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Rep. Sorrell Bill Aims To Protect Outdoor Pets

By Brent Wilson on April 8, 2019

Last week Rep. Andrew Sorrell (R – Muscle Shoals) introduced HB 305 which takes aim at pet owners with outdoor dogs and cats who do not provide adequate shelter. Under existing law,…

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Madison County Alabama Drug Bust

Alabama Wiretap Bill Aims To Fight Drug Trafficking In The State

By Matthew Tyson on April 5, 2019

Some lawmakers are hoping to stymie the flow of drugs into Alabama this legislative session.

On March 21, Representative Rex Reynolds (R – Huntsville) introduced HB275, a bill that would authorize…

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Protestors At Anti-Abortion Rally

Alabama Bill Bans Abortion In All Cases Except When Mother’s Life At Risk

By Brent Wilson on April 2, 2019

Alabama Rep. Terri Collins (R-Decatur) introduced HB 314 today to ban abortions in Alabama.

The bill would make abortion and attempted abortion a Class A Felony offense except in cases where…

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Alabama State Rep. Mike Ball Talks CARE Act

By Matthew Tyson on March 29, 2019

In 2014, Rep. Mike Ball (R – Madison) introduced legislation that would go on to become Carly’s Law – a bill that authorized the University of Alabama in Birmingham to conduct a study…

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Early Voting by State as of 2019

Alabama Early Voting Part of House Democrats 2019 Legislative Agenda

By Matthew Tyson on March 26, 2019

On March 20, Rep. Thomas Jackson (D, Montgomery) introduced a bill that would authorize early voting in the state of Alabama.

If passed, HB256 would require the governing body of each…

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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 New Enthusiasm for Common Core Repeal Pays Off

By Matthew Tyson on March 21, 2019

On Thursday, March 21, the Alabama State Senate passed SB 119 – a bill that would repeal the Alabama College and Career Ready Standards, also known as Common Core. The final vote was

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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 Marina

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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