The White House calls governors to talk refugees

9:33 am Nov. 18, 2015

Well, this must have been an interesting conversation. The White House hosted a conference call last night with a bipartisan group of 34 governors about President Barack Obama’s plan to accept 10,000 Syrian refugees into

Sam Olens weighs action against fantasy sports websites

9:48 am Nov. 17, 2015

It’s only the barest hint of something to come, but Attorney General Sam Olens may be investigating whether daily fantasy sports sites run afoul of state prohibitions on gambling:

“The issue is pending in our office,”

A 71,429% misread of Syrian refugees in New Orleans

9:07 am Nov. 16, 2015

On Sunday, three days after the triple terror strikes in Paris, Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley let it be known that he wouldn’t cooperate with any federal effort to relocate Syrian refugees in his state.

Alabama currently

A red-state shocker: Alabama eyes Medicaid expansion

9:39 am Nov. 13, 2015

This is a surprise: Alabama is eyeing a Medicaid expansion. Robert Bentley, the Republican governor of the deeply conservative state,  said Thursday he’s considering joining the Obamacare program that is often demonized in his state.