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Changes coming in gas tax bill released today
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Changes coming in gas tax bill released today

By Mary Sell and Caroline Beck, Alabama Daily News MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Proposed gas tax legislation is being revised to reduce and clarify fees on electric and hybrid vehicles, according to environmental groups. The bill’s sponsor confirmed changes are being made to the legislation, which is expected to be re-filed today. Changes will lower a proposed...

Data on Alabama universities coming soon, step toward performance-based funding
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Data on Alabama universities coming soon, step toward performance-based funding

By Mary Sell, Alabama Daily News More information about how well Alabama colleges and universities are meeting their missions will soon be more easily available to the public. State House leaders say data like graduation and retention rates could eventually be tied to institutions’ state funding. Starting this year, higher education “accountability metrics” will be...