Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced that global automotive supplier Vuteq USA plans to invest more than $60 million to open a manufacturing facility to serve the Mazda Toyota Manufacturing U.S.A. (MTMUS) auto assembly plant in Huntsville, AL. Japan-based Vuteq, which has operated in North […]
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Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday announced $3.3 million in grants are being awarded to Auburn University, The University of Alabama and the Alabama Department of Public Health. Funds from the grants will go to their efforts to make Alabama highways safer. Using data compiled by […]
The state has known for many years that its prisons were overcrowded and understaffed. Further, it has perennially ignored the widespread abuse and neglect of prisoners in its care.
This was just more absurdist political theater from the Republicans, but it also clearly shows that they have a real problem finding the courage to denounce prejudice and bigotry.
Gov. Kay Ivey signed SB 236 into law today. The bill, sponsored by Tim Melson (R-Florence), will set up a commission to study the best path forward for legalizing medical marijuana in Alabama. Dustin Chandler, whose daughter Carly inspired Caryl’s Law, posted on Facebook thanking […]
On Friday, June 7th, Mississippi Senator Roger Wicker announced that the Southern Rail Commission received a grant from the Federal Government for $33 million. This grant will allow Amtrak to resume passenger rail service from New Orleans to Mobile for the first time since Hurricane […]
The 2019 Alabama Legislative Session was one of the most controversial sessions in Alabama history so let’s look at what all was accomplished and what was left on the table this year. What Passed A lot of bills saw their way to the Governor’s desk […]
Very sad news as we head into what appears to be the last day of the 2019 Legislative Session. State Rep. Jimmy Martin (R-Clanton) has died, according to State Sen. Cam Ward (R-Alabaster). Martin was a familiar face in the Alabama House of Representatives, having […]
The House has given final passage to a substitute bill of SB 191 that would increase transparency around civil asset forfeiture in Alabama. The bill becomes law immediately after approval from Governor Kay Ivey. The substitute, by Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur), would require the Alabama […]
HB 468, sponsored by State Rep. Chris England (D-Tuscaloosa), was signed into law today by Governor Kay Ivey. HB 468 provides a two-step raise for certain employees of the Alabama Department of Corrections and expands the incentive program to include bonuses for additional training achievements. […]