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SB364 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill SB364 concerning Colleges and Universities, Alabama G.I. and Dependents' Educational Benefit Act, use of scholarship benefits at 2 year or 4 year public or private institutions of higher education physically located in state provided, Secs. 31-6-2, 31-6-4, 31-6-5, 31-6-6, 31-6-8, 31-6-9, 31-6-11, 31-6-12, 31-6-13, 31-6-15, 31-6-15.1, 31-6-16 am'd.
SB218 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill SB218 concerning Taxation, sales and use tax exemptions for bullion, bullion defined further, sales and use tax exemption extended, reporting requirements waived for certain recipients of tax exemption, Sec. 40-9-61, 40-23-4 am'd.
HB498 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill HB498 concerning Alabama Credential Quality and Transparency Act and Workforce Council Committee on Credential Quality and Transparency created, legislative findings, free database of searchable online info re educational and occupational credentials and competencies provided, Secs. 41-29-350 to 41-29-357 added.
HB327 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill HB327 concerning Foresters, State Board of Registered for, continuing education requirement, relaxed or suspended on a case by case basis, Sec. 34-12-8 am'd.
HB195 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill HB195 concerning Motor vehicles, distinctive license tags, expand eligibility to include honorably discharged veterans of the Cold War, Secs. 32-6-350, 32-6-350.1 am'd.
SB238 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill SB238 concerning Ethics, State Ethics Commission, duties and membership revised, penalties, definitions, gift ban, enforcement procedures revised, Secs. 36-25-1, 36-25-3, 36-25-4, 36-25-4.1, 36-25-4.3, 36-25-5, 36-25-5.1, 36-25-7, 36-25-8, 36-25-9, 36-25-10, 36-25-12, 36-25-13, 36-25-14, 36-25-15, 36-25-16, 36-25-17, 36-25-18, 36-25-19, 36-25-23, 36-25-24, 36-25-27 am'd; Secs. 17-17-4, 36-25-1.1, 36-25-1.3, 36-25-5.2, 36-25-6, 36-25-11, 36-25-22 repealed.
HB372 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill HB372 concerning Holidays, Juneteenth National Freedom Day, commemorate the abolition of slavery, Sec. 1-3-8 am'd.
SB253 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill SB253 concerning Drivers license, provide for the elimination of driver license suspensions in certain circumstances, Secs. 28-3A-25, 30-3-170, 30-3-179 am'd; Secs. 13A-12-290, 13A-12-291, 13A-12-292, 13A-12-293, 13A-12-294, 16-28-40, 16-28-41, 16-28-42, 16-28-43, 16-28-44, 16-28-45 repealed.
SB304 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill SB304 concerning Student Grant Program, cap increased on grant amount from $1,200 to $3,000 per academic year, Sec. 16-33A-3 am'd.
HB215 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill HB215 concerning Sheriffs, term of office, to commence following election, technical revisions to term of county commissioner, Sec. 36-3-4 am'd.
SB274 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill SB274 concerning Covid-19 Recovery Capital Credit Protection Act of 2021, created, employment and wage requirements for qualifying projects extended, compensation amounts for exemption purposes increased, Sec. 40-18-19.1 am'd.
HB533 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill HB533 concerning Absentee elections, revise time period post election when unused materials must be preserved, Sec. 17-11-19 am'd.
2022 Alabama 2nd Congressional District Election
2022 Alabama 2nd Congressional District Election results and candidate information for Alabama voters.
Terell Anderson
Terell Anderson is a Democratic candidate from Montgomery, AL running for office in the 2022 Alabama 2nd Congressional District election.
SB68 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill SB68 concerning Courts, probate courts, general jurisdiction over orphans' business deleted, const. amend.
SB190 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill SB190 concerning Supplemental appropriation, from Education Trust Fund to Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind, Educational Television Commission, Marine Environmental Sciences Consortium, Tuskegee University, Athens State University, University of West Alabama, University of South Alabama, University of North Alabama, Alabama Community College System, Dept. of Education, Commission on Higher Education, Historical Commission, Dept. of Archives and History, Dept. of Examiners of Public Accounts, and Education Trust Fund Advancement and Technology Fund, for fiscal year ending September 30, 2021, and makes a transfer from Education Trust Fund to the Budget Stabilization Fund
SB352 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill SB352 concerning Taxation, due dates for certain taxes, revise excise and income taxes dute dates to coincide with due dates for federal taxes, Dept of Revenue to delay due dates for filing certain taxes for taxpayers
SB46 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill SB46 concerning Medical Cannabis, program established to allow use of for certain conditions, defense against prosecution for marijuana possession established, Secs. 20-2A-1 to 20-2A-11, incl., 20-2A-20 to 20-2A-23, incl., 20-2A-30 to 20-2A-36, incl., 20-2A-50 to 20-2A-68, incl., added; Sec. 13A-7-2 am'd.
SB358 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill SB358 concerning Firearms, prohibitions on state enforcement of certain federal firearm laws, provided
HB337 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill HB337 concerning Firearms, Alabama Firearms Protection Act, prohibitions on enforcement of certain federal firearm laws, provided
Terell Anderson
Terell Anderson is a Democratic candidate from Montgomery, AL running for office in the 2022 Alabama 2nd Congressional District election.
HB633 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill HB633 concerning Education, Education Savings Account program, created, allow parents to use funds allocated to their child at their resident school district for an education program
HB632 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill HB632 concerning Pardons and paroles, parole dates for prisoners serving consecutive sentences, certain regulations removed, Sec. 15-22-28 am'd.
HB631 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill HB631 concerning Public waterways, Alabama State Reservoir Management Development Program established, award of grants, add'l registration fees, technical revisions, Secs. 33-5-6, 33-5-10, 33-5-17 am'd.
SB394 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill SB394 concerning State Employee Retirees' Trust Fund Funding Act, State Employee Retirees' Trust Fund created in State Treasury as permanent trust and investment account to fund periodic bonus checks for state employee retirees
HB629 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill HB629 concerning Coffee Co.,county officers,compensation, sheriff, revenue commissioner, and judge of probate, Secs. 45-16-84.01, 45-16-84.02, 45-16-230 am'd.
HB630 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill HB630 concerning Marshall Co., tax assessor and tax collector, expenses financed on pro rata share basis from state, county, and municipal ad valorem tax
HB628 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill HB628 concerning Jefferson County, garbage service, county, municipality, or governmental entity, prohibited to discriminate in offering to tenants, const. amend
Josh Woods
Josh Woods is a Republican candidate from Mobile, AL running for office in the Mobile, AL City Council District 6 election.
Rodney Toomer
Rodney Toomer is a candidate from Mobile, AL running for office in the Mobile, AL City Council District 5 election.
Wilecia Wright
Wilecia Wright is a candidate from Mobile, AL running for office in the Mobile, AL City Council District 5 election.
William Carroll
William Carroll is a candidate from Mobile, AL running for office in the Mobile, AL City Council District 2 election.
Kimberly McKeand
Kimberly McKeand is a candidate from Mobile, AL running for office in the Mobile, AL City Council District 2 election.
Reggie Hill
Reggie Hill is a candidate from Mobile, AL running for office in the Mobile, AL City Council District 2 election.
SB393 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill SB393 concerning Child abuse, law enforcement and Dept. of Human Resources, reports of suspected abuse require to be made to both law enforcement and Dept. of Human Resources, and delegate investigative duties between both, Secs. 26-14-1, 26-14-3 am'd.
Ana Woodard Franklin
Ana Woodard Franklin is a Republican who from Decatur, AL. Find information on Ana Woodard Franklin including news, election history and more at BamaPolitics.com.
Terry Spicer
Terry Spicer is a Democrat who from Elba, AL. Find information on Terry Spicer including news, election history and more at BamaPolitics.com.
HB626 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill HB626 concerning To exempt state, county, and municipal sales and use tax from the Birmingham Holocaust Education Center
SB392 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill SB392 concerning Child abuse, law enforcement and Dept. of Human Resources, reports of suspected abuse require to be made to both law enforcement and Dept. of Human Resources, and delegate investigative duties between both, Secs. 26-14-1, 26-14-3 am'd.
SB391 Alabama 2021 Session
Alabama Bill SB391 concerning Insurance, state health insurance exchange, Commissioner of Insurance to estab. for individual coverage, Comm. to apply to fed. gov't for waivers for reinsurance program relating to this act, Secs. 10A-20-6.16, 27-21A-23 am'd.
Cover Alabama cover photo

More than 300 Alabama medical professionals released a joint letter Wednesday calling on Gov. Kay Ivey to expand Medicaid coverage immediately for adults with low incomes. The letter – signed by doctors, nurses, psychologists, dentists, and other medical professionals – urges Ivey to “put Alabamians…

A magician

Vowing to repair that which is not broken has become the new tactic for conservatives to advance their agenda of voter suppression…

Hunter Pepper Facebook Post

Decatur, AL City Councilman Hunter Pepper joked on Facebook in 2018 about running over black protesters in Hoover, AL, at a time protests were happening over the police shooting of E.J. Bradford at the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover. In a Facebook post from November of…

A noose hanging freely in a room

Let’s be perfectly crystal clear here: The only monuments in question are CONFEDERATE monuments.

Collection of vote badges

Tuscaloosa, AL polls close at 7 PM and results are expected soon after the polls close. We are tracking each contested election which you can follow by viewing the links below. Each link will open a new page that will display the latest results as…

Donald J. Trump

No matter, it sure sounded good to his base and he was able to squeeze in a few references about how Trump magically made America great again.

Alabama House Democratic Caucus cover

The Alabama House Democratic Caucus on Wednesday hosted a Zoom call that discussed their legislative agenda for the current 2021 legislative session. The call included Democratic House members Anthony Daniels (D-Huntsville), Adline Clarke (D-Mobile), Barbara Drummond (D-Mobile), Chris England (D-Tuscaloosa), Neil Rafferty (D-Birmingham), Mary Moore…

Alabama House Democratic Caucus cover photo

The Alabama House Democratic Caucus will be hosting a live stream event Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 11 A.M. to put promote their legislative agenda and goals for the 2021 Alabama Legislative Session. According to the press release published below, some of the mentioned topics…

Family holding hands within a heart

February is American Heart Month. During this month, we raise awareness of our nation’s number one killer – heart disease. Part of that awareness is urging our citizens to visit their primary care doctor and learn about risk factors and how to get them under…

Voting at a ballot box

An Alabama House bill has been submitted that would prohibit straight-party voting in the state. The bill, HB397, currently has 19 sponsors, all Democrats. Only six states, including Alabama, currently allow the practice with Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Oklahoma, and South Carolina being the others. Alabama…

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