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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 9, 2017

We report on Alabama’s efforts to accommodate thousands of hurricane evacuees from Florida. We also report on Gov. Kay Ivey formally announcing that she will run for a full term in office. We’re joined by Sen. Bill Hightower of Mobile, who also formally announced this week that he was entering the GOP gubernatorial race. We’re also joined by Sen. Dick Brewbaker of Pike Road, who will talk about his bill to remove the renaming of schools from the state’s new Memorial Preservation Act. He also discusses the controversy surrounding the state school superintendent. And we will report on Sen. Quinton Ross of Montgomery being named today as the new president of Alabama State University.