Posted: 05/20/2013 - In August, Florida shoppers will be able to buy computers without having to pay sales tax.
Updated: 05/20/2013 - The Alabama House has rejected Gov. Robert Bentley's proposal to delay private school tax credits for two years.
Posted: 05/17/2013 - The growing use of unmanned "eyes in the sky" is raising many privacy concerns, but Congress is getting mixed advice on what to do about civilian drones.
Posted: 05/17/2013 - Pictures from Rep. Martha Roby's trip to the Middle East can be seen on her Facebook page.
Posted: 05/16/2013 - House Republicans are looking at a student loan system that would give students lower interest rates in coming years but would cost students more over time.
Posted: 05/16/2013 - A Tallahassee group with close business ties is rolling out its annual list of recommended budget vetoes.
Posted: 05/16/2013 - Gov. Robert Bentley says his first impression of the state education and state general fund budgets is that they are basically fine.
Posted: 05/16/2013 - U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), ranking member of the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today delivered the following statement at a subcommittee hearing on the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s budget request for fiscal year 2014:
Updated: 05/16/2013 - Seeking answers on the response of U.S. Armed Forces in the September 11, 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya, the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL), is continuing its oversight of the matter.
Posted: 05/16/2013 - Opportunity to repeal costly law “once and for all”.
Posted: 05/15/2013 - Gov. Nathan Deal has signed an executive order implementing restrictions on a set of academic standards adopted by the state.
Posted: 05/15/2013 - U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), a senior member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, issued the following statement today in support of the final passage of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2013:
Posted: 05/15/2013 - Attorney General Strange said Alabama is benefitting from major advances in the safe disposal of prescription medicines, with records set during recent Prescription Drug Take-Back events and with a new law that will make it easier for people to deliver unused, expired and unwanted medicines for proper disposition.
Updated: 05/15/2013 - A water plan passed by the U.S. Senate will not limit Georgia's water use from two federal reservoirs, a restriction sought by lawmakers in Alabama and Florida.
Updated: 05/15/2013 - The House Committee on Agriculture has begun its meeting to consider a new five-year Farm Bill, officially known as the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management (FARRM) Act of 2013.