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Birmingham-Southern College officials, alumni seek way forward amid financial woes

BY: - November 6, 2023

Birmingham-Southern College might close. The president wonders why it has reached this point. “Why did the governor sign a bill that apparently many people knew would never be enforced?” Daniel Coleman said in an interview on Friday. Earlier this year, the Alabama Legislature passed a bill that would offer up to $30 million to “distressed” […]

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Alabama’s Aderholt eyes bid for U.S. House Appropriations chairmanship

BY: - November 1, 2023

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt of Alabama, a Republican who previously sought the powerful House Appropriations Committee chairmanship, plans to speak with newly elected Speaker Mike Johnson of Louisiana soon to gauge his support for a fellow Southerner seeking the gavel. Current Appropriations Chair Kay Granger, a Texas Republican, announced Wednesday she would retire […]

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Montgomery judge dismisses Birmingham-Southern College lawsuit against state

BY: - October 25, 2023

A Montgomery Circuit Court Judge Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit from Birmingham-Southern College that accused State Treasurer Young Boozer of wrongfully withholding a loan from the financially troubled school. Judge James Anderson said he was “sympathetic” to the college, but he dismissed the case after a roughly 60 minute hearing that examined the word “may” in […]