On Wednesday, the Alabama House of Representatives approved a bill that would allow tax credits for individuals that donate to certain pregnancy resource centers.
The leading proposal for a new building to house the state government's legislative branch appears to involve a public-private partnership between the State of Alabama and the Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA).
Last week, State Sen. Dan Roberts' (R-Mountain Brook) bill that would prohibit state contracts with businesses that boycott certain sectors of the economy based on environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies passed out of the Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Development Committee.
Last week, the House of Representatives passed legislation to crack down on ballot harvesting. House Bill 209, sponsored by State Rep. Jamie Kiel (R-Russellville), passed in the lower chamber by a 76-28 vote and now awaits debate in the Alabama Senate.
Despite not having the support of U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky), U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) continues to hold up roughly 184 military promotions in a principled stand against the U.S. Defense Department funding abortions for service members.
While efforts to reduce tax liability, mainly Alabama's portion of the tax applied to groceries, have picked up steam in the recent weeks in the Alabama Legislature, Gov. Kay Ivey is missing from the discussion.
State Sen. Larry Stutts (R-Tuscumbia) is confident about the chances of major school choice legislation passing out of the Senate Finance and Taxation Education Committee on Wednesday.
Tuberville criticized professional female soccer player Megan Rapinoe and others like her who have lent their support and influence to promote trans athletes to the detriment of their own sports.
Governor Kay Ivey's education budget proposal offered earlier this year included money for some high-profile non-education projects. But they will not be in the budget coming out of the Alabama Legislature, according to State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur).
Despite a setback last week, there’s still time to pass major school choice legislation in the current legislative session, according to State Sen. Larry Stutts (R-Tuscumbia).
State Sen. Jabo Waggoner (R-Vestavia Hills) is continuing his campaign for the Alabama Legislature to rescue the financially beleaguered Birmingham-Southern College.
With gender issues and transgender ideology being pushed onto children more and more across the country, parents and conservative lawmakers are starting to push back.
“We are beyond the point of frustration with the continued delay in announcing the final decision on SPACECOM basing,” Rogers said.
During an interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show" later on Wednesday, Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth, a pro-school choice advocate, likened the process to the so-called "Free the Hops" effort, which, in part, led to the growth in the number of craft beer breweries in Alabama. The effort took many years but eventually succeeded.
U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) on Wednesday introduced a bipartisan bill to address the growing concern among parents about how social media could be negatively impacting their children.
The so-called Jobs Act, part of a package of bills deemed "The Game Plan" by Gov. Kay Ivey, sailed through the legislature on Thursday and was signed into law by Ivey almost immediately. But it was not without vocal opposition from some in the upper chamber.
As a fifth suspect was arrested Thursday in connection to the fatal shooting on April 15 at a “Sweet 16” party in Dadeville, Alabama Democratic Party Vice President Tabitha Isner condemned the “hypocrisy” of law enforcement for charging the suspects as adults.
A bill to mandate testing for financial literacy in Alabama schools passes the Alabama House of Representatives on Tuesday.
"We need to repeal the 16th Amendment, get rid of the IRS, and put this hard-earned money back in the wallets of American families."
During an appearance on this week's broadcast of Newsmax TV's "Saturday Agenda," U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) criticized the hiring practices of President Joe Biden at the very top of his administration.
The College Republican Federation of Alabama is backing a bill in the Alabama House of Representatives to require students to learn financial literacy before graduating high school in the state.
The Alabama Senate voted in favor of two bills on Thursday that, if passed, will expand special privileges and tax abatements for specific corporations in the state but also impose transparency requirements on certain economic incentives.
The Alabama House of Representatives passed four economic incentive bills included in Gov. Kay Ivey’s “Game Plan,” expanding the state’s ability to provide special funding and tax abatements to specific corporations.
The bill by State Rep. Ed Oliver (R-Dadeville) banning the teaching of “divisive concepts” in Alabama schools and universities has passed committee and will go to the floor for a vote.
The future of Birmingham-Southern College remains uncertain, but State Rep. Juandalynn Givan believes there’s hope for the financially struggling school.
The long-awaited Parental Rights in Children's Education (PRICE) Act, which would offer comprehensive school choice in Alabama, has been filed in the Alabama Legislature.
Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall is working with Republican lawmakers to bring a set of bills to the Alabama Legislature with the intention of curbing gang violence by increasing sentences for gang-related crimes.