You are here: Home - Group Watch (Page 20)

Archive for the ‘Group Watch’ Category

September 2021 Group Watch: Hassell wins Alabama House District 78 Race

Alabama has a new state representative. Democrat Kenyatte Hassell defeated Republican Loretta Grant to win the seat in the special general election. According to unofficial results from the Alabama secretary of state’s office, Hassell received 1,028 votes, and Grant received 254. Hassel is Montgomery’s urban director for YoungLife. He also

Read more

September 2021 Group Watch: Fewer COVID Restrictions at the State House

A special session will probably be called before the end of September, and when Representatives and Senators make their way back to the State House, they’ll find that COVID-19 restrictions put in place for safety will be less stringent than before. The Senate will once again be open to the public, but it has not yet

Read more

September 2021 Group Watch: Mike Hubbard Seeking Early Release

Attorneys for Mike Hubbard, former Speaker of the Alabama House of Representatives, filed a request for his early release from prison after serving 12 months of a 28-month sentence. Hubbard received a split sentence, with 28 months in prison followed by eight years of probation. He is not eligible for

Read more

August 2021 Group Watch: News & Views from the State House

Thanks to the Delta variant, COVID-19 has come roaring back in Alabama, prompting Governor Ivey to issue a new emergency order late last week to ensure healthcare workers and hospitals in particular have everything they need to battle this recent wave. And yet, despite the virus numbers, positive economic development news keeps popping up all

Read more

August 2021 Group Watch: Tweet of the Month

@carolinebeckADN The committee to study the state’s response to the pandemic was meant to meet today but concerns over COVID have pushed the meeting to next week. #alpolitics

Read more

August 2021 Group Watch: Governor Kay Ivey Issues “Limited” COVID-19 Emergency Order

Governor Kay Ivey issued what is described as a “limited, narrowly-focused” state of emergency declaration that she said is intended to help hospital and healthcare workers respond to the surging COVID-19 pandemic. The governor’s office said the proclamation would relax regulatory burdens to allow expanded capacity in healthcare facilities, provide

Read more

August 2021 Group Watch: Alabama’s Business Climate Scores Near Top in New Rankings

Business Facilities, a national economic development publication, ranked Alabama’s business climate among the top states in an analysis evaluating key economic categories. Alabama earned the No. 5 spot in the magazine’s flagship business climate ranking, while also earning high marks for workforce training, manufacturing employment and output and the horsepower of

Read more

August 2021 Group Watch: Hanwha Cimarron LLC to open New Manufacturing Plant

Hanwha Cimarron LLC, a maker of filament-wound carbon fiber tanks and pressure vessels, announced plans to invest $130 million to open a new manufacturing facility in Opelika, where it will create 261 new jobs. The new facility will help fuel the company’s growth in the carbon overwrap pressure vessel market,

Read more

August 2021 Group Watch: Three Companies Team Up for $40M Plant in Alabama

Three companies with more than a century of experience in the U.S. steel and auto industries are teaming up in a joint venture called Madison Metal Processing that will operate a new, $40-million factory near Huntsville. The companies collaborating in the venture are Toyota Tsusho America Inc., Southern Mobility Products

Read more

August 2021 Group Watch: $120M AUBix Data Center to Become Economic Catalyst

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey announced that AUBix LLC plans to open a $120-million data center in Auburn that will benefit communities across Alabama by providing a technological edge to businesses and individuals plus enhanced access to high speed internet. Construction has begun on the firm’s new 40,000-square-foot facility just outside

Read more

The Bloom Group, Inc.

401 Adams Avenue, Suite 710
Montgomery, Alabama 36104
Telephone: (334) 244-8948
Fax: (334) 213-0688

Live Audio Feed

Listen to your senators and representatives at work. Click here to find links to live audio of the House and audio plus video of the Senate.

Alabama Civil Justice Reform Committee

Alabama Civil Justice Reform Committee

The News You Need

Find the latest information on all things Alabama politics on Alabama Today.