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…
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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.
January 20th, 2010 · Comments Off · The City
Alabama State Senator Rodger Smitherman wants to bring people together so that we can talk to each other about the future of Birmingham, AL and the state next week at Vulcan Park.
January 19th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Election 2010
Birmingham, AL has elected William A. Bell, Sr. to serve as mayor of the City of Birmingham, AL until the 2011 election cycle.
July 7th, 2009 · Comments Off · politics
The Jefferson County Commission decided that it would not take part in this year’s state sales tax holiday. Birmingham, AL is still taking part in it though.
Congressman Davis is making the rounds here in Birmingham today, speaking on Recovery Act funding and possible suggestions in our national conversation about health care.
July 2nd, 2009 · Comments Off · politics
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The Caputo Report makes the change from being an official blog of the Birmingham Regional Chamber of Commerce to being the online voice of its author, Pascal Caputo.