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Qualifying Candidates List – Phil Campbell, Alabama

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06/10/2015 – Gospel Music in the Park – Phil Campbell Hoedown on June 19th & 20th

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03/13/2013 – Marion County, AL Sheriff’s Dept. Weekly News Report – Sheriff Kevin Williams

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2 – DC-Alias
1 – Marijuana 2nd
4 – Drug Paraphernalia
2 – Probation Violation
1 – Non-Support
1 – Domestic Violence 3rd – Harass
1 – Disorderly Conduct
2 – Theft of Property 3rd
2 – Bench Warrant
1 – Bondsman’s Process

FELONIES

Name:  Norma Everwein
Age:  44
Address-City:  Guin, AL
Charges:  Unlawful Distribution
Parole Violation
Date of Arrest:  03/06/2013
Amount of Bond:  $10,000
Date of Release:  In Jail
Arresting Agency:  County

Name:  Kenny Harris
Age:  33
Address-City:  Haleyville, AL
Charges:  Marijuana 1st
Paraphernalia
Robbery 1st
Theft of Property 1st
Date of Arrest:  03/12/2013
Amount of Bond:  $35,500
Date of Release:  In Jail
Arresting Agency:  Brilliant

Name:  Sheila Henderson
Age:  47
Address-City:  Brilliant, AL
Charges:  Possession Controlled Substance
Paraphernalia
Robbery 1st
Theft of Property 1st
Date of Arrest:  03/06/2013
Amount of Bond:  $20,500
Date of Release:  In Jail
Arresting Agency:  County

Name:  Donna Holliday
Age:  32
Address-City:  Brilliant, AL
Charges:  Breaking / Entering Vehicle
Theft of Property 3rd
Marijuana 2nd
Date of Arrest:  03/06/2013
Amount of Bond:  $20,500
Date of Release:  In Jail
Arresting Agency:  Brilliant

Name:  Donald Kilgore
Age:  45
Address-City:  Guin, AL
Charges:  Robbery 3rd
Theft of Property 3rd
Assault 2nd
Date of Arrest:  03/07/2013
Amount of Bond:  $16,500
Date of Release:  In Jail
Arresting Agency:  County

Name:  Amanda Pickering
Age:  33
Address-City:  Winfield, AL
Charges:  Possession Controlled Substance x 4
Bench Warrant
Date of Arrest:  03/06/2013
Amount of Bond:  $20,000
Date of Release:  In Jail
Arresting Agency:  County

Name:  David Reynolds
Age:  32
Address-City:  Hamilton, AL
Charges:  Manufacture 1st x 2
Paraphernalia
Date of Arrest:  03/10/2013
Amount of Bond:  $20,500
Date of Release:  03/11/2013
Arresting Agency:  County

Name:  Shenna Shirley
Age:  27
Address-City:  Hamilton, AL
Charges:Marijuana 1st
Possession Controlled Substance
Paraphernalia
Date of Arrest:  03/07/2013
Amount of Bond:  $13,000
Date of Release:  03/07/2013
Arresting Agency:  County

Name:  Nathan Williams
Age:  21
Address-City:  Guin, AL
Charges:  Robbery 3rd
Theft of Property 3rd
Assault 2nd
Date of Arrest:  03/07/2013
Amount of Bond:  $16,500
Date of Release:  In Jail
Arresting Agency:  County

(All persons charged with a crime are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. The charges are merely an accusation unless otherwise stated.)

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10/18/2012 – Marion County Sheriff’s Department Weekly News Report – Sheriff Kevin Williams

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1 – CC – Alias
5 – Probation Violation
1 – Bench Warrant
1 – Receiving Stolen Property 3rd

FELONIES

Name:  Jerald Goodwin
Age:  27
Address-City:  Hamilton, AL
Charges:  Grand Jury Indictment / Assault 1st + Burglary 2nd
Domestic Violence 3rd – Assault
Date of Arrest:  10/16/2012
Amount of Bond:  $27,500.00
Date of Release:  In Jail

Name:  Crystal Coggins
Age:  22
Address-City:  Hamilton, AL
Charges:  Burglary 3rd
Theft of Property 3rd
Date of Arrest:  10/16/2012
Amount of Bond:  $6,500.00
Date of Release:  In Jail

Name:  David Pahkanen
Age:  22
Address-City:  Haleyville, AL
Charges:  Criminal Mischief 3rd
Theft of Property 2nd
Burglary 3rd
Domestic Violence
Date of Arrest:  10/16/2012
Amount of Bond:  $13,500.00
Date of Release:  In Jail

Name:  James Lefan
Age:  53
Address-City:  Hackleburg, AL
Charges:  Conspiracy to Commit Arson 2nd
Parole Violation
Date of Arrest:  10/16/2012
Amount of Bond:  $7,500.00
Date of Release:  In Jail

Name:  Devin Robison
Age:  22
Address-City:  Winfield, AL
Charges:  Manufacture 2nd
Date of Arrest:  10/11/2012
Amount of Bond:  $7,500.00
Date of Release:  10/12/2012

Name:  Jerry Walker
Age:  37
Address-City:  Winfield, AL
Charges:  Breaking/Entering Vehicle
Theft of Property 2nd
Burglary 1st
Date of Arrest:  10/15/2012
Amount of Bond:  $25,000.00
Date of Release:  In Jail

Name:  Tymody Wallace
Age:  30
Address-City:  Winfield, AL
Charges:  Marijuana 1st
Date of Arrest:  10/17/2012
Amount of Bond:  $7,500.00
Date of Release:  In Jail

(All persons charged with a crime are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. The charges are merely an accusation unless otherwise stated.)

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06/14/2012 Screening of “I’m With Phil” Documentary at NWSCC – Phil Campbell June 14th @ 7pm

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Tonight is the PC Premiere of I’m with Phil.

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June 14, 2012 at 2:54 PM

05/23/2012 – Capitol Report For May 25th – Senator Roger Bedford

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Capitol Report for May 25th, 2012, Senator Roger Bedford

I’m very excited about the progress being made on the rebuilding of the Wrangler Plant building in Hackleburg. It is another sign of industry moving back into our area and agreeing to expand as well. It is a tribute to the fine work force that we have in our area. I was also pleased to see that an 8 million dollar investment will be coming to Winfield in Continental Conveying and Crushing. I think this is a commitment by this fine company to be here for the long haul.

The budget battles are very real in Montgomery. Unfortunately the new Republican Super Majority continues to want to balance the budget on the backs of the working families in Alabama, including our teachers and State employees by shifting the cost of Government to them directly by cutting their benefits. This past week we scored a victory in preserving the integrity of Medicaid in Alabama. The Republican Super Majority had proposed cutting Medicaid by $184 Million dollars, which would have endangered the whole program. They had planned on giving the money to the Department of Corrections to spent on prisons and prisoners. I thought this was a mistake.

As you may know Medicaid is an important economic engine for Alabama as well as a health care safety net. Medicaid pays for approximately %78 of all nursing home beds in Alabama and % 40 of children in Alabama get their primary health care from Medicaid and one in two live births in Alabama is paid for with Medicaid dollars.

As a long time supporter for Medicaid and mental health I decided it was time to stand up to the Republican Super Majority and reverse the priorities that they had. I said it was important to choose our Seniors and children over free health care for prisoners. As such I had offered an amendment to the General Fund Budget to shift $184 million dollars out of the prisons and into Medicaid. I am pleased to report to you that I was successful in passing that amendment and putting it on the General Fund Budget that passed the State Senate. This will allow Medicaid to be protected. The funding for prisons will be subject to a constitutional amendment being voted on in November at the general election to divert that money out of the Oil and Gas Trust Fund to pay for prisons. I feel confident that the voters in Alabama will make the right decision.

We can not endanger our seniors and children because of misplaced priorities. It his my hope that the House of Representatives and the Governor will go along with the Senate plan which passed unanimously to fund Medicaid.

I appreciate all of you who have contacted me in support of our seniors and children as they must remain a top priority.

Recently I had a lot of fun attending events and talking with people throughout the Senate District. This past Saturday morning I was checking on the building progress in Hackleburg before attending the Hamilton Customer Appreciation Day. I was glad to see so many people out there and hear Judge Mark Hammitt and his band playing. From there I traveled to Guin and Winfield before heading down to the yard sale on 129 from Glen Allen through Hubbertville. Unfortunately the Hubbertville Lions Club had sold their last polish dog right before I arrived, as I had been looking forward to dining with them. From Hubbertville I traveled to Fayette, meeting with people there, then on down to South Lamar Rescue Squad Fish Fry. They always do such a great job with fried catfish. I got a plate to go and then eased up the road through Millport to Vernon. In Vernon they were celebrating the Lamar County Relay for Life. The Franklin Relay for Life had started the night before in Russellville. Unfortunately I was not able to stay for the Survivors Lap. After Vernon I traveled to the fine volunteer fire department of Byrd. There I got a fried chicken plate and bought a wonderful pound cake. I always enjoy a slice of pound cake with some butter in the morning for breakfast . It gets the day started right with a big glass of milk.

I remain grateful to the good Lord for keeping me cancer free since January of 1990. There are so many of our friends, neighbors and family members who are fighting cancer that I hope you’ll keep them in your thoughts and prayers. It seems like every week I hear of some new friend or neighbor that has taken up the battle against this dreaded disease. The good news is that God’s still in the healing business. He is also helping us find breakthroughs in the way we fight and cure cancer.

We also received some good news last week. The EMA in Marion County has finally received it’s shelter money. Grants were approved for a total of twenty-five shelters to be funded. As you know the way these grants work %75 is reimbursable from EMA and %25 is the responsibility of the homeowner. Congratulations goes out to Marion County EMA Director Jimmy Mills and we hope the other grants will be following soon. Many of the other counties have already been receiving these grants monies and they are certainly a welcome addition.

It was a pleasure for Representative Johnny Mack Morrow and myself to present a $20,000 RC&D grant to the Town of Hodges for their Eco Tourism Equestrian Trail. We now have 26 miles of horse trails GPSed as well as constructed. The next phase of the project will be to install over night parking as well as day parking. This will help create jobs and improve the quality of life in Franklin County and throughout Northwest Alabama. When it comes to creating new jobs you must be working every day as I do. We must keep our focus on maintaining the jobs that we have and creating new jobs that our people can have good employment here at home and not have to travel outside of our area to find a job.

I’d also like to announce the following two Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs grants that will directly benefit our Senate District. A grant in the amount of $15,775.00 was awarded to provide overtime funds to the law enforcement agencies in Fayette, Greene, Hale, Lamar, Tuscaloosa, Perry, Pickens, and Sumter Counties. A grant in the amount of $25,250.00 has been awarded to continue implementation of the section 406 safety belt enforcement program for the following nine North Alabama Counties, Colbert, Cullman, Franklin, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Marion, Morgan and Winston Counties.

The following community service grants have been awarded in our Senate District. $300 to West Elementary Special Education Department, $255 to Russellville Dixie Youth Baseball League, $500 to Russellville Tennis Team for State Play-offs, $1000 to Fayette County High School Golf Team, $1,000 to the Chucky Mullins Memorial Scholarship Fund, $800 to Phil Campbell’s 12 and under softball team, $1000 to Phil Campbell’s Junior Varsity Cheerleaders $500 to Red Bay High School’s Tennis program, $2000 to Belgreen High School’s PTO, $1000 to Franklin County Sheriff’s Department, $500 to the Tri County Agency for Intellectual Disabilities, Inc, $1250 to Red Bay High School Basketball team, $500 to Red Bay High School T.R.A.C.K.S Program, $800 to Red Bay Elementary School’s Academic Awards Ceremony, and $750 to the Russellville Police Department for Law Enforcement Memorial Week activities.

As always if I can be of any assistance to you do not hesitate to give me a call.

Roger H. Bedford, Jr.

Alabama State House
11 S. Union Street, Suite 738
Montgomery, Alabama 36130

Phone 334-242-7862
Fax 334-242-9202

Russellville Office
P.O. Box 370
Russellville, Alabama 35653

Phone 256-332-6966
Fax 256-332-6967
Email: senbedford@aol.com
Website: www.RogerBedford.com

Submitted by:
Amanda Hovater
Assistant
Roger H. Bedford, Jr.
Senate Minority Leader
Roger Bedford & Assoc., P.C.
Attorney at Law
P.O. Box 370
Russellville, Alabama  35653
(256) 332-6966 – Direct Line Russellville Office
(256) 332-2880 – Law Firm
(256) 332-6967 – Facsimile
(334) 242-7862 – Montgomery Office
AHovater.RBA@gmail.com

 

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05/16/2012 Marion County High School Graduation Schedule

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Marion County

  • Brilliant High School  –  Friday, May 25. 2012 – 7:00 pm
  • Hackleburg High School  –  Friday, May 25. 2012 –  6:00 pm
  • Hamilton High School  –  Friday, May 25. 2012 –  8:00 pm
  • Marion County High School  –  Friday, May 25. 2012 –  7:30 pm
  • Phillips High School  –  Friday, May 25. 2012 – 5:30 pm
  • Winfield City School – Friday, May 25. 2012 – 6:30 pm

Liberty Christian Academy held it’s Graduation Ceremony on Tuesday, May 15, 2012.

04/26/2012 Alabama Governor Robert Bentley Visits Phil Campbell Memorial Park

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(L - R) PC Chief Merrell Potter, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley, PC Officer Gary Wayne Mays

 

(L - R) Patrick Nagle, Senator Roger Bedford, PC Councilman Roy Nagle, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley, PC Mayor Jerry Mays, PC Councilman Danny Brown, Bruce Foreman, PC Councilman Eddie Barton, Rita Barton

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April 26, 2012 at 12:33 PM

04/22/2012 Phil Campbell Memorial Park Dedication – April 28th

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Phil Campbell Memorial Park will be dedicated on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at 10:00 am. After the dedication ceremony we will have free food and drink. Music will be Mark Sartin. Mayor and Councilmen will be there along with Alabama Senator Roger Bedford, Alabama Representative Johnny Mack Morrow, and Congressman U.S. Representative Robert Aderholt.

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April 22, 2012 at 8:32 PM

04/11/2012 – Marion County, AL Sheriff’s Department Weekly News Report – Sheriff, Kevin Williams

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“TO PROTECT AND SERVE”

1 – DC-ALIAS
1 – TR-ALIAS
2 – DUI
1 – VIOLATION RELEASE ORDER
1 – DOMESTIC VIOLENCE 3rd – ASSAULT
1 – CRIMINAL TRESPASS 3rd
1 – FALSE REPORT
2 – BENCH WARRANT
1 – HARASSMENT
1 – RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT

 NEWS REPORT ON FELONIES

Name:  M. Heather Johnson
Age:  22
Address-City:  Hamilton, AL
Charges:  Grand Jury Indictment – Manufacturing 2nd
Date of Arrest:  04/04/2012
Amount of Bond:  $15,000.00
Date of Release:  04/04/2012

Name:  Jake Brown
Age:  18
Address-City:  Detroit, AL
Charges:  Theft of Property
Date of Arrest:  04/09/2012
Amount of Bond:  $5,000.00
Date of Release: In Jail

Name:  John Kerr
Age:  23
Address-City:  Hamilton, AL
Charges:  Assault 3rd
Robbery 3rd
Date of Arrest:  04/04/2012
Amount of Bond:  $21,000.00
Date of Release:  04/05/2012

Name:  Jeremy Gills
Age:  24
Address-City:  Hamilton, AL
Charges:  Robbery 3rd
Date of Arrest:  04/04/2012
Amount of Bond:  $5,000.00
Date of Release:  04/05/2012

(All persons charged with a crime are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. The charges are merely an accusation unless otherwise stated.)

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03/14/2012 – Marion County Drug Task Force Report

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“TO PROTECT AND SERVE”

Name:  Kimberly Gills
Age:  27
Address – City:  Guin, AL
Charges:  Attempt to Commit A Controlled Substance Crime
Date of Arrest:  03/13/2012
Amount of Bond:  $2,500.00
Date of Release:  In Jail

Name:  Jimmy Lee Williams
Age:  37
Address – City:  Phil Campbell, AL
Charges:  Possession Marijuana
Possession Paraphernalia
Felon In Possession Of Firearm
Date of Arrest:  03/07/2012
Amount of Bond:  $13.000.00
Date of Release:  03/08/2012

(All persons charged with a crime are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. The charges are merely an accusation unless otherwise stated.)

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02/15/2012 – Marion County Drug Task Report – February 15, 2012

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“TO PROTECT AND SERVE”
Marion County Drug Task Report – February 15, 2012

4 – Meth Labs / Dump Sites Cleaned & Disposed Of

REPORT ON FELONIES

Name:  Danae Marie Harris Smith
Age:  29
Address – City:  Brookside, AL
Charges:
Distributing Controlled Substance,
Conspiracy to Commit a Controlled Substance Crime x 2
Promoting Prison Contraband x 2
Date of Arrest:  02/10/2012
Amount of Bond:  $32,500.00
Date of Release:  In Jail

Name:  Vickie Carol McCracken Harris
Age:  49
Address – City:  Hamilton, AL
Charges:
Manufacturing 2nd
Date of Arrest:  02/01/2012
Amount of Bond:  $7,500.00
Date of Release:  02/03/2012

Name:  Jeremy Daniel Stidham
Age:  30
Address – City:  Brilliant, AL
Charges:
Manufacturing 2nd
Possession Controlled Substance
Felon in Possession of Firearm
Date of Arrest:  02/14/2012
Amount of Bond:  Not Set At Present Time
Date of Release:  In Jail

Name:  Jonathan Albert Smith
Age:  22
Address – City:  Brookside, AL
Charges:
Conspiracy to Commit a Controlled Substance Crime x 2
Date of Arrest:  02/10/2012
Amount of Bond:  $15,000.00
Date of Release:  In Jail

Name:  Shue Seng Saephanh
Age:  25
Address – City:  Sacramento, CA
Charges:
Drug Trafficking
Date of Arrest:  02/14/2012
Amount of Bond:  Not Set At Present Time
Date of Release:  In Jail

Name:  Jenaro I Rios
Age:  37
Address – City:  Encinitas, CA
Charges:
Drug Trafficking
Date of Arrest:  02/14/2012
Amount of Bond:  Not Set At This Time
Date of Release:  In Jail

(All persons charged with a crime are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. The charges are merely an accusation unless otherwise stated.)

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February 18, 2012 at 12:11 PM

02/15/2012 – MARION COUNTY, AL SHERIFF’S REPORT – SHERIFF KEVIN WILLIAMS

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“TO PROTECT AND SERVE”

Marion County Sheriff’s Repor
February 15, 2012

1 – TR-Alias
2 – Probation Violation
1 – Non-Support
3 – Bench Warrant

NEWS REPORT ON FELONIES

Name:  Larry Eller
Age:  72
Address-City: Brilliant, AL
Charges:  Sexual Abuse 1st x 2, Sodomy 1st x 2
Date of Arrest:  02/09/2012
Amount of Bond:  $100,000.00
Date of Release:  In Jail

Name:  Daniel Smith
Age:  20
Address-City:  Sulligent, AL
Charges:  Possession Controlled Substance
Date of Arrest:  02/12/2012
Amount of Bond:  $2,500.00
Date of Release:  In Jail

(All persons charged with a crime are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. The charges are merely an accusation unless otherwise stated.)

02/08/2012 I’m With Phil Documentary Showings

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I’m with Phil will be screening at the Zodiac Theater in downtown Florence, AL on Friday, March 2nd at 9:00 pm as part of the George Lindsey UNA Film Festival

I’m With Phil Website

I’m With Phil Facebook

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February 8, 2012 at 3:03 PM

01/27/2012 – Sen. Roger H. Bedford, Jr. – Capitol Report

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Sen. Roger H. Bedford, Jr.
Capitol Report for 1-27-2012

Senator Roger Bedford

I’m glad to report to you that the Alabama Department of Transportation will open bids for two important highway projects in Marion County on January 27th. The first project in Marion County will be a slide correction on State Road 4 , Corridor X, from mile post 15.9 to west of State Road 171 to Mile Post 26 at State Road 44.

The second Alabama Department of Transportation project is the resurfacing of State Road 4 , U.S. 78, from the East end of the bridge at State Road 44 to the West end of the bridge at State Road 129. These two projects, slide correction and resurfacing, will greatly aid in the transportation of goods and services to market as well as provide safer roads.

This past week I had a great opportunity to meet with many teachers and support personnel from throughout the Senate District. I enjoyed being with Representative Mike Millican at the meeting at Dolly’s Restaurant in Hamilton and at Taylor’s Restaurant with Representative Johnny Mack Morrow. It is clear from our direct discussions and talks with our class room teachers, support personnel and superintendents that we can not continue to cut educational funding in Alabama any further. We must do all we can to protect the resources that are dedicated to the education budget here in Alabama because we are investing in the future of our State. By educating our school children we are not only creating a world class work force but we also insure a brighter future for Alabama. One of the reasons we’ve been so successful in locating the auto industry, the giant steel mills of Tyson Crump, to the Alabama railcar plant which will now be leased by Navistar, is because of the quality of the work force that we have.

By combining the academic skills of our K – 12 program with workforce development we can specialize the skill sets necessary for not only current jobs, but jobs of the future. Our four year institutions are doing a good job preparing students for a broad field of employment as well.

We must not forget that 78% of all new jobs are created by existing industries that expand. So you may rest assured that I will continue to fight to see that we have a strong level of educational funding in Alabama and that we do not divert money away from educating our students to pay for health care for state inmates and prisoners. This is simply a bad idea.

This past week I also enjoyed meeting with the accountants, CPA’s, of Certified Financial Planners of Northwest Alabama. They gave us a comprehensive overview of their view of the economy and what we can do in the Legislature to help improve it.

When the new Super Majority Republican party took over they said they were going to change the way they did the budget process. So, for the first time in modern history the new GOP majority decided there will be no budget hearings before the beginning of the Legislative Session. What that means is, that the department heads and cabinet members as well as other concerned citizens and legislatures, will not have an opportunity to come before the Education Budget Committee or the General Fund Budget Committee to discuss an agency’s needs. When the new administration is looking at continuing proration ,as well as further cuts to much needed programs, it concerns me greatly. Rumor is that Governor Bentley and the new leadership is planning on cutting over 100 million dollars more out of Medicaid. This is an idea that would hurt seniors and children throughout Alabama. During tough times we should make sure that our priorities are correct and I believe fulfilling the health care needs of Alabama seniors as well as our children should be priorities. The Alabama Medicaid budget , as you know, is matched with Federal dollars on almost a two and a half to one basis. Therefore , for every hundred million of State dollars that is cut, about two hundred and fifty million of Federal dollars is lost. Medicaid is an important part of the economy , our Senate District and throughout the State of Alabama ,as this is where fees and services for doctors, pharmacies, hospitals as well as nursing home care comes from. 78% of all nursing home beds are paid for through Medicaid dollars, and approximately 40% of the children in Alabama get their health care through Medicaid dollars. One in two live births in Alabama is paid for with Medicaid dollars. Our rural hospitals can not continue to receive cuts in funding and expect to be able to deliver the top quality of care which we want for our neighbors and family members during times of illness.

So, I urge all of you to keep a sharp eye out for the budget acts that must be coming in this new budget. For the first time ever they will not be able to be aired out publically for the beginning of the Legislative session. As budget chairman ,for years I upheld these hearings so that we might have accountability and transparency in the budgets. When the tax payers have an opportunity to study the facts and figures as well as the proposed increases and decreases they too can help us make informed decisions on what Alabama spending priorities should be.

As you know, upgrading the quality and caliber of law enforcement has been a long time goal of mine. We are fortunate to have many fine law enforcement officials and first responders in our Senate District and throughout Alabama. We saw how important this was last April, and it will continue to be in the future. As such ,I’m proud to inform you that we have been able to secure an Alabama Department of Homeland Security grant to Fayette County in the amount of $20,876.52. This will enable Fayette County to further upgrade its interoperable and emergency communications systems. These projects will range from reprogramming of existing equipment, meeting FCC Narrowbanding rules, and purchasing new communications equipment to further help serve our communities.

On February 2nd Hospice of the Shoals will celebrate its 20th Anniversary by participating in Alabama Gives Day from 1 p.m to 5 p.m. The Hospice organizations throughout our State and Senate District do such a good job in providing compassionate, loving care to people who have terminal illness so they can live whatever time they have left with comfort, dignity and the highest quality of life.

I hope 2012 is proving to be a prosperous and healthy new year for everyone and as always if I can be of service to you please do not hesitate to call me.

Roger H. Bedford, Jr.
Alabama State House
11 S. Union Street, Suite 738
Montgomery, Alabama 36130

Phone:  334-242-7862
Fax:  334-242-9202

Russellville Office
P.O. Box 370
Russellville, Alabama 35653

Phone:  256-332-6966
Fax:  256-332-6967

Email:  senbedford@aol.com
Website:  www.RogerBedford.com

12/08/2011 Phil Campbell Christmas Parade 2011

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