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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. 

Oct 23, 2020

Cong. Gary Palmer joins us to discuss negotiations over a possible new federal coronavirus relief bill. State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris is with us to talk about a continued uptick in virus cases and hospitalizations. And Rep. Merika Coleman of Pleasant Grove joins us to discuss the amendment she sponsored on next...


Oct 16, 2020


Former Chief Justice Roy Moore joins us to discuss a masking lawsuit, the U.S. Senate race and the new same-sex marriage debate. We’re also joined by Rep. Neil Rafferty of Birmingham, who talks with us about same-sex marriage and about his opposition to a new bill to ban transgender surgeries for minors. And State...


Oct 9, 2020


State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris joins us to discuss what he calls the "cautionary tale" for everyone in the wake of the White House coronavirus outbreak; Sen. Chris Elliott of Fairhope will be with us to talk about continued hurricane clean-up along our Gulf coast, even as a new hurricane hits Louisiana this...


Oct 2, 2020


We’re joined by former governor Robert Bentley, who talks with us about his contention that Governor Kay Ivey’s setting a special U.S. Senate election in 2017 could have consequences in the upcoming Supreme Court confirmation process. We’re also joined by Alabama Public Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris, who...


Sep 25, 2020

Gov. Kay Ivey joins us to discuss hurricane relief, prisons, the census deadline, another gas tax increase next week, and the looming expiration of her mask mandate. We’re also joined by State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris, who says he’s consulting with the governor on the possible masking extension. He contends...