- Common Core sides spar over 'opt out' bill Updated: Mar-11-14 1:01 pm
- Alabama editorial roundup Updated: Mar-11-14 12:43 pm
- Ala. committee holds hearing on Common Core bill Updated: Mar-11-14 5:37 am
- Ala. considers allowing marijuana oil for seizures Updated: Mar-10-14 5:43 pm
- Supreme Court split on rewriting Ala. Constitution Updated: Mar-09-14 1:35 pm
- Ala. senator gets second shot at liquor tastings Updated: Mar-07-14 5:34 am
- Ala. House approves execution drug secrecy bill Updated: Mar-06-14 10:10 pm
- Ala. governor hiring national firm to help prison Updated: Mar-06-14 8:49 pm
- Indicted former Ala. senator cites AG's payments Updated: Mar-06-14 6:27 pm
- Ala. joins agricultural lawsuit against California Updated: Mar-06-14 5:45 pm
- Alabama Senate OKs $100 million for digital books Updated: Mar-06-14 4:49 pm
- Ala. House approves execution drug secrecy bill Updated: Mar-06-14 2:45 pm
- Alabama State supporters rally over budget Updated: Mar-06-14 12:52 pm
- Merry Christmas bill nearing passage in Alabama Updated: Mar-06-14 5:34 am
- Ala. Senate panel OKs bill on pistols in vehicles Updated: Mar-05-14 8:39 pm
- Alabama Senate stalls on Birmingham water bill Updated: Mar-05-14 6:52 pm
- New payday lending bill moving in Ala. Legislature Updated: Mar-05-14 4:40 pm
- Bills change criteria for Alabama teacher layoffs Updated: Mar-05-14 4:01 pm
- Alabama House approves fetal heartbeat bill Updated: Mar-04-14 9:09 pm
- Alabama House approves fetal heartbeat bill Updated: Mar-04-14 8:52 pm
- Alabama lawmaker's wallet snatched in gas station Updated: Mar-04-14 8:40 pm
- Ala. governor to sign dual enrollment scholarships Updated: Mar-04-14 7:20 pm
- Ala. Senate OKs bonus for retired state workers Updated: Mar-04-14 6:47 pm
- Ala. House OKs 48-hour abortion waiting period Updated: Mar-04-14 5:37 pm
- Court rules against Gulf Shores in land dispute Updated: Mar-04-14 12:27 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - A state senator says letting local school systems opt out of Common Core would let policy makers compare outcomes between the new and old curriculum standards.
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MONTGOMERY, Alabama - A legislative committee will hold a public hearing Tuesday morning on a proposal to let local school systems opt out of the Common Core curriculum standards.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - A Huntsville legislator is working on changes to a bill that he hopes will persuade the Senate to approve the use of marijuana oil to treat children's seizures.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama's highest court is divided over whether the state Legislature is acting legally by rewriting the state Constitution a few portions at a time.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - State Sen. Billy Beasley is getting a second shot at passing his bill to allow liquor and wine tastings in state-run liquor stores.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Makers and suppliers of Alabama's execution drugs would be kept secret and not released to the public or the courts under a bill approved Thursday in the Alabama House of Representatives.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Gov. Robert Bentley said the state is bringing in a nationally recognized consulting group to implement reforms at a state prison thrust into the national spotlight over accusations of widespread sexual harassment and abuse.
FORT PAYNE, Alabama - An indicted former state senator accused of making improper payments to a campaign aide has filed court papers citing the attorney general's payments to a campaign staffer.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange announced Thursday that the state has joined a lawsuit to block California from imposing some of its own agricultural standards on out-of-state producers.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - The Alabama Senate is trying to provide schools with up to $100 million to convert from paper textbooks to digital textbooks.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama is the latest state to try to keep secret the makers and suppliers of the state's execution drugs.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama State University students and supporters rallied in the rain outside the Statehouse on Thursday to make sure a big budget cut is restored to their university.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - The Alabama Legislature is getting close to enacting a law to allow public schools to educate students about the history of traditional winter celebrations and allow student and staff to exchange seasonal greetings.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - People would be able to carry loaded pistols in their vehicles without a concealed carry permit, under a proposal pending in the Alabama Legislature.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - A bill to restructure the Birmingham Water Works Board has stalled in the state Senate.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - After years of killing bills to tighten regulations on payday loans, the Legislature may agree to set up a database to make sure people don't take out more than $500 in loans at one time.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - House and Senate committees have approved bills saying that seniority can't be the most significant factor considered by city and county school boards when they write policies for laying off teachers due to funding problems or declining enrollment.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - The Alabama House of Representatives on Tuesday approved several abortion restrictions, including one that bans them once a fetal heartbeat is detected, which can happen as early as six weeks into a pregnancy.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - The Alabama House of Representatives has approved several abortion restrictions, including one that bans them once a fetal heartbeat is detected.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - An Alabama state lawmaker says a man snatched his wallet in a Montgomery gas station and ran off with it.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - The Alabama Legislature is creating a scholarship program, funded by private donations, to help high school students take technology courses simultaneously at a community college in expectation of getting a good job at an Alabama industry.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - The Alabama Senate is trying to give retired state employees their first pension bonus since 2008.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - The Alabama House of Representatives has voted to extend the required waiting period before an abortion from 24 to 48 hours.
GULF SHORES, Alabama - The Alabama Supreme Court has ruled against Gulf Shores in an ongoing dispute over land the city annexed in the Fort Morgan area.