Gambling legislation has a good chance of passing the Senate if it hits the floor, according to Senate Minority Leader Bobby Singleton (D-Greensboro).
Despite speculation about the effort in the House to pass comprehensive gambling legislation, State Sen. Sam Givhan (R-Huntsville) still sees it as a long shot in 2024.
Though some are pointing to 2024 as the year some type of gambling or lottery bill is passed, State Sen. Sam Givhan (R-Huntsville) has his doubts.
The Alabama Chapter for Moms For Liberty (MFL) recently sent a letter to state legislators, asking them to intervene in the ongoing saga over sexually explicit books for minors.
State Sen. Sam Givhan (R-Huntsville) says he still plans to file a bill changing the appointment method of the State Health Officer despite a recent administrative rule passed by the Alabama Department of Public Health limiting the emergency powers of the State Health Officer.
State Senate leadership announced new committee appointments for State Sens. April Weaver (R-Brierfield), Sam Givhan (R-Huntsville) and Keith Kelley (R-Anniston) on Thursday.
Following a recent tour of an agriculture program at Virginia Tech, one Alabama lawmaker says he wants to see something similar at Auburn University.
Has the federal government found one more excuse to sue Alabama?
Birmingham-Southern College's lawsuit against the State of Alabama for being denied a $30 million loan from a program passed by the Alabama Legislature this year by State Treasurer Young Boozer has at least one skeptic.
Members of the Legislative Council approved a resolution to begin negotiating a lease agreement for a new State House with the Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA) in July.
Speculation is rampant as to why Gov. Kay Ivey's Alabama Department of Transportation, under the leadership of director John Cooper, is willing to spend in excess of $1 billion of federally unmatched state gas tax revenue on the so-called West Alabama Corridor project.
Despite making controversial statements earlier this year and being under the scrutiny of some Republican lawmakers, State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris is getting a raise.
During an appearance on Huntsville radio WVNN's "The Dale Jackson Show" on Thursday, Givhan said he predicted an eventual 5-4 ruling for Alabama, which could keep the legislature's current congressional maps in place.
Club For Growth Foundation, the conservative advocacy organization dedicated to economic growth and limited government, recently released its 2022 Alabama economic scorecard.
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.
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.