Press Conference on Special Session Tomorrow

Governor Bob Riley has called a press conference for tomorrow afternoon at 3PM to discuss a “Possible Special Session” according to the press release. In this reporter’s opinion it is to call a Special Session and not just to discuss one or to say he’s decided not to. It has reached a point now where [...]

When the Special Session Will Happen

No, don’t get excited. I don’t have the big scoop on when it will happen. But after speaking with many lawmakers over the past 2 days, it is clear this Special Session to address ethics reform is going to happen and it’s not difficult to figure out when it will occur. Let’s take a look [...]

Special Session Possible on Ethics

Governor-Elect Robert Bentley spoke to both the House and Senate GOP caucuses yesterday and during his remarks he addressed the possibility of a Special Session of the Alabama Legislature on ethics reform. “Ethics reform can’t be passed fast enough for me,” Bentley said. Current Governor Bob Riley has discussed the possibility of a special session [...]

House & Senate Leadership Selections

Yesterday, the Alabama GOP found itself in a position it hadn’t experienced in more than 130 years (There’s been a lot of this lately). It was their turn to pick the top leaders in the Alabama Statehouse. Senate leaders met at the Alabama Forestry Association in Montgomery to pick their Majority Leader and President Pro-Tempore [...]