MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley said Wednesday that Alabama could see dramatic reductions in state services – from the closure of parks to the possible release of inmates – if legislators refuse to raise taxes this session. 594 more words
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Gov. Robert Bentley has proposed a number of ways to raise revenue to heal Alabama’s ailing budget.
One possible way is a higher cigarette tax. 95 more words
Gov. Robert Bentley’s plan to fill a $700 million budget shortfall includes increasing the tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products by 82.5 cents a pack. 366 more words
Nobody familiar with Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore was the least bit surprised by his defiance of both federal district court and U.S. Supreme Court directives that Alabama begin licensing same-sex marriages. 367 more words