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Bill capping annual property tax increase heads to Ivey for signature

House Bill 73 (HB73) by State Rep. Phillip Pettus (R-Killen) would cap yearly property tax increases after a reappraisal.

Haitians Alabama News
Lawmaker skeptical after reports of hundreds of Haitians bussed to Cullman for work

Citizens in Cullman want to know what is going on after news that hundreds of Haitians lined up this week at the Cullman Career Center for jobs.

Mary Moore Alabama News
House passes Farm Center bill after lawmakers voice frustrations with Senate

The Alabama House of Representatives voted to concur with a conference committee substitute creating a corporation to govern an Alabama Farm Center property in Jefferson County after a brief standoff surrounding votes on the likely-dead gambling legislation.

Ivey Alabama News
Ivey signs public records reform bill into law

Gov. Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed a bill to set specific timelines that public entities in Alabama must follow when responding to public records requests into law on Wednesday.

Carlee Russell Alabama News
Senate approves Carlee Russell-inspired bill increasing penalty for false reporting of a crime

The Alabama Senate passed House Bill 82, a bill enhancing the penalties for falsely reporting a crime to law enforcement, on Wednesday.

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Senate kills post-election audit bill

The Alabama Senate voted to carry over legislation requiring post-election audits on Wednesday.

U.S. Sen. Katie Britt Alabama News
'The word 'boy' has become toxic to the left': Britt slams the Boy Scouts of America over 'woke' rebrand

As a mother of two children, U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) said it was “a sad day” when the Boy Scouts of America announced it would be rebranding to be more “inclusive.”

Alan Eugene Miller Alabama News
Alabama’s second nitrogen hypoxia execution scheduled for September

The nitrogen hypoxia execution of Alan Eugene Miller is scheduled to take place between 12 a.m. on September 26 and midnight on September 27.

Fit Alabama News
Auburn softball falls to UGA in SEC Tournament

Auburn could not hold off a three-run rally from Georgia in the bottom of the 14th inning and ended up getting eliminated after just one game in the SEC Tournament.

Kali Heivilin vs LSU Alabama News
No. 20 Alabama softball exits SEC Tournament after 14-inning walk-off by No. 13 LSU

After a disappointing regular season, the Alabama softball team hoped to make a deep run in the SEC Tournament when they took the field on Wednesday morning.

Orange Beach City Council Alabama News
Tri-party agreement terminated with Baldwin County Bridge Company; Orange Beach mayor unsure of ALDOT plan

A tri-party agreement between the Baldwin County Bridge Company (BCBC) and the entities of the Baldwin County Commission, the city of Orange Beach and the city of Foley has officially been terminated by the three entities.

Alabama Political News Farm Center Alabama News
House, Senate members pass Alabama Farm Center bill out of conference committee

House and Senate members in a conference committee voted to advance legislation creating a corporation to govern an Alabama Farm Center property in Jefferson County on Wednesday.

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Senate committee kills legislation changing ethics law

Members of the Alabama Senate Judiciary Committee didn’t vote on legislation that would change some of the state's ethics laws on Tuesday.

Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville calls on FDIC head to resign after scathing report finds sexual misconduct, discrimination

After an independent report cited widespread abuse in the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) is calling on the chairman to resign.

Birmingham PD Prayer Alabama News
Birmingham PD roll call prayer under fire by Freedom From Religion Foundation

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is going after the Birmingham Police Department for having a roll-call prayer.

Boy Scout pride parade Alabama News
Aderholt 'disappointed' over Boy Scouts name change — 'Another attempt to placate the woke mob'

On Tuesday, the Boy Scouts of America announced that, after 115 years, it plans to change its name to “Scouting America” in an effort to be more “inclusive.”

unruly student, school Alabama News
House passes Senate legislation allowing exclusion of disruptive students in public K-12 classrooms

The Alabama House of Representatives passed Senate legislation on Tuesday that would create processes by which students could be excluded from K-12 classrooms.

steve marshall Alabama News
AG Marshall files for injunction against Biden admin's Title IX changes — ‘Our schoolchildren are worth the fight'

On Wednesday, Attorney General Steve Marshall filed to block the Biden administration's recent changes to Title IX law dealing with gender identity.

IVF, in-vitro Alabama News
IVF patients ask court to declare new provider immunity law unconstitutional — ‘Our Legislature should not have rushed to judgment’

Two Alabama in -itro fertilization patients asked a Mobile County Circuit Court Judge to declare a law giving immunity protections to IVF providers unconstitutional on Wednesday.

valkyrie Alabama News
Col. John Eidsmoe: A message for our time in Wagner’s 'Valkyrie'

“Die Walküre” is rooted in pagan mythology. But mythology sometimes conveys timeless truths, “echoes of Eden” reverberating through time since the Fall, or general revelation, the law of nature.

Mobile Stands with Israel Alabama News
Mobile City Council questioned about 'rumors' of sending officers, money to Israeli sister city — 'It's wrong, it's wrong'

Alabama's port city is a sister city to Ariel, Israel, and Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson has voiced support for families there since the October 2023 terrorist attacks. However, that support has not been monetary, despite some recent rumors.

Mobile City Crest Alabama News
Mobile City Council narrows scope of investigation into former police chief allegations

The Mobile City Council met Tuesday to discuss how to move forward with an investigation into allegations made by former police chief Paul Prine.

Alabama gold Alabama News
Bill ending capital gains tax on gold, precious metals heads to Ivey's desk for signature

A bill to end the capital gains tax on gold, silver, and precious metals passed the Alabama House of Representatives on Tuesday and is now heading to Gov. Kay Ivey’s desk for her signature.

Myron Thompson Alabama News
Federal judge allows suit challenging AG Marshall's claim to prosecute those aiding in out-of-state abortions to continue

A federal judge recently ruled against Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall in his motion to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the state’s ability to prosecute those who assist in facilitating out-of-state abortions.

ShayShelnutt Alabama News
'Gambling interests aren’t getting their way': Shelnutt defiant as pro-gambling House members target Alabama farmers

The Alabama Senate was brought to a virtual standstill on Tuesday after two House members declined to advance an Alabama Farm Center bill out of conference committee.

Matt Simpson Alabama News
Senate committee to vote on ethics legislation Wednesday

On Tuesday, members of the Alabama Senate Judiciary Committee held a public hearing on legislation that would change some of the state's ethics laws.

Ivey824 Alabama News
House, Senate send $3.4 billion General Fund budget to Gov. Ivey

The House and Senate sent a $3.4 billion General Fund budget on Tuesday to Gov. Kay Ivey for fiscal year 2025.

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