The Voice of Alabama Politics

The Voice of Alabama Politics

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News, analysis and opinion on all things Alabama politics.


Ethics Bill is Pure Deception
Feb 16 • 27 min
This week on The V Team talks about the new ethics bill, eliminating the state auditor’s position, gaming on hold, Ivey announces gaming workgroup, fines over Confederate monuments and internal pollng of state Senate race. All this and much more coming up…
Special Guest: BCA President Katie Boyd Britt
Feb 9 • 27 min
This week The V Team discusses the State of the State, Sen. McClendon’s bill to curb gambling donations, and Sen. Jones leads in fundraising. This week our special guest is Katie Boyd Britt, president/CEO of the Business Council of Alabama. All this and…
Gov. Kay Ivey’s State of the State Address
Feb 5 • 56 min
Gov. Kay Ivey delivers her annual State of the State Address. The V hosts Bill Britt and Susan Britt provide some instant analysis of the governor’s speech.
PCI’s Billion Dollar Plan
Feb 2 • 28 min
This week The V Team talks about another paper lottery bill, PCI’s billion dollar plan, state closing large part of Holman Prison, lawsuits for Holman Prison and the congressional races. All this and much more coming up next on The V.
Special Guest: Lt. Gov Will Ainsworth
Jan 26 • 28 min
This week The V Team talks about Jeff Coleman’s alleged fraud, Gov. Ivey ranked 10th most liked governor and PCI supported Trump’s rivals. Our special guest this week is Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth. All this and much more coming up next on The V.
PCI: Pipe Dream or Nightmare?
Jan 19 • 28 min
This week The V Team discusses the PCI proposal, how much is a billion dollars, fair justice reforms, another inmate dead, a bill for national anthem and a bill for birth gender in sports. All this and much more coming up next on The V.
Alabama Solutions?
Jan 12 • 28 min
This week The V Team talks about Alabama solutions, parole reductions causing more prison overcrowding, prison homicides on the rise, pander bears on the campaign trail and FarmPAC endorses Jeff Coleman. All this and much more coming up next on The V.
Big Issues for 2020 Session
Jan 5 • 27 min
This week The V Team discusses the big issues for 2020 Session, new prisons, rural healthcare, gaming, arming churches and state elections in 2020. All this and much more coming up next on The V.
A Look Back on 2019
Dec 29, 2019 • 29 min
The Voice of Alabama Politics Presents a Look Back on 2019 with your host Bill Britt. Join us as we journey back to see the highlights and low lifes from the year that was.
Suffer the Little Children
Dec 22, 2019 • 28 min
This week The V Team discusses dangers to the media, Nick Sellers named CEO of World Games, continuing problems at LEAD Academy, widow’s tax repealed and poverty and hunger among Alabama’s children.
Corruption Reigns
Dec 15, 2019 • 28 min
This week The V Team talks about the Tuberville, Sessions polling, justice system encourages political corruption, Limestone judge indicted on theft and abuse of office, child poverty, social justice and what should be addressed in the upcoming session.…
A Most Unethical Appointment
Dec 8, 2019 • 28 min
This week The V Team discusses the appointment of Sonny Reagan to the ALSC Ethics Committee, Hubbard remains free, the Rosa Parks monument, Supreme Court moves to protect monuments, Speaker McCutcheon to open discussions on gaming, and Merrilll is out of…
Zeigler Writes A Book
Dec 1, 2019 • 28 min
This week The V Team talks about judge ordering LEAD Academy’s principal back on payroll, Zeigler writes a book, the latest gun violence data, Birmingham leads the way on LGBTQ equality, what should we do about poverty and ALFA does not endorse Mo Brooks.…
Special Guest: Katie Boyd Britt - BCA
Nov 25, 2019 • 28 min
This week The V Team discusses Montgomery Mayor Reed requests that Gov. Ivey appoint his wife to his former position as probate judge, Alabama has nation’s most dangerous prisons, and the PCI proposal for exclusive gaming rights. This week’s special guest…
Tribe Wants Exclusive Gambling Rights
Nov 17, 2019 • 28 min
The V Team discusses PCI wanting exclusive gaming rights, a better approach, 13,000 veterans without health insurance, more AL children without health insurance in 2018 than 2016, AL ranked thrid worst in maternal and infant care, candidates pandering to…
Special Guest: Alabama Democratic Party Chair Chris England
Nov 11, 2019 • 28 min
This week The V Team talks about Susan’s award, AL schools finish last, Jeff Sessions gets in the race, the new Alabama Democratic Party and Ella Bell remembered. This week our special guest is Rep. Chris England, chairman of the Democratic Party. All…
Alabama’s Bipartisan Playbook?
Nov 3, 2019 • 28 min
This week The V Team discusses Alabama’s bipartisan efforts, the affects of FOX and MSNBC on local politics, is Jeff Sessions in or out of the Senate race, AL children’s food insecurity, Steve Flowers takes on PCI and abortion ban injunction. All this and…
The 1901 Constitution
Oct 27, 2019 • 28 min
This week The V Team raises alarms about county registrars, how the Alabama 1901 Constitution was designed, Alabama received a third of its revenue from the Fed and letters may spell end for Worley and Reed at the ADEC. All this and much more coming up…
Worry In Washington
Oct 13, 2019 • 28 min
This week The V Team discusses newly-elected Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed, Sen. Cam Ward puts his hat in the ring for AL Supreme Court, ALGOP calls out for Jones’ position on impeachment, Jones raises $2 million, Washington getting concerned about Senate…
Trouble in Montgomery Charter Schools
Oct 6, 2019 • 27 min
This week The V Team discusses problems with Montgomery charter school, the Montgomery mayor’s race, offshore drill testing rollbacks, a questionable registrar appointment, understanding impeachment and fundraising. All this and much more coming up next…
Junket to Mexico
Sep 29, 2019 • 28 min
This week The V Team talks about House moving to impeach President Trump, Alabama Dems approve bylaws, ALFA announces candidate endorsements, a law enforcement junket to Mexico, AL graduation rates rising, gerrymandering and a botched trial do-over. All…
Education Tax Dollars Wasted
Sep 22, 2019 • 28 min
The V Team talks about the prison plan, property tax raise for education in Baldwin, Trump rolls back school lunch requirements, Tabitha Isner has a plan for Dems and education tax dollars wasted.
Mess With the Bull, Get the Horns
Sep 15, 2019 • 27 min
This week The V Team talks about Sen. Chris Elliott replaced by Sen. Vivian Figures at ATRIPP II, Dorian misses Alabama, Port gets go-ahead to dredge, can the Democratic Party rebuild and Sen. David Burkette draws and ethics complaint. All this and much…
Hiding Who’s Behind Prison Bids
Sep 8, 2019 • 27 min
The V team discusses Ivey’s blackface controversy, Sewell becomes a powerhouse in the US House, the I-10 bridge is dead, Doug Jones bi-partisan decisions, what’s lurking in the prison build bids and memories of long-serving St. Clair County DA W. Van…
Home Cooking
Sep 1, 2019 • 28 min
This week The V Team talks about five companies to bid for prison build, ADP still in trouble, ALGOP tries to interfere in US Congress, ALGOP votes not to support school board appointments, leaders shrug off Taylor Hardin and League of the South member…
Legal Weed, Tax Revenue & Jobs
Aug 25, 2019 • 28 min
The V Team discusses the potential benefits of bringing legalized marijuana to Alabama.
Bridge Still on Hot Seat
Aug 18, 2019 • 28 min
This week The V Team discusses white supremacy in Alabama, more on Zeigler and the toll bridge, facts about the I-10 toll bridge, no yoga in schools and the Medical Marijuana Commission meets. Watch on YouTube. Click here to visit Alabama Political…
Silence of the Lambs
Aug 11, 2019 • 28 min
This week The V Team talks about the silence of state leadership regarding the latest mass shootings, Scott Dawson finds way for 4,000 students to receive free supplies, Zeigler’s latest I-10 toll bridge antics, the latest Republican senate candidate food…