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State Sen. Stutts on PRICE Act: 'We're going to vote it out of committee'

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.

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Tuberville blasts women's soccer standout Megan Rapinoe for promoting trans athletes in women's sports — 'The biggest bunch of crap I’ve ever heard'

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.

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State Sen. Orr says decision to strip Montgomery waterpark, Mobile airport funding from ETF budget based on keeping education dollars focused on educational matters

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).

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State Sen. Stutts: ‘Absolutely, there’s time’ left to pass PRICE Act

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).

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State Sen. Waggoner on Birmingham-Southern bailout loan: 'This is not anything new as far as giving state money to a private company or private four-year institution'

State Sen. Jabo Waggoner (R-Vestavia Hills) is continuing his campaign for the Alabama Legislature to rescue the financially beleaguered Birmingham-Southern College.

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State legislators introduce bill to ban public drag shows where children are present

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.

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Rogers, Strong press Air Force officials to stop delaying Space Command decision — 'You need to end this charade and make the announcement'

“We are beyond the point of frustration with the continued delay in announcing the final decision on SPACECOM basing,” Rogers said.

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'We're going to get school choice in Alabama': Ainsworth urges advocates not to get discouraged

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.

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Britt introduces bill requiring social media users be at least 13 years old — 'A bold, critical step to protect our kids, secure their future and empower parents'

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.

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Watch: State Sen. Orr rips 'repugnant' economic incentives bill — 'Let's remember at what cost we make these decisions'

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.

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Alabama Democratic Party vice chair Tabitha Isner: Law enforcement 'hypocrites' for charging Dadeville shooting suspects as adults

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.

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Legislation requiring financial literacy testing in public schools passes Alabama House

A bill to mandate testing for financial literacy in Alabama schools passes the Alabama House of Representatives on Tuesday.

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U.S. Rep. Moore introduces bill to repeal 16th amendment on taxation; Supports abolishing the IRS

"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."

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U.S. Rep. Moore: Biden administration 'has put people in place that have no capability to do the job'

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.

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Alabama College Republicans back bill to add financial literacy requirement to Alabama high schools

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.

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Senate passes two economic incentive bills — Ivey’s 'Game Plan' facing zero opposition in Statehouse thus far

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.

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Alabama House unanimously passes economic incentive package to expand special funding, tax abatements for private corporations

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.

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Divisive concepts bill clears committee, moves to House of Representatives for vote

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.

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State Rep. Givan crafting bill to create loan incentive program for Birmingham-Southern, other institutions in need of financial assistance

The future of Birmingham-Southern College remains uncertain, but State Rep. Juandalynn Givan believes there’s hope for the financially struggling school.

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Stutts, Yarbrough roll out school choice bills — 'I expect broad support'

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.

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AG Marshall working with lawmakers to draft bill to increase sentences for gang-related crimes

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.

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'Fantasy land': The Blaze's Whitlock rails against transgenderism, sexualization of children in 'Rick & Bubba University' interview

During the latest "Rick & Bubba University" podcast, Jason Whitlock, a columnist and podcast host with The Blaze, slammed the left for being driven by feelings when it comes to ideology.

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State Rep. Drummond bill would charge parents of students who bring guns to school with a Class C felony — 'We need to get parents' attention'

With the recent shooting at a Christian school in Nashville, Tennessee, still heavy on the hearts and minds of America, State Rep. Barbara Drummond (D-Mobile) is hoping her new bill will reduce the risk of a similar tragedy playing out in Alabama by placing much of the responsibility on parents.

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State Rep. Stringer proposes former law enforcement, ex-military be armed at public schools — 'We have got to do more to protect our children'

Although some may be uneasy about arming teachers at public schools, State Rep. Shane Stringer (R-Citronelle) insists there are scenarios where it would be appropriate, and he says he has forthcoming legislation to try to make it possible.

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Ivey details proposed bills in ‘Game Plan’ to expand tax abatements, government funds for specific corporations

On Monday, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey revealed more details of her economic incentive “Game Plan,” specifying the actions she wants the Legislature to take this spring.

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State Sen. Gudger to carry Ivey's Enhancing Transparency Act to track economic incentives

As chairman of economic development in the State Senate, Sen Garlan Gudger (R-Cullman) said he has been asked to carry the Enhancing Transparency Act, which is one of the four bills proposed in Gov. Kay Ivey’s “Game Plan.”

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State Sen. Elliott files bill to 'streamline' occupational licensing in Alabama; Secretary of State not fully on board

A bipartisan bill to reform occupational licensing in the state has been filed by State Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Josephine), who says the way Alabama has been handling licensing has cost people entry into the labor force.

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