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Woodfin, Birmingham-area legislators back bills for more penalties against ‘exhibition driving’

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin and a handful of state legislators announced their intention on Tuesday morning to back a bill in the upcoming legislative session in spring 2023, which seeks to impose higher penalties on reckless driving activities. 

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National anthem bill creates fireworks in Alabama Senate

The Alabama Senate Education Policy Committee on Wednesday passed a controversial piece of legislation that would require Alabama’s...

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Senate Committee advances bill to exempt COVID relief from state income tax

The Alabama Senate Finance and Taxation Education Committee gave a favorable report to a bill that would free Alabamians who received...

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Senate passes ARPA funds bill

The Alabama Senate passed a bill distributing $772 million of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to various state and local...

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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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The Alabama Farmers Federation announces more legisaltive endorsements

The Alabama Farmers Federation, the state’s largest farm group, announced another round of legislative endorsements as Republican qualifying...

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Senate approves two bills on vaccine mandates

By Brandon Moseley The Alabama Senate approved two pieces of legislation Tuesday that would severely limit the ability of employers...

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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...