CNN - End of Session Recap

CNN - End of Session Recap

The 2022 Regular Legislative Session came to a close on Thursday, April 7, when lawmakers adjourned sine die minutes before midnight.
Read More
CNN Week 11 – Sine Die and Commissioner Barran Confirmed for New Term

CNN Week 11 – Sine Die and Commissioner Barran Confirmed for New Term

The 2022 Regular Legislative Session ended last week, adjourning sine die just before midnight on Thursday, April 7. Week 11 saw three legislative days instead of the anticipated four, as legislators ...
Read More
CNN Week 10 – First-Time Homebuyer Renewal Bill Passes!

CNN Week 10 – First-Time Homebuyer Renewal Bill Passes!

The Alabama Legislature’s tenth week in regular session is complete, with only four legislative days remaining. Legislative leadership has strongly hinted that this week will be the last week, using four ...
Read More
Federal Legislative & Regulatory Updates Pertinent to REALTORS®

Federal Legislative & Regulatory Updates Pertinent to REALTORS®

Since the Legislature was on break last week, Alabama REALTORS® thought it would be a good time to update members on things going on at the federal level. Here is a ...
Read More
CNN Week 9 – Republican Agenda Bills, Gambling and Spring Break

CNN Week 9 – Republican Agenda Bills, Gambling and Spring Break

New bill filings continue to decrease as the end of the session nears. After the ninth week, updated bill totals are 518 in the House with 27 new bills filed last ...
Read More
Capitol News & Notes: Week 8 - Business Privilege Tax Reduction and Call for Action

Capitol News & Notes: Week 8 - Business Privilege Tax Reduction and Call for Action

Week eight of the 2022 regular legislative session is behind us. The Legislature convened three days during the week. This leaves only nine legislative days remaining this session. Here are the ...
Read More
Capitol News & Notes: Week 7 - Budgets Moving, Lottery Bills Filed, Stay Tuned for Call for Action

Capitol News & Notes: Week 7 - Budgets Moving, Lottery Bills Filed, Stay Tuned for Call for Action

After last week, 12 legislative days remain in the 2022 regular session, and with an expected early end to the session, the budget bills are moving at an accelerated pace. ...
Read More
Capitol News & Notes: Week 6 - First-Time Home Buyer Savings Account Renewal Bill Passes House

Capitol News & Notes: Week 6 - First-Time Home Buyer Savings Account Renewal Bill Passes House

We are officially halfway through the 2022 Regular Session after three legislative days during week six. Last week, 34 bills were filed in the House for a total of 415 House ...
Read More
Capitol News & Notes: Week 5 - First-Time Homebuyer Bill Progressing

Capitol News & Notes: Week 5 - First-Time Homebuyer Bill Progressing

Last week was the Legislature’s fifth week of the 2022 regular session. Lawmakers moved several bills, but opponents to two bills - a permitless gun carry bill and an anti-riot bill – ...
Read More
Capitol News and Notes: Week 4 - Commission Nominees and Call for Action on First-Time Homebuyer Savings Account Bill

Capitol News and Notes: Week 4 - Commission Nominees and Call for Action on First-Time Homebuyer Savings Account Bill

After last week, we have 21 legislative days remaining in the 2022 Legislative Session. The Legislature continued the trend of using three legislative days, with committee meetings focused on Wednesday and ...
Read More