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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. 

Jun 17, 2017

We  report on U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' Senate testimony this week on alleged Russian meddling in last year's election. We will also report on Alabama Congressmen Mo Brooks and Gary Palmer witnessing the shootings at a congressional baseball practice. We will be joined by Sen. Arthur Orr of Decatur, who chairs the upper chamber's education budget committee. He says he was disappointed that there wasn't more money for higher education. We will also be joined by state school board member Mary Scott Hunter of Huntsville, who will discuss the new Alabama Ascending strategic plan for improving education, as well as the controversy over incorrectly reported high school graduation rates.