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8 hrs ago | The Montgomery Advertiser
Senate leadership Thursday largely shrugged off Gov. Robert Bentley's threat to veto any education budget without a teacher pay raise or full funding for insurance.
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12 hrs ago | The Montgomery Advertiser
A great deal of improvement is needed if Alabama is to take a more forward-looking fiscal approach, rather than continuing to simply contrive to get each year's budgets done by the end of the legislative session.
House Speaker Mike Hubbard says the legislature has a responsibility when it comes to the budgets and it will take into account what the governor wants, but not treat it as sacred.
PESA was selected as a 2014 recipient of the eighth annual Governor's Trade Excellence Award.
Former State Senator Lowell Barron is scheduled to be in a DeKalb County courtroom Friday morning for a motions hearing in his corruption trial.
Gov. Robert Bentley said the state is bringing in a nationally recognized consulting group to implement reforms at a state prison thrust into the national spotlight over accusations of widespread sexual harassment and abuse.
Alabama legislators passed several restrictive abortion bills this week, including one that could mean felony charge against any doctor performing such a procedure on a woman who'd been pregnant as little as six weeks.
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - A 40-day prayer vigil aimed at closing Huntsville's last remaining abortion clinic kicks off Saturday morning.
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There is the possibility that you may be arrested, beaten and thrown in jail without cause.
Gov. Robert Bentley is expected to sign a bill that approves dual enrollment to foster a better-educated local workforce.
After years of killing bills to tighten regulations on payday loans, the Legislature may agree to set up a database to make sure people don't take out more than $500 in loans at one time.
Gov. Robert Bentley said Wednesday he would amend any budget that did not include a pay raise for teachers and increased funding for insurance for education employees.
Gov. Robert Bentley talks to the media after signing the Alabama Accountability Act of 2013 Thursday, March 14, 2013, at the Capitol in Montgomery, Ala.
The Senate changed the 2 percent raise to a 1 percent, one-time bonus. The Senate-passed budget would level fund the Public Employees' Health Insurance Program.
After more than six hours of debate, the Alabama House of Representatives passed four abortion bills backed by the Alabama Pro-Life Coalition, including one meant to challenge the legality of abortion.