2014 Legislature

Cost Of Liviing Raises
11:16 am
Sun December 8, 2013

2014 Could Be Repeat Of 2013 For Alabama Raises

Alabama teachers could be in line for another pay raise when the state legislature meets next year.
Credit heritage.org

  Alabama teachers could be in line for another pay raise when the state legislature meets next year, but non-education state employees should not get their hopes up.

Gov. Robert Bentley says he plans to propose an increase for education employees. But he says the state General Fund is too anemic to do the same for non-education employees.

Bentley says he has not decided how much of a raise he will recommend for teachers.

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GOP Agenda
3:29 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

Alabama House GOP Sets 2014 Agenda

The House Republican Caucus unveiled what it is calling its "Common Sense Conservative" agenda Thursday.
Credit RNC

House Speaker Mike Hubbard says the agenda for the House Republican Caucus in 2014 will continue the GOP's record of changing the status quo, and it will include several measures affecting taxpayers.

The House Republican Caucus unveiled what it is calling its "Common Sense Conservative" agenda Thursday.

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Alabama Legislature-Welfare Bill
5:01 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Alabama Senator Plans To Introduce Welfare Bill

State Senator Arthur Orr plans to introduce legislation that would require welfare applicants to have applied for at least three jobs.
Credit Alabama State Senate / http://www.legislature.state.al.us

A state senator plans to introduce legislation that would require welfare applicants to have applied for at least three jobs.

Republican Sen. Arthur Orr of Decatur says he plans to pre-file the bill in the Senate before the 2014 session begins in January. Orr says his bill is similar to legislation and rule changes in other states.

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