HOUSE REPUBLICAN CAUCUS ANNOUNCES 2017 “ALABAMA PROUD” LEGISLATIVE AGENDA

HOUSE REPUBLICAN CAUCUS ANNOUNCES  2017 “ALABAMA PROUD” LEGISLATIVE AGENDA

The Alabama House Republican Caucus on Thursday announced the measures that will be included in its official legislative agenda for the 2017 regular session, which convenes on February 7.  Titled the “Alabama Proud” legislative agenda, it seeks to highlight, improve, and protect the aspects that make our state a special place to live, work, and raise our children.

“Alabamians are a fiercely proud people who appreciate the traditions, qualities, and deeply held conservative beliefs that make our state unique,” House Majority Leader Micky Hammon (R …

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MCCUTCHEON ANNOUNCES MEMBERS OF HOUSE DRIVER’S LICENSE REVIEW COMMITTEE

MONTGOMERY – Speaker of the House Mac McCutcheon (R-Monrovia) on Thursday announced the members of the House Interim Committee on Driver’s License Review.  The committee was created by HR11 during the recent special session.

“Access to driver’s license offices and reduced wait times at these facilities continue to be a priority for our members,” McCutcheon said. “I’m confident this committee will work diligently and bring forward workable solutions that improve the driver’s license process for the citizens of Alabama.”

Rep. Randall Shedd (R-Cullman), who …

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ALABAMA HOUSE APPROVES TAXPAYER ADVOCATE LEGISLATION SPONSORED BY REP. MARK TUGGLE

Montgomery – On the first day that bills could be brought to the chamber floor for consideration in the 2016 regular legislative session, the Alabama House on Tuesday approved legislation sponsored by State Rep. Mark Tuggle (R – Alexander City) that would strengthen and broaden the duties of the Taxpayer Advocate in the Department of Revenue.

Tuggle’s bill was included in the House Republican Caucus’s 2016 “Right for Alabama” legislative agenda that was announced prior to the session’s start.

“Our state government has had …

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HOUSE REPUBLICAN CAUCUS UNVEILS “RIGHT FOR ALABAMA” AGENDA FOCUSING ON JOBS, SCHOOLS, AND UNBORN LIFE

HOUSE REPUBLICAN CAUCUS UNVEILS “RIGHT FOR ALABAMA” AGENDA FOCUSING ON JOBS, SCHOOLS, AND UNBORN LIFE

MONTGOMERY – House Speaker Mike Hubbard (R – Auburn) was joined by Majority Leader Micky Hammon (R – Decatur) and State Rep. Donnie Chesteen (R – Geneva) on Wednesday as they unveiled the House Republican Caucus’s 2016 “Right for Alabama” legislative agenda.

“Our ‘Right for Alabama’ agenda focuses on important issues like job creation, protecting public school students from harm, demanding the dignity that unborn life deserves, and other vital initiatives,” Hubbard said.  “It also continues Alabama’s on-going fight against wrong-headed federal policies that …

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ALABAMA HOUSE PASSES EDUCATION TRUST FUND BUDGET LEGISLATION

ALABAMA HOUSE PASSES EDUCATION TRUST FUND BUDGET LEGISLATION

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama House on Tuesday passed the state’s proposed $5.9 billion Education Trust Fund Budget with a 51 to 47 vote.

Due to ObamaCare’s forced financial burdens, the budget provides significant funding to protect teachers and support staff from skyrocketing insurance premiums and also prioritizes funding for classrooms and local school districts to help ensure Alabama children are provided the best education possible.

House Speaker Mike Hubbard (R-Auburn) applauded Ways and Means Education Chairman Bill Poole (R-Tuscaloosa) for making the tough decisions required to draft …

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