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A news and analysis podcast about Alabama hosted by Alabama Political Reporter editor Bill Britt.

A news and analysis podcast about Alabama hosted by Alabama Political Reporter editor Bill Britt.

Location:

Montgomery, Alabama

Description:

A news and analysis podcast about Alabama hosted by Alabama Political Reporter editor Bill Britt.

Twitter:

@alreporter

Language:

English

Contact:

2053999485


Episodes

Special Guest: Katie Boyd Britt

11/22/2020
Gov. Ivey appointing Sen. Cam Ward to Pardons and Paroles, Rep. April Weaver may take a run at Ward’s seat, COVID-19 reports show it is borderline out-of-control.

Duration:00:28:34

Special Guest: Dr. Tammie McCurry

11/15/2020
A possible special session. Issues that need to be addressed. Pouncey case gets settled. Tuberville goes to D.C. Our special guest is Dr. Tammie McCurry, associate commissioner of the Department of Mental Health.

Duration:00:29:13

Political Divides

11/8/2020
Alabama exit polling, Hubbard sent to Kilby, EMS workers not testing at nursing homes, COVID-19 numbers rising again, ASU President Quinton Ross honored, Amendment 4 approved, and congratulations to the winners.

Duration:00:28:24

See You at the Polls!

11/1/2020
The Legislature doesn't have a plan to safely return for session. Gov. Kay Ivey keeps leading the state. Opposition to Amendment 2. COVID-19 cases on the rise again. No-show Tuberville and election day. This and much more.

Duration:00:28:11

Special Guest: Secretary John Merrill

10/29/2020
Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill joins the show to talk about the upcmoing election. The V Team discusses Alabamians' political engagement and the state's revenues.

Duration:02:27:20

Special Guest: Senator Doug Jones

10/19/2020
This week The V Team discusses prisons, justice reform, AL businesses still suffering, teachers taking home the COVID-19 to families and Mike Hubbard still in Lee County Jail. Our special guest this week is U.S. Senator Doug Jones.

Political Scary Season

10/12/2020
This week The V Teams discusses Amendment 4, the Alabama Constitution, Hubbard still in Lee County jail, federal judge refuses to block mask order and Tuberville in the lead. All this and much more coming up next on The V.

Guest: Dr. Scott Harris

10/4/2020
This week The V Team talks about the Democrats on mute, state prepares for absentee ballots, Gov. Ivey extends orders and what happens to Sen. Jones. Our special guest this week is State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris with an update

Hubbard Doesn't Want to Do The Time

9/27/2020
This week The V Team talks about Hubbard not wanting to do the time, AL's one-party system, next Session's big agenda items and what's taxable under CARES Act.

Stronger, Better Ethics?

9/20/2020
This week The V Team discusses Hurricane Sally, rewriting the Ethics Laws, Amendment 4, Auburn student center renamed, faith and labor join forces, and more on Hubbard.

Hubbard: Prisoner No. 1

9/13/2020
This week The V Team discusses Mike Hubbard’s check-in for his prison term, the open meetings act under attack, opposition to Ivey’s prison plan and Alabama eighth with most active Coronavirus cases.

Guest: Alabama Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington

9/6/2020
This week The V Team talks about Sen. David Burkette's resignation and arrest, state prison project moves forward, AL football coaches and players protest and a federal court monitoring prison mental health.

Duration:00:28:16

Alabama Solutions to Alabama Problems

8/29/2020
This week The V Team discusses ALSC denies former Speaker Hubbard's request, Gov. Ivey extending mask order, Sec. Washington's handling of unemployment claims, Alabama needs think tank.

Duration:00:27:49

Guest: Greg Cochran

8/22/2020
This week the V Team discusses DOJ arrest related to fund Marsh supported, when is Hubbard to jail, Merrill touts state's absentee ballot system, virtual school troubles.

Duration:00:29:12

Racist Policies in Decatur Housing Authority

8/16/2020
This week The V Team talks about Decatur Housing Authority racism, retail numbers are up, over 100,000 COVID-19 cases, the Edmund Pettus Bridge, Harris Biden’s pick for VP, inmate’s death confirmed by whistleblower and the Census.

Duration:00:28:20

Special Guest Lynn Beshear, commissioner of the Alabama Department of Mental Health

8/9/2020
This week our special guest is Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Mental Health Lynn Beshear. This week The V Team talks about schools reopening, inmate suicides, a COVID-19 update and Rep. Dismukes arrested for felony theft.

Alabama Remembers John Lewis

8/1/2020
This week The V Teams talks about Wayne Reynolds’ remarks about Gov. Ivey, Rep. Will Dismukes attends KKK celebration, COVID-19 worsens, mask order extended.

Special Guest Dr. Scott Harris, Alabama Health Officer

7/25/2020
This week The V Team talks about DOJ finds "excessive force" in AL prisons, Huntsville Chief blames Antifa, voter ID laws upheld, no plan for reopening schools and high school football to stay on schedule. State health officer Scott Harris joins the panel

Mask Wars Begin

7/17/2020
This week The V Team discusses Gov. Ivey's order for masks, "herd immunity" explained, election results, low turnout at the polls and Tuberville now to face Jones in November. All this and much more coming up next on The V.

Special Guest Kelly Butler, Alabama Finance Director

7/12/2020
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 and renaming the Pettus Bridge.