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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.

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$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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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ALGOP chairman John Wahl opposes adding ‘monetary cap’ to school choice bill

The Alabama Republican Party opposes adding a funding cap to the school choice bill currently making its way through the legislature, ALGOP chairman John Wahl said on Monday.

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$5K reward offered for information leading to conviction in detonated explosive device investigation outside Alabama AG’s Office

Gov. Kay Ivey announced a $5,000 reward on Monday for any information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the individual or individuals involved with the explosive device that was detonated at the Alabama Attorney General’s Office.

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Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich: ‘Some very smart people’ think Katie Britt will be Trump’s VP pick

After being picked to give the Republican response to President Joe Biden's State of the Union address Thursday, more people are speculating that U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) has a real shot at being Donald Trump's running mate should he win the GOP nomination.

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Final days of Republican primary for Supreme Court Chief Justice heats up between Stewart, Taylor

Bryan Taylor, a candidate for Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice, called his opponent, Justice Sarah Stewart, “desperate” on Friday after her campaign released a new ad on every major television market in Alabama with days left before the primary election on March 5.

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State Sen. Melson: IVF clinics in Alabama to store unimplanted IVF embryos ‘perpetually’ due to ruling

IVF clinics in Alabama will likely choose to store unimplanted IVF embryos indefinitely after an Alabama Supreme Court ruling in February, according to State Sen. Tim Melson (R-Florence).

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State Sen. Waggoner: Revised Birmingham-Southern College loan bill ‘hopefully’ up for Senate vote next week

A bill that would make another attempt at getting a $30 million loan to Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) will likely be considered in the Senate next week. 

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Senators plan for gambling vote next week

The Senate could vote on gambling legislation next week after the House passed a comprehensive package a few weeks ago.

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U.S. Sen. Katie Britt to deliver response to Biden’s SOTU speech next week

Speaker of the House Mike Johnson (R-La.) and outgoing Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) will deliver the Republican Address to the Nation following President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address next Thursday.

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Bill Lewis appointed to Alabama Court of Civil Appeals

Governor Kay Ivey appointed Bill Lewis to the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals on Wednesday.  

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WATCH: New details, video evidence released in AG explosive device investigation

New photo and video evidence was released on Wednesday in the ongoing investigation related to an explosive device that was detonated outside of the Alabama Attorney General’s Office in Montgomery on Saturday.

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Senate committee holds public hearing on House gambling bills but doesn’t vote

A public hearing in the Senate Tourism Committee was held on the House’s gambling package on Wednesday.

Birmingham-Southern Alabama News
Birmingham-Southern College loan bill advances in Senate

A bill that would make another attempt at getting a $30 million loan to Birmingham-Southern College passed the Senate Education Budget Committee on Wednesday.

IVF Alabama News
IVF bills giving clinics some civil, criminal immunity filed in House, Senate

State legislators filed multiple bills on Tuesday in response to an Alabama Supreme Court ruling that an embryo created through in-vitro fertilization (IVF) is a child protected by Alabama's wrongful death act and the Alabama Constitution.

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ALEA, FBI, Alabama AG ask for public's help in investigation of explosive device detonated in Montgomery

State and federal law enforcement is asking for the public’s help after an explosive device was detonated outside of the Alabama Attorney General's Office in Montgomery over the weekend.

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