Here are 20 reasons why those in the Alabama Legislature – and their constituents – should resist supporting expanding and legalizing gambling in the state.
The Alabama Policy Institute (API) released a report outlining concerns about the gaming bills passed by The Alabama House of Representatives last week.
If you’re an advocate for the expansion of gambling in Alabama then just say so. But if you say one thing and vote another, then it taints the process.
The Alabama House of Representatives passed two bills on Thursday to allow comprehensive gambling in Alabama.
Despite the pesky, pervasive and profitable persistence of illegal gaming in Alabama, nothing compares to the high-stakes games of chance found on Montgomery’s Goat Hill.
Studies repeatedly show that a disproportionate number of poor people gamble, and they spend a disproportionate amount of their income on gambling.
The Alabama Republican Party has released its legislative priorities with less than a week until the Alabama Legislature gavels in for the 2024 session.
Alabama's congressional delegation split voting on a continuing resolution Thursday to fund the federal government into March, while the state's two senators voted against it.
As the Alabama Legislature prepares to gavel in on February 6, work on new comprehensive gaming legislation has already begun.
The Alabama Policy Institute’s 2024 BluePrint for Alabama outlines 30 pressing issues for lawmakers to consider to enhance free markets, limit government and build strong families.
An amendment to insert the right to abortion in the Alabama Constitution and repeal the section that affirms the state recognizes “the sanctity of unborn life and the rights of unborn children” has been filed in the Alabama Senate.
If conservatives are running the Alabama government, why are non-conservative issues such as gambling and marijuana front and center in our politics?
Former State Sen. Roger Bedford died at his home in Tuscaloosa Wednesday following a battle with cancer.
Voters in central Alabama participated in two special primary elections for the Alabama State House on Tuesday, and one ended in a runoff for the Republican nomination.
State Sen. Gerald Allen (R-Tuscaloosa) recently proposed a constitutional amendment for the 2024 regular legislative session to require education boards to adopt policies mandating a once-weekly broadcasting of "The Star-Spangled Banner."
State Rep. Brock Colvin (R-Albertville) pre-filed a bill on Tuesday that would prohibit government-compelled mask mandates in Alabama.
Last spring, the Alabama Legislature passed what some Republicans called the strongest piece of legislation battling controversial environmental, social, governance investing in the country. Gov. Kay Ivey signed the bill into law in June.
Controversial ballot harvesting legislation that caused significant stir in the 2023 regular legislative session has already been pre-filed for the 2024 legislation.
State Rep. Chip Brown (R-Hollinger’s Island) announced on Thursday that he had pre-filed legislation for the 2024 legislative session that would require all insurance companies operating in Alabama to formally provide customers a written notice at least 90 days before canceling, reducing or non-renewing their property coverage.
Legislation that would place many state occupational licensing boards under one state office will be tried again in the 2024 legislative session, according to State Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Josephine).
A brief filed Sunday in Alabama’s redistricting case claims the proposed congressional map takes away the power of the black vote in Mobile County and gives it to the white vote in Baldwin County.
State Sen. Tim Melson (R-Florence) is recovering well in South Korea after he was hospitalized for cardiac arrest on a legislative trip last week.
State Sen. April Weaver (R-Brierfield) announced on Monday that she will introduce legislation in the 2024 regular session that creates a new felony crime for faking an abduction.
We have yet to see the details of how this ESA bill that Ivey is so confident about will play out, but it is definitely a glimmer of hope on Alabama’s education horizon and a long-awaited step forward for our children’s future.
Bills to defund the Alabama Department of Archives & History of a $5 million appropriation appear to be dead after not being heard in House and Senate committees on Tuesday.