MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - The 70-member Alabama House Republican Caucus has unanimously selected Rep. Mac McCutcheon, R-Madison, as the group's nominee for speaker of the House.
Lawmakers will elect a new speaker during the special session that starts on Aug. 15. The Republicans hold a supermajority in the House.
McCutcheon is the chairman of the House Rules Committee. He is a retired law enforcement officer and was first elected in 2006.