Bill that Changes Ethics Law Stalls

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Alabama Statehouse

Chris Pruitt, Wikimedia Commons

Alabama has its share of corrupt politicians. One high-profile example is former House Speaker Mike Hubbard, who was convicted of using his public office for personal gain. A bill in the legislature would make changes to ethics laws that critics say would actually encourage corruption. But the bill stalled in committee this week. We hear about that, a bill that would block local governments from banning plastic bags, and movement on the General Fund budget from Don Dailey. He’s host of Alabama Public Television’s Capitol Journal.

Photo by Chris Pruitt

 

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