Members of the Alabama Corrections Institution Finance Authority (ACIFA) increased the maximum project price cap on the construction of a new 4,000-bed prison in Elmore County to $1.08 billion on Tuesday.
Hoover Police chief Nick Derzis said Friday during a press conference that he plans to go to state lawmakers to try and get penalties changed when it comes to reporting false violent crimes. At least two former law enforcement officers turned state representatives are on board.
Both the House and Senate unanimously passed legislation on Tuesday that would transfer funds from the State’s General Fund to repay remaining debt to the Alabama Trust Fund.
If passed this legislative session, a new bill in the Alabama House of Representatives would allow beneficiaries of the Teachers’ Retirement System (TRS) and the Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) to earn a salary of as much as $52,000 a year while still receiving retirement benefits.
Despite rumblings suggesting otherwise, incoming House General Fund Budget chairman State Rep. Rex Reynolds (R-Huntsville), who was named to the post last week, said he did not see a "broad expansion" of Medicaid in the near future.
The Alabama House of Representatives passed legislation on Thursday which would allow state and local law enforcement to conduct drug...
The Alabama Farmers Federation, the state’s largest farm group, announced another round of legislative endorsements as Republican qualifying...