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Alabama lawmakers approve teacher pay raises

  Longtime Alabama teachers will soon be rewarded for their tenure, as the state recently approved a record $8.3 million education budget including pay raises of up to 21% for teachers. Teachers…

End of session roundup: What Alabama lawmakers approved

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama lawmakers have ended the 2022 legislative session. The election-year session saw Republicans push through a number of priority bills ahead of next month primaries. Alabama will become the 22nd state…

Trans youth medication ban passed by Alabama lawmakers

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama lawmakers have approved sweeping legislation that would outlaw transgender youth's access to gender-affirming medications. They also approved a separate measure that would require students to use bathrooms corresponding to their…

Alabama bill seeks to resist Biden actions on gun violence

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama lawmakers have approved legislation aimed at resisting a half-dozen executive actions by President Joe Biden to combat gun violence. The Alabama House of Representatives voted 68-28 on Thurdsay for legislation. It now goes to Alabama…

Ivey signs bills making Alabama 'most pro-military state'

By WVUA 23 News Reporter Valarie Bracken  Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey this week signed six Senate Bills offering greater protections and privileges for military members in the state. Here's a rundown of what those bills are: Senate Bill 116 allows…