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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. 

Sep 30, 2022

A major broadband expansion announcement from Governor Ivey  in Prattville. Karen Goldsmith takes us there. Discussion is ongoing about the state’s death penalty after recent trouble with executions. Randy Scott goes deeper on the issue. Department of Human Resources Commissioner Nancy Buckner explains the high turnover rate among child services social workers and what can be done to fix the problem. Barry Matson of the District Attorneys Association discusses increasing penalties for fentanyl trafficking and other law enforcement topics. And Leah Nelson from Alabama Appleseed talks about some concerning new data about drug abuse inside state prisons from her new report.