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Alabama Senate gives the OK to possible $5 issuance fee for Mobile County licenses
A Mobile County clerk helps a Mobile man at the Mobile County License Commission office in this February 2010 photo.
Mon May 20, 2013
Governor Bentley Statement Following Oklahoma Tornado
"Dianne and I are offering prayers of support for everyone in Oklahoma. The people of Alabama can identify first-hand with those who have suffered such a devastating loss.
Live updates: Accountability Act delay rejected
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - AL.com reporter Chuck Dean talks about the happenings in the Alabama Legislature on the last day of the regular session Monday, May 20, 2013, at the Alabama State House.
Gov. Robert Bentley says House members 'made a mistake' by rejecting tax credit delay
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Governor Robert Bentley this afternoon said that members of the House of Representatives "made a mistake" by rejecting his suggestion to delay private school tax credits by two years.
The Decatur Daily
Alabama Democrats fail in goal to expand Medicaid
When the session began in February, Democratic legislators said their No. 1 goal was expanding Alabama's Medicaid program under the federal Affordable Care Act.
The Decatur Daily
Accountability Act still issue on last day
Alabama will have an Accountability Act in place Tuesday morning, it's just a matter of which version.
Sun May 19, 2013
Manic Monday: Legislators return for busy final day of legislative session
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Legislators return Monday for a jam-packed final day of the legislative session with key votes looming on campaign finance, state borrowing, guns in workplace parking lots and the drug testing of welfare recipients.
Sat May 18, 2013
Senator to Bentley: "I will not sit by and passively allow......
Senator to Bentley: "I will not sit by and passively allow... children being subjected to a less than stellar education" BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Gov.
Alabama's Unemployment Rate Drops to 6.9%
April's rate represents 150,503 unemployed persons, compared to 155,011 last month and 158,749 in April 2012.
Fri May 17, 2013
ALDOT: U.S. 280 highway project begins Sunday with incentives to...
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The Alabama Department of Transportation's project to modify traffic flow along U.S. 280 in Jefferson and Shelby counties begins Sunday night -- weather permitting.
Lyme Disease in the South
Alabama Governor Robert Bentley recently declared May as Lyme Disease Awareness Month, but a diagnosis can be hard to come by in the state.
Mobile County Judicial Commission adds two more lawyers to applicant list
MOBILE, Alabama - The Mobile County Judicial Commission this afternoon announced two more applicants for a soon-to-be vacant judgeship, bring the total number to 25.
Last day of the legislative session looking like a mad scramble -- or ...
We've got a plate full already. I just don't want it to disrupt our game plan." -- Sen.
After Solomonic ruling on school act, Bentley should take aim at gun bill
Alabama Governor Robert Bentley signs legislation that establishes a framework for posthumous pardons in the case of the Scottsboro Boys at the Scottsboro Boys Museum and Cultural Center in Scottsboro, Ala.
Thu May 16, 2013
Superintendents React To Gov. Bentley's Accountability Act Amendment
Governor Robert Bentley said Wednesday he wants a two-year delay on the private school tax credits established by the Alabama Accountability Act.
The Decatur Daily
Insurance exchanges are effective
Unlike Alabama, which is dragging its feet at every step, Oregon has been proactive in efforts to set up the online health insurance exchange contemplated by the Affordable Care Act.
Wed May 15, 2013
Sen. Dick Brewbaker says Republicans likely to disagree over Bentley amendment
MONTGOMERY, Alabama --- Sen. Dick Brewbaker of Pike Road said he and his Republicans colleagues will probably be divided on whether to accept Gov.
Major Brian Harris Gets Promoted, Again
Former Tucker Precinct Commander Brian Harris is set to lead a division of the Alabama Army National Guard after receiving a promotion to the rank of Brigadier General.
Gov. Robert Bentley wants two-year delay on school tax credits established by Alabama Accountability Act
"The people of the state do believe that public money should go to public education, and I believe that," Bentley said.
Gov. Robert Bentley to deliver 2013 Alabama update in Huntsville next week
Gov. Robert Bentley will deliver the 2013 Alabama update at noon May 22 at Von Braun Center North Hall in Huntsville, according to the Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County.