PHOTO: Rep. Ed Henry addresses the media in front of Alabama GOP Headquarters in Birmingham yesterday. Henry is flanked by Rep. Mike Ball, Sam McLure, and Tom Scovill. McLure and Scovill are writers for AL Political Reporter.  (Tyler Pruett |

By: Joseph M. Morgan MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Last week the Alabama Senate passed legislation sponsored by DeKalb Sen. Phil Williams that will help protect the rights of gun owners in DeKalb and throughout the state.  Williams’ legislation, S.B. 135, will prevent local

This morning the Supreme Court of the United States issued a 6-3 ruling to uphold the nationwide tax subsidies included in the Affordable Care Act. The subsidies are a core component of the Affordable Care Act. Alabama Republican Party Chairman

I hope your Easter and Passover remembrances were wonderful and blessed. Honestly, my Easter day was odd. That’s not a word often associated with Easter, but it was for me this year. For the first time in 30 years, I

With the dire problems our nation’s economy still faces with at least a 7.5% unemployment rate, it is interesting why President Obama chose to visit Birmingham today to discuss payday loans. Since taking office, Obama has further burdened hardworking Americans

The Supreme Court of the United States issued a 5-4 decision this morning concerning Alabama’s 2012 legislative redistricting. The ruling sent the case back down to the District Court to be reargued. The ruling did not deem Alabama’s redistricting unconstitutional,

The Alabama Republican Party is proud to announce five elected officials from Lauderdale and Talladega Counties have decided to join the Republican Party. Earlier this week, the Talladega County Republican Executive Committee and their Chairwoman Gina Grant welcomed District Judge

It was four years ago this weekend that the Alabama Republican State Executive Committee elected me as its Chairman. It has been the greatest honor of my life to serve the Party in this capacity. As I wrote a few

I have just returned from a week in Israel where I visited many holy sites from both the Old and New Testament. I walked where Jesus walked in Galilee, Nazareth, Jerusalem and other sites. I stood where Abraham stood at

Recently, Alabama Republican Party Chairman, Bill Armistead, took to AL.com to discuss his thoughts on the state budget. It left me scratching my head, as he kept putting words like “budget crisis” and “shortfall” in quotes like he doesn’t believe