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ALDOT opens new ‘online news hub’

Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) officials announced ALDOTNews.com, an online news hub launched today by ALDOT on Monday.

Hospital Alabama News
Report: Medicaid expansion would increase program’s revenue shortfall for Alabama hospitals

Expanding Medicaid in Alabama would double hospitals' Medicaid revenue shortfalls, the equivalent of about 5,160 hospital jobs.

Hyundai Alabama News
Hyundai begins offering Montgomery workers subsidized child care amid UAW unionization push

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama (HMMA) officials announced on Friday the company would begin offering up to $150 per month child care subsidies to workers at their Montgomery plant. 

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State Supreme Court hears oral arguments in Jackson Hospital COVID-19 liability case

Members of the Alabama Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Thursday at Auburn University in a wrongful death case at Jackson Hospital in Montgomery in 2020.

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Ranked-choice voting ban advances in Senate

Members of a Senate committee voted last week to advance a bill that would ban ranked-choice voting in Alabama.

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Barry Moore lone Alabama no vote in House on bill that could ban TikTok in U.S.

Legislation that could ban TikTok, a social media app, in the United States passed the House on Tuesday.

Nick Saban Alabama News
Nick Saban on NIL: 'All the things that I believed in for all these years ... no longer exist in college athletics'

College football in the NIL era is headed towards a “caste system” where success is based on how much college programs pay players, according to former University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban.

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Southern Roots Nut Company to open pecan processing plant in Dothan, adding 120 jobs

Southern Roots Nut Co. plans to open a pecan processing facility in Dothan, where the New Mexico-based company will create 120 jobs, according to Gov. Kay Ivey.

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Future of medical cannabis law to be decided in April

Implementing Alabama’s medical cannabis law from 2021 might be allowed to continue with a favorable ruling by a Montgomery County Circuit Judge in April.

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Alabama’s labor force participation unchanged in January

Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced on Monday that Alabama’s labor force participation rate for January, 2024 remained unchanged from December, 2023 at 57.4%. 

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DOJ appeals Alabama federal judge’s ruling declaring Corporate Transparency Act unconstitutional

The Department of Justice on Monday appealed a ruling by U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Alabama Judge Liles Burke who recently granted summary judgment to the National Small Business Administration in its challenge of the constitutionality of the Corporate Transparency Act.

Britt tuberville Alabama News
Britt, Tuberville file legislation targeting cartel-backed red snapper poachers

As the Coast Guard continues to intercept cartel-backed fish poachers in federal waters, U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) and Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) filed legislation recently to target illegally caught red snapper imports. 

Bill eliminating corporate annual reporting requirement advances in House

Legislation removing a requirement for businesses to file an annual report with the state passed a House committee on Wednesday.

Kay Ivey Alabama News
Ivey ‘thoroughly reviewing’ Senate’s gambling, lottery bills

Governor Kay Ivey said on Friday she’s reviewing whether a gambling package passed by the Senate on Thursday is a “good deal” for Alabama.

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Senate passes amended gambling plan with lottery, no new casinos

The Alabama Senate passed a gambling constitutional amendment after over seven hours of debate on Thursday.

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Ivey signs school choice bill into law

Gov. Kay Ivey signed the CHOOSE Act, a $100 million educational savings account bill, into law on Thursday morning.

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Senate expected to vote on gambling legislation today

The State Senate will likely consider a gambling constitutional amendment and bill package on Thursday.

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Senate passes $100 million educational savings account bill

The Alabama Senate passed an education savings account bill, the CHOOSE Act, on Wednesday by a 23-9 margin.

Steve Marshall Alabama News
AG Marshall opposes ethics bill — ‘Further empowers an Ethics Commission run amok’

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall came out in opposition to legislation revising the state’s Ethics Act after it passed a House Committee on Wednesday.

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Senate Tourism Committee approves amended lottery, PCI gambling compact legislation

Members of the Senate Tourism Committee passed an amended gambling package on Tuesday night after a three-hour delay.

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Brewbaker, Dobson advance to congressional district 2 Republican primary runoff

Brewbaker finished in the lead with 39.6% while Dobson narrowly defeated State Sen. Greg Albritton (R-Atmore) for second place with 26.5% of the vote.

BSC Alabama News
$30 million Birmingham-Southern College loan bill passes Senate

A bill that would make another attempt at getting a $30 million loan to Birmingham-Southern College passed the Senate by a 22-5 margin on Tuesday night.

Alabama State House Alabama News
Senate continues private negotiations on gambling legislation

Members of the Senate Tourism Committee on Tuesday briefly met without voting on House gambling legislation before recessing to continue private negotiations.

Steve Marshall Alabama News
AG Marshall finalizes $220 million settlement with two opioid distributors

The State of Alabama settled for $220 million with two opioid distributors over their role in the opioid crisis.

Barkley Alabama News
Charles Barkley: ‘If I see a black person walking around with Trump’s mugshot, I’m gonna punch him in the face’

Charles Barkley said over the weekend he’d punch a black person if he saw them wearing a t-shirt with former President Donald Trump’s mugshot.

Liles Burke Alabama News
Alabama federal judge rules Corporate Transparency Act unconstitutional

A U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Alabama Judge in Huntsville granted summary judgment to the National Small Business Administration (NSBA) in its challenge of the constitutionality of the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) recently.

Wind Creek Casino Alabama News
Poarch Band of Creek Indians compact, lottery remain in revised gambling legislation in Senate

Alabama State Senators will likely consider a revised version this week of the gambling and lottery legislation passed by the House in February.

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