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Arise Daily News Digest 8-4-2015

AL.COM - The state Senate and budget fixes where the consensus is "to do nothing".

AL.COM - Alabama House budget plan would add $173 million to General Fund.

AL.COM - Alabama probate judge asks state supreme court to issue 'landmark' ruling against gay marriage.

AL.COM - Obama unveils clean power rule; Alabama AG vows to fight 'war on affordable energy'.

AL.COM - Will Alabama stop issuing marriage licenses? Bill conceived after gay marriage ruling passes committee.

AL.COM - Senate leader all but concedes there is little consensus on how to fix budget.

AL.COM - Gov. Bentley not backing off new taxes push, says lawmakers need to get close to $300 million.

AL.COM - Bill to allow loaded handguns in vehicles clears Alabama Senate committee.

AL.COM - Alabama Senate committee to consider plan for BP oil spill money.

AL.COM - Top 10 highly skilled jobs that Alabama fills with foreign workers.

AL.COM – Columnist Kyle Whitmire: Gambling is fun, but a lousy way to fund a government.

AL.COM - Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard seeks postponement of ethics trial.

AL.COM - Economist: State tourism impact slashes average annual household tax burden by $408.

AL.COM - Alabama gets high marks for auto manufacturing, workforce training from trade magazine.

AL.COM – Contributor Jordan Barkin: Celebrating a diverse and appealing South.

AL.COM – Contributors Sandra Burroughs and Philip Darden: Our state parks thrive on partnerships, serve all Alabamians.

SENATE SKETCHES - “Senate Sketches,” Sen. Hank Sanders’ weekly message to his constituents.

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Op-ed from Reporter Bill Britt: Cut the Gordian Knot, March Forward

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Contributor U. S. Rep. Bradley Byrne: Reforming and Reducing Federal Spending

YELLOWHAMMER NEWS - Top Alabama senator says there are not enough votes to hike taxes.

YELLOWHAMMER NEWS - High-tech European space company to launch manufacturing operation in Alabama.

ALABAMA SCHOOL CONNECTION - Wanna Know More About the Education Budget and Education Spending?

ALABAMA SCHOOL CONNECTION - When Does School Start?

ALABAMA SCHOOL CONNECTION - “Protect the Education Trust Fund”

(FLORENCE) TIMES DAILY - 2 abortion bills filed in special session.

(FLORENCE) TIMES DAILY - The Times Daily: Benefits of sales tax weekend outweigh the budget costs.

TUSCALOOSA NEWSThe Tuscaloosa News: Voters should stay alert about general fund.

ANNISTON STAR - The Anniston Star: The blame going on in Montgomery.

ANNISTON STAR - The Anniston Star: Guns and bacon, the Ted Cruz way.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Senate committee OKs marriage, gun and monument bills.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - The Montgomery Advertiser: Legislators must fund more state troopers.

WASHINGTON POST - Republican effort to strip Planned Parenthood funding stalls in Senate.

WASHINGTON POST - What raising the minimum wage to $15 would actually mean in every state.

WASHINGTON POST - Columnist Eugene Robinson: GOP candidates range from hopeless to hapless on climate change.

NEW YORK TIMES - Obama Administration Urges States to Cut Health Insurers’ Requests for Big Rate Increases

NEW YORK TIMES - Move to Fight Obama’s Climate Plan Started Early

NEW YORK TIMES - Solitary Confinement: Punished for Life

NEW YORK TIMES - Don’t Blame Medicaid for Rise in Health Care Spending

NEW YORK TIMES – Contributors Richard Revesz and Jack Lienke: Obama Takes a Crucial Step on Climate Change

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