Posted: 04/10/2013 - It's official. Gov. Robert Bentley is running for re-election in 2014.
Posted: 04/10/2013 - U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), Ranking Member of the Senate Budget Committee, issued the following statement today regarding President Obama’s FY 2014 budget submission:
Posted: 04/09/2013 - Gov. Robert Bentley says he will seek a second term.
Posted: 04/08/2013 - Alabama lawmakers have passed two very similar bills that would make it easier to criminally charge people who abuse, neglect or financially exploit the elderly, and the sponsors say they expect the governor to sign one of them into law.
Posted: 04/05/2013 - Alabama's governor has promoted his homeland security director, Spencer Collier, to secretary of law enforcement.
Posted: 04/05/2013 - Democratic leaders from the Alabama House and Senate are proposing legislation to repeal a new law providing state tax credits for parents who send their children to private schools rather than failing public schools.
Updated: 04/04/2013 - Governor Robert Bentley on Thursday signed legislation aimed at attracting thousands of additional jobs to Alabama.
Posted: 04/02/2013 - Alabama Secretary of State Beth Chapman says she won't seek any position in next year's election and will take a sabbatical from elective office.
Updated: 03/26/2013 - Gov. Robert Bentley told retired educators that he signed a bill providing private school tax credits because of the flexibility it gives public schools to try new ideas to improve learning.
Posted: 03/21/2013 - The Alabama Legislature has wrapped up the first half of its 2013 session and gone on spring break.
Posted: 03/20/2013 - Alabama's common core standards for public schools have survived another challenge.
Posted: 03/14/2013 - The state of Alabama says it will allow hundreds of immigrants to take driver license tests under a new Obama administration rule.
Posted: 03/13/2013 - A Senate committee has sent a bill to the floor that could allow private operators to lease lodging facilities and golf courses within 12 state parks.
Posted: 03/13/2013 - An Alabama House Committee has approved a bill that would regulate the issuing of title loans, while allowing most of the title loan businesses to continue operating.
Posted: 03/13/2013 - The sponsor of a bill to repeal the state's use of Common Core education standards has decided to kill his own bill.
Posted: 03/12/2013 - Governor Robert Bentley on Tuesday visited Jackson Hospital in Montgomery to highlight his support for legislation designed to transform the Alabama Medicaid Agency into a more efficient and more affordable program for the taxpayers of Alabama.
Posted: 03/11/2013 - Women Democratic lawmakers in Alabama are upset that the Republicans are pushing bills limiting abortions and some types of birth control.
Posted: 03/08/2013 - The National Rifle Association has contributed $28,450 to Alabama congressmen since Jan. 1 2009 while the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence gave them none, according to an analysis of federal elections records by the group Maplight.
Posted: 03/07/2013 - The Alabama House has voted to uphold Gov. Robert Bentley's veto of a bill to allow teachers and other school personnel to train as reserve sheriff's deputies.
Posted: 03/07/2013 - The Alabama Supreme Court can decide whether the governor gets to sign private school tax credits into law.
Posted: 02/28/2013 - The Alabama Senate has passed a school flexibility bill, but with one major difference from the House's version.
Posted: 02/27/2013 - An Alabama House committee has approved a bill to allow a person to carry a pistol in his or her vehicle without a permit if the person is going to a range to practice firing the weapon.