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Bill Holtzclaw seeks a return to the Senate

Former State Sen. Bill Holtzclaw (R-Madison) is running to return to the Alabama Senate after not running for re-election in 2018.

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Bill creating registry for elder abusers passes Senate

The Alabama Senate approved a bill to create a registry of those who abuse the elderly.   Senate Bill 169 is sponsored by Sen. Vivian...

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State Senator sponsors bill to limit Alabama farm and timberland ownership to Americans

The Alabama Legislature is considering a measure that would ban foreign ownership of Alabama’s farm and timberland to American citizens...

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School choice substitute expected in the Senate

A substitution is in the works for the school choice bill in the Alabama legislature.   Rep. Charlotte Meadows and Sen. Del Marsh introduced...

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Secretary of State candidate supports outlawing internet to voting machines

Ed Packard announces support for legislation to outlaw connecting voting machines to internet Republican Secretary of State candidate...

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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 passes bill that would guarantee the right to fly the Alabama flag

The Alabama State Senate passed legislation on Tuesday that would bar homeowners’ associations (HOAs) from prohibiting the display...

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Senate passes bill to require state agencies to purchase only American-made American flags

The Alabama State Senate passed legislation on Tuesday that would require that any state agency that purchases an American flag, only...

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Senate passes bill restricting the use of facial recognition technology by law enforcement

The Alabama Senate on Tuesday passed a bill that would forbid law enforcement from prosecuting an Alabamian solely on the basis of...

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Senate passes bill to increase the use of caverns to store gases

The Alabama State Senate on Tuesday passed a bill allowing chemical companies to store more gases in naturally occurring underground...

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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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Incumbents lead in fundraising for State Senate races

Alabama Senate incumbents had a good year in 2021 in the campaign fundraising category. The Alabama Secretary of State’s office released...

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Alabama Senator re-files bill to ban gender-changing procedures in children

By Brandon Moseley Legislation has been pre-filed in the Alabama Senate ahead of the 2022 Alabama Regular Legislative Session that...

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Lisa Ward qualifies in Senate District 21

By Brandon Moseley Lisa Ward officially qualified with the Alabama Democratic Party to run for State Senate District 21 on Monday....

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Alabama Democratic representative makes move to qualify for Senate

By Brandon Moseley State Rep. Merika Coleman (D) on Tuesday qualified with the Alabama Democratic Party for Alabama State Senate...

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Three Former Alabama Republican Party Chairmen Endorse Mo Brooks

By Craig Monger Three former Chairmen of the Alabama Republican Party have endorsed Mo Brooks, for U.S. Senate. Terry Lathan, Bill...

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Alabama Forestry Association endorses Tom Butler

By Brandon Moseley The Alabama Forestry Association (AFA) announced it has endorsed incumbent Republican State Sen. Tom Butler (Madison)...

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Alabama Forestry Association Endorses Donnie Chesteen for State Senate

By Brandon Moseley The Alabama Forestry Association (AFA) announced it has endorsed incumbent Republican State Sen. Donnie Chesteen...

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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...

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Proposed State Senate district maps have been released

By Brandon Mosley Draft maps were released Monday showing the proposed redistricting maps for the Alabama House of Representatives...

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Alabama Forestry Association endorses Garlan Gudger for State Senate

By Brandon Moseley The Alabama Forestry Association (AFA) announced its endorsement of State Senator Garlan Gudger (R-Cullman). Gudger...