Fine Geddie & Associates provides a newsletter of candid assessment and background information on bills currently in the Alabama Legislature.
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Late in the day on Thursday, the Alabama Senate voted 22-11 to pass SB165 by Sen. Tim Melson, M.D. (R - Florence). The bill to establish a comprehensive medical marijuana program in the state will go on to the House for consideration. Continue reading >
Tuesday's primary election results yielded hotly contested runoffs for March 31, with a GOP U.S. Senate battle between former Auburn football coach, Tommy Tuberville, and former U.S. Senator and Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Continue reading >
After more than three hours of debate Thursday, the Alabama Senate approved new limitations on the establishment of future occupational taxes in the state, sending the measure to Gov. Kay Ivey on a split vote. Continue reading >
FEBRUARY 21, 2020
WEEK THREE: MOST RECOMMENDATIONS OF MILITARY STABILITY COMMISSION APPROVED BY SENATE
The Alabama Senate devoted much of Tuesday to passage of recommendations from the Military Stability Commission, chaired by Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth, the chamber's presiding officer. Continue reading >
Alabama lawmakers took steps this week to utilize 2021's positive revenue forecast as an opportunity to prepare for leaner years that are sure to come. Continue reading >
Alabama's 2020 Regular Session began this week on an upbeat note, as official budget projections showed healthy revenue growth to support routine operations and new initiatives. Continue reading