The Voice of Alabama Politics

The Voice of Alabama Politics

A news and analysis podcast about Alabama hosted by Alabama Political Reporter editor Bill Britt.

All Episodes

The V Team talks about Ivey naming Liz Filmore chief of staff and other staff changes, Hubbard schemes from prison to get legislation shortening his sentence, Key associations endorse Katie Britt.

Nov 22

26 min 5 sec

This week The V Team talks about legislature seems to be moving away from business community, Republicans turning against incumbents, Jo Bonner named president of USA, another AL man charged for Jan. 6, Katie Britt leading in polls.

Nov 14

26 min 24 sec

This week The V Team talks about anti-vax dominating the session, passport ban turns into parental consent, Mike Durant's campaign plans, Brooks benefits from renewable-energy stock and AL judge removed from bench for racist/sexist comments.

Nov 7

26 min 58 sec

This week The V Team talks about Gov. Ivey's executive order banning mandates, Mo Brooks worked with Jan 6 workers, AG's office denies emails involving Jan. 6, special session for redistricting, Ivey includes $80M for healthcare and Claudette Colvin.

Oct 31

26 min 54 sec

This week The V Team discusses the upcoming special session, a lifeline for healthcare workers, Mike Durant enters senate race, senate fundraising numbers, Brooks fails to disclose financial transactions, womens' foundation expands, Gina Maiola leaves gov

Oct 24

26 min 43 sec

This week The V Team talks about Ivey’s chief of staff is a finalist for university president, will Ivey be primaried, schools running out of food, Jerry Carl calls out Mo Brooks and will Trump withdraw his Brooks’ endorsement.

Oct 17

27 min 4 sec

This week The V Team talks about Mo Brooks bashing ALFA, BCA and US Chamber, AL doctors send anti-vaccine letter to Ivey and Legislature approves $1.3B prison construction. Our Special Guest is Bill Poole Director of the Alabama Department of Finance.

Oct 10

27 min 38 sec

This week The V Team talks about the ALFA endorsements, prison construction passes, special session COVID spending and COVID hospitalizations down. Our special guest is Cam Ward, Director of the Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles.

Oct 3

26 min 36 sec

This week The V Team discusses the "MyPillow guy" coming to AL, Brooks wants to argue over Roy Moore, AHA wants more Federal COVID aid, COVID death toll increases, polling in Senate race and special session starts Monday.

Sep 26

27 min 9 sec

This week The V Team talks about Hubbard wanting out of prison, special session is announced, League of Women Voters opposed redistricting plans, no COVID restrictions for State House, Marshall to sue over vaccine mandates.

Sep 19

27 min 19 sec

This week The V Team talks about how 9/11 changed the country, prison legislation, pardons and paroles, Brooks backed by Washington insiders, majority of COVID-19 patients unvaccinated and bills to opt out of masks for children.

Sep 12

27 min 59 sec

COVID-19 update, teachers being cheated, a new gaming push, Mo Brooks records under investigation and AL Republicans say they are not represented in Montgomery.

Sep 5

28 min 3 sec

Confusions over reopening schools, Brooks booed at Trump rally, Trump could cost AL space command, corporate subsidies costs and July's unemployment rate.

Aug 29

26 min 35 sec

The V-Team discusses the new Covid crisis, masks in schools, and the lack of bi-partisanship in politics.

Aug 22

27 min 27 sec

The V-Team discusses the current Covid-19 crisis in Alabama hospitals. Also, the FBI continues probe into charter schools, Congressman Mike Rogers wants 100% of the military vaccinated.

Aug 15

26 min 49 sec

Where is Steve "Waldo" Marshall? Also, the V-Team takes a look at anti-vaxers' enthusiasm, rising COVID-19 cases, masks in schools.

Aug 8

27 min 45 sec

The V-Team discusses the soaring number of COVID cases.

Aug 1

27 min 47 sec

The V-Team discusses the new COVID-19 Delta Variant, Mo Brooks is smarter than the military, and the Limestone county Sheriff's trial.

Jul 25

27 min 3 sec

Our special guest is Republican House Majority Leader Representative Nathaniel Ledbetter.

Jul 19

27 min 21 sec

The speaker's race, ADP leadership battle, other campaign fundraising, child poverty and COVID-19 hospitalizations up.

Jul 11

27 min 16 sec

This week the V-Team discusses fake outrage over Trump rally and USS Alabama, Speaker McCutcheon will not seek re-election.

Jul 4

28 min 34 sec

Possible primary for Gov. Ivey, a law’s unintended consequences, SPLC targets Mo Brooks and can government work for common good? This week’s special guest is Lynda Blanchard, candidate for US Senate.

Jun 27

28 min 23 sec

A new leader for the Southern Baptist, critical race theory, Juneteenth, Barry Moore votes against honoring law enforcement, Ivey and leaders discuss prisons, Brooks memory loss, attempts to challenge Ivey and Burkhalter part of Pulitzer team.

Jun 20

27 min 52 sec

Coming up on The Voice of Alabama Politics, our special guest is U.S. Senate candidate Katie Britt.

Jun 13

27 min 18 sec

The V-Team discusses Governor Kay Ivey's re-election announcement, Katie Boyd Britt running, AG Steve Marshall's big surprise, and who else is running for what.

Jun 6

27 min 43 sec

Blanchard slamming Brooks, AL near bottom of vaccinated, vaccine passport ban, low voter turnout in District 78 and prisoner paralyzed after neglect.

May 30

27 min 51 sec

The failure of the gaming bill. A medical marijuana bill signed into law. COVID rules still apply in the Statehouse. Banning of so-called vaccine passports. What's next for prisons.

May 23

28 min 29 sec

Talks about gaming. Brooks doesn't know history. Unfinished bills.

May 16

28 min 3 sec

The V-Team discusses the death of the gaming bill, medical marijuana passes, Yoga passes, and other strange outcomes in the Legislature.

May 10

28 min 27 sec

This week The V Team talks about bills left for vote; an update on gaming, medical marijuana, yoga, gun, and transgender bills; the US Senate race.

May 2

28 min 28 sec

Coming up on The Voice of Alabama Politics the V-Team discusses the Chauvin verdict and why Republicans are silent. Also, where is the medical marijuana?

Apr 25

27 min 47 sec

Coming up on The Voice of Alabama Politics, the V-Team discusses a new gambling bill, Mo Brooks accomplishments, and medical marijuana.

Apr 18

28 min 10 sec

The V-Team discusses the Secretary of State's affair and future public office. Also, Trump endorses Mo Brooks.

Apr 11

28 min 28 sec

Our special guest is the Governor of the Great State of Alabama, Kay Ivey.

Apr 4

28 min 4 sec

This week The V Team talks about the Rep. Mo Brooks announcement, Alabamians may face sedition charges, legislative bills, plans for Mobile Bay bridge.

Mar 28

28 min 19 sec

This week The V Team discusses Rep. Mo Brooks, Lindy Blanchard and others throw hats in for Senate, new lottery bill, casino bill could create 12,000 jobs.

Mar 21

27 min 58 sec

A year of COVID-19, Gov. Ivey widens vaccine availability, bill to limit Gov. emergency powers has trouble in committee, gaming bill fails in Senate, and Women’s History Month.

Mar 15

27 min 56 sec

Mo Brooks wants an apology, absentee voting, yoga in schools and much more on this week's episode.

Mar 8

27 min 47 sec

This week The V Team discusses indictments surrounding virtual school, criminal justice reform bills, House passes Aniah’s Law, API twists Gov. Ivey’s words.

Mar 1

28 min 39 sec

Alabama's vaccination numbers are up, but there's still a shortage. UAB is vaccinating the underrepresented. Gaming interests go on the record.

Feb 22

27 min 37 sec

Sen. Richard Shelby will not seek re-election, who will replace him, economic incentive packages pass, repeal of the Memorial Preservation Act fails, members of a hate group help draft legislation and gaming bill passes out of committee.

Feb 15

27 min 41 sec

Gov. Ivey’s State of the State, education raises, mental health expansion, gaming talks, racist legislation and Regions Bank diversity program. Our special guest is Senate President Pro Tem Greg Reed.

Feb 7

28 min 6 sec

The V Team talks about Rep. Mo Brooks seems to be running from the facts, an ethics commissioner participates in a partisan rally, was Tuberville in the room or not and public school teachers are heroes. Our special guest is Gov. Kay Ivey.

Jan 31

28 min 13 sec

Pres. Joe Biden’s inauguration, an AL rioter gives reasons, Rep. Mo Brooks may be under investigation, Ed Henry pardoned by Trump, Dems fighting again, Gov. Ivey’s mask order and a plan for Session.

Jan 24

27 min 52 sec

Our Special Guest is Senator Greg Reed, incoming President Pro Tem of the Alabama Senate.

Jan 18

28 min 19 sec

Our special guest is Chairman of the governor's gambling study group, former Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange.

Jan 10

28 min 24 sec

This week The V Team takes a look back at 2020. The good, the bad and the funny. All this and much more coming up next on The V.

Jan 3

28 min 20 sec

This week The V Team talks about December being COVID-19’s deadliest month, vaccines have started, Ivey gets first phase of vaccine, police abuse of Black citizens and the good, bad and embarrassing of 2020.

Dec 2020

28 min 38 sec

This week The V Team discusses the COVID-19 surge, vaccinations begin, Chairwoman Terri Lathan steps down, small businesses in crisis, grant supporting Hispanic community, gambling study completed.

Dec 2020

28 min 39 sec

This week our special guest is Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed.

Dec 2020

28 min 27 sec