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Interlock Alabama News
Breathalyzer requirement for DUI pre-trial programs ends July 1

A 2018 law establishing an ignition interlock installation requirement for those guilty of drunk driving and participating in a pretrial diversion program expired on Saturday after legislators declined to extend the law in the past session.

SCOTUS Alabama News
SCOTUS ruling ‘kind of a surprise,’ former State Sen. Jim McClendon says

A Supreme Court of the United States ruling dealing with redistricting that was decided against the state of Alabama is “not a done deal yet” but was a surprise, according to former Reapportionment Committee Chair State Sen. Jim McClendon (R-Springville).

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Fmr State Sen. Jim McClendon: Special interest group has total control of state public health officer

There is no other state in the nation that allows free reign of a Department Head without oversight by elected officials.

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Bill legalizing fentanyl test strips passes Senate

The Alabama Senate passed a bill that would legalize strips for testing fentanyl. Senate Bill 168, sponsored by Jim McClendon (R-Springville),...

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State appealing court decision on redistricting; chair of reapportionment react

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall (R) is appealing a decision by a federal court that would require the legislature to draw a...

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Some lawmakers want to ‘Axe the Food Tax’ in Alabama

By Brandon Moseley Food prices are climbing, directly impacting Alabama families – particularly the poor and those on fixed incomes....

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Legislature passes redistricting bills

By Brandon Moseley The Alabama legislature passed all four of the redistricting bills as well as the bill for supplemental appropriation...

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Legislature could wrap up redistricting Wednesday

By Brandon Moseley The Alabama special session tasked primarily with redistricting could be finished as early as Wednesday after committees...

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Redistricting bills sail through committees; special session could wrap Wednesday

By Brandon Moseley All four constitutionally mandated redistricting bills were approved by committees on Friday and appear poised for...

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Alabama Senate meets for the first day of the 2021 special session

By Brandon Moseley The Alabama State Senate met for Day One of the second 2021 special session, called by Alabama Governor. Kay Ivey...

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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...