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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. 

Dec 8, 2018

We’re joined by Attorney General Steve Marshall, who will discuss the change in leadership in his Special Prosecutions Division. Marshall also talks about his dissatisfaction with a corrective action plan submitted by the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles. We’re also joined by new state Representative...


Dec 1, 2018

We report on the governor and attorney general saying a corrective action from the state Board of Pardons and Paroles "doesn’t go far enough." We also report on some confusion over state gun laws in the wake of a Thanksgiving shooting at Hoover’s Galleria mall. We’re joined by House General Fund budget...


Nov 23, 2018

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Cam Ward of Alabaster joins us to react to the high-profile change of leadership in the Attorney General’s Special Prosecutions Division. Alabama Republican Party Chair Terry Lathan of Mobile will be with us to talk about GOP gains in the recent election and the 2020 U.S. Senate...


Nov 17, 2018

We report on the shooting and wounding of a west Alabama district attorney by a former state trooper who was also shot dead. We’re joined by Lieutenant Governor-elect Will Ainsworth, who will discuss his priorities. We also talk with Rep. Tashina Morris of Montgomery, one of some 40 new state lawmakers. She will be...


Nov 10, 2018

We have a complete election wrap-up, including Kay Ivey becoming the first Republican woman to be elected governor. We’re joined by Chief Justice-elect Tom Parker, who’ll talk about his priorities for the office. We’re also joined by House Speaker Mac McCutcheon, who will discuss Republicans picking up five seats...