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The CAPITOL JOURNAL PODCAST provides extensive coverage of the Alabama Legislature from a studio inside the Alabama Statehouse. Don Dailey hosts the program, examining key issues and interviewing newsmakers. 

Oct 20, 2017

We report on the execution of Torrey McNabb. We also report on the state’s unemployment rate matching an all-time low. We’re joined by Congressman Bradley Byrne of Mobile, who will discuss an Alabama Airbus expansion, healthcare, immigration and tax reform. We’re also joined by Rep. Chris Pringle of Mobile, who...


October 13, 2017

Oct 13, 2017

We report on the state proposing a doubling of prison mental health staff as part of a court order on the issue. We also report on a federal court dismissing a challenge to the new district maps approved by the legislature this year. We’re joined by former Alabama First Lady Dianne Bentley, who talks about her life...


Oct 7, 2017

We report on Alabama’s preparations for Tropical Storm Nate. We also report on new state lawsuits challenging the use of electronic bingo machines in casinos in five counties. We’re joined by Speaker of the House Mac McCutcheon of Monrovia, who will remember Rep. Jim Patterson of Meridianville, who died suddenly...


Sep 30, 2017

We have a complete wrap-up of Roy Moore winning the Republican U.S. Senate runoff election.  We're joined by Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh of Anniston, who had considered running for the U.S. Senate.  He contends that the national media's gotten it wrong - that Moore's win wasn't about an anti-estabishment mood...


Sep 23, 2017

We report on big campaign rallies for Luther Strange and Roy Moore in the GOP U.S. Senate runoff -- President Trump in Huntsville for Strange and Sarah Palin in Montgomery for Moore. We also report on Thursday’s big Strange-Moore debate. We’re joined by Sen. Clyde Chambliss of Prattville, who will discuss the...