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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. 

Aug 10, 2018

We report on this week’s arraignments of Rep. Ed Henry of Hartselle and Rep. Randy Davis of Daphne in separate fraud and bribery cases. We’re joined by Secretary of State John Merrill, who discusses a new controversy over releasing our voters list. Law Enforcement Secretary Hal Taylor will talk about implementation...


Aug 3, 2018

In light of a revived court challenge, Sen. Jabo Waggoner of Vestavia Hills will be with us to defend his bill that prevented Birmingham from raising its minimum wage. We’re also joined by Sonny Brasfield, the head of the Alabama Association of County Commissions, who will discuss the jail food fund controversy...


Jul 28, 2018

We report on this week’s bribery indictment of Rep. Randy Davis of Daphne. We’re joined by Asst. U.S. Atty. Jonathan Ross, who will discuss the federal case against Davis and others. We also report on Democratic gubernatorial nominee Walt Maddox formally challenging Gov. Kay Ivey to a series of debates. And we’re...


Jul 20, 2018

We’re joined by Attorney General Steve Marshall, who will discuss winning the GOP runoff this week. We’re also joined by Democratic AG nominee Joe Siegelman, who will talk about facing Marshall in the fall general election. We report on the other races decided in this week’s runoffs, including Will Ainsworth...


Jul 13, 2018

We report on the governor ending a long controversy over leftover county jail food money. We also have a complete runoff election preview. We’re joined by Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh, who says he’s been working to help bring key companies back onto the Business Council of Alabama. Alabama State Port...