ALABAMA HOUSE REPUBLICAN CAUCUS ANNOUNCES 2014 “COMMONSENSE CONSERVATIVE” LEGISLATIVE AGENDA

ALABAMA HOUSE REPUBLICAN CAUCUS ANNOUNCES  2014 “COMMONSENSE CONSERVATIVE” LEGISLATIVE AGENDA

Montgomery – Alabama Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard (R – Auburn) was joined by House Majority Leader Micky Hammon (R – Decatur), Agenda Platform Committee Chair Representative Randy Davis (R – Daphne) and several other House Republican Caucus Members on Thursday as they unveiled the bills and initiatives included in the Republican Caucus’ 2014 “Commonsense Conservative” legislative agenda.

“Our agenda earned its label because each of these bills are commonsense measures that represent the conservative beliefs and principles that Republicans embrace,” Hubbard said.  “They continue …

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SPEAKER HUBBARD ANNOUNCES COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS FOR 2014 LEGISLATIVE SESSION

SPEAKER HUBBARD ANNOUNCES COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS FOR 2014 LEGISLATIVE SESSION

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard (R-Auburn) on Thursday announced a slate of new vice chairman and other important committee appointments that will begin during the 2014 Regular Legislative Session.

“I am confident that this group of legislators will continue our successful efforts to fundamentally change how Montgomery operates,” said Hubbard. “Our work over the past three years has placed Alabama firmly on the road to reform and this year will be no different.  Each of these individuals is uniquely qualified to fill …

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SPEAKER HUBBARD APPOINTS REP. LESLEY VANCE TO CHAIR HOUSE FINANCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE

SPEAKER HUBBARD APPOINTS REP. LESLEY VANCE TO CHAIR HOUSE FINANCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE

Montgomery – Alabama Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard (R – Auburn) on Monday announced that he has appointed State Rep. Lesley Vance (R – Phenix City) to serve as chairman of the House Financial Services Committee.

The committee handles legislation that addresses issues affecting banking, lending, and other finance-related industries.

“Rep. Vance possesses a deep knowledge of banking issues and other fiscal matters that are vital to this committee, and he has set himself apart as a leader within the body,” Hubbard said.  “I trust that he …

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Responsible Budgeting Practices Maintain Fiscal Stability in the Classroom

Responsible Budgeting Practices Maintain Fiscal Stability in the Classroom

MONTGOMERY – The chairmen of Alabama’s House and Senate Education Budget Committees held a news conference on Tuesday to discuss how newly-implemented, common-sense budgeting practices have allowed lawmakers to balance the state’s education budget while avoiding devastating mid-year cuts, or proration, for the second year in a row.

Senator Trip Pittman (R-Montrose), chairman of the Senate Finance & Taxation Education Committee, and Representative Bill Poole (R-Tuscaloosa), chairman of the House Ways and Means Education Committee noted that no budget has been prorated since Republicans gained legislative …

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HUBBARD ANNOUNCES REP. ALAN HARPER TO CHAIR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM COMMITTEE

HUBBARD ANNOUNCES REP. ALAN HARPER TO CHAIR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM COMMITTEE

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard (R-Auburn) announced Monday that Representative Alan Harper (R-Northport) has been named Chairman of the Economic Development and Tourism Committee and will replace Rep. Barry Mask (R- Wetumpka) who announced his resignation from the House of Representatives effective September 30.

Hubbard said that Harper’s business background and commitment to public service made him the obvious choice for the role.

“Rep. Harper’s career in economic development spans three decades and I’m confident the knowledge and skills he brings to the …

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