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Cigar Alabama News
Close, but no cigar: Five bills dead in the water as legislative session comes to an end

The Alabama Legislature ran past midnight on Friday, meaning that any bill that hasn’t passed at least one body cannot possibly pass in the other because of Alabama constitutional rules.

Grocery Tax Alabama News
House passes bill to cut grocery tax by half over the next two years

The Alabama House of Representatives passed the long-awaited bill to cut the state tax on food in half by 2025.

Nathaniel Ledbetter Alabama News
Legislature approves $11.6 billion education budget after debate runs past midnight Friday

After a long day that ran into the night hours and the following day, the Alabama Legislature voted to approve the $8.8 billion Education Trust Fund (ETF) budget and $2.8 billion supplemental for the 2024 fiscal year.

Birmingham-Southern College Alabama News
‘Distressed’ Birmingham-Southern College bailout bill passes House — Creates loan program administered by State Treasurer

The Alabama House of Representatives passed an amended version of a Senate bill that would create a loan program for higher education institutions experiencing financial hardship, birthed from the beleaguered Birmingham-Southern College.

Child Cell Phone Alabama News
Senate committee passes bill to require adult content filter automatically be activated on devices sold in state

A bill requiring manufacturers to automatically activate the adult content filter on phones and tablets sold in Alabama cleared Senate committee on Wednesday.  

ballots Alabama News
Amended legislation requiring random audits of Alabama elections passes House committee

A bill to require random audits of Alabama elections has cleared House Constitutions, Campaigns, and Elections Committee.

ESG Alabama News
Anti-ESG bill passes House committee as legislative session winds down

Legislation by State Sen. Dan Roberts (R-Mountain Brook) prohibiting state contracts with businesses that boycott certain sectors of the economy based on environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies passed the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday.

Lia Thomas Alabama News
Transgender collegiate sports ban receives final passage from legislature, heads to Ivey's desk for signature

On Wednesday, the Alabama Legislature approved a bill to prohibit transgender collegiate athletes from competing in sports designed for the opposite sex.

Bathroom man woman sex transgender by Juan Marin Alabama News
'What is a Woman Act' clears House committee, will go to House floor for a vote

The controversial What is a Woman Act, which defines man, woman, boy, girl, father, mother, male, female and sex in the Code of Alabama, passed the House Health Committee on Wednesday, moving it one more step to final passage as the session winds down.

Absentee ballot application Alabama News
Contentious absentee ballot legislation clears Senate committee with amendment

The hotly debated bill designed to crack down on ballot harvesting has passed a Senate committee with amendments after holding a public hearing for critics to voice concerns.  

Scott Stadthagen Alabama News
Heavily amended Chinese land acquisition bill receives final passage in legislature

The Alabama House of Representatives voted to concur with the amended version of a bill that would prevent Chinese acquisition of Alabama land.

Judith Ann Neelley Alabama News
Gov. Ivey calls for parole board to deny release of convicted child-killer Judith Ann Neelley

Gov. Kay Ivey is imploring the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles to deny the release of convicted child murderer Judith Ann Neelley.

lgbtq gay books Alabama News
Petition started to address LGBTQ+ children's books in Autauga-Prattville Public Library

An online petition has been gaining signatures daily in the ongoing battle of Autauga County residents addressing LGBTQ+ books in the children’s section of the public library.

Drag Show Alabama News
WATCH: 'Family friendly' Birmingham drag show includes children collecting tips for performers

Saturday evening, The Birmingham Festival Theatre put on a “family friendly drag show” in which performers accepted tips from attendees, many of whom were children.

Nathaniel Ledbetter. Alabama News
House Speaker Ledbetter on Redstone Arsenal snub: 'It’s a problem for our country when we make decisions like that based on politics'

A report surfaced Monday revealing the Biden administration's plans to reverse course on moving U.S. Space Command headquarters to Alabama due to the state's abortion law.

Susan Dubose. Alabama News
State Rep. Dubose's transgender sports ban nearing final passage; What is a Woman Act in question with limited legislative days

The bill that would prevent transgender athletes from competing in all non-co-ed school athletics passed the Senate with an amendment over two weeks ago, but it has not made its way back to the House floor.

election, vote, voting Alabama News
Alabama House extends period between primary election and runoff in 2024, a change probate judges wish to make permanent

The Alabama House of Representatives has voted to adjust the runoff date in the 2024 election cycle to prevent collision with Eater, but probate judges want the change to be permanent.

student hand raised Alabama News
House bill would create scholarship program for attending non-public schools, capped annually at $45 million

The Alabama Legislature is entertaining legislation that would create a scholarship program for those attending non-public schools.

Grocery Alabama News
Grocery tax cut filed in Alabama House; Speaker Ledbetter anticipates Thursday floor vote

A bill to cut the grocery tax in half over the next four years has been filed in the Alabama House of Representatives.

Transgender flag, shadows and silhouettes of people on a road, conceptual picture about anonymous Transgender and Gay Lesbian in the World Alabama News
'What is a Woman Act' public hearing held in House committee

The What is a Woman Act, or House Bill 405 (HB405), which would define man, woman, boy, girl, father, mother, male, female and sex to use the terms in the Code of Alabama, received a public hearing in House committee on Wednesday.

State Reps. Barbara Drummond,  Jamie Kiel Alabama News
House passes bill allowing tax credits for donations to pregnancy resource centers — Dem State Rep. Drummond blasts bill sponsor for being male

On Wednesday, the Alabama House of Representatives approved a bill that would allow tax credits for individuals that donate to certain pregnancy resource centers.

Kenneth Paschal Alabama News
Shelby Co. GOP backs State Rep. Paschal after a Democratic lawmaker referred to him as an 'n-word'

The Shelby County GOP has come out in support of State Rep, Kenneth Paschal (R-Pelham), after he was the target of racially charged remarks on the floor of the House of Representatives.

Prattville City Council Alabama News
Voices growing as Prattville residents speak to city council for library's acceptance of LGBTQ children's books

The number of parents protesting the inclusion of a number of LGBTQ+ children’s books at the Prattville Autauga Library is growing, with no signs of stopping.

kids on phone Alabama News
Alabama House passes bill to require adult content filter automatically be activated on devices sold in state

The Alabama House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill to require manufacturers to have the adult content filter automatically activated on phones and tablets sold in Alabama.

Gun pistol Beretta AP Photo by Stephen B Morton Alabama News
Bill to ban 'assault weapons' and 'large-capacity magazines,' create registry filed in Alabama Legislature

A bill to prohibit the sale of most firearms and create a registry system for currently owned weapons and large-capacity magazines has been filed in the Alabama House of Representatives.

Birmingham Drag Show. Alabama News
'Family friendly' drag show scheduled Saturday at Birmingham theatre

A “family friendly” drag show is scheduled in Birmingham for this Saturday, featuring a number of state-based performers.

Anti abortion protest Maria Oswalt unsplash Alabama News
House Speaker Ledbetter noncommittal on bill that would categorize abortion as murder in Alabama

House Speaker Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) expressed uncertainty at the chances of a recently filed bill that would criminalize abortion as murder in Alabama.

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