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Bill creating $185 million K-12 grant program administered by Lt. Governor’s office passes Senate

The Senate unanimously approved legislation establishing a new K-12 Capital Grant Program administered by the Lieutenant Governor's Office that would "provide grants to eligible school systems to assist with capital projects, deferred maintenance, or technology needs" on Thursday.

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Legislation moving Robert E. Lee state holiday to October fails in Senate committee

Legislation that would’ve changed a state holiday for Robert E. Lee from the third Monday in January to the second Monday in October didn’t garner enough support to pass out of a Senate committee on Wednesday.

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GOP Senate District 33 hopeful Pete Riehm cries foul after Africatown campaign event canceled — 'They don't want to let the people hear from both sides'

Alabama Senate District 33 Republican nominee Pete Riehm says his campaign is the victim of pressure from those who are opposing his candidacy.

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Pete Riehm seeks to flip long-time Democrat Senate District 33 to GOP

Republican Alabama Senate hopeful Pete Riehm, a fixture on the Mobile talk radio airwaves and 2012 congressional candidate, has some saying SD33 is one to watch in a state with very few competitive general election races.

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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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School choice bill runs into solid wall of opposition in Senate committee

The school choice bill was given a favorable report by the Senate Education Policy Committee on Wednesday, but the bill faced a ferocious...