MONTGOMERY — The Alabama House is expected to vote this week on the 2022 General Fund budget, while the Senate's priorities include gambling legislation and bills that could blur the lines of authority between the legislative and executive branches of state government.
MONTGOMERY — Legislation to reduce the amount of time parole violators serve in county jails and compensate selected jails more for holding state inmates passed the Senate on Thursday with amendments.
MONTGOMERY — A bill that would create a centralized database of background checks and disciplinary records of law enforcement officers has passed the Senate=.
MONTGOMERY — A bill that would expand existing law regarding moving violations in designated construction zones created by the Alabama Department of Transportation or county transportation departments has passed the Senate.
MONTGOMERY — Rep. Proncey Robertsons’ House Bill 477, the Alabama Uniform Concealed Carry Permit Act, was approved Thursday in the Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee.
MONTGOMERY — A bill to close the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board’s about 170 retail stores by 2026 cleared the Senate Tourism Committee on Thursday.
MONTGOMERY — An Alabama legislative committee on Wednesday voted down a proposal giving counties and municipalities more flexibility in removing historical monuments, including Confederate statues.
MONTGOMERY — The Alabama Senate on Wednesday approved a bill to create a new state agency to oversee the expansion and availability of high-speed broadband services throughout the state.
MONTGOMERY — A bill that would delay by three years the holdback requirement in the Alabama Literacy Act received unanimous support in the Senate Education Policy Committee Wednesday.
MONTGOMERY — The Alabama House on Tuesday passed a bill that would ensure some businesses can’t be closed during states of emergency while their competitors remain open.
Transgender youth in Alabama would not be able to be treated with puberty-blockers, hormone treatment or surgery under a bill approved Tuesday by the Alabama Senate, as parents and trans youth rallied outside the Statehouse in opposition.
MONTGOMERY — The House is also expected to vote today on a bill that would ensure some businesses can’t be closed during states of emergency while their competitors remain open.