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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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Governor Kay Ivey Declares Special Session For Gas Tax

By Brent Wilson on March 5, 2019

The Alabama Senate has adjourned meaning that it is now very likely that Gov. Kay Ivey will call a Special Session in order to make it easier to pass the gas tax bill. The…

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Jerry Carl of Mobile To Seek Bradley Byrne’s Congressional Seat

By Brent Wilson on February 27, 2019

Jerry Carl who is currently the Mobile County Commission for District 3 has announced he will be running for the U.S. Congress District 1 seat that will be vacated by Bradley Byrne. Byrne…

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Goodloe Sutton Selects African American Woman As Publisher & Editor

By Brent Wilson on February 22, 2019

Goodloe Sutton has stepped down and his replacement may surprise some people considering the rhetoric he has spewed through his newspaper.

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