Sheila Smoot on 7th District Race

Jefferson County Commissioner Sheila Smoot says 7th district leaders must partner with the state to create jobs. Smoot is in the Democratic runoff with Terri Sewell for the congressional race to replace Artur Davis. The winner faces the winner of a Republican runoff in a heavily Democratic district. This morning on FOX6 News Good Day [...]

Terri Sewell Wants Jobs for AL-7

Terri Sewell says seeking out “economic opportunities” must be a priority for the next U.S. representative from Alabama’s 7th district. Sewell will appear on Tuesday’s Democratic runoff ballot with rival and Jefferson county commissioner Sheila Smoot. This morning on FOX6 News Good Day Alabama she said a key to creating jobs and jumpstarting the economy [...]

Several AL-7 Candidates Say…. Reconsider

Jefferson county commissioner Sheila Smoot says Alabama’s 2 Democratic congressmen should reconsider their opposition to health care reform. Rep. Artur Davis (D-AL7) explains why he’s voting against the current plan in this interview with FOX6 News reporter Jonathon Hardison. Rep. Bobby Bright (D-AL2) tells the Andalusia Star-News he’s a “firm no.” During a news conference [...]

State Lawmakers work to restore Constellation funding

MONTGOMERY, AL (WAFF) – Alabama lawmakers aim to send a message to Washington about restoring funding to NASA’s Constellation program. State Senator Tom Butler, D-Madison, spoke out the Senate floor Thursday morning in support of a resolution asking Alabama’s Congressional delegation to fight for the Constellation program. “I think the 2011 federal budget is devastating [...]

Sessions challenges Obama administration security policies

By Bob Howell – WSFA 12 News Anchor, Montgomery, AL. Comments from Sen. Jeff Sessions prior to Wednesday’s ommittee hearing on anti-terrorism tools and interagency communication: ______________________             “Tomorrow, the Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing on America’s anti-terror efforts. This hearing will be an important opportunity to address the grave and growing threats facing our country. [...]