Gov. Robert Bentley officially appointed Beasley Allen lawyer Roman Shaul as Circuit Judge of the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit (Montgomery County), effective Feb. 1, 2017. Read more
Gov. Robert Bentley will appoint a replacement for Jeff Sessions in the U.S. Senate. Read more
I don’t believe Gov. Robert Bentley should call a Special Session unless a definite plan to address two issues is agreed upon in advance. Read more
This governor will have the opportunity to fix a broken system and hopefully he will be able to get the job done. But it will take the cooperation from the Alabama Legislature. Read more
After failing to resolve the more than $200 million deficit in the state’s General Fund budget during the regular session, Alabama legislators were called back into a special session by Gov.... Read more
The Alabama Legislature overwhelmingly approved a bill intended to reduce overcrowding in Alabama prisons. The House of Representatives passed the a bill from the Senate 100-5 with a few ame... Read more
The general fund battles were being waged in the Alabama Legislature when this part of the report was being written. I am not sure how the battle will end, but I do know that if the Alabama... Read more
Based on recent polling, it doesn’t appear that Gov. Robert Bentley is in any sort of trouble at this juncture. There simply hasn’t been a great deal of interest in the race so far. Even tho... Read more
It’s an unfortunate fact that many hardworking Alabamians in low-wage, economically essential jobs have no health coverage. As a result, those folks struggle with health problems that reduce... Read more
The Alabama Legislature started its Regular Session on February 5th, and from all accounts, this will be a most interesting session. Hopefully, it will also be productive. Based on reports,... Read more
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