For whatever delusional reason, the Republicans think that any environmentally friendly proposal is somehow an egregious affront to the sacred altar of capitalism.
Content Tagged 2019 Legislative Session
Representative Merika Coleman (D – Birmingham) wants to do something about gun violence in the state of Alabama. On March 21, Coleman introduced HB265, also known as the Gun Violence Protective Order Act. If passed, this law would prohibit individuals who are found by the […]
Alabama and Mississippi are currently the only two states that celebrate both Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert E. Lee on the same day. One Alabama Representative is looking to change that in this legislative session. HB 415, filed by John W. Rodgers (D-Birmingham), seeks […]
Sen. Andrew Jones (R-Centre) filed a bill that would allow you to order craft beer or wine and have it delivered to your residence. There are however restrictions that may prevent you from getting your favorite beer or wine on your doorstep. The bill, SB […]
A bill filed in the House last week by Rep. Nathaniel Ledbetter (R – Rainsville), HB 346, would prohibit local governing bodies from banning the use of plastic grocery bags. There is also an identical bill in the Senate, SB 244, that is sponsored by […]
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, a person commits the crime of cruelty to a dog or cat in […]
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 the wiretapping of individuals who are believed to be committing, have committed, or are […]
This bill is another opportunity for Alabama to move forward. For too long, we’ve approached sensible legislation like this with an obstinate attitude of baseless oppositional defiance.
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 county to open at least one early voting center 14 days before an election. […]
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 returns and contribute any amount to We Build The Wall, Inc. We Build […]