The public battle over the Jefferson County Commission’s plans to discontinue inpatient services at Cooper Green Mercy Hospital got a little more attention (and interesting) earlier this week, thanks to the Rev. Al Sharpton.
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Free the Hops has called for a boycott of Anheuser-Busch products and their distributors statewide. They’ve also taken the step to ban these products and beers distributed by Anheuser Busch distributors in Alabama from both of the upcoming brewfests.
March 1st, 2011 · Comments Off · politics
Jefferson County Commission president David Carrington had some sober answers for the BBC World Service yesterday as he was interviewed about sewer debt crisis.
There’s a special election tomorrow to fill the unexpired term of former Jefferson County Commissioner (and now Birmingham, AL Mayor) William Bell. The crazy thing about this one is that we’ll be doing it again come July 13, and the results could lead to a couple more special elections. Time will tell…
One of the candidates for Artur Davis’ soon-to-be old Congressional seat, current Jefferson County Commissioner Sheila Smoot, plans to be interviewed during a live blog chat on Daily Kos starting at 8 p.m. CDT.
The national health care debate visits Birmingham, AL tonight in the form of a “town hall meeting” held by U.S. Congressman Spencer Bachus at the Cahaba Grand Conference Center.
July 7th, 2009 · Comments Off · politics
Tonight’s the last night that you can offer public comment on the mock constitution that ACCR has been working on to show how it would work if it was allowed to take place in Alabama. See if you like it.