Representative Becky Nordgren http://apr.org en Wind Legislation Faces Public Hearing http://apr.org/post/wind-legislation-faces-public-hearing <p>The first ever state regulations on wind energy could become law soon.&nbsp; The legislation has already passed in the Senate and a public hearing is scheduled for tomorrow in the House.&nbsp; Texas-based Pioneer Green Energy is charging the <a href="http://alisondb.legislature.state.al.us/acas/ACTIONViewFrameMac.asp?TYPE=Instrument&amp;INST=SB12%20&amp;DOCPATH=searchableinstruments/2014RS/Printfiles/&amp;PHYDOCPATH=//alisondb/acas/searchableinstruments/2014RS/PrintFiles/&amp;DOCNAMES=SB12-int.pdf,SB12-eng.pdf," target="_blank">legislation</a> is intended to stop two of their wind farms fro Tue, 18 Mar 2014 11:42:19 +0000 Jeremy Loeb 48569 at http://apr.org Wind Legislation Faces Public Hearing Panel Oks Taking Guns To Range With No Permits http://apr.org/post/panel-oks-taking-guns-range-no-permits <P>An Alabama House committee has approved a bill to allow a person to carry a pistol in his or her vehicle without a permit if the person is going to a range to practice firing the weapon.</P> <P>The House Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee voted 5-3 in favor of the bill. It is opposed by some law enforcement officials who have argued it would give criminals a way to get around the law requiring them to have a permit to carry a concealed firearm. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 22:18:12 +0000 The Associated Press 25751 at http://apr.org Panel Oks Taking Guns To Range With No Permits