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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: BCA's David Cole

3/15/2021
A year of COVID-19, Gov. Ivey widens vaccine availability, bill to limit Gov. emergency powers has trouble in committee, gaming bill fails in Senate, and Women’s History Month.

Mo Wants an Apology

3/8/2021
Mo Brooks wants an apology, absentee voting, yoga in schools and much more on this week's episode.

Duration:00:27:44

Gov. Ivey Under Attack

3/1/2021
This week The V Team discusses indictments surrounding virtual school, criminal justice reform bills, House passes Aniah’s Law, API twists Gov. Ivey’s words.

Duration:00:28:36

The Mo Train

2/22/2021
Alabama's vaccination numbers are up, but there's still a shortage. UAB is vaccinating the underrepresented. Gaming interests go on the record.

Duration:00:27:34

Grand Deal Gaming Bill

2/15/2021
Sen. Richard Shelby will not seek re-election, who will replace him, economic incentive packages pass, repeal of the Memorial Preservation Act fails, members of a hate group help draft legislation and gaming bill passes out of committee.

Special Guest: Senate President Pro Tem Greg Reed

2/7/2021
Gov. Ivey’s State of the State, education raises, mental health expansion, gaming talks, racist legislation and Regions Bank diversity program. Our special guest is Senate President Pro Tem Greg Reed.

Special Guest: Gov. Kay Ivey

1/31/2021
The V Team talks about Rep. Mo Brooks seems to be running from the facts, an ethics commissioner participates in a partisan rally, was Tuberville in the room or not and public school teachers are heroes. Our special guest is Gov. Kay Ivey.

Historic Inauguration

1/24/2021
Pres. Joe Biden’s inauguration, an AL rioter gives reasons, Rep. Mo Brooks may be under investigation, Ed Henry pardoned by Trump, Dems fighting again, Gov. Ivey’s mask order and a plan for Session.

Special Guest: Senator Greg Reed

1/18/2021
Our Special Guest is Senator Greg Reed, incoming President Pro Tem of the Alabama Senate.

Special Guest: Todd Strange

1/10/2021
Our special guest is Chairman of the governor's gambling study group, former Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange.

A Look Back On 2020

1/3/2021
This week The V Team takes a look back at 2020. The good, the bad and the funny. All this and much more coming up next on The V.

Good, Bad, Embarassing

12/27/2020
This week The V Team talks about December being COVID-19’s deadliest month, vaccines have started, Ivey gets first phase of vaccine, police abuse of Black citizens and the good, bad and embarrassing of 2020.

Gambling Study Released

12/20/2020
This week The V Team discusses the COVID-19 surge, vaccinations begin, Chairwoman Terri Lathan steps down, small businesses in crisis, grant supporting Hispanic community, gambling study completed.

Special Guest: Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed

12/13/2020
This week our special guest is Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed.

Special Guest: Dr. Jeanne Marrazzo

12/7/2020
Our special guest is Dr. Jeanne Marrazzo, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at UAB.

Duration:00:27:47

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