Headlines- January 11, 2018

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER – Toyota-Mazda plant: Alabama ‘has a plan’ to train 4,000 workers.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER – House Judiciary sends crime bills to subcommittee.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER – Task force hopes to save $34 million with overhaul of juvenile justice system.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER – House committee approves bill revising special U.S. Senate election law.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER – Ivey seeks 3 percent raise for state employees, 2.5 percent for teachers.

DOTHAN EAGLE – Funding proposal would rapidly expand pre-K.

DOTHAN EAGLE – The Dothan Eagle:  Alabama: The Motor State?

AL.COM – It’s official: Toyota-Mazda announces Alabama factory.

AL.COM – Alabama providing $380 million in incentives for Toyota-Mazda.

AL.COM – It’s ‘a little early to tell,’ but new auto plant could boost Port of Mobile.

AL.COM – Judge dismisses lawsuit challenging Alabama voter ID law.

AL.COM – Could 4,000 Toyota-Mazda jobs turn into 16,000 jobs in Huntsville?

AL.COM – South Alabama dangled its own megasite to Toyota and Mazda, but came up short.

AL.COM – For Huntsville, Toyota-Mazda announcement ‘another national championship’.

AL.COM – Location, logistics may have lured Toyota-Mazda to Alabama.

AL.COM – Jefferson County to commit $30 million to downtown stadium.

AL.COM – Trump celebrates Toyota-Mazda decision to pick Alabama.

AL.COM – Contributor Amanda Walker:  Privileged kids are the results of successful parents.

AL.COM – Alabama city makes New York Times list of ’52 Places to Go in 2018′.

AL.COM – Columnist John Archibald:  What Alabama needs now is … what he said.

SENATE SKETCHES – “Senate Sketches,” Sen. Hank Sanders’ weekly message to his constituents.

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER – Columnist Steve Flowers’ Inside the Statehouse:  History may record Sen. Richard Shelby as Alabama’s greatest senator.

YELLOWHAMMER NEWS – An Alabamian on the TVA Board.

DECATUR DAILY – Construction of auto plant could benefit union workers.

DECATUR DAILY – Toyota-Mazda plant, called “game changer” for area, was the talk of Greenbrier for months.

DECATUR DAILY – Consolation prize outside Limestone: supplier jobs.

FLORENCE TIMES DAILY – Auto assembly plant will affect Shoals.

FLORENCE TIMES DAILY – The Times Daily:  Ivey’s message sets optimistic tone for session.

GADSDEN TIMES – Contributor State Rep. Craig Ford:  Legislators shouldn’t ignore infrastructure, education, jobs in election year.

ANNISTON STAR – Bill would raise Alabama’s minimum tobacco use age to 21.

ANNISTON STAR – Head Start links families to food help.

ANNISTON STAR – How northern Alabama lands big industrial projects.

ANNISTON STAR – The Anniston Star:  Serendipity and success in Huntsville.