Tag "Senator Phil Williams"

PHOTO: (Left to right) Senator Phil Williams, Sheriff Todd Entrekin, Representative Becky Nordgren, Etowah Co. Deputies Andy Reed, Hayden Clements and Tyler Cline, along with Representative Mack Butler. (Contributed Photo | Alabama Senate) By Staff Reports  MONTGOMERY, Ala. – On Thursday, the

PHOTO: Rep. Mack Butler (R – Rainbow City) announces early endorsements in the race for Senate District 10, which covers Etowah County and parts of Cherokee and DeKalb Counties. Butler qualified to run for the seat earlier this month. (Mack

PHOTO: Senator Phil Williams represents District 10 in the Alabama State Senate, which is comprised of all or parts of Etowah, Cherokee, St. Clair, and DeKalb counties. (Contributed Photo from the Alabama Senate) By Staff Reports RAINBOW CITY, Ala. – District 10 Senator

By Staff Reports MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Today, with a 30-2 vote, the Alabama Senate moved to protect the sanctity of human life by prohibiting the abortion of unborn children by dismemberment. This practice is common in late-term abortions. The Unborn

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

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.–The DeKalb Republican Breakfast Club will host Alabama Sen. Phil Williams this Saturday, Dec. 12 at the Western Sizzlin Steak House in Fort Payne at 7:30 a.m. Williams, who represents Alabama Senate District

By Sen. Phil Williams I carry a simple photograph in my wallet. The picture was taken in early 2004 and at first glance it is not a remarkable image. But the story behind it is profound. The image is of

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala.— Alabama Sen. Phil Williams was recently awarded the prestigious Business Champion Award from the Business Council of Alabama (BCA) and the Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama. The Business Champion Award recognizes legislators

By Senator Phil Williams (R-Rainbow City) As I write this opinion, I am a few days removed from the final round of Alabama’s budgeting melee. It was a thorough and exhausting process and while I am not entirely satisfied with

by Joseph M. Morgan DEKALB COUNTY, Ala.—Throughout the second special session of the Alabama Legislature several tax increase bills were considered in both the House and Senate. Southern Torch decided to see how each House member from DeKalb voted—for or against