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.
The state sales tax on some groceries would be gradually eliminated under legislation filed on Tuesday.
Legislation by State Sen. Garlan Gudger (R-Cullman) and State Rep. Debbie Wood (R-Valley) to establish certain visitation policies of friends and family for hospitals and nursing homes passed a House committee unanimously on Tuesday.
Two election integrity bills passed the Alabama Senate unanimously on Tuesday.
MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey announced a package of incentives bills on Monday that would increase the spending cap and extend the expiration date on the Alabama Jobs Act.
A California legislator filed a bill last week lifting the state’s travel ban to 23 states including Alabama and creating a program to “encourage acceptance of the LGBTQ+ community.”
About 81% of Southern Company employees participated in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) training in 2022, according to a letter to stockholders sent by outgoing Southern Company CEO and Chairman Thomas Fanning on Friday.
A former city of Dothan employee is appealing a ruling by Houston County Circuit Judge Henry "Butch" Binford that upheld her termination for her involvement in the city's youth food scandal paid for with federal COVID funds.
State Rep. Chip Brown (R-Mobile) filed legislation last week that would prohibit local and state agencies from considering environmental, social, and governance criteria when awarding some public contracts.
How many groceries are left untaxed or reduced by the state depends on what definition legislators use for food in possible grocery tax reduction or elimination legislation in the next couple of months.
A Madison County couple were indicted on Wednesday for allegedly defrauding the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) of $1.7 million, according to the Department of Justice.
Gov. Kay Ivey’s educational budget proposal includes $100 million for prison construction in Elmore and Escambia County.
Some groups have their sights set on Alabama to pass Medicaid expansion in the near future.
Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall joined Fox Business’ "The Evening Edit" on Monday to discuss some states recently changing course on how they punish property crimes.
State Rep. Kenneth Paschal (R-Pelham) is sponsoring legislation that seeks to identify the unclaimed cremated remains of military veterans and outlines their proper and respectful final disposition in a state or national military cemetery.