Headlines for January 12, 2018

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER – Alabama Senate GOP agenda includes income tax adjustment.

AL.COM – Alabama K-12 school system gets a C+ in new report.

YELLOWHAMMER NEWS – Jeff Sessions pledges new look into old administration’s shutdown of drug investigation.

YELLOWHAMMER NEWS – State Senator hopes to spur rural broadband development in Alabama with incentive program

DOTHAN EAGLE – Now it’s time to invest in Alabama.

AL.COM – Alabama flu outbreak declared emergency: Schools close, hospitals reschedule surgeries.

AL.COM – Doug Jones cosponsors bill to renew CHIP funding.

AL.COM – Gulf Shores fish kill leaves locals holding their noses.

AL.COM – Toyota-Mazda incentive package tops $800 million, Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle says.

AL.COM – Ivey, Battle already campaigning on new Toyota-Mazda jobs.

AL.COM – How did Huntsville land Toyota-Mazda plant? By failing in the past.

AL.COM – Birmingham area hospitals over capacity due to ‘major flu situation’.

AL.COM – Gov. Kay Ivey joins push for statewide regulations for Uber, similar companies.

AL.COM – As state grapples with mental health lawsuits, more funding could be on the way.

AL.COM – North Carolina offered $1.5 billion in incentives to Toyota-Mazda.

AL.COM – Birmingham now in ‘middle of diamond’ among Toyota-Mazda, other automakers.

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER – Walt Maddox: The picture Ivey painted of the state was fiction.

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER – State still behind in LGBT protection as lawmakers return to Montgomery, LGBT group says.

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER – Columnist Joey Kennedy:  The real State of the State.

DECATUR DAILY – The Decatur Daily:  North Alabama enjoys Huntsville growth.

DECATUR DAILY – Racial divisions continue 50 years after King’s assassination.

GADSDEN TIMES – Absence of distractions a positive for Legislature.

ANNISTON STAR – Proposed bill would allow license holders to provide emergency contact information.

ANNISTON STAR – When Alabama goes all in.