Category: <span>Digest</span>

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

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

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...