Alabama Senate Majority Leader Clay Scofield and other state lawmakers are lending their support for locating U.S. Space Command’s permanent headquarters in Huntsville.
The Alabama House of Representatives honored Randy Owen of the country music band Alabama on the final day of the 2023 legislative session.
State Rep. Kenneth Paschal (R-Pelham) applauds the legislature’s passage of his Parent Rights Protection Act legislation as the legislative session winds down.
If Alabama lawmakers had passed HB177 this legislative session, the current members of the Birmingham Water Works Board could have been fired and replaced. The bill would’ve also altered the qualification and appointment structure of the board.
Alabama Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth calls Senate failure to pass school choice legislation a disappointment as the session comes to an end.
On Thursday, the Alabama Legislature approved a bill requiring additional reporting from judges to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) “firearms prohibited persons” database for persons involuntarily committed to either inpatient or outpatient treatment.
Gov. Kay Ivey has approved the State General Fund and Education Trust Fund budgets and supplemental appropriations for the 2024 fiscal year.
The bill adding enhanced penalties for offenders involved in "criminal enterprises" passed the Alabama legislature on Thursday.
Legislation by State Sen. Dan Roberts (R-Mountain Brook) prohibiting state contracts with businesses that boycott specific sectors of the economy based on environmental, social and governance policies passed the Alabama House of Representatives unamended and with no debate.
One of the bigger fights in the Alabama Legislature this session was over an appropriation for the proposed Maxwell Gateway project, which includes some aesthetic elements welcoming visitors to Montgomery and a water park.
The overarching theme of the two budgets is that the size and scope of Alabama’s government is growing to new record levels. Neither does enough to provide permanent tax relief to Alabamians, and time is running out.
A bill requiring manufacturers to automatically activate the adult content filter on phones and tablets sold in Alabama cleared Senate committee on Wednesday.
The controversial What is a Woman Act, which defines man, woman, boy, girl, father, mother, male, female and sex in the Code of Alabama, passed the House Health Committee on Wednesday, moving it one more step to final passage as the session winds down.
Members of the Alabama House Ways and Means Education Committee passed legislation that would cut the state’s sales tax on groceries by 2% on Wednesday.
A report surfaced Monday revealing the Biden administration's plans to reverse course on moving U.S. Space Command headquarters to Alabama due to the state's abortion law.
Legislation that bars certain foreign citizens and entities from owning farm and forest land in Alabama passed the Senate on Thursday.
The grocery tax repeal is one of few issues that has widespread bipartisan support. It’s time for the legislature to make it a reality.
Legislation that would require law enforcement in Alabama to collect fingerprints and DNA of illegal immigrants in custody passed the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.
Legislation that would cut the state’s portion of the sales tax on groceries in half is expected to start in the House this week.
After a $5 million bailout of Birmingham’s World Games 2022 was left out of the educational budget supplemental passed by the Senate last week, state legislators are still getting requests to put the funding back in elsewhere.
The Parental Rights in Children’s Education Act passed committee on Wednesday after receiving its second public hearing in a Senate committee.
If the lackluster decision-making prowess and hampered cognitive ability of legislators can be shown as a side-effect of mold exposure in the current Alabama State House, not only would it be a major breakthrough for medical science, it would prove crucial to explaining Alabama’s sorry political situation.
Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Josephine), who previously served as a Baldwin County Commissioner, hopes to add a fifth commissioner seat, in the shape of a full-time chairman who would be elected in 2024. But not everyone is in favor of that plan.
State Rep. Juandalynn Givan (D-Birmingham) is not backing down from her racist Tuesday tirade in which she referred to the only black Alabama GOP lawmaker as an "N-word."
The Alabama Senate State Governmental Affairs Committee delayed a bill on Wednesday that would’ve helped replace the Saturn 1B rocket at the Alabama rest stop off of Interstate 65 while making changes to the laws governing the removal of monuments.