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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 4, 2021

Rep. Terri Collins of Decatur joins us to discuss the Supreme Court taking up a Mississippi abortion ban and the similarities to such a ban she championed in Alabama in 2019. Senate General Fund budget chair Greg Albritton of Atmore will be with us to talk about the start of discussions over how Alabama will spend the...


Nov 19, 2021

Speaker of the House Mac McCutcheon talks with us about legal filings which contend that former Speaker Mike Hubbard may have sought legislative help in his bid to get out of prison early. Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington joins us to discuss the effort to quickly put in place an appeals process under the...


Nov 12, 2021

Attorney General Steve Marshall joins us to discuss the state’s lawsuits over the federal vaccine mandate and the litigation over reapportionment. Rep. Louise Alexander of Birmingham will talk with us about her concerns with the redistricting maps and with legislation concerning vaccination exemptions. Sen. Will...


Nov 5, 2021

We wrap up this week’s special legislative session with Sen. Chris Elliott of Fairhope, who will discuss passage of his bill that would allow those who work in Alabama to claim medical or religious exemptions from getting COVID vaccinations. House Minority Leader Anthony Daniels of Huntsville joins us to...


Oct 29, 2021

We discuss the start of a new special legislative session on redistricting with Reapportionment Committee co-chair, Rep. Chris Pringle of Mobile. We will also talk with Senate Minority Leader Bobby Singleton of Greensboro, a committee member and a plaintiff in a redistricting lawsuit. Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle joins...