Blaine Galliher

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7:02 pm
Tue January 8, 2013

Hubbard Names Leaders For Some Ala. House Panels

House Speaker Mike Hubbard names leaders for some House panels ahead of next month's legislative session.
Credit Alabama House of Representatives

Republican House Speaker Mike Hubbard of Auburn has appointed representatives to fill committee leadership vacancies prior to the Feb. 5 start of the 2013 regular session.


Republican Rep. Lynn Greer of Rogersville will replace Rep. Mac McCutcheon of Capshaw as chairman of the Transportation, Utilities and Infrastructure Committee. McCutcheon recently became chairman of the House Rules Committee, replacing former Rep. Blaine Galliher of Rainbow City. Galliher resigned his House seat to take a position on the governor's staff.

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House Rules Chairman
4:28 pm
Thu November 29, 2012

McCutcheon Named Ala. House Rules Committee Chair

Republican State Rep. Mac McCutcheon has been named chairman of the of the powerful Rules Committee in the Alabama House of Representatives.
Credit http://www.macmccutcheon.com/

Republican State Rep. Mac McCutcheon of Capshaw has been named chairman of the powerful Rules Committee in the Alabama House of Representatives.


House Speaker Mike Hubbard of Auburn Thursday named McCutcheon to replace Republican Rep. Blaine Galliher of Gadsden as Rules Committee chairman. The Rules Committee sets the daily work agenda for the House.


Galliher resigned his House seat four months ago when Gov. Robert Bentley named him legislative director in the governor's administration.

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Special Election Set
5:55 pm
Mon August 6, 2012

Schedule Set For Special Alabama House Election

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Gov. Robert Bentley has called a special election to fill the Alabama House seat vacated when Rep. Blaine Galliher of Gadsden joined the administration.

Party primaries for the House District 30 seat will be held on Oct. 23, followed by any runoffs that are needed.

The general election will be either Dec. 11 or Jan. 29, 2013, depending on whether there's a runoff.

The district includes parts of Etowah and St. Clair counties.