HOUSE PASSES LEDBETTER RESOLUTION CREATING THE “ALABAMA SCHOOL SECURITY AND STUDENT SAFETY TASK FORCE”

Montgomery – Recognizing the potential threats posed by terrorism and a recent rash of school shootings, the Alabama House on Tuesday approved a resolution by State Rep. Nathaniel Ledbetter (R – Rainsville) that creates the School Security and Student Safety Task Force study group.

Ledbetter’s resolution is included in the House Republican Caucus’s “Right for Alabama” legislative agenda that was announced prior to the session’s start.

“Alabama has been extremely fortunate to avoid a violent situation like those that have occurred in schools …

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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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REPUBLICAN CAUCUS SECURES HOUSE PASSAGE OF ALL “ALABAMA FIRST” LEGISLATIVE AGENDA BILLS

REPUBLICAN CAUCUS SECURES HOUSE PASSAGE OF ALL “ALABAMA FIRST” LEGISLATIVE AGENDA BILLS

Montgomery – With Wednesday’s passage of the School Choice and Student Opportunity Act, Speaker Mike Hubbard announced that the Alabama House Republican Caucus has successfully secured approval of all of the bills in its multi-faceted “Alabama First” legislative agenda.

“The House Republican agenda represents a commitment to our constituents that these are the bills we feel are among the most important and most worthy of being prioritized.  Just as we have done in past years, our caucus has kept its word and approved each …

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HOUSE APPROVES SCHOOL CHOICE AND STUDENT OPPORTUNITY ACT

HOUSE APPROVES SCHOOL CHOICE AND STUDENT OPPORTUNITY ACT

Montgomery – The House of Representatives on Wednesday awarded its approval to the “School Choice and Student Opportunity Act,” a measure sponsored in the House by State Rep. Terri Collins (R – Decatur) and designed to empower parents and expand school choice options through the creation of public charter schools in Alabama.

The bill is part of the House Republican Caucus’s “Alabama First” legislative agenda.

“Every child in Alabama deserves a high quality education, and the School Choice and Student Opportunity Act empowers parents …

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