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Daily News Digest – October 28, 2021
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Daily News Digest – October 28, 2021

Preview: Special session starts today; Health officials: COVID-19 numbers moving in right direction; Biden to Capitol Hill for latest budget pitch; Garland defends school board memo amid Republican criticism; Woman gets life in prison for helping husband plan killings

Biden to Capitol Hill; Paid family leave nixed from plan
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Biden to Capitol Hill; Paid family leave nixed from plan

Democrats' disputes over the big domestic policy bill has held up passage of a separate $1 trillion package of road, broadband and other infrastructure projects that cleared the Senate with bipartisan support. Progressive House Democrats want to see the fine print of the big domestic bill before voting on the infrastructure measure.

Daily News Digest – October 27, 2021
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Daily News Digest – October 27, 2021

Redistricting maps pass committee along party lines; Medicaid enrollment increases with COVID-19, federal rules; Claudette Colvin seeks expungement; Biden, Democrats race to finalize scaled back budget deal; Senators put YouTube, TikTok, Snap on defensive over kids' use

Super PAC supporting Katie Britt launches
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Super PAC supporting Katie Britt launches

Alabama Conservatives Fund, which supports former Business Council of Alabama President Katie Britt's candidacy, launched this week and is planning a series of advertising spots touting the Republican from Enterprise.

Daily News Digest – October 18, 2021
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Daily News Digest – October 18, 2021

Despite low unemployment, state's economy suffers from workforce participation slump; Long-serving State Rep. Victor Gaston won't seek reelection; FDA panel endorses booster shot for J&J COVID-19 vaccine; Crunch time: Biden, Dems face critical next 2 weeks for agenda; AP Top 25

Daily News Digest – October 14, 2021
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Daily News Digest – October 14, 2021

Redistricting session coming soon, but where are the maps? Committee revising state constitution close to final vote; Enrollment increases for community colleges, slight decreases for some universities; Mental capacity at issue as Smith faces another execution date; Inflation: surging prices match a 13-year high

Daily News Digest – October 13, 2021
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Daily News Digest – October 13, 2021

Off to the (House) races; As Democrats press forward with IRS monitoring rule, Tuberville seeks support for countermeasure; 2 inmates killed within a week in state prisons; 'Difficult decisions' as Biden, Democrats shrink plan to $2T; FDA authorizes first e-cigarette, cites benefit for smokers

Daily News Digest – October 12, 2021
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Daily News Digest – October 12, 2021

Marsh gauging 'real interest' in education for 2022; COVID-19 update: Hospitalizations way down statewide; Merck asks FDA to authorize promising anti-COVID pill; Judge: Prison staffing levels will be issue on DOJ lawsuit; House returns for debt limit vote