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Bentley Calls Special Session Starting Monday

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Governor Robert Bentley called for Special Session to begin on Monday, July 13. He says he plans to release the agenda on Friday.

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All congressional, Alabama Senate and House, and State Board of Education redistricting maps passed, nearly unscathed, through the Alabama Statehouse.


The bill was substituted, prematurely clotured and amended by conference committee before finally reaching its final form.


It would require a two-thirds majority in both chambers, as the special session was specifically called to address redistricting.

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It will be an interesting political process. It only happens every 10 years.