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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. 

May 29, 2019

 We report on the House taking up the $7.1 billion education budget. We will be joined by Rep. Danny Garrett of Trussville, who discusses his role in helping craft the spending plan as a member of the budget committee. Garrett also talks about final passage of legislation he carried that would tie state jobless benefits to the unemployment rate. We also report on a public hearing on a bill that would legalize medical marijuana in the state.