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The Voice of Alabama Politics

The Voice of Alabama Politics

Author: Alabama Political Reporter

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A news and analysis podcast about Alabama hosted by Alabama Political Reporter editor Bill Britt.
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This week The V team takes a closer look at the police response to the Huntsville protest, the discussion about removing the Madison County Confederate monument, renaming the Pettus Bridge, an update on COVID-19, mask-wearing and the primary runoffs. Our special guest is Kelly Butler, Director of the Alabama Department of Finance.
Opening Schools Safely

Opening Schools Safely

2020-07-05--:--

This week Bill and Susan Britt talk about opening schools safely, Mississippi and Oklahoma make new strides, Ivey moves to close the racial divide, addressing Confederate monuments and names, an update on COVID-19, Safer-at-Home extended, masks and the primary election runoff. All this and much more coming up next on The V.
This week The V Team talks about Mike Hubbard is still free, budgeting process to begin early, COVID-19 updates and will State mandate masks? Our special guest is Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin. All this and much more coming up next on The V.
This week The V Teams discusses a lack of state leadership, mayors step up to the task, the latest COVID-19 numbers and the Senate Republican primary runoff. Our special guest this week is world-renowned Dr. Micheal Saag professor and division director of infectious disease at UAB. All this and much more coming up next on The V.
Changing Names

Changing Names

2020-06-1428:30

This week The V Team talks about changing names on buildings, the Wallace legacy, monuments being removed, Republicans go silent, NASCAR bans Confederate flag and the latest update on COVID-19. All this and much more coming up next on The V.
This week The V teams talks about protesters/police confrontation in Huntsville with footage, Chip Brownlee gives the COVID-19 update. This week's special guest is State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris.
Marsh Lies

Marsh Lies

2020-05-3128:23

This week The V Team discusses Marsh lies about Governor, blaming the government over COVID-19, conspiracies abound, clergy calls for action, missing shared sense of loss and Chip Brownlee gives us the latest COVID-19 update. All this and much more coming up next on The V.
This week The V Team discusses Ivey bringing the heat on CARES funding, Marsh and others rebelling, how the funds would be spent according to Ivey and the latest update on COVID-19 numbers. Our special guest this week is House Minority Leader Representative Anthony Daniels. All this and much more coming up next on The V.
On this week's episode The V teams talks about the public battle over the CARES Act spending, Gov. Ivey blocks bill giving spending power to legislature, the latest COVID-19 numbers and economy opens amid rising cases. Our special guest this week is Business Council of Alabama President and CEO, Katie Boyd Britt. All this and much more coming up next on The V.
This week The V Team talks about Gov. Ivey announcing more openings, Legislators attempt to gain control of CARES money and what is the current COVID-19 situation. Our special guest this week is Alabama League of Municipalities Deputy Director Greg Cochran. All this and much more coming up next on The V.
This week The V Team discusses Ivey’s Safer-at-Home order, Mobile County now over 1,000 COVID-19 cases, consumer confidence at an all-time low, 2020 Session to resume but Dems won’t attend, Rep. Terri Sewell’s name in the ring for Biden’s VP and Rep. Mo Brooks cashes in on COVID-19. All this and much more coming up next on The V.
This week The V team talks about COVID-19 by the numbers, politics vs. policy, why re-open, what is a reasonable re-opening and the legislature returns to Session. Our special guest this week is US Senator Doug Jones. All this and much more coming up next on The V.
This week Bill and Susan discuss COVID-19 cases near 5000, Ivey says potential of opening businesses before order expires, AL Small Business Comm. recommends to Gov. opening wide range of businesses with restrictions, 280,000 unemployment claims filed last month, Easter tornadoes, two Alabamians to serve on President’s Advisory Panel, and politics as usual. All this and much more coming up next on The V.
This week The V Team discussed the Alabama Supreme Court ruling in the Mike Hubbard case, an update on COVID-19, federal government seizing medical supplies, unemployment payments begin, ER doctors facing pay cuts, politicizing the crisis, organization and business step up in crisis and Together Alabama launches. All this and much more coming up next on The V. Happy Easter!
This week Bill and Susan Britt broadcast from the farm discussing the rising number of COVID-19 cases, Alabama hospitals facing dire equipment shortages, what stay-at-home means, some behind the scenes efforts to address shortages, if our municipalities will qualify for the CARE Act, another week of record-breaking unemployment claims, legislators meet, possibilities of a continued Session and the U.S. Senate runoffs. All this and much more coming up next on the V.
Have Hope

Have Hope

2020-03-3028:31

This week Bill and Susan Britt welcome you to the farm. Recording from their home in Etowah County, they discuss the growing numbers of COVID-19 in Alabama, hospitals running low on supplies, more business and gathering closings, this week’s unemployment claims breaks record, schools close for the remaining year, citizens need to complete the census, Senate to meet on 31st, heroes of the hour, Perdido Vineyards making hand sanitizer, state will confront enormous budget shortages and Bill shares a hopeful message. All this and much more coming up next on The V.
The Coronavirus Crisis

The Coronavirus Crisis

2020-03-1528:15

This week The V Team talks about the Coronavirus Crisis, the bill for the Poarch Creek Indian monopoly, the paper lottery bill, Trump endorses Tuberville, medical marijuana bill passes Senate and Alabama’s ban on yoga in schools lifted. Visit our website for more Alabama politics. Host: Bill Britt Panelists: Josh Moon Susan Britt Chandler Walker Watch The V on your local news channel or on YouTube.
This week The V Team discusses Super Tuesday voting trends, Alabama’s preparations for Coronavirus, gun bill would allow lifetime permit, and primary runoffs. All this and much more coming up next on The V. Visit our website for more Alabama politics. Host: Bill Britt Panelists: Jack Campbell Beth Clayton Susan Britt Watch The V on your local news channel or on YouTube.
This week our special guest is Governor Kay Ivey. In a full-episode interview, Bill Britt asks Ivey about her plans for criminal justice reform, mental health, gaming, Amendment One, and leadership. All this and much more coming up next on The V. Visit our website for more Alabama politics. Guest: Gov. Kay Ivey (@GovernorKayIvey) Host: Bill Britt Watch The V on your local news channel or on YouTube.
Undoing Ethics Laws

Undoing Ethics Laws

2020-02-2428:07

This week The V Team talks about medical marijuana bill passing out of Senate committee, Fair Justice urges lawmakers to repeal the repeat offender law, the bill banning transgender people in sports, more bills undoing the Ethics Laws, legislation protecting pets not what it seems, polls show Alabamians do not want PCI monopoly and Ward vs. Shaw.
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