Speculation is rampant as to why Gov. Kay Ivey's Alabama Department of Transportation, under the leadership of director John Cooper, is willing to spend in excess of $1 billion of federally unmatched state gas tax revenue on the so-called West Alabama Corridor project.
Listen to 1819 News Editor-in-Chief Jeff Poor on "The Dale Jackson Show" as they discuss the possibility that a special master will be appointed to draw Alabama's congressional districts.
Listen to 1819 News Editor-in-Chief Jeff Poor on "The Dale Jackson Show" as they discuss Sen. Tommy Tuberville's ongoing fights with the media and the likelihood that the Alabama Department of Archives and History will have their budget cut during the special session.
Medicaid expansion proponents have a new ally in their effort, according to State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur).
According to a report initially from 256 Today's "Off the Record" writer A.B. Alloway and reiterated by Yellowhammer News' Dale Jackson, it appeared that taxpayers would be "stuck with the repair bill." As it turns out, that's not true.
With now-former State Rep. Charlotte Meadows' (R-Montgomery) loss on Tuesday and the retirement of long-time former State Sen. Del Marsh (R-Anniston), the future of a school choice bill making it through the Alabama Legislature in the future is very unclear.
Lawmakers have been mixed in their public comments about what to do with a $2 billion budget surplus.
During an appearance on Huntsville radio WVNN's "The Dale Jackson Show," State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur), who is an attorney, said the legislature would have to take a "second look" at the law.