Alabama Senate Passes Immigration Bill

May 24, 2011 No Comments ›› Admin

The Trussville Tribune Written by Scott Buttram    Friday, 22 April 2011 The bill was sponsored by Sen. Scott Beason, R-Gradendale, and designed similarly to the bills passed in Arizona and Oklahoma. The bill makes it illegal to hire, harbor, transport or rent to illegal immigrants in Alabama. It doesn't require all employers to use federal E-Verify system, ...

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Community Meeting Message – Trussville

May 10, 2011 No Comments ›› Admin

Join Senator Slade Blackwell for a community meeting in Trussville next Tuesday, May 17th at the First Baptist Church of Trussville. It is an open meeting to the public and all citizens are encouraged to attend. A number of issues will be discussed from the ongoing Jefferson County sewer debt crisis, storm recovery and how ...

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May 5, 2011 No Comments ›› Admin

SENATOR BLACKWELL PASSES HAGEN ACT PROTECTING CHILDREN May 5, 2011 MONTGOMERY, AL- Today, Senator Slade Blackwell passed a bill that would require that residential elevators be inspected and certified to be safe and operable. The bill protects children who ride on elevators. "This bill is a child safety law, it protects children,” said Sen, Blackwell. “The bill would ...

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Senator Blackwell Sponsors Bill Reforming Insurance Adjusters To Prevent Insurance Fraud

Apr 29, 2011 No Comments ›› Admin

Senator Blackwell Sponsors Bill Reforming Insurance Adjusters To Prevent Insurance Fraud   Montgomery, AL - The Alabama Senate today passed a bill sponsored by Senator Slade Blackwell (R - Jefferson and Shelby Counties) that is intended to protect Alabamians from abuse and fraud by strengthening the standards and requirements for independent insurance adjusters."I'm glad we were able ...

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Banking and Insurance Committee Agenda April 20, 2011

Apr 19, 2011 No Comments ›› Admin

AGENDA Banking and Insurance 609A revision #3 on April 20, 2011 at 8:45am Instrument Sponsor Short Title SB1 (Public Hearing) Brooks Catastrophe savings account, established, to cover insurance deductibles and other uninsured portions of risks of loss to owners of residential property owners from windstorm events, income tax deduction for depots made to account SB389 (Public Hearing) Brooks Strengthen Alabama Homes Program, established within Insurance Department, ...

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Debt crisis bad for all

Apr 1, 2011 No Comments ›› Admin

The Anniston Star by Slade Blackwell Special to The Star Mar 31, 2011 With the 2011 legislative session under way, I have become keenly aware of the challenges facing our state government. There are tough decisions ahead with regard to statewide priorities and funding. Unfortunately, one of the most urgent concerns is something we are not discussing enough. I am ...

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Mayors, Elected Officials, and Others from Jefferson and Shelby County Visit Montgomery

Mar 31, 2011 No Comments ›› Admin

Birmingham, AL – State Senator Slade Blackwell (R-Mountain Brook) hosted 15 mayors and their guests in Montgomery yesterday, as well as city council members and others from District 15 in Jefferson and Shelby Counties. The day was meant to provide the local elected officials a chance to meet and gain a greater understanding of the ...

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Alabama Voices: Broader impact

Mar 17, 2011 No Comments ›› Admin

Montgomery Advertiser March 11, 2011 With the start of the legislative session, we have all become aware of the numerous challenges facing our state in the coming year. Whether it's addressing the budget shortfalls, tackling unemployment, or continuing to improve transparency and ethics in our state government, one of the biggest questions in the minds of many ...

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Senator Slade Blackwell Appointed to Joint Transportation Committee

Mar 7, 2011 No Comments ›› Admin

  MONTGOMERY, Alabama (March 7, 2011) – In accordance with Alabama statute, Lieutenant Governor Kay Ivey today named her appointees to the Joint Transportation Committee*. Lt. Governor Ivey appointed the following state senators: 1st Congressional District—Sen. Trip Pittman (R-Daphne); 2nd Congressional District—Sen. Jimmy Holley (R-Elba); 3rd Congressional District—Senator Gerald Dial (R-Lineville); 4th Congressional District—Senator Arthur Orr ...

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Grants Mill Road bridge expected to be finished by August

Feb 24, 2011 No Comments ›› Admin

The Birmingham News February 22, 2011 The Grants Mill Road bridge over Lake Purdy is expected to be finished by August, according to Birmingham officials. The timeline was a welcomed message for some of the estimated 120 residents from Birmingham, Irondale, Leeds, Clay and Vestavia Hills and unincorporated Jefferson and Shelby counties who attended a town hall ...

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