Daily Headlines, Tuesday, 11/13/2012

Montgomery AdvertiserState briefs: Alabama EMA workers helping in New York

Montgomery AdvertiserMore Alabama students taking college test prep classes

Birmingham NewsHomewood City Council reschedules meetings, declares that new rec plans will be available to public

Birmingham NewsDemocrats still hold most Alabama courthouse offices, but GOP makes gains

Birmingham NewsU.S. Supreme Court decision to review Shelby County voting rights challenge draws national attention

Birmingham NewsMore Jefferson County sewer bondholders ask judge for help in their quest for higher customer sewer rates

Press-RegisterDespite ‘power struggle,’ Jerry Carl says he’s ready to be Mobile County Commission president

Press-RegisterAuburn University investigation of landfill regulations comes to Birmingham

Press-RegisterCorpse flowers, ethereal and otherworldly, bloom in Alabama’s woods

Tuscaloosa NewsPolitician leaves a legacy of leadership

Anniston StarPaying for education: State Board should adopt measures that increase spending on schools

Decatur Daily Hartselle, Priceville: difference in vision

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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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