Committee holds public hearing on “What is a Woman” legislation

On Wednesday, the committee held a public hearing to allow the public to voice their support or opposition to House Bill 111, the “What Is a Woman?” bill sponsored by Rep. Susan DuBose (R-Hoover). The public hearing was held during a meeting of the House Judiciary Committee, and a total of eight people, four in […]

Bill banning DEI measures for public entities passes Senate committee

A Senate committee on Wednesday approved passage of a bill that would ban diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives from certain public entities in Alabama. The bill, SB129, is sponsored by Sen. Will Barfoot, R-Pike Road. The law states that public higher education institutions, state agencies, and local boards of education are prohibited from promoting or […]

Public stands against bill to restructure Archives board

Rep. Kelvin Lawrence, D-Montgomery, said Wednesday he couldn't remember a time when he sat in a hearing where everyone opposed the bill. But the House Boards, Agencies, and Commissions Committee heard about a dozen people oppose a bill by Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Josephine) that would change how commissioners of the Alabama Department of Archives and […]

EXCLUSIVE: Blue State Shields Schools’ Sex Ed, Gender Trainings From Public View

The Illinois Attorney General's Office is withholding records from the state's largest school district about gender and sexuality lessons offered in classrooms, according to a Jan. 5 letter sent to the Daily Caller News Foundation. It is said that he gave permission to do so. Since 2021, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) has paid Lurie Children's […]

Yuma police notify public of level three sex offender, Jeremy David Weaver

Jeremy David Weaver is a Level 3 sex offender with a high risk of reoffending. YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) – The Yuma Police Department (YPD) is warning the community about Level 3 sex offender Jeremy David Weaver. Jeremy David Weaver, 43, lives in the Castle Dome and Yuma Palms area. He is described as 5 […]

Alabama lawmaker introduces bill to ban ESG from public contract awards

State Rep. Chip Brown (R-Hollinger's Island) submitted a bill Prohibits the use of environmental, social, and governmental (ESG) criteria when awarding public contracts in Alabama. Although opposition to ESG practices has gained attention at the public policy level in recent years, the issue is still relatively unknown to the general public. ESG is standard defined […]

Alabama school choice bill receives first public hearing

On Wednesday, the Senate Finance, Taxation, and Education Committee held a hearing on the Creating Hope and Opportunity for Student Education (CHOOSE) Act of 2024. The Choose Act makes Education Savings Accounts (ESAs) available to parents of children. We provide educational services to these children. Senate Bill 61 (SB61) is introduced by Chairman Arthur Orr […]