Category: <span>Aggregated</span>

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

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

Daily News Digest – September 27, 2021
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Daily News Digest – September 27, 2021

10 things to know as the special session begins; Alcohol law goes into effect Oct. 1, but don't expect deliveries right away; Big week ahead after budget talks hit 'stalemate'; Poll numbers down, justices say they aren’t politicians; AP Top 25

Weekend Digest – September 26, 2021
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Weekend Digest – September 26, 2021

1. Alabama lawmakers weigh using virus funds to build prisons Alabama is weighing the use of $400 million in pandemic relief funds to build new prisons, a proposal that state Republican leaders say would save state taxpayer money but that critics argue is not the intended use of the federal aid. Lawmakers on Monday are...

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