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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 6, 2021

State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris and Alabama Hospital Association President Dr. Don Williamson join us to discuss the continued alarming rise of COVID cases and hospitalizations. Superintendent of Education Dr. Eric Mackey will talk with us about masking and COVID concerns as kids go back to school. Attorney General Steve Marshall joins us to clarify the state’s new law that bans so-called "vaccine passports." Rep. Kelvin Lawrence of Hayneville will be with us to talk about Lowndes County being the only one in Alabama with a partial vaccination rate of more than 50%. And Bureau of Pardons and Parole Director Cam Ward joins us to discuss prison reform and his being named a formal member of the governor’s cabinet.