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.
Posted: 02/26/2013 - The Alabama Senate has approved a proposed constitutional amendment to protect the display of the Ten Commandments in public buildings.
Posted: 02/26/2013 - The Alabama House has passed a bill that makes it a crime to fail to report that a child is missing or that a child has died to law enforcement officials.
Posted: 02/20/2013 - Attorney General Luther Strange today expressed his support for legislation to streamline law enforcement in Alabama, consolidating a multitude of agencies for more effective operations and more efficient use of scarce resources.
Posted: 02/20/2013 - Governor Robert Bentley on Wednesday signed the People’s Trust Act, a bill that requires the full repayment of money transferred from the Alabama Trust Fund to the state’s General Fund budget.
Posted: 02/20/2013 - Legislation to consolidate a number of state law enforcement agencies into one organization has moved within one step of final passage.
Posted: 02/20/2013 - Legislation allowing city and county school systems to opt out of state education laws could come up for a final vote in the Senate as early as next week.
Updated: 02/18/2013 - Alabama Representative Martha Roby delivered the weekly Republican address on February 16, 2013, addressing the sequester and its affects on the United States military.
Posted: 02/13/2013 - A state Senate committee has approved legislation designed to give city and county school systems more flexibility in dealing with state education laws.
Posted: 02/12/2013 - U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) tonight responded to President Obama’s State of the Union address saying the speech was “not serious” and “based in liberal ideology rather than fiscal reality.”
Posted: 02/12/2013 - This evening, Alabama Democratic Party Chairman, Judge Mark Kennedy, responded to President Obama’s State of the Union address.
Posted: 02/12/2013 - The Alabama Senate has voted to consolidate the information technology operations of all state agencies under a board that could outsource services.