Rep. Alvin Holmes claims speaker misled people, House members on lawmaker travel

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Rep. Alvin Holmes said Thursday that House Speaker Mike Hubbard misled the public and lawmakers when he sent out a memo on June 8 stating that “no members will be approved for in-state or out-of-state travel through the remainder of the fiscal year.” Holmes said the state reimbursed lawmakers for travel before the end of [...]

Video: Governor Bentley criticizes lawmakers who voted for amendment, criticized it

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Gov. Robert Bentley said on Wednesday that he was disappointed in lawmakers who voted for the constitutional amendment that was before voters on Tuesday, but who spoke against it publicly. Bentley, a Republican, said those lawmakers should be consistent. “You need to be consistent,” Bentley said to reporters. “You need to stand up for what [...]