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Alabama governor faces impeachment hearings after ruling

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley will face impeachment hearings beginning Monday after the state Supreme Court gave lawmakers the greenlight to move ahead with an effort to oust the governor, who is fighting to stay in office amid fallout from an affair with a top aide.

Lawyers’ contracts extended by committee in Bentley impeachment probe

Lawyers’ contracts extended by committee in Bentley impeachment probe

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – State contracts for the high-profile lawyers on both sides of an impeachment investigation are being extended amid the possibility of the probe resuming.

The Legislative Contract Review Committee approved the contracts this week.

The Alabama House of Representatives is adding $160,000 to its contract with special counsel Jackson Sharman. The contract now totals $350,000.

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