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Senate Passes Legislation to Guarantee Automatic Repayment of Alabama Trust Fund

MONTGOMERY – A bill passed Thursday by the Alabama Senate will mandate the automatic structured repayment of $437 million recently borrowed from the Alabama Trust Fund.   An amendment added in the Senate to House Bill 94 by Senator Bryan Taylor (R-Prattville) provides for an automatic annual appropriation to the Alabama Trust Fund ensuring that

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Senate Passes Legislation to Streamline State IT Services

MONTGOMERY – Two bills that streamline the state’s IT functions passed the Alabama Senate today. The proposals are part of the Legislature’s 2013 agenda aimed at reducing the size and cost of state government and could potentially save $30 to $60 million a year. Senate Bills 116 and 117, sponsored by Senator Phil Williams (R-Gadsden),

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Package of Priority Efficiency Bills Clear Senate Committee

Package of Priority Efficiency Bills Clear Senate Committee Plans to reorganize state-level law enforcement, state IT functions headed to Senate Floor Thursday MONTGOMERY – A package of bills aimed at reducing costs and increasing efficiencies in state government received a favorable report from the Senate Fiscal Responsibility and Accountability Committee Wednesday.   Five bills dealing

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Senate President Pro Tem Pre-Files Legislation to Streamline State’s Public Safety Functions

Office of Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh For Immediate Release: Friday, January 18, 2013   Senate President Pro Tem Pre-Files Legislation to Streamline State’s Public Safety Functions   MONTGOMERY – Alabama Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh pre-filed legislation Friday that will consolidate and reorganize the state’s public safety and law enforcement functions. Marsh

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Senate Committee Chairmen Praise $23.8 Million Savings on Inmate Health Care Contract

Senate Committee Chairmen Praise $23.8 Million Savings on Inmate Health Care Contract  MONTGOMERY – The chairmen of the state Senate’s General Fund Budget and Joint Legislative Contract Review Committees today praised the Alabama Department of Corrections for reducing a contract for prisoner health care by $23.8 million. The contract was recently approved by the Contract

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They Said It: Obama Gives Himself An “Incomplete” On The Economy

Obama Gives Himself An “Incomplete” On The Economy After 42 Straight Months Of Unemployment Above Eight Percent IN 2009, OBAMA SAID THAT IF HE DIDN’T GET THINGS DONE HE WOULD FACE A ONE-TERM PROPOSITION, NOW HE ADMITS HIS WORK IS INCOMPLETE Watch Obama Grade Himself Obama Gives Himself An “Incomplete” On The Economy. REPORTER: “Your party

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Marsh Shows Leadership and Accountability in Senate Pro Tem’s Office

An op-ed by Chairman Bill Armistead – Wasteful spending and corrupt politicians go together like pigs and mud. One of the oldest tactics in politics is to place blame on an opposing party for financial shortcomings in order to cover their own failures. Since 2010, Alabama Democrats have complained about the way the new Republican

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President Pro Tem Responds to Supreme Court Ruling on Obamacare

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh released the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Obamacare:   “Today’s Supreme Court ruling confirms that Obamacare is in fact one of the biggest tax increases in our nation’s history. While the federal government increases bureaucracy and red tape that cripples small business,

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Second Year of Republican Leadership Yields More Conservative Reforms

Second Year of Republican Leadership Yields More Conservative Reforms Legislature delivers on bills to create jobs, advance education and improve government efficiency MONTGOMERY – Alabama’s movement toward responsible, conservative government made major progress in the second year of Republican leadership in the Legislature, with several landmark reforms and job creation measures successfully passing in the

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Senate Passes Education Options Act of 2012

Office of Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh For Immediate Release: Wednesday, May 2, 2012   Senate Passes Education Options Act of 2012   MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Senate today passed significant education reform legislation known as the Education Options Act of 2012.   The proposal, Senate Bill 513 sponsored by Senator Dick Brewbaker (R-Pike

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