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Bentley warns of major service cuts if taxes aren't raised

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley said Wednesday that Alabama could see dramatic reductions in state services – from the closure of parks to the possible release of inmates – if legislators refuse to raise taxes this session. 594 more words

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Bentley proposes higher cigarette tax to heal Alabama budget

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Gov. Robert Bentley has proposed a number of ways to raise revenue to heal Alabama’s ailing budget.

One possible way is a higher cigarette tax. 95 more words

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Top 5 Most Inspirational Governors

Earlier this month, former Vermont Governor and 2004 presidential candidate Howard Dean (Yale University alumnus) argued on MSNBC that a college degree is a prerequisite for becoming president and that Walker was “unknowledgeable.” 737 more words

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Gov. Robert Bentley proposes cigarette tax increase

Gov. Robert Bentley’s plan to fill a $700 million budget shortfall includes increasing the tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products by 82.5 cents a pack. 366 more words

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Why America rallied behind an Indian grandfather but abandoned Ferguson

Well, this is a new narrative on police brutality.

Alabama’s governor apologised yesterday to the government of India for the police officer who assaulted and injured an Indian grandfather… 854 more words

Alabama's Governor Apologizes to India After a Man Was Injured in a Police Encounter

The governor of Alabama has tendered an apology to the government of India for the actions of two police officers in the city of Madison last week that resulted in serious injuries to an Indian man. 164 more words

"Locked Doors And Shuttered Windows": About Those Judges Joining Roy Moore In His Rebel Yell

Nobody familiar with Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore was the least bit surprised by his defiance of both federal district court and U.S. Supreme Court directives that Alabama begin licensing same-sex marriages. 367 more words

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