Brian Lyman is the editor of Alabama Reflector. He has covered Alabama politics since 2006, and worked at the Montgomery Advertiser, the Press-Register and The Anniston Star. His work has won awards from the Associated Press Managing Editors, the Alabama Press Association and Robert F. Kennedy Center for Human Rights. He lives in Auburn with his wife, Julie, and their three children.
WASHINGTON — Ohio Republican Rep. Jim Jordan is calling on the U.S. House committee that controls government spending to bar any federal dollars from going towards a long-planned rebuild of the FBI headquarters in the Maryland or Virginia suburbs outside Washington, D.C. Jordan, instead, wants the federal law enforcement agency to look for locations outside […]
It’s the guns. They’re the constituents our elected officials value the most. To most of our lawmakers, guns need careful handling. Not because they’re instruments of death, but because they’re holy and blameless chalices of liberty. If someone uses a gun as it’s designed, the excuses begin. What we need is more Jesus. Alabama has some […]