Battle Blog

Republican leadership that listens to the people of Alabama

Remember to vote in Alabama’s primary elections in the special election for Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ Senate seat are tomorrow. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. When we were back on campus in Tuscaloosa in the 1970s, as members of Young Republicans, I’m not sure any of us really imagined one of […]

Read More

Cullman County Republicans, Alabama Sheriff’s Association, Supporting Our Law Enforcement, and more.

A reporter for Cullman Today called it the “epicenter of the Alabama political universe” and we were right in the middle of it ourselves the last week of July. We joined the 200 people at the Cullman County Republican Party annual dinner and fundraiser. Waid Harbison did a good job chairing the event, and I […]

Read More

What we’re hearing? Our state is tired of politics as usual.

The odometer in the Battle wagon keeps on ticking. We’re already over 4,000 miles traveled across Alabama, listening to what folks have to say about our state and the challenges it’s facing, and speaking with them about our plans for the state and why we’re working to win the battle for its future. Steve Flowers, […]

Read More

The Andalusia Star-News: Battle may be too sane for current political time

As Luther Strange waged political war against Mo Brooks this week in his quest to finish at least second in the August Republican primary, thus ensuring a chance of keeping the U.S. Senate seat to which he was appointed earlier this year; And the president blasted U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who gave up that […]

Read More

The Troy Messenger: Huntsville mayor Tommy Battle speaks at Troy Rotary Club

Huntsville mayor and gubernatorial candidate Tommy Battle told members of the Troy Rotary Club Tuesday that being an Alabamian connects everyone in the state. “It’s kind of amazing thing I see as I travel across the state, everywhere you go, you see somebody you know,” Battle said. “You see things that all connect us. Read […]

Read More

Andalusia Star-News: Battle campaigns for governor in (Covington) county

“We want to add jobs and prosperity so people who are already working can get a better job. That’s the reason I got into this race.” – Tommy Battle, Republican, Huntsville, Ala. Mayor Read more from The Andalusia-Star News

Read More

Those that protect and serve.

Our Huntsville Police Academy is graduating 23 new officers this week and I couldn’t be more proud. We always kid the graduates that, eight weeks from now there will be a rise in traffic tickets because they’ll finally be on the road by themselves and eager to work and dive into their responsibilities. But, seriously, […]

Read More

Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Tommy Battle raises more than $350,000 in June

HUNTSVILLE, AL – Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle, a lifelong Republican and staunch fiscal conservative, raised $356,133 during the first month of fundraising for his campaign to serve as Alabama’s next governor. “I’m so grateful for all of the support we’ve received so far,” said Battle. “It’s amazing what we’ve all done as a team in […]

Read More

Blue Origin: The Art of the Deal

We were able this week to celebrate a major announcement that will benefit not just Huntsville but I think will have a ripple effect across the state of Alabama. Blue Origin, an aerospace company founded by Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, plans to build rocket engines in Huntsville in a new 400,000-square foot facility. This puts us […]

Read More

Honoring Memorial Day

by Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle  Today is Memorial Day. A time for us to honor the hundreds of thousands of men and women who died in the service of our country. While this holiday entails a number of somber ceremonies and thoughtful reflection, it also gives way to a host of community activities that allow […]

Read More

Are you Ready?