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Alabama Needs Common Core Standards, Not More Bureaucratic Obstacles

Clete Wetli | March 24, 2019

Marsh and his conservative legislator cronies are doing their best to politicize education rather than improve it. Instead of letting educators make informed decisions and do their jobs, Marsh and company seem more interested in forcing public schools to offer Bible classes and to reinsert outdated education standards that are decades old.

Dauphin Island Could Soon Have Entertainment Districts

Brent Wilson | March 20, 2019 Dauphin Island Marina

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 passes this session. HB 224 would allow Dauphin Island to create up to three entertainment districts....

Alabama Lottery 2019 – Everything You Need To Know

Brent Wilson | March 20, 2019 Lottery

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 two bills, the first two being introduced in the Senate by Jim McClendon. The Bills...

Alabama Needs To Decriminalize Marijuana Possession

Clete Wetli | March 18, 2019 Marijuana Leaf

H.B. 96 is a major first step in reforming harsh sentencing laws that have had a devastating impact on our state. It would certainly relieve pressure on our overburdened courts and judges. Passing H.B. 96 would be a great bipartisan win for our state.

Alabama Lottery Bill To Be Introduced Tomorrow

Matthew Tyson | March 18, 2019 Alabama Lottery

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 Tuesday, March 18. Together, they would legalize gambling in the state. “The...

Term Limit Legislation Filed In Alabama

Brent Wilson | 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 limit both Representatives and Senators to 2 term limits each. The exact...

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