The Sound of Freedom Act unanimously passed the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, bringing it one step closer to final passage.
On Wednesday, the Alabama House Democratic caucus came out in staunch opposition to Gov. Kay Ivey’s proposed school choice legislation that will be debated during the 2024 legislative session.
The set of bills legalizing comprehensive gambling in Alabama passed out of committee Wednesday with one vote opposed a day before they're slated to hit the House of Representatives for a floor vote.
Tuesday was all about gambling at the Alabama State House, as lawmakers and advocates spent time either opposing or supporting the proposed legislation currently being debated by legislators.
State Rep. Andy Whitt (R-Harvest) challenged the Alabama Farmers Federation (ALFA) during a debate at the House Economic Development and Tourism Committee hearing on proposed comprehensive gambling legislation.
Attorney General Steve Marshall has “serious concerns” about the proposed gambling legislation currently being deliberated by the Alabama House of Representatives.
The entire Shelby County delegation is backing a bill allowing the delegation to appoint the North Shelby County Library Board members after the 2023 drama surrounding a "pride" children's display.
The Alabama Legislature is poised to address the State Health Officer's appointment and scope of authority through several bills filed in both legislative houses.
Alabama’s Baptist leadership has come out in opposition to the proposed gambling legislation currently being considered by Alabama lawmakers.
The Prattville-Autauga Library board recently passed a series of policies on Thursday regulating policies for ordering and placing “obscene” books in the local library.
State Rep. Susan DuBose (R-Hoover) recently filed a bill that would codify definitions of man, woman, boy, girl, father, mother, male, female, and sex in Alabama law and allow local public entities to establish separate single-sex spaces or environments in certain circumstances.
The first week of the 2024 legislative session passed without House Speaker Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) engaging in his traditional period of addressing the media on his priorities and expectations during the coming months.
Members of the Alabama House Gaming Study Group revealed their plan for a comprehensive gaming plan as the push for statewide gambling begins in Montgomery.
Attorney General Steve Marshall will assume the prosecution of Aaron Cody Smith, the former Montgomery police officer convicted of manslaughter who is now seeking a Rule 32 hearing to potentially overturn the conviction.
Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall’s office said in a recently obtained opinion that the Alabama Public Library Service (APLS) may make funding contingent on specific policies but could not dictate protocols directly to libraries.
Gov. Kay Ivey recently appointed Amy Minton, a long-time critic of sexually explicit and age-inappropriate children’s books, to the Alabama Public Library Service.
State Rep. Kenneth Paschal (R-Pelham) has pre-filed legislation to protect religious institutions from being subjected to stricter public safety measures than non-religious organizations in the event of another public emergency.
The Alabama Forestry Association recently announced its endorsement of Bryan Taylor for Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court.
The Republican caucus of the House of Representatives released its legislative platform on Monday, one day before the legislature is slated to gavel in.
Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall has entered briefs defending the rights of Tennesee and Kentucky to enforce laws prohibiting transgender surgeries and hormones for minors.
State Rep. Ernie Yarbrough (R-Trinity) has officially pre-filed a full school choice bill less than a week out of the 2024 legislative session.
State Rep. John Rogers (D-Birmingham) will face additional charges of mail fraud, wire fraud and obstruction of justice in the ever-growing scandal surrounding a youth baseball kickback scheme that has already seen one State Rep. resign his position.
The Alabama Republican Party has released its legislative priorities with less than a week until the Alabama Legislature gavels in for the 2024 session.
A former Montgomery police officer is claiming that she faced retaliation and was ultimately fired by the Montgomery Police Department (MPD) after refusing to have an affair with Montgomery Police Chief Darryl J. Albert.
U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Monrovia) joined 17 other lawmakers in voting to advance articles of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas for his handling of the rapidly deteriorating situation on the Southern border.
Starting February 1, state residents will be able to voice their concerns with the Alabama Public Library Service as it considers implementing Gov. Kay Ivey’s proposed administrative rules changes.
After months of calls from residents and lawmakers, the Alabama Public Library Service voted unanimously on Tuesday to withdraw its membership with the American Library Association.