2024 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE – Week 4

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We are 12 days down in the 2024 Legislative Session. Week 4 was largely consumed with school choice, IVF, and gambling negotiations. It was good news for active and retired state employees. HB201, sponsored by Representative Steve Clouse, is one step closer to clearing the House of Representatives. On Wednesday, as substituted, HB201 passed the Ways … Read More

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2024 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE – Week 3

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Controversy dominated the Alabama Legislature this week with all eyes on education and Education Savings Accounts. In terms of active and retired state employees, a new piece of legislation, HB201, sponsored by Representative Steve Clouse, was introduced which establishes the procedures for funding and implementing pay increases for ERS and TRS retirees. HB201 is a creative … Read More

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2024 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE – Week 2

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Week 2 of the 2024 Legislative Session was dominated by one singular issue, Gaming. The two pieces of Gaming Legislation, HB151 and HB152, took center stage, holding public hearings on Tuesday, passing out of the House Economic Development and Tourism Committee on Wednesday, and final passage out of the House of Representatives on Thursday. ASEA … Read More

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2024 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE – WEEK 1

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There is nothing better than starting the 2024 Legislative Session with good news. Included in Governor Ivey’s proposed budget is a 2% COLA. This is a huge victory and one that we need to see to the finish line, which means passing the House and Senate and with the Governor’s final signature. This is your … Read More

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