Attorney General Steve Marshall

Alabama Democratic Party Wants Investigation into Sec. of State John Merrill

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill The head of the Alabama Democratic Party says he wants an investigation into Republican Secretary of State John Merrill. Merrill announced last week that he would not be seeking political office in next year’s elections. He has said he made choices that were not in the best interest of his family. He told al.com…

AG Steve Marshall Paying Tribute to Fallen Lowndes County Sheriff “Big John” Williams

(Source: Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office) Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall will pay tribute to the late Lowndes County Sheriff “Big John” Williams at a law enforcement ceremony Wednesday, April 7, 2:00 p.m. in Hayneville. Attorney General Marshall will join local officials at Lowndes County Courthouse (courtroom) in paying tribute to Sheriff  Williams, who lost his life in the line of…

Alabama AG Responds to Former Speaker’s Sentencing Reduction

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall is responding to a circuit court judge’s decision to reduce the sentencing of former House Speaker Mike Hubbard. Attorney General Marshall said he was disappointed with Lee County Circuit Court Judge Jacob Walker’s decision to reduce Hubbard’s sentence from 48 months to 28 months. “Mr. Hubbard was convicted of the intentional violation of Alabama’s ethics…

Board to Certify Alabama Election Results on Monday

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama’s results from the Nov. 3 election will become official on Monday. The state canvassing board is set to meet at the Capitol Monday morning to certify results from each of Alabama’s 67 counties. The move will make President Donald Trump’s overwhelming victory in the state official over President-elect Joe Biden. It will also settle numerous…

Lee Co. District Attorney Faces Charge in Montgomery County in Addition to Lee County

The Attorney General’s office has announced the arrest of Brandon Hughes, the District Attorney for the 37th Judicial Circuit, for perjury, an additional charge to those announced earlier. Hughes’ office is based in Opelika. Hughes’s arrest for perjury in Montgomery follows his indictment in Lee County charging him with multiple counts of violating the State’s Ethics Act, conspiracy to commit…

State of Alabama Announces $60 Million Settlement With Terminix

Attorney General Steve Marshall announced on Thursday, Nov. 5, a historic $60 million State settlement with Terminix International after the company’s alleged illegal business practices targeting Alabama consumers. An investigation by the Alabama Attorney General’s office and the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries revealed that Terminix engaged in a pattern of collecting annual termite protection premiums from Alabama consumers,…

State Files Suit Against Birmingham for Removal of Confederate Monument

A man poses at the base of the Confederate monument at Linn Park in Birmingham after the majority of the monument was removed. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves) Attorney General Steve Marshall has announced that he has filed a new lawsuit against the City of Birmingham for its removal  of the Confederate monument at Linn Park last night. Marshall says that action…

Marshall Issues Statement on Birmingham Confederate Monument

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall has issued a statement regarding the Confederate monument at Linn Park in downtown Birmingham.  A group attempted to take down the 115-year-old Confederate Soldiers and Sailors monument last night during a protest. The monument is protected by a state law that was passed in 2017 in response to Confederate monuments being removed in other cities….

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Kicks Off In Montgomery

Remembering victims of crimes across the state- The Alabama District Attorney’s Association joined federal and state victim’s rights activists on Monday to kick of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. “It’s an important time for our state and for our nation to recognize and highlight the issues facing victims in our country,” Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall said. According to the…