Dakota Layton, Author at BamaPolitics.com

Dakota Layton is a Senior at UAH studying Philosophy and is also the President of the UAH College Democrats.

Bradley Byrne Introduces Resolution to Censure Pelosi

Dakota Layton | January 10, 2020 Bradley Byrne

On Thursday, Congressman Bradley Byrne introduced a resolution to censure House Speaker Nancy Pelosi due to frustration over her refusal to send the two articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate in order to kick-start the impeachment trial. “Speaker Pelosi’s decision to hold...

AL Attorney General Steve Marshall Opposes Medical Marijuana

Dakota Layton | January 9, 2020

After Alabama’s Medical Cannabis Study Commission voted in December to recommend legislation that would legalize and regulate the use of medical marijuana in Alabama, the fight for medical marijuana seemed optimistic, but advocates for this legislation have found a new opponent: Alabama Attorney General, Steve...

Alabama Unemployment Compensation: Cut from 26 to 14 weeks

Dakota Layton | January 8, 2020 Broke jobless businessman holding a cardboard sign

As of January 1st, Alabama’s unemployment compensation was cut from 26 weeks to a varying rate between 20 and 14 weeks depending on the state’s unemployment rate. If the state’s annually adjusted unemployment rate is at 6.5 percent or below, filers will be eligible for...

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