Alabama September 18 vote http://apr.org en Ala. Legislature Approves Bill to Repay Savings http://apr.org/post/ala-legislature-approves-bill-repay-savings <P>The Alabama House has given final passage to a bill that requires full repayment of money transferred from an oil and gas revenues savings account to the state's General Fund budget.</P> <P>The House voted 90-0 Thursday to approve an amendment put on in the Senate that requires repayment of the money even if the Legislature doesn't appropriate the funds.</P> <P>An amendment to allow the state to take the money from the Alabama Trust Fund and use it for the cash-strapped General Fund budget was approved by voters in September. Wed, 20 Feb 2013 12:53:47 +0000 The Associated Press 25287 at http://apr.org Ala. Legislature Approves Bill to Repay Savings Friday Deadline to Register to Vote in Alabama http://apr.org/post/friday-deadline-register-vote-alabama <p>Friday is the deadline to register to vote in Alabama's constitutional amendment referendum on Sept. 18.</p><p>Secretary of State Beth Chapman says citizens can register at their local board of registrars or they can fill out forms at state and county offices that provide public assistance, such as the state Department of Human Resources. She says forms are also available when obtaining or renewing a driver's license.</p><p>Chapman is also reminding voters that Thursday, Sept. 13 is the last day to apply for an absentee ballot for the referendum.</p> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 13:49:25 +0000 The Associated Press 17365 at http://apr.org Friday Deadline to Register to Vote in Alabama