Small town political gazette – 3/16/11

Alexander City OutlookUse tax, sales tax not the same

Andalusia Star NewsLocal school officials hope rolling reserves mean better budgets

Daily Sentinel - Jackson County Commission says Probate Judge overpaid

Dothan EagleRedistricting likely for Houston County

Enterprise LedgerCoffee Commissioners adopt resolution opposing E911 legislation

Ledger Enquirer - Attorneys in suit over alleged beating of suspect in settlement talks

The News Courier - Schools paid teacher $78k while on leave

Prattville ProgressJeff Langham: State’s school budget solution is unrealistic

 

 

Legislative Dispatch

A Look from the Rearview Mirror

This Thursday will mark the last day of the legislative Session.  For some, it was a Session that seemed would never end.  For others, it was one that ended much too quickly.  It may be early, yet, to write an obit on this Session, but as we approach the finish line, some perspective may be in order.

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Putting Students First

As you know, a very important piece of legislation will be presented for our consideration in the House tomorrow in Montgomery – Senate Bill 310 – the “Students First” tenure and fair dismissal reform bill. Like me, many House members have been inundated with phone calls and emails from opponents of this bill, and some have been [...]

Legislative Transparency

There are a lot of issues to debate before we begin the final days of this session. In fact, I am quite certain there will be some comments on this post debating many of them. Before we get into the last seven day of the session I wanted to bring up a topic that [...]


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