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Governor signs prison reform into law

In a ceremony at the state Capitol on Thursday, Gov. Robert Bentley signed into law a long-awaited plan to reform Alabama prisons. Senate Bill...

This week in the Alabama legislature: May 19-21

What happened in the Alabama legislature this week? Plenty. On Tuesday, the House passed a general fund budget  to the Senate for approval. House Bill 135...

Prison reform, privacy bills awaiting governor

Though the Alabama Legislature has yet to send general fund or education budgets to Gov. Robert Bentley for signature, statewide prison reform and privacy bills...

Prison overhaul bill near final passage

The Alabama Legislature could give final approval to sweeping changes to sentencing and probation standards in an effort to relieve crowding in state prisons. The...



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