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Tuesday, July 27, 2021

    Alabama House votes to make targeting law enforcement officers hate crime

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - On Thursday, the Alabama House of Representatives passed a bill that would add law enforcement officers to the list of groups protected from hate crimes and enhance penalties for the commission of any crime against officers if the crime was committed...

    Legislative wrap-up: 5 local bills signed into law

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Amid ongoing coverage of COVID-19, with the addition of protests and violence nationwide, the conclusion of Alabama’s 2020 legislative session passed quietly. All five local bills pertaining to Cullman County received signatures from Gov. Kay Ivey on May 18 and became...

    Opinion: Legislative update from Rep. Randall Shedd

    "Major broadband legislation will be addressed again in my committee (House Urban & Rural Development) this coming week. A working group of legislators met with Governor Ivey this past week to make final changes to SB215 carried in the House by Rep. Danny Garrett, R-Trussville. This...