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Capital Insights – Episode 11: Featuring Rep. Connie Rowe [VIDEO]

A series where we ask Alabama lawmakers one question about the session, and one question about themselves. This week’s guest, Rep. Connie Rowe, R-Jasper, was asked what skills she developed as a former police chief that prepared her for her duties as a legislator, and if her law enforcement background …

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Capital Insights – Episode 10: Featuring Rep. Craig Ford [VIDEO]

A series where we ask Alabama lawmakers one question about the session, and one question about themselves. This week’s guest, Rep. Craig Ford, D-Gadsden, was asked about solutions for filling the hole in next year’s Medicaid budget, and his involvement in the development of a mega-sports complex in Gadsden.

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Capital Insights – Episode 9: Featuring Rep. Matt Friday [VIDEO]

A series where we ask Alabama lawmakers one question about the session, and one question about themselves. This week’s guest, Rep. Matt Fridy, R-Montevallo, was asked about two bills he’s carrying that aim to improve Alabama’s legal environment, and what it’s like raising five children all under the age of …

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Capital Insights – Episode 8: Featuring Sen. Jabo Waggoner [VIDEO]

A series where we ask Alabama lawmakers one question about the session, and one question about themselves. This week’s guest, Sen. Jabo Waggoner, R-Vestavia Hills, was asked about his bill to extend the existing historic structure tax credit, and what changes he’s noticed in Montgomery over his roughly 50 years …

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Capital Insights – Episode 7: Featuring Rep. Bill Poole [VIDEO]

A series where we ask Alabama lawmakers one question about the session, and one question about themselves. This week’s guest, Rep. Bill Poole, R-Tuscaloosa, was asked about his support of a teacher pay raise, and his love of the outdoors and eagerness to share it with his children.

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Capital Insights – Episode 6: Featuring U.S. Representative Robert Aderholt [VIDEO]

A series where we ask Alabama lawmakers one question about the session, and one question about themselves. Today’s guest, U.S. Rep Robert Aderholt, R-Haleyville, spoke about his recent bill that would make it easier for states to drug test food stamp recipients, and he and his wife’s recent experience of …

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Capital Insights – Episode 5: Featuring Sen. Quinton Ross [VIDEO]

A series where we ask Alabama lawmakers one question about the session, and one question about themselves. This week’s guest, Sen. Quinton Ross, D-Montgomery, was asked to clarify some misconceptions about his “ban the box” legislation, and the community service work he enjoys in his free time.

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Capital Insights – Episode 4: Featuring Rep. Terri Collins [VIDEO]

A series where we ask Alabama lawmakers one question about the session, and one question about themselves. This week’s guest, Rep. Terri Collins, R-Decatur, was asked about what her student data bill would do for classrooms and workforce development, and her involvement in the Women’s Leadership Council of Morgan County.

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Capital Insights – Episode 3: Featuring Rep. Mac McCutcheon [VIDEO]

A series where we ask Alabama lawmakers one question about the session, and one question about themselves. This week’s guest, Rep. Mac McCutcheon, R-Huntsville, was asked about solutions for improving Alabama’s transportation and infrastructure being looked into by the legislature, and his experience as a volunteer youth football coach.

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Capital Insights – Episode 2: Featuring Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh [VIDEO]

A series where we ask Alabama lawmakers one question about the session, and one question about themselves. This week’s guest, Sen. Del Marsh, R-Anniston, was asked to discuss his latest efforts to reward classroom excellence, and he and his wife’s nearly completed renovation of Anniston’s historic Victoria Inn.

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