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School, voting and public records bills pending on Alabama Legislature’s last day

BY: - June 6, 2023

Several significant bills await final passage as the Legislature meets Tuesday for the final day of the 2023 regular session. Among the legislation awaiting passage is a bill that criminalizes organizations and individuals with assisting people with their absentee ballots; a bill that ensures children are ready for the first grade, and one that expands […]

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Alabama House committee approves bill criminalizing absentee ballot assistance

BY: - April 19, 2023

An Alabama House committee Wednesday approved a bill that would make it a felony for most individuals and organizations to assist people with absentee ballots. The House Constitution, Campaigns and Elections Committee approved HB 209, sponsored by Rep. Jamie Kiel, R-Russellville, on a 9-3 vote. It moves to the full House of Representatives. Kiel said […]