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State Rep. England prefiles bill to add criminal penalties to Alabama's constitutional carry law

State Rep. Chris England (D-Tuscaloosa) has pre-filed a bill to create criminal punishments for failing to declare the presence of a weapon to law enforcement.

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Legislative delays on ALDOT contracts over West Alabama Corridor dispute ending next week

Alabama Department of Transportation contracts held up by legislators in September over a dispute involving the financing and wisdom of the West Alabama Corridor project will move forward next week.

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ADOC's Hamm blames rising construction prices for significant Elmore prison cost overrun

MONTGOMERY - Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) Commissioner John Hamm delivered an update on prison construction during Wednesday’s Join Prison Oversight Committee meeting, insinuating that just one of the two new mega-prisons could cost the state over $1 billion.

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Bill to add criminal penalties to Alabama's permitless carry law fails in House committee

A bill proposing criminal penalties for failing to inform an officer if you carry a concealed weapon fails in House Committee.

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State Rep. England introduces bill to disallow pistol permit holders from carrying on school property

State Rep. Chris England (D-Tuscaloosa) has introduced another bill to increase restrictions on carrying a concealed weapon in the state of Alabama.

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State Rep. England prefiles bill to add criminal penalties to Alabama's constitutional carry law

State Rep. Chris England (D-Tuscaloosa) has prefiled a bill to create criminal punishments for failing to declare the presence of a weapon to law enforcement.

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State Rep. England files bill to repeal existing abortion law in Alabama

The first challenge to Alabama’s existing abortion law has been filed in the Alabama House of Representatives.

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Bill pre-filed to require monthly reporting from ADOC on inmate deaths

Legislation pre-filed by State Rep. Chris England (D-Tuscaloosa) on Wednesday would require the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) to make monthly reports including inmate death totals.

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Legislators delay ADOC health care contract over cost, conflict of interest concerns

Contract Review Committee members placed an Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) healthcare services contract with YesCare on hold Thursday over its over $1 billion price tag and concerns about the fairness of the bid process.

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State Reps. Simpson, England criticize ADOC for changing inmate death reporting criteria — 'Disappointed with the decision'

State lawmakers are criticizing the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) for its decision to change reporting criteria on inmate deaths.

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Birmingham's LGBTQ liaison running for Alabama Democratic Party Chair

“I am a young face, but not a new face. I have spent the last two years serving on the DNC,” said Alabama Democratic Party Chair candidate Josh Coleman. “I have been head of the Young Democrats. I have been involved in campaigns at the local city council level, city wide, for the state House, and statewide.”

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Tabitha Isner seeking to be Chair of the Alabama Democratic Party

Tabitha Isner is asking the State Democratic Executive Committee to elect her as the new chair of the Alabama Democratic Party in their organizational meeting on Aug. 13.

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Alabama Democratic Party removes Sebrina Martin from ballot over abuse allegations

"Martin’s conduct bears directly on her fitness for the office she seeks. Candidates for judicial office should conduct themselves “in a manner that promotes public confidence in the integrity and impartiality of the judiciary,”" the Alabama Democratic Party wrote announcing that they have removed Sebrina Martin from their Nov. 8 general election ballot for a Montgomery judgeship.

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After low primary participation, State Rep. England won't seek another term as Alabama Democratic Party chair

Late Thursday, the Alabama Democratic Party Executive Committee reportedly announced State Rep. Chris England (D-Tuscaloosa) would not seek another term as party chairman.

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Alabama Democrats announce support for early voting

“While more voters than ever voted in-person absentee, Alabamians overwhelmingly proved they want early voting, but Republican politicians prefer to restrict voting rights,," said Democratic nominee for Secretary of State Pamela J. Laffitte.

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Permitless carry debated in packed public hearing

The House Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee held a packed public hearing on Wednesday to discuss the permitless carry...

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Former Alabama Democratic Party Chairwoman Nancy Worley has died

Former Alabama Secretary of State Nancy Worley (D) died on Wednesday, Dec. 30. Worley was also the first woman to serve as the Alabama...

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Alabama Farmers Federation announces more legislative endorsements

By Brandon Moseley The Alabama Farmers Federation announced more endorsements in the coming 2022 elections. The group endorsed incumbent...

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Senate candidate Dean says 'homelessness and exile' makes it impossible to pay qualifying fees

By Brandon Moseley Qualifying for the 2022 ballot opened a week ago for the Alabama Democratic Party, but the Democrats' only declared...

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Alabama House passes congressional redistricting plan

By Brandon Moseley The Alabama House of Representatives passed the Congressional redistricting plan on Monday. Several alternative...

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Committee approves Congressional redistricting plan

By Brandon Moseley The Alabama Legislative Committee on Reapportionment approved on Tuesday the proposed redistricting of Alabama’s...