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Caught On Camera: Possible Attempted Break-In At Senator David Burkette’s Home

State Senator David Burkette (D, Montgomery)  says he’s on edge after he says someone tried to break in his home last Wednesday; and it was all caught on camera. He also says it’s not the only run-in he’s had with the suspected culprits. Burkette  spoke to Alabama News Network about the incident at his home in South Montgomery. He says…

Gov. Bentley Interviews Sen. Phil Williams for Session’s Senate Seat

On Wednesday, Governor Robert Bentley interviewed State Senator Phil Williams (R-Rainbow City) for a potential opening in Alabama’s U.S. Senate delegation. U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions has been nominated by President-elect Donald Trump to serve as Attorney General of the United States. Should Sessions be confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Governor Bentley will appoint his successor to serve until a special…

Senator Makes Final Push for Alabama Lottery

As Alabama’s 2016 legislative session quickly nears its end, a state senator is making a final push for a lottery. The Senate Tourism and Marketing Committee on Thursday voted for a bare-bones constitutional amendment that would allow Alabamians to vote on the issue but provides few other details. Several senators say they voted in favor of the amendment with the…