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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 21, 2018

Gary Palmer joins us to discuss Brett Kavanaugh, Jeff Sessions, a border wall and his re-election campaign. Robbie McGhee, governmental relations adviser for the Poarch Band of Creek of Indians, will be with us to talk about a possible new state lottery bill and the implications for the tribe. And we will report...


Sep 14, 2018

Alabama Ethics Commission ED Tom Albritton discusses an appeals court recently calling the state’s ethics law "problematic." Bob Vance, the Democratic nominee for Alabama Chief Justice, is with us to talk about his campaign. And Sen. Rusty Glover of Semmes joins us to discuss his constitutional amendment on the fall...


Sep 8, 2018

Rep. Rich Wingo discusses his opposition to talk of a possible sports betting bill in the legislature next year; Rep. David Standridge talks about implementation of his new law allowing the public display of “In God We Trust;” and Rep. Craig Ford discusses his plans to introduce a bill next year that would...


Sep 1, 2018

We report on an appeals court upholding most of the ethics convictions of former House Speaker Mike Hubbard. We’re joined by Cong. Robert Aderholt, who talks about Alabama support for President Trump in the wake of recent controversies. Former state representative Paul DeMarco will be with us to offer perspective...


Aug 27, 2018

We’re joined by Gov. Kay Ivey, who discusses school safety, a ruling striking down a state abortion law, the lottery debate, and her fall campaign strategy. We’re also joined by U.S. Sen. Doug Jones, who talks about his call to delay confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and his call for...