Some north Alabama lawmakers on the Alabama Medical Marijuana Study Commission say they're confident they can get legislation approved during the 2020 legislative session, but at least some law enforcement groups are already raising concern.
Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall said that if multi-state litigation against Purdue Pharma and other opioid manufacturers is settled, he thinks settlement money should be distributed based on the drugs’ toll on a state, not its population.
1. England Elected as new chair; Worley not backing down After the Alabama Supreme Court on Friday stayed a temporary retraining order that had blocked a Saturday morning meeting for the insurgent wing of the Alabama Democratic Party, they now have elected a new chair and vice-chair. Rep. Chris England, D-Tuscaloosa, received 104 of 171...
A special committee of Alabama lawmakers approved $5 million in funding for state universities this week as part of a higher education "equalization fund" offering some universities who felt slighted by state appropriations in this year's education budget.