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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. 

Aug 12, 2022

A busy week at the State House as lawmakers gather for budget updates. We’ll take you inside the meetings. The state’s cannabis commission adopts final rules for medical marijuana. Director John McMillan explains. Cam Ward of the Bureau of Pardons and Paroles explains electronic monitoring and preventing opioid...


Aug 5, 2022

A new statue unveiled at Tuskegee University marking the Polio Eradication Project. We’ll take you there and speak to Graham Champion who helped organize the event. Randy Scott reports on how COVID and monkeypox continue to strain the state’s medical community. State Treasurer Young Boozer discusses the...


Jul 22, 2022

Alabama’s new unemployment numbers are out. We’ll break them down. Summer learning is happening all over the state. Karen Goldsmith highlights a local program and Randy Scott catches up with Superintendent Eric Mackey about how schools are catching students up to speed. And a focus on cities tonight with mayors...


Jul 8, 2022

Budget hearings at the State House reveal how inflation is impacting state agencies. We’ll take you inside. The World Games are underway in Birmingham. Capitol Journal’s Randy Scott was at the opening ceremonies. State Senator Bobby Singleton is in studio discussing legislative issues; Alabama Republican Party...


Jul 1, 2022

There’s finally a resolution in the contested Senate District 27 race between incumbent Tom Whatley and Challenger Jay Hovey. The state is moving forward with its prison construction project despite a bond sale coming up short. We’ll hear from State Finance Director Bill Poole. Jimmy Parnell of the Alabama...