Federal regulations on pay for foreign workers worrisome

Friday - August 19, 20111

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Congratulations!  We made it to the weekend.
Another government imposed regulation may have a serious impact on Alabama's timber industry.  Reporter Samuel King is just back from Marengo Country for our lead story at 10.
Congresswoman Martha Roby talked to farmers in the Wiregrass about the impact of immigration reform on agribusiness.  We'll sample her response.
The Montgomery city election is next Tuesday.  Tonight, a profile of the candidates running in District 1. 
Montgomery's mayor unveiled his proposed budget for the coming fiscal year.  It's $3-million larger than last year's and has a provision for merit raises for deserving city workers.
And, the Buckmasters Expo is underway.  Thousands of hunters, fishermen and outdoor types are in town for the largest exhibition of its kind in the southeast. It runs through 5 Sunday afternoon.  Check out the 300 vendors at the convention center.
Hope you find a cool spot for the weekend.  Be careful out there, too.
See you on the set tonight at 10.
Bob H.