Legislation that would codify parental rights as "fundamental” was postponed on the House floor after lengthy protests from Democratic lawmakers.
The Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA) released a request for proposal (RFP) Monday seeking architectural services to investigate a 2.5-acre site in Montgomery and design a new state house for the Alabama Legislature.
A bill that would prohibit state agencies from using certain Chinese aerial drones has been filed in the Alabama House of Representatives.
State Rep. Susan Dubose (R-Hoover) has filed the “What is a Woman Act,” throwing a wink to the controversial Matt Walsh documentary, to concretely define gender-based language used in Alabama code.
Baldwin County is known for tourism with its beautiful beaches and condos along the Gulf Coast. But it is also the highest contributor of sales tax revenue for the state, per capita.
Thursday on the Senate floor, Auburn basketball head coach Bruce Pearl, an outspoken proponent of Israel given his Jewish heritage, praised the Alabama leadership for its support of Israel.
The Birmingham City Council passed a resolution on Tuesday to express its disapproval of a bill in the Alabama House of Representatives that would overhaul the Birmingham Water Works Board and reorganize the appointment structure of its members.
Since Gov Kay Ivey suggested a $200 tax rebate for Alabamians, debate has raged on the benefits of tax rebates over against tax cuts, specifically cuts on the state’s grocery tax.
A bill proposing criminal penalties for failing to inform an officer if you carry a concealed weapon fails in House Committee.
A bill to increase funds for local sheriff’s offices for lost revenue from selling pistol permits has been filed in the Alabama House of Representatives.
House Bill 1 by State Rep. Matt Simpson (R-Daphne), which adds trafficking fentanyl to the list of substances subject to mandatory minimum sentences in Alabama, has passed the Alabama Senate and will go to Gov. Kay Ivey who plans to speedily sign it.
Full school choice in 2023 seems to be a shaky option for Alabama lawmakers, according to House Speaker Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) and Senate Pro Tem. Greg Reed (R-Jasper).
Two bills offering tax cuts to Alabamians passed through the House Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday.
Legislation by State Sen. Garlan Gudger (R-Cullman) and State Rep. Debbie Wood (R-Valley) to establish certain visitation policies of friends and family for hospitals and nursing homes passed a House committee unanimously on Tuesday.
Legislation that would extend a deadline for localities to pay a one-time lump sum bonus with local funds for retirees passed the Senate County and Municipal Government Committee unanimously on Tuesday.
The Alabama Policy Institute (API) is backing a bill by House Minority Leader Anthony Daniels (D-Huntsville) to remove the state tax on overtime pay.
House Majority Leader Scott Stadthagen (R-Hartselle) recently started a podcast in which he interviews Republican members of the House of Representatives.
Students in Florida this week gained virtually unlimited access to school choice.
Some of Alabama’s freshmen legislators are describing bullying and intimidation from leadership as they were welcomed into the state house, having been discouraged from disagreeing with GOP leadership.
I’m certain that many of you have heard about the drug fentanyl in the news these last few years, the powerful opioid similar to morphine or oxycodone but 100 times more powerful than both of those drugs and much more addictive and deadly.
Amended legislation appropriating $1.06 billion in federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding passed the Senate Finance and Taxation General Fund committee on Wednesday.
Some Alabama lawmakers hope to put into place stricter penalties for those convicted of exhibition driving offenses, including burnouts, donuts, stunts, speed exhibition, racing and other “reckless driving maneuvers.”
Then Alabama legislature gaveled in Tuesday to begin what is shaping up to be a long session but swiftly scheduled a lengthy two-week recess for the as-of-yet unscheduled special legislative session.