The bill adding enhanced penalties for offenders involved in "criminal enterprises" passed the Alabama legislature on Thursday.
One of the bigger fights in the Alabama Legislature this session was over an appropriation for the proposed Maxwell Gateway project, which includes some aesthetic elements welcoming visitors to Montgomery and a water park.
Amended legislation adding enhanced penalties for offenders involved in “criminal enterprises” passed the Alabama Senate unanimously on Wednesday.
Legislation that would end an ignition interlock installation requirement for those guilty of drunk driving and participating in a pretrial diversion program passed the Senate Transportation and Energy Committee unanimously on Wednesday.
The Senate passed an amended supplemental education budget on Thursday that included a $100 tax rebate for Alabama taxpayers.
Alabama Republican Party chairman John Wahl commended several Republican legislators for sponsoring bills in line with party's mission.
Legislation that would establish enhanced penalties for gang-related crimes “has nothing to do with race” despite claims to the contrary from some Senate Democrats, according to State Sen. Will Barfoot (R-Pike Road).
Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall is working with Republican lawmakers to bring a set of bills to the Alabama Legislature with the intention of curbing gang violence by increasing sentences for gang-related crimes.
Newly released audio of Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed shows him claiming to have threatened two lawmakers for legislative purposes, causing one to call for his resignation.
During an interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show" earlier this week, State Sen. Will Barfoot (R-Pike Road), who sponsored the legislation in the Alabama Senate, said the bill would return in 2023.
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