Laura Hall News & Articles

AL Democrats Seek Medicaid Expansion

Brent Wilson | March 12, 2020 Medical insurance cards on the calculator. Health care costs con

Today, Rep. Laura Hall (D-Huntsville) introduced a bill, HB448, to extend Medicaid coverage for new and expectant mothers for up to a year post-partum, while Rep. Mary Moore (D-Birmingham) introduced a bill, HB447, to fully expand Medicaid coverage. Rep. Neil Rafferty (D-Birmingham) introduced two resolutions...

AL Democrats Look To Tackle Coronavirus And Healthcare Issues

Brent Wilson | March 12, 2020 money doctor

In the next few hours, Rep. Laura Hall (D-Huntsville), Rep. Mary Moore (D-Birmingham), and Rep. Neil Rafferty (D-Birmingham) will hold a press conference to introduce four pieces of legislation that will address the rural health care crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic. The World Health Organization...

AL House Votes To Raise Marriage Age To 18

Brent Wilson | February 26, 2020 Wedding rings

The Alabama House of Representatives voted Tuesday to raise the legal age a person in the state can get married without parental consent from 16 to 18 years old. The bill, HB48, is sponsored by Laura Hall (D-Huntsville). The bill originally only raised the age...

Alabama HB 96 Would Treat One Ounce of Marijuana As Simple Fine

Brent Wilson | March 14, 2019 Marijuana Leaf

Representative Laura Hall wants to change Alabama’s marijuana laws. Hall has introduced HB 96 which will change what defines unlawful possession of marijuana in the first degree and second degree while also creating unlawful possession of marijuana in the third degree. The bill, should it...

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