STATE REP. JIM PATTERSON PRAISES HOUSE FOR PASSAGE OF HIS “TAX ELIMINATION ACT” AND CALLS ON SENATE TO TAKE QUICK ACTION

STATE REP. JIM PATTERSON PRAISES HOUSE FOR PASSAGE OF HIS “TAX ELIMINATION ACT” AND CALLS ON SENATE TO TAKE QUICK ACTION

Montgomery – State Rep. Jim Patterson (R – Meridianville) on Thursday praised the Alabama House for its passage of the “Tax Elimination Act” legislation he is sponsoring and called on the State Senate to take quick action on the bill when it reaches the floor.

The House approved the measure unanimously with a 96 – 0 vote.

The bill, which is part of the House Republican Caucus’ Commonsense Conservative Agenda that was unveiled several weeks before the session’s start, provides the Alabama Department of Revenue with the …

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HOUSE AWARDS PASSAGE TO “SMALL BUSINESS TAX RELIEF ACT” SPONSORED BY STATE REPRESENTATIVE BARRY MOORE

HOUSE AWARDS PASSAGE TO “SMALL BUSINESS TAX RELIEF ACT” SPONSORED BY STATE REPRESENTATIVE BARRY MOORE

Montgomery – With a vote of 96 to 2, the Alabama House on Thursday gave its approval to the “Small Business Tax Relief Act,” a pro-business measure sponsored by State Rep. Barry Moore (R – Enterprise) and included in the House Republican Caucus’ Commonsense Conservative Agenda that was announced a few weeks before the session convened.

“The Small Business Tax Relief Act is designed to help alleviate the burdens and frustrations of collecting sales taxes that many business owners experience,” Moore said.  “Because small business owners …

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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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REP. BILL POOLE SECURES HOUSE PASSAGE OF HISTORIC LEGISLATION TO BOOST ALABAMA’S AEROSPACE INDUSTRY

REP. BILL POOLE SECURES HOUSE PASSAGE OF HISTORIC LEGISLATION TO BOOST ALABAMA’S AEROSPACE INDUSTRY

Montgomery – By a unanimous and bipartisan vote of 102 – 0, the Alabama House on Thursday gave its approval to the Alabama Commercial Aviation Business Improvement Act , a measure sponsored in the House by State Rep. Bill Poole (R – Tuscaloosa) and projected to create thousands of aerospace manufacturing jobs across the state once it is enacted.

The bill is narrowly written to provide a measure of civil liability protections to Airbus and its Alabama based suppliers.  Airbus is already expected to create roughly …

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Announcing the 2013 Republican Caucus Legislative Agenda

Announcing the 2013 Republican Caucus Legislative Agenda

Republicans in the House of Representatives understand that the rights of Alabamians are under constant threat from an ever-expanding and encroaching federal government, committed liberal activists, and entrenched special interests fighting to preserve the dysfunctional status quo.  For that reason, House Republicans propose this “We Dare Defend Our Rights” agenda for the 2013 legislative session, and will prioritize their work to ensure that each of these items become law.

Based upon the official state motto, adopted in 1923 at the suggestion of State Archives Director Marie …

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