By the time this issue is received, the Alabama Legislature will have completed the regular session. Unless something drastic happened during the last week of the session, this will have bee... Read more
Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore is absolutely correct when he says the state’s judicial system is in danger. The Chief Justice made that very clear in a letter to Gov. Robert Bentley. He say... Read more
The Alabama House gave final approval by a 94-0 vote last month to a bill that regulates the transport of steel coils on state roads. Governor Riley has signed the bill into law. Rep. Paul D... Read more
A bill in the Alabama House of Representatives – if passed – would treat fatal boating accidents involving alcoholic beverages the same as fatal traffic accidents where the driver of one of... Read more
Senator Roger Bedford has introduced a bill (SB 468) that if passed would help the Alabama Medicaid Agency put a stop to the fraudulent practices of the drug manufacturers relating to their... Read more
Special elections will result in there being four new faces in the Alabama Legislature. This is the result of vacancies having been created in Legislative seats in both the House and Senate.... Read more
The Humane Society of the United States rates Alabama’s cockfighting law as the weakest in the Nation. Two state lawmakers are setting out to change that in the legislative session tha... Read more
Some folks believe that the Alabama Silver-haired Legislature would do a good job if they were the “elected legislature.” In any event, they are not. However, there are a number of bills of... Read more
A Joint Resolution to Let the People Vote on calling a Constitution Convention to rewrite the 1901 Alabama Constitution, has been introduced by Speaker Pro Tem Demetrius Newton in the House... Read more
The House Constitution and Elections Committee has already approved a bill that would allow early voting in Alabama by way of absentee ballots. Rep. Oliver Robinson, D-Birmingham, is the bil... Read more
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