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Gambling, property tax cap, other bills still in limbo in last full week of legislative session

With only three days left, the 2024 legislative session will likely conclude this week.

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State Sen. Sessions files bill increasing state’s limit on medical cannabis licenses

State Sen. David Sessions (R-Grand Bay) filed legislation on Tuesday increasing the number of some types of medical cannabis business licenses available in Alabama.

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State Sen. Sessions to file bill capping property tax increases from reappraisals

State Sen. David Sessions (R-Grand Bay) will file legislation in the upcoming legislative session capping how much property values can be increased on annual reappraisals. 

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State Sen. Sessions says gambling constitutional amendment should come in presidential election — Would be a 'no' vote at polls

With the conclusion of the 2023 legislative session, speculation about the future of gambling in Alabama is heating up, even though there is a long way to go until the 2024 legislative session.

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Legislation limiting foreign farm and forest land passes Senate

Legislation that bars certain foreign citizens and entities from owning farm and forest land in Alabama passed the Senate on Thursday.

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Narrowed foreign agricultural land ownership bill passes Senate committee

Legislation that would’ve barred Chinese citizens and entities from owning land in Alabama was amended in the Senate Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry Committee on Wednesday.

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State Sen. Sessions insists discipline biggest issue confronting K-12 public education; Says legislature could take rule-making, regulatory authority away from school boards

If you listen to public remarks given by Gov. Kay Ivey and other Republican lawmakers with leadership posts, you would have heard that education will be a focus during this year's legislative session, slated to begin on Tuesday at noon.

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State Sen. Sessions: 'I believe we need to get back to some discipline — I think that is a huge problem in our education system'

State-level elected officials have vowed to make improving Alabama's public education a priority in 2023. However, specifics have not been forthcoming as of yet. State Sen. David Sessions (R-Grand Bay) said he would like to see "discipline" return to the classroom.

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Andrew Sorrell, David Sessions top annual Club for Growth legislative scorecard; Only two members break 50%

On Wednesday, Club for Growth Foundation released its annual legislative economic scorecard, which tallied up the 2021 legislative year based on criteria for "economic growth issues."

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State Sen. Sessions downplays Medicaid expansion possibilities – 'I think that ship has done sailed'

Add State Sen. David Sessions (R-Grand Bay) to the list of Medicaid expansion skeptics.

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State Sen. Sessions eyes eliminating business personal property tax

If State Sen. David Sessions (R-Grand Bay) has his way, he would completely eliminate the business personal property tax.

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Alabama Farmers Federation makes more state legislature endorsements

By Brandon Moseley The Alabama Farmers Federation announced more endorsements of legislative incumbents ahead of the 2022 elections....