Rise to the moment of truth Thursday, October 6, 2022

Tag: STATE LEGISLATURE

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John Merrill: Its up to State Legislature to reexamine the County Registrar system to avoid election errors

Those registrars who have proven themselves unable to adequately perform their duties must face consequences. In the county where the most egregious dereliction of duties occurred, I sought and received the resignation of all three registrars involved.

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Anti riot bill passes House Judiciary Committee

 A bill that has been dubbed an anti-riot bill has passed the House Judiciary Committee.    HB2, presented by Rep. Allen Treadaway...

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Republicans effectively maintain control of legislature after qualifying ends

Candidate qualifying is over and the Alabama Republican Party has effectively retained its control of both Houses of the Alabama Legislature...

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Going for the vote: List of state legislative candidates so far

There are still 12 days left in the qualifying period, but state legislative races are already starting to shape up. There are qualified...

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Bill seeks to abolish the office of State Auditor

Legislation has been pre-filed for an amendment to the Alabama Constitution of 1901 that would abolish the office of State Auditor....

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12 issues to watch in the 2022 Alabama Regular Legislative Session

Saturday marks a new year. Ten days later, Alabama’s 35 Senators and 105 Representatives will be back in Montgomery for the 2022 Alabama...

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Proposed bill seeks to penalize "grasping" a phone while driving

By Craig Monger   New legislation in the Alabama House of Representatives seeks to prohibit a driver from using a mobile device while...

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Legislature likely to consider changes to gun permits in Alabama; Law enforcement pushing back

By Erica Thomas, Managing Editor Several Alabama lawmakers have pre-filed bills to address Second Amendment rights in Alabama. The...

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Special Session begins on Thursday; Protest of vaccine mandates planned

By Brandon Moseley The Alabama legislature returns Thursday for a second special session. Alabama Governor Kay Ivey (R) has called...

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Alabama Republican Party wants legislature to take action against Biden vaccine mandates

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Republican Party Chairman John Wahl issued a statement Friday strongly recommending state legislation to...