Arthur Orr

Type: Person
Name: Arthur Orr
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Are they coming for you? State chasing up to $500 million in uncollected court fees, fines and restitution

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- About 800 people who had received a traffic ticket in Madison County from 2011-2014 – but had not paid the fines – were recently notified they could come to the courthouse today and take care of it.The invitation was part of a new ... [Published al.com - 5 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Watch U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, other north Alabama politicians get drenched in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Four north Alabama politicians paid up Friday morning after accepting the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge that is sweeping the nation in an effort to raise money and awareness to fight Lou Gehrig's disease.U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Huntsville, ... [Published al.com - 9 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Officials to hold ribbon cutting Thursday for new $10 million Holiday Inn Express in Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Holiday Inn Express & Suites will officially launch its new $10 million hotel Thursday morning behind the Kroger store in Huntsville. The 109-room, four-floor facility opened June 6, a . Director of Sales Mary Guice said the new ... [Published al.com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Alabama’s new general forfeiture law fights economics of crime

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)– Until last legislative session, Alabama was one of the few states in this region without what Madison County Assistant District Attorney Jeannie Cole calls “a mechanism to take away profits of crime.”She, along with Senator Arthur ... [Published WHNT-TV - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Marie Orr Crawford

A funeral service for , 87, of Carthage, will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at the First United Methodist Church with Pastors Keefe Cropper and Leah Hanks officiating. Interment will follow in Youngblood Cemetery. The family will receive ... [Published Panola Watchman - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

New Alabama law takes aim at synthetic marijuana

HUNTSVILLE, Ala (WHNT)– Madison County District Attorneys tell WHNT News 19 that synthetic marijuana, or “spice” as it’s called on the street, is more prevalent than ever.Don Rizzardi, Assistant D.A., said, “It has the qualities of a cannaboid drug, which ... [Published WHNT-TV - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

In wake of new law, Huntsville business shares story of crowdfunding success

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAAY) - Small businesses in Alabama can now get a boost in funding online, thanks to a new crowdfunding law.This law would allow up to one million dollars to be raised by small businesses.Some businesses in Huntsville have already tried ... [Published WAAY-TV - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

5 things small business entrepreneurs should know about Alabama's new crowdfunding law

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – The auditorium at the Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County was packed this afternoon as startup companies, entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations gathered to learn about Alabama's new crowdfunding law. Republican Sen. ... [Published Huntsville Times - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

State to compare salaries with neighbors

MONTGOMERY — The Alabama Department of Personnel will pay a California consulting company $68,000 to study how state employees' compensation compares to those in neighboring states.Sen. Arthur Orr, R-Decatur, asked for the study late last year when lawmakers ... [Published Times Daily - Aug 10 2014]
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First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Read the $36 million contract with the Alabama prison system's mental health care provider

Inmate health care, a significant chunk of Alabama's prison spending, is under fire.The Southern Poverty Law Center filed a lawsuit in June against the Alabama Department of Corrections and its top officials that alleges the health care is inadequate ... [Published al.com - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Read the $224 million contract Alabama signed with a prison health care firm

MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- A senior Alabama lawmaker has questions for prison officials about its $224 million contract with a prison health care provider.State Sen. Arthur Orr, R-Decatur, previously told AL.com he planned to get answers from Alabama Department ... [Published al.com - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Parent company of Alabama prisons' health care provider 'speculative' investment, investor service says

The firm that owns the company the Alabama Department of Corrections hired to supply health care to its 25,000 inmates was labeled "speculative" and given a negative rating outlook last year by Moody's Investor Service.A Moody's report from September ... [Published al.com - Jul 30 2014]

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...does that engender? In my opinion, this is a way of making sure the judgments of the court are enforced, that people respect our courts," Orr said. "it's more about enforcement of the law, to do nothing breeds lack of respect for the law."

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Are they coming for you? State chasing up to $5... [Published al.com - 5 hours ago]
Watch U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, other north Alabama ... [Published al.com - 9 hours ago]
Campaign booster for Alabama Gov. Bentley was l... [Published al.com - Aug 21 2014]
Officials to hold ribbon cutting Thursday for n... [Published al.com - Aug 20 2014]
Alabama’s new general forfeiture law fights eco... [Published WHNT-TV - Aug 20 2014]
Marie Orr Crawford [Published Panola Watchman - Aug 16 2014]
New Alabama law takes aim at synthetic marijuana [Published WHNT-TV - Aug 16 2014]
In wake of new law, Huntsville business shares ... [Published WAAY-TV - Aug 14 2014]
Powerful firm lobbies for Alabama prison health... [Published al.com - Aug 13 2014]
5 things small business entrepreneurs should kn... [Published Huntsville Times - Aug 12 2014]
State to compare salaries with neighbors [Published Times Daily - Aug 10 2014]
Read the $36 million contract with the Alabama ... [Published al.com - Aug 08 2014]
Read the $224 million contract Alabama signed w... [Published al.com - Aug 04 2014]
Alabama's prison healthcare provider lost contr... [Published al.com - Jul 31 2014]
Parent company of Alabama prisons' health care ... [Published al.com - Jul 30 2014]
Senior Alabama lawmaker questions top official'... [Published al.com - Jul 30 2014]
Free meeting next month in Decatur on state's c... [Published al.com - Jul 23 2014]
Hartselle traffic signal upgraded [Published Decatur Daily - Jul 20 2014]
Sens. Arthur Orr, Del Marsh plan to review Alab... [Published al.com - Jul 15 2014]
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