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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 27, 2017

Alabama Democratic Party Chair Nancy Worley discusses illegal crossover voting and the heated U.S. Senate race. And Rep. Tommy Hanes of Bryant talks about his bills to bring back the DROP program and to cap pay raises for public officials.

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...