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Retail Report: 2019 Regular Session Summary

Retail Report: 2019 Regular Session Summary

In the first year of their term, Alabama lawmakers elected in 2018 tackled hot-button issues in long work weeks and late-night debates. The Alabama Legislature packed much into its three-month 2019 regular session. The Legislature approved changes in unemployment compensation…

Bill blocking new municipal occupational taxes dies in House

Bill blocking new municipal occupational taxes dies in House

Legislation that would have prevented cities without an occupational tax from adopting such a tax died in the House. In the final legislative week, not enough House members voted to consider SB305 by Sen. Jimmy Holley, R-Elba, before the state’s budgets….