During an interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show" earlier this week, State Sen. Will Barfoot (R-Pike Road), who sponsored the legislation in the Alabama Senate, said the bill would return in 2023.
The constitutional carry law passed by the legislature earlier this year, which ends the permit requirement for firearms in Alabama, will go into effect in the new year.
Local officials would like the existing route extended north, passing east of Bay Minette and beginning at Interstate 65, near the Baldwin County mega site.
Last week, Gov. Kay Ivey's administration announced a low 2.6% unemployment rate, with the Governor touting her administration's efforts to keep the rate low.
Last week, a federal court jury awarded former Alabama Supreme Court chief justice Roy Moore $8.2 million in damages after determining a super PAC defamed him in a television ad during his unsuccessful 2017 U.S. Senate bid.
Former Gov. Robert Bentley was a one-time Medicaid expansion opponent. However, since leaving office in 2017, Bentley has changed his stance.
According to Secretary of State John Merrill, if the Alabama Legislature follows the recommendations of the Alabama Republican Party executive committee to institute a closed primary system, it could hurt voter participation.
Earlier this week, State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur), the Senate Education Trust Fund chairman, floated the possibility of lawmakers offering a tax rebate in the upcoming year, given the current budgetary surplus of state government.
Two members of the Alabama Senate are very bearish on the prospects of any effort gaining legislative approval.
In the wake of the shooting death of Bibb County Deputy Sheriff Brad Johnson, Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall has urged the Alabama Legislature to reevaluate the state's so-called Correctional Incentive Time laws, also called "good time."
Despite the challenges that lie ahead, State Rep. Charlotte Meadows (R-Montgomery) is optimistic about the prospects of school choice in the upcoming quadrennium.
During an interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) said he did not have a strong reaction to the raid, unlike many of his Republican colleagues.
During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5’s “The Jeff Poor Show,” Sorrell named his list of conservative “who to watch” for the next quadrennium.
During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show" on Monday, U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) said that aspects of the so-called Inflation Reduction Act made him "nauseated," and he warned Americans needed "to be worried."
Last month during an appearance on CNN's "State of the Union," Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough left open the possibility of VA hospitals offering abortion services in states where the procedure is banned.
U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) has made the defense of Title IX one of his priorities early in his tenure in the Senate.
Alabama Power Company customers will see an increase in their power bills starting this month, which according to the utility, fuel costs are to blame for the increase.
There is a real possibility later in the year and into early 2023 that Gov. Kay Ivey and the Alabama Legislature could move to expand Medicaid eligibility in Alabama, which would come at a considerable cost to state budgets.
During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," State Sen. Steve Livingston (R-Scottsboro) explained how Georgia was able to offer a break from fuel taxes. However, he also argued that if Alabama were to follow suit, those savings might not be realized by the consumer.
During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," former Gov. Don Siegelman weighed in on the Democratic Party's current challenges to be relevant in Alabama.
According to State Rep. Steve Clouse (R-Ozark), tax relief will not likely be a part of the ARPA appropriations but could come from other sources.
If State Sen. David Sessions (R-Grand Bay) has his way, he would completely eliminate the business personal property tax.
Cam Ward, the director of the Bureau of Pardons & Paroles, acknowledged there were some blatant lapses in protocol regarding released inmates but said the legislature had offered his agency a tool to prevent some of these incidents in the future.
During an interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5 on Thursday, Palmer said he aimed to get an answer to the question about personhood and had attempted to use the famous photograph to make the case that the being in the womb was indeed a person.
During an appearance on Wednesday's broadcast of Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," former U.S. Rep. Parker Griffith, the Democratic Party's 2012 gubernatorial nominee, expressed his interest in a run for the position.
During an interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5 on Tuesday, Brown said a renewed effort in the new quadrennium was possible.