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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 13, 2021

State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris talks with us about surging COVID case counts and hospitalizations approaching record levels. Alabama Board of Education member Jackie Zeigler joins us to discuss the vote to approve a ban on teaching Critical Race Theory in state schools. Rep. Andrew Sorrell of Muscle Shoals will be with us to talk about his bill that would prohibit schools from requiring mask-wearing. Rep. Neil Rafferty of Birmingham will join us to discuss his opposition to a new bill that would prohibit certain medical treatments for transgender minors. And Mental Health Commissioner Kimberly Boswell will talk with us about cutting the ribbon on another state mental health crisis center.