Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall said he was disappointed in a decision by the United States Supreme Court on Friday to allow an abortion pill to stay on the market, but “confident the appeals process will reinforce that President Biden lacked the authority to enact a dangerous mail-order abortion regime.”
Perry County Commission Chairman Albert Turner Jr. called recent comments by Alabama’s former Fourth Judicial Circuit District Attorney Michael Jackson regarding dismissal of his ballot fraud case “downright shameful” on Thursday.
Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law a package of economic incentives bills on Thursday.
Legislation that would’ve changed a state holiday for Robert E. Lee from the third Monday in January to the second Monday in October didn’t garner enough support to pass out of a Senate committee on Wednesday.
Legislation that would establish enhanced penalties for gang-related crimes “has nothing to do with race” despite claims to the contrary from some Senate Democrats, according to State Sen. Will Barfoot (R-Pike Road).
An amendment that would’ve increased the baseline private investment needed to qualify for new tourism incentives in Alabama failed in a Senate committee on Wednesday morning.
Voter fraud has “just been a big problem in the Black Belt…which is not fair to candidates who are running,” according to Alabama’s former Fourth Judicial Circuit District Attorney Michael Jackson.
State Sen. Jay Hovey (R-Auburn) said on Tuesday that “people are going to try to politicize” the Dadeville shooting, but “we’re never going to be able to legislate morality.”
Governor Kay Ivey called for expanding Alabama’s Pre-K program on Monday.
Legislation by State Rep. Cynthia Almond (R-Tuscaloosa) ending requirements that local governments have to advertise or publish notices in a newspaper narrowly passed a House committee last week.
A Montgomery County Circuit Court jury found former State Rep. Will Dismukes (R-Prattville) guilty of felony first-degree theft of property on Friday.
The 2023 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule is no longer in effect in Alabama after a ruling by a federal judge in North Dakota halted implementation of the rule on Wednesday.
Alabama Secretary of State Wes Allen recently hired a public relations contract employee who is also a registered lobbyist.
There’s “a lot of organic work going on trying to decide” what happens with the state’s budget surplus, State Senate President Pro Tem Greg Reed (R-Jasper) told reporters on Thursday.
A bill that would require the Alabama Ethics Commission to provide exonerating evidence to individuals accused of violating the state’s laws passed the State Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously on Wednesday.
Legislation placing deadlines on public records request responses in Alabama by State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur) passed the County and Municipal Government committee unanimously on Wednesday.
An amended health care visitation rights bill introduced by State Sen. Garlan Gudger (R-Cullman) and State Rep. Debbie Wood (R-Valley) passed the Senate unanimously on Tuesday.
Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall filed an amicus brief with 16 other states supporting Florida’s healthcare regulation that denies Medicaid coverage for so-called gender transitioning procedures.
Attorneys for Regions Bank are asking a Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge to remove Tyra Lindsey, a 10th-grade Alabama student, as a plaintiff in a lawsuit against board members and trustees of the Mabel Amos Memorial Fund.
Perry County Commission Chairman Albert Turner Jr. plans to file a formal complaint next week with the Alabama State Bar against former Fourth Judicial Circuit District Attorney Michael Jackson.
State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur) will file legislation soon to strengthen Alabama’s public records law.
State Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Josephine) delayed a new $140,000 public relations contract with the Alabama Secretary of State’s Office from going into effect on Thursday.
The Alabama State Department of Education is thinking about spending $200,000 to commission a piece of artwork in the department’s Gordon Persons building in Montgomery.
Perry County Circuit Judge Marvin Wiggins dismissed a ballot fraud case against Perry County Commission Chairman Albert Turner Jr. on Thursday.
Legislation that would make Alabama’s State Health Officer appointed by the Governor rather than the State Committee of Public Health was filed on Wednesday.
Legislation that would extend a deadline for localities to pay a one-time lump sum bonus with local funds for retirees passed the Senate County and Municipal Government Committee unanimously on Tuesday.