery Neighborhoods Increase Use of Surveillance Cameras
Neighborhoods across the nation are looking for new ways to put criminals behind bars and surveillance cameras are their weapon of choice.

Tuskegee University Launches Bike Share Program
Tuskegee University students now have a new way to get around campus. Today, the university launched its bike share program.

Gov. Robert Bentley Calls Second Special Session on General Fund Budget
Gov. Robert Bentley is calling a special session next week to try once again to pass a state budget.