Two bills offering tax cuts to Alabamians passed through the House Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday.
House Bill 208 (HB208), sponsored by State Rep. Jamie Kiel, seeks to offer state tax credits to individuals and businesses that make voluntary cash contributions to an eligible pregnancy center or residential maternity facility.
The State Partnership Program began in 1993, pairing Ukraine with the California National Guard and Romania with Alabama National Guard.
A bill banning smoking and vaping in a vehicle with a child under 14 passed the Alabama House on Tuesday.
Despite the rule changes meant to streamline the legislative process at the beginning of the year, lawmakers successfully clogged debate in the House, halting a bill that would criminalize holding a mobile phone while driving.
The Alabama Policy Institute (API) is backing a bill by House Minority Leader Anthony Daniels (D-Huntsville) to remove the state tax on overtime pay.
House Majority Leader Scott Stadthagen (R-Hartselle) recently started a podcast in which he interviews Republican members of the House of Representatives.
An amendment from U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) removing $27 billion for an Environmental Protection Agency “slush fund” and preventing the Biden Administration from banning gas stoves has passed the U.S. House of Representatives.
Senate Bill 66 (SB66) is sponsored by State Sen. Tim Melson (R-Florence). Similar to a bill filed by Melson in 2022, SB66 seeks to ban the sale, distribution, marketing, or possession of psychoactive cannabinoids derived from or found in hemp to any individual under 21.
Autauga County Board of Education Superintendent Tim Tidmore has announced his retirement from the position, taking the position of Assistant Superintendent effective immediately.
The head of the Alabama Republican Party (ALGOP) is officially coming out in full support of ending the state’s grocery tax, an effort that has failed to gain any traction in the state house in past years.
With so-called medical cannabis soon to be available under certain conditions in Alabama, the legislature is looking at ways to prevent pregnant women from using it.
New legislation filed in the Alabama Senate would double the amount of time a person can renew their drivers license in Alabama.
State Sen. Shay Shelnutt (R-Trussville) is withdrawing a bill he previously filed after concerns from GOP lawmakers and Republican leadership.
The State of Alabama has won a small victory as it continues to fight challenges to its 2022 ban on transgender surgeries and hormones for people under 19.
Mexico's military and police have reportedly vacated the previously-seized port owned by Birmingham-based construction firm Vulcan Materials.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) is blasting U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) for blocking Department of Defense (DoD) appointees due to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and their rule to allow abortion access to servicemembers despite state laws.
U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) is going after the Biden White House's screening of household members of underage migrant children when placing them with a U.S. sponsor after detainment at the southern border.
Tensions are brewing early in the Alabama House of Representatives, with some Democratic lawmakers accusing leadership of silencing debate and discussion.
State Sen. Shay Shelnutt (R-Trussville) is sponsoring a bill requiring local school boards to allow automatic payroll deductions for professional teacher’s associations.
The Alabama House of Representatives has approved a bill designed to overhaul the adoption process in the state after a four-year effort to revamp the state’s outdated adoption code.
Listen to 1819 News Reporter Craig Monger on "The Jeff Poor Show" as they discuss the browbeating freshman lawmakers received at their orientation.
House Bill 1 by State Rep. Matt Simpson (R-Daphne), which adds trafficking fentanyl to the list of substances subject to mandatory minimum sentences in Alabama, has passed the Alabama House of Representatives.
Some of Alabama’s freshmen legislators are describing bullying and intimidation from leadership as they were welcomed into the state house, having been discouraged from disagreeing with GOP leadership.
The Deputy Brad Johnson Act, which brings the long-discussed reform to the state’s so-called "good time laws," passed through both House and Senate Committees on Wednesday.
The second part of Alabama’s sexual assault survivors' bill of rights passed the House committee and will go to the floor for a vote.
On Tuesday, Gov. Kay Ivey delivered her recommendations for the Education Trust Fund and the Alabama General Fund to the legislature.