90.3 WBHM | Birmingham -- Each week we'll hear an update on political happenings in Birmingham and Jefferson County from Kyle Whitmire, who blogs at The Second Front. Hear him Wednesday afternoons on All Things Considered.


90.3 WBHM | 04/04/2012 - Listen here for Cooper Green Mercy Hospital presents a cost savings plan and a Jefferson County legislator offers a plan to bring back the county's occupational tax..

90.3 WBHM | 03/28/2012 - Listen here for Jefferson County defaults on more than $15 million in general obligation bonds and more information trickles out about Cooper Green Mercy Hospital's financial hole.

90.3 WBHM | 03/21/2012 - Listen here for Cooper Green Mercy Hospital is behind on the bills, Jefferson County looks to reopen a satellite courthouse and Graysville's mayor under fire.

90.3 WBHM | 03/14/2012 - Listen here for the post election analysis regarding U.S. Rep. Spencer Bachus and Roy Moore as well as what's behind Milton McGregor's full-page ad in last Sunday's Birmingham News.

90.3 WBHM | 03/07/2012 - Listen here for the future of gambling in Alabama in the wake of the acquittal of Milton McGregor and five others in Alabama's gambling corruption trial, and and independent report is highly critical of Jefferson County's finances.

90.3 WBHM | 02/29/2012 - Listen here for "treason from within" from Jefferson County Commission President David Carrington and another shakeup in the Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority.

90.3 WBHM | 02/22/2012 - Listen here for lack of transparency in the Jefferson County budget, and how Jefferson County ended up deciding to lay off tax collectors to save money, but lost money in the process.

90.3 WBHM | 02/15/2012

90.3 WBHM | 02/08/2012

90.3 WBHM | 02/01/2012

90.3 WBHM | 01/25/2012

90.3 WBHM | 01/18/2012

90.3 WBHM | 01/11/2012

90.3 WBHM | 01/04/2012

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