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Alabama Medical Marijuana Bill Passes Senate

Brent Wilson | March 12, 2020

Alabama is one step closer to having access to medical marijuana. The Alabama Senate passed SB165 from Senator Tim Melson (R-Florence) with a vote of 22-11. The bill would be the strictest medical marijuana bill to be passed in the United States, requiring patients to...

Alabama Constitutional Carry Bill Passes Senate Committee

Brent Wilson | March 5, 2020

A bill that would remove the requirement for citizens in Alabama to obtain a permit to conceal carry a firearm has passed a Senate Committee on a 6-4 vote. The bill, SB1, was filed by Gerald Allen (R-Tuscaloosa) and has faced opposition from gun control...

Alabama Teachers Receive 4% Pay Raise

Brent Wilson | May 29, 2019

The Alabama House overwhelmingly passed SB 192 on Tuesday, which provides a 4% pay raise for Alabama teachers and other public school employees. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur) sponsored the bill. The pay raise will put the starting salary for an Alabama teacher with a bachelors degree...

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