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Bentley to Veto Budget over Medicaid

Posted: 03/21/2016 - Alabama lawmakers could give final approval to the General Fund budget Tuesday, setting up an expected veto by Gov. Robert Bentley over Medicaid funding.

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Modernizing VA Focus of Hearing

Posted: 03/21/2016 - A bipartisan group of congressmen is working to modernize the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. A recent hearing examined how the VA can be brought into a new age.

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Money Earmarked for Workforce Training

Updated: 03/21/2016 - Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has signed into law a bill that establishes a state fund for workforce training programs.

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Obama, Raul Castro Meet in Havana

Updated: 03/21/2016 - President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro met Monday in Havana. They shook hands and smiled for the cameras as they greeted each other at the Revolutionary Palace.

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Meridian Main Street to Close

Posted: 03/15/2016 - The executive director of Meridian Main Street told Newscenter 11 Tuesday that the organization will soon close.

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Alabama House, Governor at Odds over Budget

Updated: 03/15/2016 - The Alabama House of Representatives is expected to vote on a lean General Fund budget that Gov. Robert Bentley has already threatened to veto over Medicaid funding.

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Alabama Governor Visits Troubled Prison

Updated: 03/15/2016 - Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley says prison uprisings will occur in other facilities in the state if the problems of overcrowding and under-staffing aren't addressed.

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ACA Still on Republican Radar

Posted: 03/14/2016 - Both houses of Congress voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act in January. Even though the president vetoed the legislation, many Republicans are still working to chip away at Obamacare.

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Another Uprising Monday at Alabama Prison

Posted: 03/14/2016 - A prisoner stabbed a fellow inmate Monday and inmates barricaded themselves in a dorm at an Alabama prison that was the site of weekend uprisings.

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Mississippi Has Nation's Highest Unemployment Rate

Updated: 03/14/2016 - Mississippi's unemployment rate ticked down in January, but a yearly re-balancing of the jobless figures has once again left the state with the nation's worst jobless rate.

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Alabama Jobless Rate Unchanged

Posted: 03/14/2016 - Alabama's unemployment rate remains unchanged even though the state added more than 8,000 jobs in January.

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Feds Seek Dismissal of Refugee Lawsuit

Posted: 03/09/2016 - The federal government is asking a judge to dismiss Alabama's lawsuit over refugee settlement, saying states have no "veto power" over refugee placement decisions.

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