Daily Headlines, Friday, 1/30/2009

Birmingham NewsJefferson County Commissioner William Bell plans a resolution that would limit payments surrounding Book Hill Partners lobbying deal

Birmingham NewsAlabama Sen. Jeff Sessions among GOP senators fighting stimulus package

Birmingham NewsFinancial experts don’t agree on whether frugal living will continue after the economy rebounds

Birmingham NewsAlabama Green Initiative unveiled; goal to pool resources and get federal environmental money for region

Birmingham NewsBirmingham schools, Regions Financial team up to offer students personal finance classes

Birmingham NewsBirmingham, Alabama former state Sen. E.B. McClain denied request for new trial in bribery case

Birmingham NewsAlabama lawmakers say tax services will face regulation from proposed bill

Birmingham NewsLobbyist could hurt Jefferson County sewer rescue

Birmingham NewsJefferson County DA should take on commissioners for violating Alabama Open Meetings Act

Press-RegisterPowerful U.S. Rep. John Murtha, visiting Mobile, says Northrop, Boeing should share tanker deal

Press-RegisterFishery council calls for action to save sea turtles

Press-RegisterPublic schools in Mobile County could reap $77M from stimulus bill

Huntsville TimesControversy, praise follow all 3 A&M candidates

Huntsville TimesStep right up, 400 acres on auction block

Huntsville TimesFOCUS deals in second chances for ex-felons

Huntsville TimesLiability battle over jail in court

Huntsville TimesPraise flows for A&M’s clean water research

Huntsville TimesIt’s time for reform

Montgomery AdvertiserMayoral hopefuls may turn to courts

Montgomery AdvertiserGovernor says he will seek help for state businesses

Montgomery AdvertiserStimulus plan would help schools

Tuscaloosa NewsMore delegates isn’t always best for county

Anniston StarWater for the people

Opelika-Auburn NewsAutopsy results link third girl’s death to myocarditis

Opelika-Auburn NewsAlabama counts homeless statewide in down economy

Opelika-Auburn NewsObama’s former pastor invited to Selma march

Opelika-Auburn NewsRogers applauds president’s effort, disagrees with stimulus plan

Associated PressRiley, Folsom agree federal stimulus needed

Associated PressFolsom launches Alabama health initiative

5 comments to Daily Headlines, Friday, 1/30/2009

  • per the “its time for reform” story by the huntsville times…

    “Want to find out what pork is going to what district through what legislator? The information will be at your fingertips.

    Alabama has had a curious history in regards to disclosing who supports whom with how much money.”

    well its about time…

  • DT

    The Daily News looks great in it’s new shorter format with the “more” button.

  • Inside Alabama’s Legislature: Deal apparently done for new Senate #2

    Posted: Jan 29, 2009 11:32 PM CST

    On Thursday, Alabama’s Democratic party leadership met, and apparently worked out a deal to decide who will fill the number 2 position in the State Senate.

    WSFA 12 News caught up with some of the Senate Democrats headed into a meeting **at the Alabama Education Building** in downtown Montgomery. WSFA 12 News is told they agreed to allow Jefferson County’s Senator Rodger Smitherman become the next President Pro Tem.

    Earlier, WSFA 12 News had been told Marshall County Senator Hinton Mitchem was not willing to step down from that position. But, in the end, the state’s top Democrat, Lt. Gov. Jim Folsom says now is not the time for internal bickering.

  • walt moffett

    Old Cloverdale, thanks for the update. A link to the WSFA post.

    Not surprised to see the meeting AEA HQ, could a been the Masonic Hall which would really get things wound up.

  • Scorpius

    Basically, Li’l Jim pulled Hinton aside and said…

    “Look, I’m alreada gonna have the faught o’ ma lof tryin’ to knock off “Obama Lite” in th’ prahmari nex yehr. Let’s jes throw ‘em a bone on the Pro Tem po-sition soes ah don’t hafta put up wi that crap this yehr.

    “Now, whose up for Mahtinis? Johnny (Guthrie), you buyin’, raht?”

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