Will special session include sentencing reform? Will the State House be open during the special session? Alabama virus hospitalizations continue downward trajectory? Democrats tie government funding to debt bill, GOP digs in; News Briefs
Perry County facility key factor in prison plan; Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine works in kids ages 5 to 11; Senate parliamentarian deals blow to Dems' immigration push; Law enforcement confronts Haitian migrants at border; AP Top 25
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
'Design-build' process could see prisons built more quickly; Hospitalizations plateau, begin decline; Hubbard apologies, seeks early release from prison; Manchin nixes Biden's $3.5T budget plan, urges $1.5T instead; AP Top 25
Big day for prison plan; Hassell wins HD78; Counties ask for $10M reimbursement from state for county jail strains; COVID-19 boosters are coming but who will get them and when? Evacuees plead for action: 'We are in some kind of jail'
A moment of silence for COVID-19 victims today; Inside Alabama Politics; Congressional committee questions Alabama's 'slow' distribution of rental assistance; Taliban stops planes of evacuees from leaving; Column: The miracle of America in the Afghanistan debacle
1. Amid virus surge, rising vaccination rates offer hope FILAlabama’s improving COVID-19 vaccination rates are offering a glimmer of hope to medical officials as the state continues to see a crush of virus patients in hospitals. But there is also concern about what is coming as the state moves through Labor Day weekend gatherings, the start...
State turns to college football to boost vaccinations; Constitution recompilation committee discusses racial language edits; Tyson, Perdue to pay $35M to settle with chicken farmers; US hiring slows after 2 strong months; Football is back
Redistricting public hearings start; Fewer Alabama high school grads going straight to college; Alabama universities try out vaccine incentives to boost shots; SCOTUS divides 5-4 to leave Texas abortion law in place; Ready for some football?
Biden defends departure from Afghanistan; Rogers: Biden's words 'hollow'; Alabama community colleges offer students vaccine incentives; Dismukes pleads not guilty to theft charge; US consumer confidence falls in August to 6-month low
Daily News poll: Brooks leads Senate race, but Britt has an opening; Commission on pandemic response narrows scope, lawmakers ask pointed questions; Federal team to help with COVID-19 surge at Dothan hospital; US says 1,500 Americans may still await Kabul evacuation as threat grows; Supreme Court orders 'Remain in Mexico' policy reinstated
Polling on legislative issues; As COVID cases rise, emergency leave unavailable for teachers; Alabama ranks 4th in country for new virus cases; Moderates bring House to standstill in Biden budget clash; Taliban takeover prompts fears of a resurgent al-Qaida