Brent Wilson, Author at Bama Politics

CARE Act – Alabama’s Medical Marijuana Legalization Bill

By Brent Wilson on March 22, 2019

UPDATE: The bill described in this article has been replaced with a substitute bill. You can view the new bill here.

Follow our latest updates on the CARE Act…

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Del Marsh’s Bill To Help Fund Trump’s Wall Could Have Taxpayers Propping Up General Fund Instead

By Brent Wilson on March 20, 2019

Senator Del Marsh (R – Anniston) wants to let Alabama taxpayers help build President Trump’s border wall via SB 22.

Marsh’s bill would allow taxpayers to check a box on their tax…

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Dauphin Island Could Soon Have Entertainment Districts

By Brent Wilson on March 20, 2019

HB 244 has been signed by Governor Kay Ivey

Dauphin Island may soon be allowed to create up to three entertainment districts if a bill filed by Chip Brown

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Alabama Lottery 2019 – Everything You Need To Know

By Brent Wilson on March 20, 2019

The Alabama Lottery bill will not be voted on in 2019.

The Alabama Lottery debate is officially back. In the 2019 Legislative Regular Session, Alabama lawmakers will have at least…

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Term Limit Legislation Filed In Alabama

By Brent Wilson on March 15, 2019

Alabama State Representative David Wheeler wants to make sure that he and other Representatives don’t get too comfortable in their elected positions. Wheeler filed HB 67 which would amend the Alabama Constitution and…

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Alabama HB 96 Would Treat One Ounce of Marijuana As Simple Fine

By Brent Wilson on March 14, 2019

Representative Laura Hall wants to change Alabama’s marijuana laws. Hall has introduced HB 96 which will change what defines unlawful possession of marijuana in the first degree and second degree while also creating…

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Kay Ivey Announces Signing of Rebuild Alabama Act

Rebuild Alabama Act Signed Into Law 5 Days After Introduced

By Brent Wilson on March 13, 2019

That’s all folks. In one of the largest tax hikes in Alabama’s recent history, Kay Ivey signed into law the Rebuild Alabama Act just five days after it was introduced in a…

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Alabama House Approves Rebuild Alabama Act 83-20

By Brent Wilson on March 8, 2019

The Alabama House has approved the Rebuild Alabama Act by a vote of 83-20. A breakdown of the bill can be found here, but essentially increases the Alabama gas and diesel tax by…

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Alabama SB 61 Allows You To Rescue Animals In Locked Cars

By Brent Wilson on March 8, 2019

Alabama State Senator Del Marsh has animals in mind with Alabama SB 61. The bill would essentially allow for a person who believes an animal is in imminent danger of suffering bodily harm…

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Kay Ivey Signs Special Session For Gas Tax

Rebuild Alabama Act – Everything You Need To Know

By Brent Wilson on March 6, 2019

The Rebuild Alabama ACT has passed and has been signed into law.

The Rebuild Alabama Act has officially been released and while the gas tax has been the most talked about issue…

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