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JeffCo Commissioner David Carrington considering running for governor

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Jefferson County Commissioner David Carrington says he’s seriously considering running for governor.

Carrington announced Tuesday that he is not seeking a third term on the commission. 30 more words

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Gov. Bentley congratulates Sen. Sessions on U.S. Attorney General appointment

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) – Governor Robert Bentley on Friday released a statement following the announcement that Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions was appointed to a cabinet position with the Trump Administration. 275 more words


Governor won't budge on saying Alabama school system 'sucks'

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley isn’t budging on saying his state’s educational system ‘sucks.’

Spokeswoman Yasamie August said Thursday that the governor isn’t apologizing for using that blunt language when he addressed a group in Montgomery. 96 more words


Gov. Bentley says Alabama education system "sucks"

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — Alabama Governor Robert Bentley is under fire for recent comments he made about the state school system.

In an address to the Alabama Association of Regional Councils Conference luncheon, he said “our education system in this state sucks.” 302 more words

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Gov. Bentley declares state of emergency after Monday's gas line explosion

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — Governor Robert Bentley on Tuesday declared a State of Emergency for Alabama due to an explosion and fire of a Colonial Pipeline in Shelby County on Monday. 262 more words


Governor Bentley comes to Birmingham, lays out upcoming plans

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – Governor Bentley said he would most likely name the replacement judges in Roy Moore’s appeal case by the end of the week. 107 more words

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Gov. Bentley says he can no longer vote for Trump

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley said he could no longer vote for Donald Trump in wake of the GOP presidential nominee’s sexually charged words about women. 332 more words