Amended legislation that excludes all overtime pay by hourly public and private workers in Alabama was passed the House and Senate on Thursday.
Last week, off-the-cuff remarks given by State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris at a University of Alabama at Birmingham event breathed new life into legislation offered by State Sen. Sam Givhan (R-Huntsville) to reform the Alabama Department of Public Health.
Recent comments by Alabama's State Health Officer Scott Harris regarding transgender laws have breathed new life into legislation changing how the state health officer role is appointed.
The leading proposal for a new building to house the state government's legislative branch appears to involve a public-private partnership between the State of Alabama and the Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA).
A bill that would place more land next to the current Alabama State House under legislative control for possible construction of a new State House passed the Senate on Thursday.
Legislation by State Sen. Dan Roberts (R-Mountain Brook) that prohibits state contracts with businesses that boycott certain sectors of the economy based on environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies passed the Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Development Committee on Wednesday.
State Sen. Sam Givhan's (R-Huntsville) bill to make the state health officer an appointed position by the Governor has been “gutted,” he said, by “key figures” in the legislature.
Legislation that creates new crime categories and penalties specifically for retail theft and organized retail theft passed the Senate Judiciary committee on Wednesday.
Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law a package of economic incentives bills on Thursday.
Legislation that would make Alabama’s State Health Officer appointed by the Governor rather than the State Committee of Public Health was filed on Wednesday.
Amended legislation appropriating $1.06 billion in federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding passed both the House and Senate on Thursday.
Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth said on Friday that he was working on legislation to reduce the state’s grocery tax.
State Sen. Sam Givhan (R-Huntsville) warned school choice opponents that some deviations from the set curriculum, including an assignment for 10th graders at Prattville High School revealed last week, will strengthen the argument for school choice in Alabama.
The turnover in the Alabama Legislature headed into the new quadrennium, combined with new leadership in the House of Representatives, has made State House expectations somewhat of a wildcard for 2023 and beyond.
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.
The Alabama State Senate passed legislation on Tuesday that would require that any state agency that purchases an American flag, only...
By Brandon Moseley The Alabama Farmers Federation announced another round of state legislative endorsements for the 2022 election....