fundraising http://apr.org en Alabama's Lieutenant Governor Waits On Fundraising http://apr.org/post/alabamas-lieutenant-governor-waits-fundraising <P>Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey is seeking re-election to a second term, but she did not report raising any campaign funds in the first month that candidates could receive donations.</P> <P>State law allowed candidates for the 2014 elections to start raising money in early June. Those that did had to publicly report their contributions this week, but Ivey reported none.</P> <P>Campaign spokesman Will Sellers said Ivey spent June focused on launching her re-election bid June 27. He said she has not started soliciting or receiving donations. Fri, 05 Jul 2013 21:58:54 +0000 The Associated Press 33601 at http://apr.org Alabama's Lieutenant Governor Waits On Fundraising Bentley Finds Fundraising Easier As Ala. Governor http://apr.org/post/bentley-finds-fundraising-easier-ala-governor <P>Robert Bentley is finding that raising campaign money as an incumbent governor is much easier than doing it as a state representative seeking statewide office for the first time.</P> <P>Bentley filed a campaign finance report Tuesday night showing he took in $422,500 in contributions in his first month of fundraising for his re-election campaign. Wed, 03 Jul 2013 21:47:23 +0000 The Associated Press 33478 at http://apr.org Bentley Finds Fundraising Easier As Ala. Governor Alabama Public TV Raises Money With Fired CEO's Letter http://apr.org/post/alabama-public-tv-raises-money-fired-ceos-letter <P>Alabama Public Television is using a form letter signed by its fired executive director in a fundraising campaign.</P> <P>The statewide network recently sent a letter to past donors bearing the name of Allan Pizzato. Commissioners fired Pizzato in June, a decision that preceded a wave of resignations by other leaders of Alabama Public TV.</P> <P>Network spokesman Mike McKenzie says a mistake by a direct-mail company resulted in the letters going to about 1,000 households.</P> <P>But a lawyer for Pizzato doesn't believe the letter is an accident. Wed, 19 Dec 2012 22:55:59 +0000 Ryan Vasquez 22197 at http://apr.org Alabama Public TV Raises Money With Fired CEO's Letter