BP Lawsuit: Gov. Bob Riley’s Biggest Fear

The back and forth between Gov. Bob Riley and Attorney General Troy King continued this morning. During a satellite news tour provided by the Governor’s Office, Gov. Riley said he was most concerned that an Alabama lawsuit will take the state out of the room when BP splits up payments between coastal states hurt by [...]

Newsmakers: Attorney General Candidates go head to head

Just days away from the June 1st primary election, WSFA’s Bob Howell hosted all 5 candidates for Attorney General. Howell kicked off the show by sitting down with both republican candidates, Luther Strange and incumbent Troy King. Following a tense discussion with the republican, the democrats took center stage with Michel Nicrosi, Giles Perkins, and [...]

Extended Interview-Troy King for AG

Candidate Profile: Troy King for Attorney General

Montgomery’s Reaction to Health Care Overhaul

House Majority Leader Ken Guin (D-Carbon Hill) expects a few lawmakers to voice their feelings about Washington’s just-signed-into-law health care overhaul. He would be surprised if they didn’t take to the House floor for a dose of rhetoric on the law. Still, the veteran lawmaker “hopes” it doesn’t eat up time as the legislature returns [...]

Ron Sparks reacts to King’s takeover of Gambling Task Force

By Bob Howell – WSFA 12 News Here’s the first of many reactions on Attorney General Troy King’s announcement that he’s taking over the Governor’s Illegal Gambling Task Force – _____________________ Sparks Says King Needs To Go Even Further Disband Bingo Task Force For Good “I’m glad to see that Commander Tyson has been relieved [...]

Gov. Riley mum on talk with Attorney General

By Bob Howell – WSFA 12 News – Montgomery, AL  Two days after a private, one-on-one meeting with Alabama’s Attorney General, Governor Bob Riley is talking about the outcome of the talk with King.  They met Wednesday to talk about electronic bingo in the state and the governor’s Task Force on Illegal Gambling. As he left the [...]

Weekly Recap: Who were the week’s winners and losers?

Who came out on top in Alabama politics this week? Attorney General Troy King faces many fronts at the end of this week. First, his much-talked about announcement Wednesday about his authority over the governor’s anti-gambling task force was quickly dismissed by task force commander John Tyson. Now, Legislative Black Caucus chairman Rep. John Rogers [...]

King vs Tyson

Busy day on the topic of electronic bingo. You can watch Attorney General Troy King’s newser here. You can watch Task Force commander and Mobile District Attorney John Tyson’s response here. Read more of Rick Journey’s blogs here.

Black Legislative Caucus Chair Likes What He Hears

Rep. John Rogers (D-Birmingham) believes Attorney General Troy King said “what needed to be said” an hour ago. Rogers, who wrote a letter to King this week on behalf of the Black Legislative Caucus, tells me its time to “wait and see what the governor is going to do.” King just advised Gov. Bob Riley [...]