Daily Headlines, Saturday, 5/26/2012

Montgomery AdvertiserState asks court to remove immigration law injunctions

Huntsville TimesCity school board hires operations director and three ninth-grade academy administrators

Birmingham NewsGov. Bentley to pocket veto Alabama Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights II

Birmingham NewsInmate stabbed to death at Bibb County Correctional Facility

Birmingham NewsBirmingham police officer arrested in Hoover child pornography investigation

Birmingham NewsBirmingham police officer charged in Warrior arson, but not in connection with other fires

Birmingham NewsJefferson County adds 32 schools to successful Alabama Math, Science and Technology Initiative

Press-RegisterFederal prosecutors rest in Bayou La Batre corruption case

Press-RegisterMobile Fire-Rescue Chief Dean to lead national association

Press-RegisterGilliard sets smart example for other schools to follow (editorial)

Press-RegisterCouncil members should cooperate in search for solutions (Press-Register editorial)

Tuscaloosa NewsTuscaloosa mayor says disaster grant should fund 8 projects

Tuscaloosa NewsPanel ousts primary winner

Tuscaloosa NewsCahaba festival celebrates lilys status as icon of biodiversity

Anniston StarA bad law by any name: Alabama’s immigration law is seen nationally for what it is

Anniston StarSarrell has left giant footprints

Anniston StarRedistricting and race: Line-drawing by Alabama Legislature sign of unseemly politics

Anniston StarThe jewel among us: Jones’ tenure at CDP set the standard for facility’s future years

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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