http://www.al.com/news/birminghamnews/index.ssf?/base/news/1164796447313400.xml&coll=2 – Commission makes recommendations for improvement of education to Riley; Governor says he will support incentive pay for teachers.
http://www.al.com/news/birminghamnews/index.ssf?/base/news/1164797390313400.xml&coll=2 – Environmental watchdog group ceases operations due to lack of funds.
http://www.al.com/opinion/birminghamnews/index.ssf?/base/opinion/1164797413313400.xml&coll=2 – The Birmingham News calls Attorney General’s request of former chancellor for help in locating job for staff member’s mother “a really bad judgment call.”
http://www.al.com/news/huntsvilletimes/index.ssf?/base/news/1164795566313410.xml&coll=1 – Governor sets January primary date as campaigns begin to fill seat following death of Rep. Albert Hall (D-Gurley).
http://www.gadsdentimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061128/NEWS/611280320/1137/NEWS – Action seeking disqualification of Sen. Larry Means (D-Attalla) may stay as a separate legal action and not be joined with other cases seeking ouster of Democratic senators despite today’s court ruling.
http://www.gadsdentimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061129/NEWS/611290358/1016/NEWS – Despite calls by editorial boards, Secretary of State insists she will not resign post before end of term.
http://www.gadsdentimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061129/NEWS/611290347/1050/OPINION – The Gadsden Times comments on the controversy surrounding the reelection of Sen. Larry Means.
http://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061129/NEWS02/611290326/1009 – Vote on Amendment One appears headed for recount.
http://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061129/OPINION01/611290309/1012/OPINION – The Montgomery Advertiser supports calls for independent oversight of PSC.
http://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061129/OPINION0101/611280301/1012/OPINION – Commentary by residential care provider praises DHR’s efforts to improve services to children.
http://www.politicalparlor.net/sanders-senate-sketches/senate-sketches-1017/ – Sen. Hank Sanders’ weekly newspaper column for his constitutents.
http://www.decaturdaily.com/decaturdaily/opinion/editorials/061129a.shtml – The Decatur Daily sees actions of Attorney General in seeking job from former chancellor as a “lapse that undermines public trust.”
http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061129/NEWS/611290343/1012/editorial1 – The Tuscaloosa News calls for Governor to initiate investigation of AG’s actions in seeking job from ousted chancellor.
FROM TODAY’S ANNISTON STAR:
State & Region News
Department of Corrections steps up recruitment of future officers
By Brian Lyman
Star Capitol Correspondent
MONTGOMERY — It’s still short, but it’s a start.
The Alabama Department of Corrections, facing shortages of correctional officers and overcrowding throughout the system, has seen year-to-year increases in the number of cadets working in state prisons and the number of people taking tests to become officers.
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