Congressman Jo Bonner http://apr.org en Republican Dyas Announces for Rep. Bonner's Seat http://apr.org/post/republican-dyas-announces-rep-bonners-seat <p>Fairhope builder Daniel Dyas says he's joining the growing field of candidates looking to fill the Alabama congressional seat being vacated by Republican Rep. Jo Bonner of Mobile.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Al.com reports (http://bit.ly/123GBAC ) 31-year-old Dyas, also a Republican, ran for a Baldwin County Commission seat in 2010 and finished third in the GOP primary.<br> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 12:26:53 +0000 The Associated Press 33561 at http://apr.org Republican Dyas Announces for Rep. Bonner's Seat Alabama Businessman to Run For Congress http://apr.org/post/alabama-businessman-run-congress <p>Dean Young is announcing that he plans to run for the Alabama congressional seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Jo Bonner.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Alabama's 1st Congressional District is in southwestern Alabama and includes Mobile.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Young, an entrepreneur and businessman, said he would work to create jobs, shrink the size of the federal government and return the nation to Christian principles. Young also noted the current scandals facing the Obama administration and said he would help put the nation "back on track."<br> Wed, 29 May 2013 12:36:33 +0000 The Associated Press 31300 at http://apr.org Alabama Businessman to Run For Congress Jo Bonner Announces Resignation from Congress http://apr.org/post/jo-bonner-announces-resignation-congress <p><br>Republican U.S. Rep. Jo Bonner, of Mobile, has announced his resignation from Congress to take a top job at the University of Alabama.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Bonner, a congressman since 2003, is a member of the House Appropriations Committee and announced his resignation Thursday afternoon.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; A letter explaining Bonner's resignation was delivered to Alabama lawmakers' offices in Washington.<br> Fri, 24 May 2013 11:43:31 +0000 The Associated Press 31025 at http://apr.org Jo Bonner Announces Resignation from Congress Countdown to Election: Al District 1 http://apr.org/post/countdown-election-al-district-1 <p>U.S. voters are just a few weeks shy of casting their ballot for president. Both candidates have discussed several issues during their campaigns, with economic recovery taking the forefront. That’s an issue that resonates with residents in Alabama’s first congressional district, which includes Mobile. Several developments over the summer are spurring economic growth in the coastal city, including an agreement with Airbus.</p> Mon, 24 Sep 2012 18:49:28 +0000 Maggie Martin 18309 at http://apr.org Countdown to Election: Al District 1