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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. 

Sep 15, 2017

We report on this week’s resignation of Alabama Superintendent of Education Michael Sentance, a day before the state school board was expected to vote on whether or not to fire him. We’re joined by Rep. Steve Clouse of Ozark, who reacts to the resignation. Clouse also discusses his bill to change the way special...


Sep 9, 2017

We report on Alabama’s efforts to accommodate thousands of hurricane evacuees from Florida. We also report on Gov. Kay Ivey formally announcing that she will run for a full term in office. We’re joined by Sen. Bill Hightower of Mobile, who also formally announced this week that he was entering the GOP...


Sep 1, 2017

We report on Alabama’s efforts to help Texas respond to the hurricane disaster. We’re joined by Rep. Pebblin Warren of Tuskegee, who says she’s bringing back her bill to regulate religious-affiliated daycare centers. The move comes in the wake of a child recently dying in a hot van while in the care of such...


Aug 25, 2017

We’re joined by Senator Gerald Allen of Tuscaloosa, who discusses criticism of the Memorial Preservation Act that he sponsored. He says he hopes the state can avoid violence over historic monuments like that seen in other states. We’rel also joined by Representative Juandalynn Givan of Birmingham, who has introduced...


Aug 19, 2017

We have a complete wrap-up of this week’s U.S. Senate primary elections. We’re joined by former Chief Justice Roy Moore, who made it into a Republican runoff with Senator Luther Strange. Moore will discuss the campaign ahead. We’re also joined by former U.S. Attorney Doug Jones, who won the Democratic Senate...