Arthur Orr

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Name: Arthur Orr
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Free meeting next month in Decatur on state's crowdfunding bill for small businesses

DECATUR, Alabama – Four months after , officials will hold a town hall meeting in Decatur to educate local entrepreneurs and startups about the legislation.The Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce and Decatur-Morgan County Entrepreneurial Center ... [Published al.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Hartselle traffic signal upgraded

Logging in from multiple locations may be the cause.This site is optimized for mobile devices with no download required.Posted: Saturday, July 19, 2014 8:30 pm HARTSELLE — The Alabama Department of Transportation has added a left-turn signal to the traffic ... [Published Decatur Daily - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Sens. Arthur Orr, Del Marsh plan to review Alabama tax policy

MONTGOMERY, Alabama --- Some key leaders in the Alabama Senate are planning a review of state tax policy and how some industries are treated differently.Sen. Arthur Orr, R-Decatur, the chairman of the state Senate's General Fund budget committee, said ... [Published al.com - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

State Senator taking action to protect Alabama bicyclists

Senator Arthur Orr wants to implement a bill requiring drivers to stay three feet from bike riders for their safety. (Source: WAFF) HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -A State Senator is taking action to protect bicyclists in Alabama after a local man is hit by a ... [Published WFXG FOX 54 - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Katy-Did marker dedication set August 16

The unveiling and dedication of a permanent marker in memory of the eight Army Air Corps servicemen who died in the crash of a B-26-C bomber in southwest Morgan County April 9, 1944, will be Sat., Aug. 16, at 1 p.m.The marker is being provided by the ... [Published Hartselle Enquirer - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Local officials want to know more details

Logging in from multiple locations may be the cause.This site is optimized for mobile devices with no download required.Posted: Saturday, June 28, 2014 9:49 pm MONTGOMERY — In early May, the Alabama Toll Road, Bridge and Tunnel Authority gave the state ... [Published Decatur Daily - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

How AL.com readers rated the answers on Alabama's prison problems

As part of an investigation of prison problems by Alabama Media Group's Investigative Journalism Lab, AL.com asked . We posed four questions about accountability and possible solutions to people you said you wanted to hear from. State officials, lawmakers ... [Published al.com - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 22 2014 - Updated Jun 22 2014 - 1 reports

Averting its eyes, Alabama lets prisons sink into despair

Corey Douglas spent his entire adult life in prison. This winter, at age 35, Douglas re-emerged into society, as most Alabama prisoners one day will, prepared only by what he'd seen inside."For the most part, when people come out they become more crippled ... [Published al.com - Jun 22 2014]
First reported Jun 22 2014 - Updated Jun 22 2014 - 1 reports

Touch of Teal fundraiser unites cause, community

Saturday evening guests gathered at the Magnolia Room for the Touch of Teal fundraiser. Guests sipped teal cocktails, nibbled on spectacular goodies, including some of Juanita Healy ’s homemade cheesecakes, and perused silent auction items. Mike Denson ... [Published Decatur Daily - Jun 22 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

State lawmakers work on legislation to limit payday lenders

DECATUR, Ala. (WAAY)-With more than 1,200 payday lenders in Alabama, lawmakers are working on legislation to tighten the industry."I retired from it so I can fight the payday and title lenders full time" said Decatur resident Don Gowen.Gowen was a consumer ... [Published WAAY-TV - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

5 Alabama legislators, 1 issue: The bonuses for college administrators in an economically-challenged state

Some were emphatic in their stances, some were more measured.But the five Alabama legislators contacted Tuesday by AL.com to discuss the bonuses paid to executives in the University of Alabama System and Auburn University all expressed some level of ... [Published al.com - Jun 17 2014]

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...we consider any type of tax increases we need to evaluate why a lot of exemptions, credits and deductions have been given in years past," Orr said. "they're going through the tax code with a very, very fine tooth comb to evaluate each decision."

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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]
State Senator taking action to protect Alabama ... [Published WFXG FOX 54 - Jul 13 2014]
Katy-Did marker dedication set August 16 [Published Hartselle Enquirer - Jul 01 2014]
Local officials want to know more details [Published Decatur Daily - Jun 29 2014]
How AL.com readers rated the answers on Alabama... [Published al.com - Jun 23 2014]
Averting its eyes, Alabama lets prisons sink in... [Published al.com - Jun 22 2014]
Touch of Teal fundraiser unites cause, community [Published Decatur Daily - Jun 22 2014]
State lawmakers work on legislation to limit pa... [Published WAAY-TV - Jun 19 2014]
5 Alabama legislators, 1 issue: The bonuses for... [Published al.com - Jun 17 2014]
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