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Ag Commissioner Pate seeking reelection
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Ag Commissioner Pate seeking reelection

Pate said during his first term the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries has implemented the statewide branding program, Sweet Grown Alabama, increased funding for the Alabama Farm to School Program, successfully administered Alabama’s first industrial hemp program, and helped farmers navigate the COVID-19 pandemic

Ivey taking ‘hard look’ at Literacy Act delay bill
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Ivey taking ‘hard look’ at Literacy Act delay bill

By MARY SELL, Alabama Daily News MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Gov. Kay Ivey is being asked to veto a bill approved Monday to delay until 2024 a requirement that third grade students who can’t read proficiently must repeat the grade. Legislation to delay by two years the holdback requirement for third graders under the 2019 Literacy...

Curbside voting ban goes to governor
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Curbside voting ban goes to governor

The Alabama Senate on Monday gave final approval to legislation to put into law a ban on curbside voting in the state. The Alabama Secretary of State has already disallowed drive-up ballot drop offs.