Archive for September, 2006

September 27, 2006

As the November elections for statewide office get closer there is a lot of media attention and stories written about the power being wielded by special interests, PACs and big money. They focus on the large amount of cash and influence being bet on the horses for Governor. The Business Counsel of Alabama and its […]

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September 20, 2006

The selection of Speaker of the House will not be as volatile and contentious as the race for President Pro Tem of the Senate next year. Nevertheless it will be just as crucial and pivotal. Seth Hammett will be the odds on favorite to be reelected to his third 4-year reign as king of the […]

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September 13, 2006

Earlier in the year when qualifying began for this year’s election the fact that Republican legislative candidates were required to sign an agreement to support a Republican candidate for Speaker received wide spread attention for a few days but has been swept under the rug ever since. This first of its kind pledge to support […]

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September 06, 2006

While the Governor’s Race along with Legislative and local races are center stage in Alabama, this is also a national election year with all 435 members of Congress up for election and 33 Senate seats up for grabs. We do not have either of our two U.S. Senate seats up this year, which makes the […]

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