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February 8, 2021 Group Watch: News & Views from the State House

The Alabama Legislature’s 2021 Regular Session began last week, with COVID-19 and education concerns taking center stage. Read on for a quick breakdown of House and Senate activity and see below for more details on the Governor’s plans and priorities for the coming months. Wednesday, February 3 (2nd legislative day and a committee day):

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February 8, 2021 Group Watch: Tweet of the Week

@willainsworthAL Feb. 2 Since Republicans took the Legislature in 2010, Del Marsh has been an honest, inspirational, and fair-minded Senate President Pro Tem. Our thanks to Sen. Marsh for helping reform AL’s government, and we wish our new Pro Tem Greg Reed much success as he leads the upper chamber.

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February 8, 2021 Group Watch: Gov Ivey’s “State of the State”

Last week, Governor Kay Ivey gave the annual “state of the state” address from the old House Chamber in the Alabama State Capitol to a virtual and television audience. Her remarks largely focused on helping the state recover from the coronavirus pandemic and on distribution of the vaccine, and she

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February 8, 2021 Group Watch: Education A Priority in 2021 Session

Alabama state revenue is solid and safe for the current budget year thanks to conservative budgeting, Rolling Reserve Act safeguards and the growth of online sales tax revenue from the Simplified Sellers Use Tax. The governor announced her proposal for a 2 percent raise for public education employees, which seems to

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February 8, 2021 Group Watch: Session Taking Early Break

After this Thursday, the legislature will push pause for a week. The break will give lawmakers the chance to evaluate how well COVID-19 safety measures in the Senate and House have worked and to assess the status of legislation in progress to set priorities for the coming weeks. Both the

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February 8, 2021 Group Watch: New Pres Pro Tem Sworn In

Last Tuesday, Senator Greg Reed (R-Jasper) was sworn in as the Alabama Senate’s president pro tempore. He was elected to the position — the upper chamber’s highest — by a unanimous vote. Reed has served in the Senate since 2010 and was previously the majority leader in the Senate; a

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February 8, 2021 Group Watch: New Majority Leader Elected

With Senator Greg Reed elected to the Senate president pro tem position, his previous role of majority leader for the Republicans has been filled by Senator Clay Scofield of Guntersville. He was unanimously elected to the position, and in a statement, Scofield said he’s, “honored to serve as the Republican

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January 2021 Group Watch: News & Views from the State House

The new year is upon us, and there’s already been a lot of activity. Vaccinations are moving ahead statewide. Preparations are being made and plans and agendas are being formed for the coming 2021 legislative session. And more positive economic development news keeps rolling in. So far, so good, 2021! 2021 Regular

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January 2021 Group Watch: Tweet of the Month

@MacDistrict25 Jan 13 Great news for Huntsville and the Redstone Region today as @usairforce selects to move the U.S. Space Command to Redstone Arsenal. My full statement is below.

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January 2021 Group Watch: Gov Ivey Gets Second Vaccine Shot

While it seems clear many Alabamians are ready to get the vaccine, when Governor Ivey got the second dose of her COVID-19 vaccination earlier this week at Baptist Medical Center South in Montgomery, she made a point to encourage all citizens to prepare to receive theirs when they can. She told reporters the shots

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