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Massagetherapy Alabama News
Smith Warren Management Services resumes massage therapy board’s administrative services, contract still on hold

Smith Warren Management Services resumed providing administrative services to Alabama’s Board of Massage Therapy on Wednesday.

Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville awarded Alabama Policy Institute’s Warrior Award, promises not to bend the knee in fight against DOD abortion policy

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) was awarded the Alabama Policy Institute’s Warrior Award at the organization's annual dinner on Thursday night.

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How does Alabama’s new ‘anti-ESG’ bill actually work, and who does it apply to?

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.

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Alabama begins removing ineligible recipients from Medicaid enrollment

Alabama began removing ineligible Medicaid enrollees recently after the federal COVID-19 public health emergency ended earlier this year. 

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$116K ADEM osprey sculpture ruffles lawmakers’ feathers

Lawmakers placed a 45-day hold on a new osprey sculpture being built at an Alabama Department of Environment Management facility on Thursday.

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Alabama House passes anti-ESG legislation — No Democratic debate, one Republican 'no' vote; Heads to Ivey for signature

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.

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Legislators, policy groups call for Senate to pass adult content filter requirement bill

Legislators and policy experts called on Senate leadership to put a bill requiring manufacturers to automatically activate the adult content filter on phones and tablets sold in Alabama to a vote in the Senate in the last few remaining days of the session.

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Anti-ESG bill scheduled to come to House floor on Wednesday

Legislation by State Sen. Dan Roberts (R-Mountain Brook) prohibiting state contracts with businesses that boycott certain sectors of the economy based on environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies is on the docket for a House vote on Wednesday.

Statehouse Alabama News
Anti-ESG legislation passes State Senate

Legislation by State Sen. Dan Roberts (R-Mountain Brook) that prohibits state contracts with businesses that boycott certain sectors of the economy based on environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies passed the Senate on Thursday.

ESG Alabama News
Anti-ESG legislation passes Senate committee

Legislation by State Sen. Dan Roberts (R-Mountain Brook) that prohibits state contracts with businesses that boycott certain sectors of the economy based on environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies passed the Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Development Committee on Wednesday.

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Senate delays legislation restricting ESG after pushback from state's business elites

Influential members of Alabama's business community don't want state lawmakers to prohibit government entities from entering into contracts with companies that use environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria to discriminate in business practices. 

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Alabama Department of Education considering spending $200K on artwork

The Alabama State Department of Education is thinking about spending $200,000 to commission a piece of artwork in the department’s Gordon Persons building in Montgomery.

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Health care visitation rights bill passes Alabama Senate

Legislation by State Sen. Garlan Gudger (R-Cullman) to establish certain visitation policies for hospitals and nursing homes passed the Senate unanimously on Thursday.

ADOC Alabama News
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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Why are Shelby County officials mostly silent about the proposed Oak Mountain Amphitheatre move?

Over a month after news broke of a potential deal that would move Pelham's Oak Mountain Amphitheatre to North Birmingham, most Shelby County officials remain silent.

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House to consider legislation to exempt ARPA payments from state income taxes

State Sen. Dan Roberts (R-Mountain Brook) told the Mid-Alabama Republican Club (MARC) on Saturday that the Alabama House of Representatives...

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Senate Committee approves bill legalizing fentanyl testing materials

The Alabama Senate Health Committee on Thursday gave a favorable report to legislation making fentanyl testing equipment legal for...

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Senate Committee advances bill to exempt COVID relief from state income tax

The Alabama Senate Finance and Taxation Education Committee gave a favorable report to a bill that would free Alabamians who received...

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Alabama Senator wants to prioritize bill to cut stimulus check amounts from state income tax

In 2021, the U.S. Congress passed the American Rescue Act. Americans received tax credit stimulus checks, many wired straight into...

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The Alabama Farmers Federation announces more legislative race endorsements

By Brandon Moseley The Alabama Farmers Federation announced another round of endorsements for the state legislature. The Alabama...