After the Alabama House awarded final passage on Thursday to a package of bills drafted by the Alabama Military Stability Commission and designed to retain, protect, and improve the federal military presence and investment across the state, Lieutenant Governor Will Ainsworth issued the following statement: “With the passage of this legislation, Alabama has signaled to the Pentagon that we value the military [...]
The Alabama Small Business Commission Emergency Task Force and the Subcommittee to Reopen the Economy submits Phase One of their Reopen Alabama report summarizing their findings and specific recommendations to put Alabamians back to work.
"The intent of this legislation is simple - those who take a life should quickly lose their own lives. Death row inmates in Alabama serve roughly 14 years before their sentence is carried out, but I believe justice should be swift, not stagnant. This bill was specifically designed to survive any constitutional challenges filed by criminal defense lawyers representing murderers. By passing [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Jess Skaggs, (334)261-9590May 29, 2019 Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth on Wednesday announced he has appointed Athens attorney Stan McDonald to replace Judge Jerry Fielding as a member of the Alabama Ethics Commission. McDonald’s five-year appointment, which has unanimously confirmed by the State Senate,becomes effective on September 1, 2019.“When you combine Stan McDonald’s institutional knowledge of state government with his experience as a [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jess Skaggs, (334)261-9590 April, 2019 Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth released the following statement upon learning that State Rep. Connie Rowe (R - Jasper) was included among the 2019 “Women of Impact” by Yellowhammer Multimedia: “I first came to know Connie Rowe when we served together in the Alabama House, and it has been my honor to bear firsthand witness [...]