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State Sen. Arthur Orr Alabama News
Watch: State Sen. Orr rips 'repugnant' economic incentives bill — 'Let's remember at what cost we make these decisions'

The so-called Jobs Act, part of a package of bills deemed "The Game Plan" by Gov. Kay Ivey, sailed through the legislature on Thursday and was signed into law by Ivey almost immediately. But it was not without vocal opposition from some in the upper chamber.

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Jobs Act incentives legislation passes Senate committee; Tourism amendment fails

An amendment that would’ve increased the baseline private investment needed to qualify for new tourism incentives in Alabama failed in a Senate committee on Wednesday morning.