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On this page you will find archived issues of Capitol Connection; the weekly legislative report from Alabama Farmers Federation.
 
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  • April 4, 2014
  • ~ 2014 Regular Session Legislative Review ~
    -F4 Farm Tag Bill Fails To Pass Legislature
    -Education Trust Fund Budget
    -General Fund Budget
    -Bills Passed In The Legislature
    -Dead Bills
    -Thank You
  • March 21, 2014
  • -Cotton Checkoff Bills Move To Governor's Office
    -Governor Signs Alabama Workforce Council Bill
    -Legislature Continues Budget Work
    -Outstanding Young Farm Family Recognized
  • March 14, 2014
  • -ACTION ALERT - Ask For Support On Cotton Checkoff Bills
    -Education Budget Moves Through House Committee
    -Bills At A Glance
  • March 7, 2014
  • -Catfish Labeling Bill Passes Senate Committee
    -Bills At A Glance
    -County Connection
  • February 28, 2014
  • - Senate Passes Education Budget (ETF)
    - Members' Help Needed on Cotton Checkoff, F4 Tag Bills
    - General Fund Budget Passes House
    - Bills at a Glance
  • February 21, 2014
  • -Senate Committee To Consider Catfish Bill
    -House Committee Passes General Fund Budget Proposal
    -Russell Confirmed To State Forestry Commission
    -Bills At A Glance
  • February 14, 2014
  • -Farm Tag Bill A Step Closer To Becoming Law
    -Bills At A Glance
  • February 7, 2014
  • -Public Hearing Called On Farm Tag Bill
    -Two FarmPAC Supported Candidates Sworn In
    -Bills At A Glance
  • January 31, 2014
  • -Weather Slows Work At Alabama Legislature
    -Bills At A Glance
    -Propane Supply Concerns Remain For Poultry Farmers
  • January 24, 2014
  • -Propane Availability Issues Concern Poultry Farmers
    -Cotton Checkoff Bills Pass Committees
    -Senate Confirms Appointments of Alabama Farmers
  • January 17, 2014
  • -Bill Would Eliminate Farm Equipment Sales Tax
    -State Of The State Address Focused On Jobs, Education
    -Bills At A Glance
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  • May 21, 2013
  • ~ 2013 Regular Session Wrap-up Edition ~
    -Legislature Approves Career Tech Bill On Final Day
    -Irrigation, Bridges, Ag Investigator Bills Become Law
    -State Budgets Fund Federation Priorities
    -Other Bills Signed Into Law
    -Constitutional Amendments and Bills Awaiting Governor's Signature
    -Dead Bills
    -Resolutions
    -Thank You
  • May 10, 2013
  • -One Day Left To Pass Career Tech Equipment Bill
    -Legislature Approves Education, General Fund Budgets
    -Bills In Brief
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  • -Alabama Congressional Delegation
    -Constitutional Officers
    -State Senate
    -State House of Representatives
  • May 3, 2013
  • - Remaining AFF Priorities
    - County Connection
    - Bills In Brief
  • April 26, 2013
  • -Career Tech Machinery Funding Bill Awaits Passage
    -Change To Building Standards Would Benefit Forestry
    -Legislature Recognizes Outstanding Young Farm Family
    -Senate Committee Proposes Education Budget
    -General Fund Budget Passes House
    -Bills In Brief
  • April 19, 2013
  • -Career Tech Funding Bill Awaits Senate Vote
    -Legislators Continue Work On Budgets
    -Vaughn Visits Legislative Club
    -Bills Propose Restructuring Medicaid
    -Bills In Brief
  • April 12, 2013
  • -Governor Bentley Signs Bridges And Roads Legislation
    -Education Trust Fund Budget Passes House
    -Farmers Eager To Work With Collier On Rural Crime
    -Senate Passes Bill Protecting Market for Wood Products
    -Farmers Market Authority Consolidation Passes Senate
    -Bills In Brief
    -Representative Shedd Takes Office
  • April 5, 2013
  • -Alabama FFA Students Visit Montgomery
    -Senate Approves Bridges And Roads Legislation
    -House Proposes Education Budget
    -Senator Bill Hightower Assumes Office
    -Bills In Brief
  • March 22, 2013
  • -Irrigation Improvement Bill Becomes Law
    -Road And Bridge Legislation Passes House
    -Governor Signs Law Enforcement Consolidation Bill
    -Bills In Brief
  • March 15, 2013
  • -Irrigation Bill Awaits Governor's Signature
    -Alabama Accountability Act Becomes Law
    -Ag Funding Preserved In State General Fund Budget
    -Law Enforcement Consolidation Heads To Governor
    -Bills In Brief
  • March 8, 2013
  • -Democrats Slow Legislature In Response To School Bill
    -General Fund Budget Proposal Passes Committee
    -A.L.F.A. Leaders Visit Montgomery
    -Legislation Addresses Weights Inspections, Farmers Market Authority
    -Bills In Brief
  • March 1, 2013
  • -Bills Provide Funding For Career Tech Equipment
    -Possible Changes Ahead For Farmers Market Authority
    -Rural Road Legislation Passes House, Senate
    -Irrigation Bill Passes Senate
    -Bills In Brief
  • February 22, 2013
  • -House And Senate Committees Pass Irrigation Bill
    -Trust Fund Repayment Signed Into Law
    -Bills In Brief
  • February 15, 2013
  • -Bills Improving Irrigation Tax Credit Introduced
    -Bill Could Help Rural Counties Repair Roads, Bridges
    -Efficiency Bills Move To House
    -CAFO, Career Tech Funding Preserved In Governor's Budget
    -Senate Passes Trust Fund Repayment Bill
    -Auburn University Trustees Confirmed
    -Bills In Brief
  • February 8, 2013
  • -Bentley's Agenda Centers On Job Creation, Education
    -Alabama Trust Fund Repayment Bill Passes House
    -Home Rule Recommendations Delayed
    -Bills Propose Consolidation Of State Agencies
    -Federation Hosts Annual Legislative Reception
    -Bills In Brief
  • May 24, 2012
  • ~ 2012 Special Session Wrap-Up Edition ~
    - Governor Signs Agritourism Liability Bill
    - General Fund, Education Trust Fund Budgets Finalized
    - Special Session Wrap-Up
  • May 18, 2012
  • ~ 2012 Regular Session Wrap-Up Edition ~
    - Agritourism Liability Moves To Governor
    - Redistricting, Immigration On Special Session Agenda
    - General Fund And Education Trust Fund Budgets Pass
    - Bills Signed Into Law
    - Bills Awaiting Governor's Signature
    - Dead Bills
    - Thank You
  • May 11, 2012
  • - Senate Yet To Vote On Agritourism Bill
    - Agriculture-Related Bills Head To Governor's Office
    - Budgets Go To Conference Committees
    - Outstanding Young Farm Family Honored
    - Governor Signs Anti-Texting While Driving Bill
    - Insurance Bills Move Forward
    - Bills In Brief
    - County Connection
  • May 4, 2012
  • - Agriculture Bills On Move As Session Nears End
    - Trespassing Bill Headed To Governor
    - Turner Appointed To State Ag And Industries Board
    - Education Budget Proposal Passes Senate
    - November Ballot To Include Constitutional Revisions
    - Insurance Bills Move Closer To Final Passage
    - Bills In Brief
    - Resolutions In Brief
  • April 27, 2012
  • - Irrigation Incentives Bills Move In Committees
    - House Passes Farm-To-School Procurement Act
    - Timber Harvest Notification Becomes Law
    - Senate Confirms Appointments To Farmers Market Authority, Universities
    - Two Options For Immigration Revisions Presented
    - Senate Passes Insurance Bills
    - Legislators Agree To Anti-Texting While Driving Bill
    - Bills In Brief
  • April 20, 2012
  • - Farm-To-School Procurement Act Passes Committee
    - Timber Harvest Notificaiton Moves To Governor
    - Water Committee Discusses Resource Management
    - Revised Education Budget Reduces Spending
    - House Breaks Filibuster, Passes Immigration Revisions
    - Insurance Legislation Stalls In Senate
    - Bills In Brief
  • April 12, 2012
  • - Agritourism And Irrigation Bills Pass Senate
    - Rural Bridges Bill Passes Senate
    - Department Of Ag And Industries Bills Move To Senate
    - Senate Passes Timber Harvest Notification Bill
    - Legislators Continue Tackling Budget, Immigration Issues
    - House Committee Passes Deer-Related Bills
    - Committees Consider Insurance Bills
    - Bills In Brief
  • April 6, 2012
  • - House To Consider General Fund Budget Proposal
    - Bill Revising Immigration Law Introduced
    - House Agritourism Bill Passes Committee
    - Governor, Legislators Recognize Family Farms and Businesses
    - Trespass Bill Passes Senate
    - FFA Students Converge On State Capitol
    - Heroes For Hire Act Signed Into Law
    - Bills In Brief
  • March 23, 2012
  • - Department Of Ag And Industries Looks For Budget Solutions
    - Timber Harvest Notification Bills Pass Committees
    - Senate Confirms Auburn and Alabama A&M Trustees
    - Lawmakers Consider Transportation, Energy Bills
    - Bills in Brief
  • March 16, 2012
  • - Constitutional Revision Legislation Passes House
    - Department Of Ag And Industries Introduces Bills In House
    - Senate Confirms Sanford To Auburn Board Of Trustees
    - Timber Harvest Notification Legislation Introduced
    - Extended Deer Hunting Season Debate Continues
    - House Tackles Two Storm Preparedness Bills
    - Republican Leadership Introduces Charter School Bill
    - Bills In Brief
  • March 9, 2012
  • - Trespass Bill Subject Of Public Hearing
    - Senate Confirmations Committee Approves Nomination Of Autauga County Farmer
    - Irrigation Incentives Bill Passes House Committee
    - House Judiciary Committee Hears Testimony On Agritourism Bill
    - Two Bills Propose Changes To Deer Season Rules
    - Bills In Brief
  • March 2, 2012
  • - Irrigation Incentives Debated In Public Hearing
    - Farmers Testify In Agritourism Liability Public Hearing
    - House Passes Metal Theft Billl
    - Bills In Brief
  • February 24, 2012
  • - Public Hearing Scheduled For Agritourism Liability Bill
    - Irrigation Bill Called For Public Hearing
    - Funding For Rural Roads And Bridges Passes Committee
    - Metal Theft Bill Clears Senate
    - Senate Committee Passes Energy Grant Bill
    - House Approves Anti-Texting While Driving Bill
    - Senate Insurance Committee Passes Clarity, Flexibility Bills
    - Bills In Brief
  • February 17, 2012
  • - Bill Would Limit Agritourism Liability
    - Bill Aims to Deter Metal Theft
    - Job Creation and Retention Act Passes First Hurdle
    - Cockfighting Bill Includes Stricter Penalties
    - Committee Approves Three Insurance Bills
    - Texting While Driving Bill On The Move
  • February 10, 2012
  • - Bentley Calls For Tough Budget Cuts
    - Republican Leadership Focused On Job Creation
    - Irrigation Tax Credit Bill Passes Senate
    - Legislation Aims To Reduce Metal Theft
    - Insurance Bills Introduced
    - Federation Legislative Reception Is Feb. 15
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