A bill in the Alabama Legislature would stop the growth of police jurisdictions in the state and rein in municipalities’ ability to enforce planning and zoning requirements outside their limits.
A bill expected to be filed in the Alabama Legislature this week proposes to delay by seven weeks the 2022 primary and runoff election dates in order to give the Legislature more time to finalize new Congressional and State House district lines.
Alabama’s House of Repreresentatives unanimously passed two bills related to denying bail for those accused of committing violent crimes and creating a sexual assault survivor “bill of rights” on Tuesday.
The Alabama Senate is set to take up debate about a wide-ranging lottery and gambling bill by Sen. Del Marsh, R-Anniston — but some of Marsh’s colleagues in the House are taking a wait-and-see approach before supporting the plan.
Gov. Kay Ivey proclaimed Monday Supermarket Employee Day in Alabama as a way to honor grocery store workers who continued to work throughout the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A bill by Rep. Jim Hill, R-Odenville, would require each judicial circuit to establish a community punishment and corrections program in at least one county in the circuit.
Bills in the Alabama Legislature would allow student athletes at Alabama institutions of higher education to be compensated whenever their name, image or likeness is used in promotional material.
NASA successfully landed its fifth rover on Mars on Thursday afternoon, marking what local science experts say is a step closer to one day sending a human there.
MONTGOMERY — Legislation moving through the Legislature would create a sexual assault survivor “bill of rights” and sets a requirement for how long law enforcement must preserve evidence from sexual assault cases.
A delay in U.S. Census Bureau data to states until this fall could mean an odd situation for elected officials and those who wish to unseat them in 2022.
After days of warnings about winter weather — almost all of them aimed at the counties west of the Anniston area — Calhoun County residents woke to a light dusting of snow Tuesday morning, with flakes still coming down.
The Anniston Kiwanis Club’s annual Pancake Day breakfast is set for March 6 — and will be adapted for COVID-19 safety, like many traditional local events.
Regional Medical Center in Anniston announced Monday that the hospital is once again open to visitors, as the winter wave of COVID-19 continues to recede.
Three priority bills — renewing and revamping economic development incentives, untaxing relief funds and providing limited liability from COVID-19 related lawsuits — all passed in short order and have been signed into law by Gov. Kay Ivey.
A bill to require Alabama public school students to attend kindergarten or take an assessment to go directly to first grade received its first vote of approval, passing the House Education Policy Committee Wednesday.
The Alabama House on Thursday approved a bill to modify retirement benefits for newer teachers in the state. Advocates say more attractive benefits, including the ability to roll over sick leave and collect retirement after 30 years, will help with the state’s teacher shortage.
Alabama’s Senators and House Representatives discussed a variety of legislation on Wednesday in Montgomery.
The Alabama Senate on Wednesday gave final passage to bills preventing the taxing of federal relief funds and revamping the state's economic development incentives, sending the first two of three priority bills to Gov. Kay Ivey for her signature.
Legislation introduced by Sen. Del Marsh to organize and fund greater broadband internet expansion across the state passed its first committee vote on Wednesday with no opposition.
Sen. Del Marsh introduced a wide-ranging gambling bill in the Alabama Senate on Tuesday that would allow state voters to institute a lottery, expand casino gambling and legalize sports betting.
Tuberville will serve on the Senate Armed Services Committee, the Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee; the Health Education Labor & Pensions (HELP) Committee; and the Veterans Affairs committees.
The Alabama Senate on Thursday approved legislation to create a statewide standard for deploying 5G cellular infrastructure and setting limits on how much money local governments can charge providers for access to utility structures.
Bills to allow for the use of medical marijuana and the home delivery of alcohol, plus a long anticipated lawsuit liability bill, were some of the major legislation to advance Wednesday in the Legislature.