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State Rep. Fidler outlines priorities for 2024: Education, prisons, local bill to recoup lost concealed-carry permit funds

State Rep. Jennifer Fidler held a town hall meeting Tuesday evening in Magnolia Springs to give constituents a legislative update.

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Wiretapping bill fails in Senate

A wiretapping bill failed to pass the Senate this week with a tie vote of 13 to 13.   Senate Bill 26, sponsored by Tom Butler (R –...

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Bill legalizing fentanyl test strips passes Senate

The Alabama Senate passed a bill that would legalize strips for testing fentanyl. Senate Bill 168, sponsored by Jim McClendon (R-Springville),...

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Anti riot bill passes House Judiciary Committee

 A bill that has been dubbed an anti-riot bill has passed the House Judiciary Committee.    HB2, presented by Rep. Allen Treadaway...

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School choice substitute expected in the Senate

A substitution is in the works for the school choice bill in the Alabama legislature.   Rep. Charlotte Meadows and Sen. Del Marsh introduced...

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Bill to allow wiretapping by Alabama agencies passes committee

A bill that would allow some wiretapping in certain criminal cases passed the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.    Rep. Rex Reynolds...

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Could COVID slow down legislative session?

The Alabama legislature has found itself short five members due to COVID-19. With several legislators out due to illness, there are...

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Sen. Greg Reed previews special session

Broadband internet, water and sewage, and healthcare expansions are all on the docket for Alabama’s upcoming special session.   Gov....

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NCAA rules to govern student-athlete compensation.

House Bill 76 (HB76), which repealed state restrictions on student-athlete contracts, has passed the Alabama House of Representatives....

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Bill filed to prohibit trains from blocking railroad crossings in Alabama

A bill was filed to prohibit trains from blocking railroad crossing on Thursday, Jan. 13. According to the Alabama Legislature, the...

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Prayer rally to be held at Alabama Capitol ahead of 2022 regular session

A prayer rally is scheduled to be held at the State House building in Montgomery at the beginning of the 2022 regular session.   The...

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Alabama legislature launches improved website

The State of Alabama has launched its updated website for following legislators and the legislative process. With the 2022 regular...

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Governor calls special session for redistricting and appropriation of ARPA funds

Gov. Kay Ivey has added an item to the call for the special legislative session on redistricting. In addition to redistricting, the...