Daily Headlines, Saturday, 11/12/2011

Montgomery AdvertiserState prisons hold Veterans Day events

Montgomery AdvertiserCondoleezza Rice recalls Ala. roots

Montgomery AdvertiserPSC race hottest in state

Montgomery AdvertiserObama criticizes Ala. immigration law

Montgomery AdvertiserFolmar dies at 81

Montgomery AdvertiserOfficials remember a ‘great American’

Montgomery AdvertiserPrattville studies sewer fees

Montgomery AdvertiserGood news sends oil prices higher

Montgomery AdvertiserJefferson County Bankruptcy: Alabama in a state of uncertainty

Montgomery AdvertiserEditorial: Honor our veterans

Huntsville TimesHuntsville-Madison County Veterans Memorial described as ‘beautiful’, ‘magnificent’ (video)

Huntsville TimesA humble thanks for our veterans (editorial)

Birmingham NewsPanel urges every child be tested for high cholesterol between 9 and 11

Birmingham NewsDisabled American Veterans commander urges help for injured military

Birmingham NewsPostal Service offers amnesty, wants its wayward equipment back

Press-RegisterFeinberg: Shrimpers to get more generous claims offers

Press-RegisterFederal prosecutors indicate plan for new indictment against Bayou La Batre mayor

Press-RegisterIt’s too early to pull plug on BP cleanup (editorial)

Anniston StarGiving a city what it deserves: Meeting shows how much residents care about Anniston

Anniston StarA call to action on Veterans Day: Leave no one behind

Gadsden Timesfood drives under way

Associated PressKay Ivey leads southern trade mission toTaiwan

New York TimesTax Burdens Tilt Coastal, and System’s Fairness Is Debated

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.


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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