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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 17, 2021

We will report on Governor Kay Ivey telling lawmakers that she plans to call them into a special session on prisons starting September 27th. Congressman Robert Aderholt joins us to discuss his opposition to the President’s vaccine mandate. State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris will be with us to talk about how...


Sep 10, 2021

State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris talks with us about the president’s vaccination mandate and about a continued Alabama surge in COVID cases. House Speaker Mac McCutcheon of Monrovia joins us to discuss a new draft prison construction bill. House General Fund budget chair Steve Clouse of Ozark will be with us to...


Sep 9, 2021

We focus entirely on the pandemic and the vaccines. Our guests include State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris and Dr. Mary McIntyre, Chief Medical Officer for the Alabama Department of Public Health; Dr. Don Williamson, President of the Alabama Hospital Association; Dr. Greg Ayers with the Medical Association of the...


Sep 4, 2021

State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris joins us to discuss worsening COVID case counts, including a doubling of school cases. Sen. Billy Beasley of Clayton will talk with us about his front row seat to the pandemic as a Barbour County pharmacist. House Rules Committee Chairman Mike Jones of Andalusia will discuss new...


Aug 27, 2021

State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris joins us to discuss mounting COVID cases and growing hospital stresses. Senate General Fund budget chair Greg Albritton of Atmore will talk with us about new prison construction negotiations. Rep. Barbara Drummond Mobile reflects on the death of Rep. Thad McClammy. Rep. Ben Robbins...