Filibuster on Payroll Deduction Bill

As I started to write this blog post, the House moved to adjourn at 11:59PM and to reconvene at 12:01AM on December 15. That essentially means they are bracing themselves for an all-nighter. There were cries from the press room asking them not too, but they couldn’t hear us behind the glass. Democrats started to [...]

Special Session Next Week

In case you haven’t heard, Governor Bob Riley announced Wednesday that Alabama lawmakers will show up to work more than 3 months early for a Special Session on ethics reform. Riley’s call for a Special Session included bills to outlaw or limit certain lobbyists practices as well as those that happen during campaigns. It turns [...]