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Legislative Session Underway

 

Hey all, 

Here's what's coming up @ 5&6:

The 2011 session of the Alabama Legislatures is underway and for the first time in more than 100 years, the Republicans are in-charge.  Today there was much talk about the budget.

Tonight, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley will deliver this first state of the state address, included, a look at the state's economic future.   Our Bob Howell and Max Reiss will be there with live report starting at five.

Don't forget to watch Governor Bentley's address live on WSFA 12 News and on WSFA dot com.

Keeping a close watch on this session, member of the Tea party. They held a rally on the statehouse steps. We'll outline their concerns.

State school Superintendent Joe Morton says these are perilous times for Alabama's schools.   With a newly announced 3 percent cut in the education budget, it could move some schools systems closer to the brink of insolvency.   Tonight, Jennifer Oravet talks to one school system trying to survive.

Join us for these stories plus your Doppler 12 StorVision forecast tonight @ 5 & 6 on WSFA 12 News.

 

See ya then,

Valorie Lawson 

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