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Senate passes $100 million educational savings account bill

The Alabama Senate passed an education savings account bill, the CHOOSE Act, on Wednesday by a 23-9 margin.

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Senators plan for gambling vote next week

The Senate could vote on gambling legislation next week after the House passed a comprehensive package a few weeks ago.

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Negotiations over gambling legislation continue in Senate

Negotiations over the future of gambling legislation in the Alabama Senate continued on Tuesday.

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Bill eliminating taxpayer-funded DEI departments in Alabama passes Senate

After over seven hours of Democrat filibustering, the State Senate passed a bill Thursday banning taxpayer resources from funding Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) offices and training in Alabama public universities, schools and agencies.

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Task force recommends keeping premade mixed drink sales under ABC Board control

Spirit-based, ready-to-drink cocktails should remain under the control of the ABC Board, according to a report filed by the legislative Mixed Spirits Beverage Task Force on Wednesday.

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Alabama Senators eye comprehensive gambling legislation: ‘It would be very embarrassing for the Senate to fail’

The gambling debate will now move to the State Senate after the House of Representatives passed two comprehensive bills on Thursday.

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‘This is not Nazi Germany!’: Democrat Senate Minority Leader Singleton rejects efforts to rein in Department of Archives & History, libraries

Two bills sponsored by State Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Josephine) on changing how boards for local libraries and the Alabama Department of Archives and History are appointed drew the ire of Senate Minority Leader Bobby Singleton (D-Greensboro) on Wednesday.

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Bill changing Department of Archives and History’s board appointment authority passes committee

Legislation changing how the Alabama Department of Archives and History’s Board of Trustees is appointed advanced out of the Senate County and Municipal Government committee on Tuesday.

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Senate Majority Leader Steve Livingston: Alabama Senate Republicans – Defending Alabama in 2024

When it comes to being in touch with the issues facing the people of Alabama and effectively serving them, the state legislature stands unrivaled.  

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Livingston discusses new Senate Majority Leader role — 'I am learning every day'

With less than a month in his new role as State Senate Majority Leader, Sen. Steve Livingston (R-Scottsboro) is working on ways to improve the Republican caucus and prepare for the next legislative session.

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State Senate Pro-Tem Reed announces Steve Livingston as new Majority Leader — Wishes Clay Scofield 'well in his future endeavors'

State Sen. Steve Livingston (R-Scottsboro) was elected as the new Senate Majority Leader at a caucus meeting on Monday.

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House Speaker Ledbetter endorses Ainsworth for governor in 2026 at annual Henagar event

Tuesday, House Speaker Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) and State Sen. Steve Livingston (R-Scottsboro) hosted their annual Fourth of July breakfast with a guest list that featured a who's who in state politics in North Alabama.

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State Sen. Livingston warns 'good possibility' gas tax holiday would not be reflected at the pump

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," State Sen. Steve Livingston (R-Scottsboro) explained how Georgia was able to offer a break from fuel taxes. However, he also argued that if Alabama were to follow suit, those savings might not be realized by the consumer.

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Alabama Farmers Federation announces more endorsements

By Brandon Moseley The Alabama Farmers Federation announced another round of state legislative endorsements for the 2022 election....