Now that special session is over with the gas tax increase passing and being signed into law last week, the legislature will begin holding regular committee meetings and discussing bills.
Defending our rights to equality, liberty, and justice
On the first day of session, Governor Kay Ivey called a special session to focus on raising the gas tax to fund infrastructure spending on roads and bridges. A special session is a session called to address a specific focus, in this case, the gas tax.
After the tragic death of E.J. Bradford, Jr., the ACLU of Alabama sought ways to help our community process its grief for E.J. and channel legitimate concerns that government officials might not learn from the tragedy.