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Alabama Lottery Bill To Be Introduced Tomorrow

By Matthew Tyson on March 18, 2019

The people of Alabama may soon have a chance to vote on a lottery.

Senator Jim McClendon (R, Springville), who represents District 11, plans to submit two bills when the Senate convenes on…

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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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Marijuana Leaf

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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Dog in a Vehicle

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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Alabama State Senate

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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Gadsden City Council

Gadsden To Spend $5,000 A Month On Lobbying Firm

By Brent Wilson on February 21, 2019

Gadsden elected officials need help and that help is going to cost tax payers $5,000 per month. The city council voted to hire a lobbying group to advocate on behalf of the city in…

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Alabama Bill Allowing Bible Elective Courses Raises Concerns

By Matthew Tyson on February 5, 2019 | Opinion

In late January, Republican Alabama State Senator Tim Melson pre-filed SB 14 in the Alabama legislature. This bill would grant public schools the permission to offer Bible-based elective courses to their students. More…

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