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Daily News Digest – September 28, 2021
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Daily News Digest – September 28, 2021

Special session begins; Judiciary chairman to Treasury: Alabama 'misusing' COVID-19 funds for prisons; Tuberville bill would nix proposed IRS bank monitoring measure; GOP blocks government funding and debt limit increase; Dems will try again; Pentagon leaders to face Congress on Afghan pullout decision

Ivey to call special session on prisons Sept. 27
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Ivey to call special session on prisons Sept. 27

Legislative leadership has been meeting with Ivey’s team and Alabama Department of Corrections’ officials since early summer to craft a draft bill that has been circulating among lawmakers this month. It allows the state to borrow up to $785 million and use several hundred million in federal COVID relief funds to build at least three new prisons and renovate others.

Daily News Digest – September 16, 2021
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Daily News Digest – September 16, 2021

Alabama has blocked more than $5 billion in unemployment fraud since start of pandemic; James stakes out culture issues in mulling another run for governor; Dubose challenges Drake in HD45; Patrice 'Penni' McClammy plans to run for her late father's House seat; House panel rejects drug pricing plan in setback to Biden