WBHM Politics: 2018 Legislative Session Preview

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We’re just a few days into the new year, but political junkies don’t have to wait long before having something to sink their teeth into. The Alabama Legislature will serve up a feast as lawmakers start the 2018 regular session Tuesday. It’s the first full session for Governor Kay Ivey. Lawmakers will have the usual budget wrangling. Of course there are many bills that hope to avoid being eaten up in legislative death. And perhaps the biggest underlying factor is It’s an election year.

We talk about what’s to come in this year’s session with two longtime journalists in Montgomery, Associated Press statehouse reporter Kim Chandler and Montgomery Advertiser state government reporter Brian Lyman.

Special thanks to Troy Public Radio for the use of their Montgomery studio to record this episode.

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Andrew Yeager

Andrew Yeager

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