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State Sen. Stutts wants rural Alabama exempted from certificate of need requirement

State Sen. Larry Stutts (R-Tuscumbia) filed legislation on Tuesday exempting rural Alabama hospitals and health care facilities from certificate of need.

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State Sen. Stutts on IVF ruling: 'I think the Supreme Court rightly decided the issue'

During Thursday's broadcast of Alabama Public Television's "Capitol Journal," State Sen. Larry Stutts (R-Tuscumbia) discussed the State Senate's efforts to correct a potential vulnerability to Alabama's laws and constitution that threatens the practice of in-vitro fertilization after an Alabama Supreme Court ruling last month.

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Negotiations over gambling legislation continue in Senate

Negotiations over the future of gambling legislation in the Alabama Senate continued on Tuesday.

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IVF bills giving clinics some civil, criminal immunity filed in House, Senate

State legislators filed multiple bills on Tuesday in response to an Alabama Supreme Court ruling that an embryo created through in-vitro fertilization (IVF) is a child protected by Alabama's wrongful death act and the Alabama Constitution.

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Alabama Senators eye comprehensive gambling legislation: ‘It would be very embarrassing for the Senate to fail’

The gambling debate will now move to the State Senate after the House of Representatives passed two comprehensive bills on Thursday.

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State Sen. Stutts: Ivey school choice CHOOSE Act 'a very good bill'

Tuesday, on the syndicated radio program "Right Side Radio," State Sen. Larry Stutts (R-Tuscumbia) signaled his support for Gov. Kay Ivey's school choice legislation, titled the CHOOSE Act.

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Ivey unveils new $100 million education savings account program

House and Senate education budget chairs Danny Garrett (R-Trussville) and Arthur Orr (R-Decatur) filed education savings account legislation called the Creating Hope and Opportunity for Our Students’ Education (CHOOSE) Act on Tuesday.

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State Sen. Stutts says medical marijuana rollout 'corrupt or incompetent,' Warns of a 'same situation' with gambling effort

By any standard, the rollout of Alabama's medical cannabis effort over the last two years has not gone well. What started with confusion about the process has transitioned into a series of lawsuits with no end in sight.

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Two Alabama legislators endorse DeSantis for president in 2024 after Tuscaloosa debate

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis picked up endorsements from two Alabama legislators on Thursday.

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'The things we did last time didn’t work so don’t be stupid and do them again': State Sen. Stutts on possible future COVID restrictions

A slight increase in COVID cases in the U.S. has caused rumblings among those concerned about the reaction the government may take if another resurgence in cases occurs.

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Matt Clark: The constitutional case against Certificates of Need

There is a constitutional case against CON laws that could be tried as we wait on the legislature to reconsider the law.

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U.S. Rep. Aderholt, State Sen. Stutts endorse new congressional map — Say U.S. Rep. Sewell was against SCOTUS decision despite publicly claiming support

When the U.S. Supreme Court ordered the Alabama Legislature to redraw the state's congressional map to create a second majority or near-majority black congressional district, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (D-Birmingham) publicly praised the decision as a "historic victory."

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State Sen. Stutts: Certificate of Need in Alabama ‘waste of health care resources’

The certificate of need process in Alabama is a “waste of health care resources,” according to State Sen. Larry Stutts (R-Tuscumbia).

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State Sen. Stutts: 'I expect to pass a school choice bill next year'

Universal school choice legislation will be tried again in the 2024 legislative session with some possible tweaks. 

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'School choice-lite' legislation passes Alabama Senate

The Alabama Senate passed an expansion of the Alabama Accountability Act tax credit program late Tuesday night after over five hours of filibusters from Democrats and Republicans. 

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State Sen. Stutts: Senate voting on school choice ‘hopefully’ Tuesday

The Alabama Senate will “hopefully” vote on the PRICE Act on Tuesday, according to State Sen. Larry Stutts (R-Tuscumbia).

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State Sen. Stutts on PRICE Act: 'We're going to vote it out of committee'

State Sen. Larry Stutts (R-Tuscumbia) is confident about the chances of major school choice legislation passing out of the Senate Finance and Taxation Education Committee on Wednesday.

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PRICE Act school choice bill up in Senate Education Budget Committee on Wednesday

The PRICE Act sponsored by State Sen. Larry Stutts (R-Tuscumbia) is on the agenda for the Finance and Taxation Education Committee on Wednesday.

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‘Distressed’ Birmingham-Southern college loan bill passes Senate

The Senate passed legislation on Thursday creating a “revolving loan” program for distressed colleges in Alabama.

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State Sen. Stutts: ‘Absolutely, there’s time’ left to pass PRICE Act

Despite a setback last week, there’s still time to pass major school choice legislation in the current legislative session, according to State Sen. Larry Stutts (R-Tuscumbia).

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'Stalling tactics': School choice bill recommitted to different committee after public hearing

The Parental Rights in Children's Education Act, which would offer comprehensive school choice in Alabama, was sent to another Senate committee after receiving a public hearing in the Senate Education Committee.

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State Sen. Stutts: PRICE Act school choice legislation is not a Trojan horse

This week is pivotal for the PRICE Act, also known as the Parental Rights in Children's Education Act, a school choice bill sponsored by State Sen. Larry Stutts (R-Tuscumbia) in the Alabama Senate.

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State Sen. Stutts rejects claim PRICE Act school choice legislation is anti-freedom 'Trojan Horse' — 'There's no way it's taking anybody's freedom away'

School choice is shaping up to be a potential consideration for lawmakers during the 2023 regular session, and one proposal on the topic has a conservative group hot under the collar.

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State Sen. Stutts pledges to seek tax elimination — 'Lowering taxes to me is more important than incentives'

How Alabama should handle its budget surplus continues to fuel speculation about the possibility of the Alabama Legislature instituting tax relief in the upcoming quadrennium.

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Lawmakers reluctant to support removing Alabama Jobs Act economic incentives cap

The Alabama Jobs act has been in the spotlight since proposals to remove the caps on the tax credit incentives provided for corporations who decide to set up shop in the state. 

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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...