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Will report on Ala. gov sex scandal revive impeachment move?

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A year after Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley’s sexually charged phone calls with a younger female aide set off tabloid-like speculation in the Bible-belt state, the state Ethics Commission is preparing to announce whether it believes he broke the law. 855 more words


Gov Bentley denies wrongdoing, says he won't step down

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Following a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Cahaba Medical Care clinic now open on Tuscaloosa Ave. in Birmingham, Governor Robert Bentley said he has no intention of stepping down amid the impeachment investigation. 326 more words


Lawmakers tell special counsel to resume impeachment probe

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers are telling a lawyer to resume a long-paused impeachment investigation of Gov. Robert Bentley.

The House Judiciary Committee unanimously made the move Wednesday. 106 more words


Alabama House committee meets on Bentley impeachment

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The impeachment investigation of Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley will be discussed Tuesday by the House Judiciary Committee.

The meeting comes after Committee Chairman Mike Jones said he expects the committee to resume its work and make a recommendation to the House of Representatives before the session ends in May on whether Bentley should be impeached. 174 more words


Lawmakers expected to discuss Gov. Bentley's prison construction bill this week

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Lawmakers plan to whittle down Gov. Robert Bentley’s proposed $800 million prison construction project when it heads to a committee vote next week. 108 more words


Lawyers' contracts extended by committee in Bentley impeachment probe

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – State contracts for the high-profile lawyers on both sides of an impeachment investigation are being extended amid the possibility of the probe resuming. 107 more words


Steve Marshall sworn in as new Alabama Attorney General

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — Former Marshall County District Attorney Steve Marshall was sworn in Monday as the 48th Alabama Attorney General. He was appointed by the governor to take over the office after the governor appointed Luther Strange to the U.S. 636 more words